Vancouver

Mayor Gregor Robertson's Vancouver Will Be "Greener Than Portland"

When Mayor Gregor Robertson spoke at the Resilient Cities Conference on Tuesday, he presented plans for making Vancouver the “greenest city in the world.” Apparently Portland is our only rival....

Don't Miss These Readings at the Vancouver International Writers and Readers Festival, Now Underway

Check out these not to miss events  at the  22nd Vancouver International Writers and Readers Festival. Tickets are still available. The Tightrope: Four Authors Take the Stage to Demonstrate...

May the Volunteer Force Be With You

Thirty years ago, Tom Dyer let a girlfriend drag him to a play at the Metro Theatre. Since then, he hasn’t missed a single show. On the opening night of Arsenic and Old Lace, Dyer stands behind...

Employers Want Social Media Butterflies Like TheBigWild.Org's Theodora Lamb

As some companies have begun to crack down on employees using "company time" to update their Facebook status, post their latest Flickr album, or Tweet the most recent office drama, other employers...

Vancouver "Twihards" Swoon, as Twilight Tween Hearthrob Spotted in Steveston

Twihards around the world have turned their attention to Vancouver as Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and the Twilight team shoot Eclipse, the third film in the...

Discovering New Horizons on Amtrak

I jumped into the front seat of a yellow cab soon around 4:30 am in the damp pitch black of the Vancouver fall, in such a hurry that I’d reached the Pacific Central station before realizing with a...

Funding The Vancouver Observer, A How-To Guide

  Just Click Contribute VanCity's John Chow was the first person to hit the contribute button on the front page of our website, follow the link, and sign on for a $20 monthly credit card...

Reviews and Ratings of New Movies in Vancouver, B.C. for Oct 16

You can run with the wild things or remain serious. They're my best choices among the newcomer films this week.

Kicking up a Stink about B.C.'s Provincial Budget Cuts with Social Media Mavin Rebecca Coleman

Theatre publicist and social media mavin, Rebecca Coleman discusses the Provincial Budget cuts and how she got to a place where she could help do something about it.

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