UNIQLO lovers – after much anticipation, the day has finally arrived! The Japanese casual wear designer, manufacturer and retailer officially opened its doors in Metropolis at Metrotown on October 6. 316 more words
Sociologist Harvey Molotch famously suggested that cities should be understood, first and foremost, as Growth Machines. The big takeaway is that the urban political class and overlapping landholding class tend to agree with the basic idea that growth is good and should be encouraged. 1,044 more words
It’s a feature of democracy that voter turnout for byelections tends to trend lower than turnout on general election voting days.
But even with low expectations, the City of Vancouver admits it’s disappointed with how many people cast a ballot in Saturday’s byelections to choose one new city councillor and nine new school board trustees. 347 more words
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ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, OCT. 23, 1987
By Steve Newton
A healthy-sized crowd of 12,000 packed the Pacific Coliseum last Friday (October 16) for a Motley Crue concert, but for a lot of people the main attraction was Whitesnake, the group that has lately taken over from Bon Jovi as the most popular hard rock/mainstream metal band around… 564 more words