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Marketing opportunity with a hip U.S. clothing chain

Linda is probably just one of those people who stands out in a crowd—even when she isn’t carrying a advertising sign roughly twice her own height. 623 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Why the west side's only men's shelter closed on snowy Boxing Day

On the evening of Boxing Day December 26, 2016, as the snow fell, along with the temperature, the 25-bed St. Mark’s extreme weather shelter in Kitsilano—the only emergency shelter that accepts men on the entire Westside of Vancouver—kept its doors locked. 1,371 more words

Vancouver B.C.

The object lesson of a painted-over mural in Mount Pleasant

Raymond Boyer’s elegant 1999 mural depicting Vancouver’s False Creek waterfront on the Graphic Arts Building at 33 East 8th Avenue and Quebec Street is gone and has been for over a year. 859 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Fairview gets a cold serving of pea soup fog

Just before 9 p.m. last night (December 27) clumps of congealed mist blowing through the street light shine signaled a sudden descent of fog over Vancouver’s Fairview neighbourhood. 585 more words

Vancouver B.C.

What looked helpful was just me helping myself

At 9 p.m. on Boxing Day—after hours of light snow—a few pedestrians on a Fairview side street were happily surprised to find that someone was clearing the long sidewalk adjacent to a business property. 430 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Missed our first white Christmas in 8 years by as many hours

It’s snowing again in Vancouver, B.C.—heavily in fact. Forecasters say that we could see up to 25 centimetres of the white stuff today. But who cares? 108 more words

Vancouver B.C.

Encouraging City employees to think greenest

Today (December 21) I had a chance to see an internal City of Vancouver poster that illustrates the kind of propagandizing that city staff are regularly subjected to. 639 more words

Vancouver B.C.