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Google thinks globally but a B.C. court orders it to act locally

Lawyers for Google were in a Vancouver courtroom two months ago, on June 11, 2015, to hear a B.C. Court of Appeal uphold a sweeping 2014 B.C. 1,633 more words


Monday's sunset, in case you missed it

“Oh look”, I said to myself Monday evening (August 17), “a sunset. Who knows when I’ll see another one of these. I’d better take a photograph”. 106 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Taking a tough stand on security gates

In fact, it wasn’t all that tough to stand on top of this one particular security gate in the alley on the southeast side of South Granville Street and 10th Avenue. 194 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Santa Fe redevelopment looks like child's play

Two walls, pierced with rectangular window-like holes — themselves pierced with light from the surrounding neighbourhood –rise out of the gravel-filled pit on the northwest corner of Oak Street and 14th Avenue. 96 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Big trucks being obsequious and surly

Have you noticed how the bigger a vehicle is and the more articulated it is, the more it brings to mind a living creature?

You haven’t…not even a little bit? 79 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Pretty sleepy kitty

The trip northward along the east side of Yukon Street, from 13th Avenue down to 10th, always takes me past three or four grand old homes variously wood framed, clad in brick and stone; some topped with turrets and cupolas and all surrounded by big trees that are, in turn, fenced in by low stone walls. 139 more words

Vancouver B.C.