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Urban Design Panel Urges Vancouver To Reconsider Decision To Leave 46 People In The Elements

128 East Cordova Street – DP-2019-00895 – Harbour Light
Normally I’m the only person, other than the panellists, who sits through the entire agenda of an… 701 more words


Villa Cathay - Union Street

We published this in spring 2017, when this project was first illustrated. It’s already complete, although the older existing Chinese senior’s home here is now being renovated to match the new tower. 90 more words


Charities across Vancouver serve food, hope, dignity to those in need Christmas Day

With thousands of people across Vancouver without a home to go to on Christmas Day, charities are stepping up to serve plates of kindness and hope. 794 more words


58 Jackson Avenue

This site on the corner of Alexander Street is in the Railtown industrial area, and is the most recent project there (although the application appears to have been submitted quite a while ago, it’s only recently appeared on the City’s website). 57 more words


Mentorship gives B.C. junior hockey players first-hand look at addiction

There are piles of used hypodermic needles in front of almost every room on the third floor of the Arco Hotel in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Garbage is piled up so deep in one room, it would be easy to assume it is abandoned. 714 more words


'Put the bag down, bro': How Ottawa Senator Mark Borowiecki stopped a Vancouver thief

An NHL defenceman who became an unlikely hero after breaking up an attempted theft on Sunday is describing how the incident went down.

Mark Borowiecki, an alternate captain with the Ottawa Senators, aptly nicknamed Borocop, was in Vancouver for his team’s matchup with the Vancouver Canucks Tuesday night. 637 more words


'Borocop': Ottawa Senators defenceman Mark Borowiecki foils Vancouver theft in progress

An NHL defenceman is earning accolades after intervening in a theft in progress in Vancouver’s Gastown.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday, when Ottawa Senators alternate captain Mark Borowiecki saw someone break into a parked vehicle and take a backpack near Granville and West Cordova Streets, according to police. 358 more words