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Vancouver’s top planner cites personal reasons, not politics, for retirement

He’s got some strong words for the former city planners who have taken to publicly criticizing his work, but the City of Vancouver’s top planner Brian Jackson is adamant that’s not why he is retiring. 279 more words


Trans rights the focus of 2015 Vancouver Pride

For the first time, the blue, pink and white stripes of the Trans* flag are flying on a post at Vancouver City Hall.

The symbol joins a massive 24-foot by 12-foot rainbow Pride flag hoisted by civic officials on Monday to express Vancouver’s full support for… 608 more words


Dalannah and Owen: Been Around a While

Late Night Blues

The blues genre can be fiery. It can also simmer. A case in point on that last angle is the new album from Vancouver duo Dalannah and Owen, … 528 more words


B.C. Lions' Ryan Phillips optimistic after extra week of rest from hamstring injury

At a later point in the CFL season, with bigger things immediately at stake like a playoff position, and if the choice was ultimately his, Ryan Phillips admits he would’ve fought through an ailing hamstring that kept him out of the B.C. 708 more words


Drought level increased in parts of British Columbia, crews make progress on wildfires

Despite much being showered with much needed rain this weekend, British Columbia is increasing the drought level in more parts of the province.

The provincial government announced Monday a Level 4 drought rating for the South Thompson, Similkameen, Kettle and Stagit areas of B.C. 239 more words


Downtown Vancouver from QE Park by jennchanphotography

Shots of Downtown Vancouver from QE Park

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Critics rail against proposed pay for new TransLink CEO

TransLink is pushing forward with its search for a new CEO using the same executive pay structure that has been publicly condemned, critics say.

According to the… 427 more words