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Cooper: British Columbia shows us what happens when we go to pot

Visiting British Columbia is like going to a foreign land without using your passport.

Having spent most of my early life there, it’s always fun to see how much has changed. 580 more words

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UPDATE: Vancouver to vote on new property tax increase to combat opioid crisis

UPDATE (Dec.13): The City of Vancouver is set to vote today on whether to hike property taxes to deal with the opioid crisis.

The City of Vancouver is considering raising property taxes yet again, this time to raise funds to fight the growing opioid crisis plaguing the region. 336 more words

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Frustrated Vancouverites say city council isn't doing enough to help homeless

Frustration is mounting for some downtown Vancouver residents who say city council isn’t doing enough to help them or homeless people who are camping in neighbourhood parks overnight. 461 more words

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City of Vancouver considering options to protect False Creek from flooding

The City of Vancouver is considering options to protect False Creek from possible flooding and storm surge but the high price tag could be a deterrent. 77 more words

Environment

No new taxis in Vancouver for a year while timeline for Uber remains uncertain

Vancouver City Council voted Wednesday to extend a moratorium on new taxi licenses for another year.  That means no new taxis or Uber cars on Vancouver’s roads anytime soon, as well as longer waits for Vancouverites looking to grab a taxi during the upcoming holiday season. 380 more words

Economy

5,000 people sign petition against Commercial Drive bike lane

Commercial Drive businesses concerned about the City of Vancouver’s plans to redesign the street have gathered over 5,000 signatures for a petition against the creation of a dedicated… 540 more words

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Vancouver city council to revisit hold on new taxi licences

UPDATE (Oct.19, 2016): The City of Vancouver has voted to extend the moratorium on new taxi licenses. 

Vancouver city council is set to consider whether a moratorium on new taxi licences should be upheld. 264 more words

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