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Opinion: Surrey's obsession with light rail is a misguided pursuit of European ideals

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jan 04, 2018 3,425
Surrey is following the latest North American fad of poorly built street-level LRT.
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Opinion: Derek Corrigan as Mayors' Council's Chair could threaten Broadway Subway

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 07, 2017 3,371
Burnaby's Mayor also fought against the Canada Line, thinking it would never meet its ridership.
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Opinion: #MeToo is as important as ever after backlash

34ebb2af22455a35a1db132fda1eacd1?s=96&d=mm&r=g Erin Davis Dec 07, 2017 997
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg highlighted the issue in a post yesterday.
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Op-Ed: This is the one thing stopping Vancouver from becoming a mega tech hub

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Nov 23, 2017 4,613
BC needs to act now on tech education.
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Opinion: I'm anti-war – but I'll still attend a Remembrance Day ceremony

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Nov 10, 2017 492
"The people fighting had families and fears just as real as our own."
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Opinion: Here's why I'll be attending a Remembrance Day ceremony this year

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Nov 09, 2017 292
"The meaning behind the day made us what we are as a nation."
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Opinion: How old is too old for trick-or-treating?

2e14e7cbc3739a72bd7d6d99aaedc3b4?s=96&d=mm&r=g Ainsley Smith Oct 30, 2017 1,826
It's not so much about age as it is about effort.
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Opinion: Surrey Light Rail will be one of Metro Vancouver's worst mistakes

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Oct 26, 2017 13,802
Not only will it be slow, this $1-billion line will be incredibly under-built with just 27% of the Canada Line's capacity.
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Opinion: SkyTrain must be extended from downtown Vancouver to the North Shore

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Oct 11, 2017 18,102
It's the solution to the comical situation on the Lions Gate Bridge and Ironworkers Memorial Bridge.
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Opinion: These are the 10 commandments of good group chats

D6e52a49b3a0b2b12a263cbe7b9f494c?s=96&d=mm&r=g Spencer Lucas Oakes Oct 03, 2017 1,155
The 10 Commandments of communal communication.
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12 situations where you absolutely shouldn’t use your cellphone

F2c6fef9770937321606b23ddf123cc9?s=96&d=mm&r=g Sam Schonewille Oct 01, 2017 7,937
Digital discretion is a basic human decency.
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Opinion: 6 sites in Vancouver that could fit Amazon's headquarters

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Sep 25, 2017 4,078
Everything from the site of the Richmond Night Market, Vancouver's False Creek Flats, and more...
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Experience: I was beaten up for 'looking gay' in Vancouver and now I'm taking a stand

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Sep 22, 2017 6,188
A reader shares his experience of being attacked in Vancouver.
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Opinion: Vancouver’s petty politics could hinder its Amazon headquarters bid

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Sep 20, 2017 6,211
It's an embarrassment to Vancouver's business community.
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Opinion: 9 things I learned while abstaining from sex

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Sep 14, 2017 17,505
250 days without sex is a long time!
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Opinion: I'm not staying silent about mental health and neither should you

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Sep 07, 2017 1,135
It's time to #DoSomething.
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Opinion: Why you should get off your cell phone every once in a while

F2c6fef9770937321606b23ddf123cc9?s=96&d=mm&r=g Sam Schonewille Aug 29, 2017 955
Step away from the smartphone.
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I went to a live sex demo in Vancouver and this is what happened...

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Aug 28, 2017 47,803
"When I signed up for a 'live squirting demo' I had no idea what to expect."
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New political movement created to abolish downtown Vancouver's bike lanes

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Aug 23, 2017 22,445
Driving in Vancouver has become "hazardous for no good reason except to make it more difficult to drive."
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#realstagram: Kaitlyn Bristowe goes makeup-free to educate youth on dangers of social media

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Aug 17, 2017 6,212
"Coming off The Bachelorette was not an easy experience."
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Opinion: Stop complaining about how dating in Vancouver sucks

8ea01ef79f742de9850914248b323faa?s=96&d=mm&r=g Brenna Temple Aug 09, 2017 19,241
Dating in Vancouver doesn’t suck. You do.
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Op-Ed: Destructive wildfires in BC can be avoided with proper controlled burning

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jul 31, 2017 680
A severe lack of controlled burning in BC significantly contributes to the risk of firestorms.
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Opinion: Seriously Vancouver, PLEASE move to the rear of the bus

3fb20a1e3d13f80ab1866121086dec4a?s=96&d=mm&r=g Daniel Bettridge Jul 21, 2017 17,686
It's not that hard is it?
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Opinion: Why is dating in Vancouver so hard?

F2c6fef9770937321606b23ddf123cc9?s=96&d=mm&r=g Sam Schonewille Jul 19, 2017 31,888
It's the absolute worst.
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Op-Ed: What unique gift can Canadians give the world?

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jul 16, 2017 672
"Our biggest gift to the world is yet to come."
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Opinion: For the sake of civic pride, it's time we get a 'VANCOUVER' sign

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 14, 2017 4,116
It would become a huge tourist attraction and a source of civic pride.
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Opinion: Dear douchebag drivers of Vancouver, please slow down

3fb20a1e3d13f80ab1866121086dec4a?s=96&d=mm&r=g Daniel Bettridge Jul 13, 2017 6,484
Speeding kills, so why do it?
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Opinion: Vancouver home purchases for Trout Lake Park expansion a waste of money

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 11, 2017 2,166
Nearly $15-million could be spent on home acquisitions just to increase the park's size by 1%.
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Opinion: FFS stop leaving your dog in the car

88a81e2d1594a4f78fc5bf59965958b2?s=96&d=mm&r=g Darcy Matheson Jul 09, 2017 1,895
People do it. And dogs die.
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