Vancouver

Temporary Hostel to Open December 4 for Visitors and Workers in Vancouver during 2010 Winter Games

The temporary hostel for the 2010 Winter Games will open its doors next week at the Eldorado Hotel in east Vancouver to provide low-cost accommodations for people seeking Games-related employment or...

Silhouetted Landscape From Jericho Beach

Standing on Jericho beach at dusk when the mountains were lit from behind created this silhouette effect. A large tanker was standing still on the water waiting for dawn. A larger version can be seen...

Daily Photography: Moon Shining Over Vancouver

The moon shining over Vancouver. www.melissamercier.com

Ballet

The Goh Ballet building is such a major icon in East Vancouver. I decided to capture it at night with a very long exposure. Using my Hasselblad with a Phase One digital back and a Systematic Gitzo...

View From Jericho Beach

Walking at night on Jericho Beach, I found a castle. www.melissamercier.com

Deadman's Island

For this photograph of Vancouver's Naval Reserve Division on Deadman's Island, a Hasselblad camera with a Phase One back was used with a sturdy Gitzo tripod. Exposure: 45 seconds. www.melissamercier....

Stabbing in Kitsilano

 A thirty-six-year-old Burnaby man is recovering from non-life threatening injuries after he was stabbed overnight in the 2800 block of W. 4th Avenue. The man called 9-1-1 himself after an...

Crash at Heather and Broadway Stops Transit

The three vehicle pile up occurred at about 8 p.m. last night. Apparently there was a BMW, a taxi and another car involved. Ambulances, firetrucks and police cars rushed to the scene. The 99 and 9...

Striptease in "Vegas North"

Some people assume that learning about history is a boring exercise focused on memorizing names and dates that famous men did famous things. But an entertaining and engaging new book by Becki Ross, Bu