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Opinion: Canadians aren't nearly as open to immigration as we like to believe

992d4bc719f03a5de46f51c5ef59e69f?s=96&d=mm&r=g Lloyd Braun Feb 22, 2017 4,558
Dig a little deeper and you'll see an ugly side to our embrace of diversity.

Op-ed: BC Budget fantasy little better than alternate facts

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Feb 21, 2017 1,625
Dr. Paul Kershaw offers this blistering take on the 2017 BC Budget.

Opinion: Land assembly deals can help solve Vancouver's housing crisis

87597f5b8e86c1f11ef6c2f3ab7c0b2b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jenni Sheppard Feb 20, 2017 2,281
"Let’s increase density, let’s increase supply."

Opinion: What will we talk about now that the snow has melted in Vancouver?

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Feb 14, 2017 770
“How about that snow eh!?”

Opinion: What's with the hate on Valentine's Day?

604afecca5cc45cb0f1844675bb64094?s=96&d=mm&r=g Amy Beeman Feb 14, 2017 306
Where is the love?

Opinion: Anyone who says they don't care about Valentine's Day is lying

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Feb 13, 2017 4,254
Admitting is the first step.

Gym etiquette 101: The unwritten rules of working out

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Feb 07, 2017 8,809
#lifthardgruntless

14 signs that you definitely still live with your parents

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jan 27, 2017 7,903
Sound familiar?

Opinion: Vancouver doesn't repel creatives, it's full of them

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jan 26, 2017 374
Creativity is our biggest resource.

Opinion: Does Vancouver repel creative people?

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jan 23, 2017 897
Vancouver does not repel creative people—it attracts them.

Opinion: Why it's important that Canadians are joining the Women's March on Washington

992d4bc719f03a5de46f51c5ef59e69f?s=96&d=mm&r=g Lloyd Braun Jan 20, 2017 3,028
Women's rights aren't just an American issue.

Opinion: An American Canadian's view on Trump's Inauguration Day

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jan 20, 2017 1,098
Author Kim Werker is confused, frightened, and very uneasy.

Opinion: The cold snap shows that Vancouver needs to toughen up

604afecca5cc45cb0f1844675bb64094?s=96&d=mm&r=g Amy Beeman Jan 16, 2017 2,750
The great thaw is coming so it's time to chill out, Vancouver.

Economic impact from snowfall, icy roads in Metro Vancouver to be determined

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 16, 2017 2,693
After six weeks of icy roads, what's the economic impact?

Opinion: Move over Amsterdam, Vancouver is the new pot capital of the world

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jan 09, 2017 13,716
Welcome to the new pot capital of the world.

Opinion: We all have a responsibility to help the homeless

Bfcfac1355dd0018a56ea585e219bbf6?s=96&d=mm&r=g Trevor Dueck Jan 06, 2017 1,777
Should our hearts be as cold as the weather outside?

7 reasons you probably won't keep your New Year's resolutions

992d4bc719f03a5de46f51c5ef59e69f?s=96&d=mm&r=g Lloyd Braun Dec 30, 2016 2,393
Don't worry, it's not all bad.

How to revive Robson Street to its former glory

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 23, 2016 12,122
Robson Street isn't what it used to be: Vancouver's leading fashion destination.

Opinion: Why leaving your Christmas shopping to last minute is a good idea

D65ee5c0c621138e6583683efa1bd7fe?s=96&d=mm&r=g Rob Williams Dec 20, 2016 3,315
Christmas Eve is a fine time to do your shopping.

Vancouver grinds to a halt, shuts down for business from snowfall

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 19, 2016 54,666
This was unacceptable.

Opinion: Christmas expectations vs. Christmas reality

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Dec 19, 2016 1,528
Let's get real about Christmas.

Opinion: The office isn't the place to give gifts at Christmas

604afecca5cc45cb0f1844675bb64094?s=96&d=mm&r=g Amy Beeman Dec 16, 2016 2,018
"I already have enough crap."

Opinion: How to complain like a true Vancouverite

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Dec 13, 2016 8,175
How to join the complaint culture.

Opinion: I'll use my umbrella however I please

B83a896c384b3556c34a3d6d2c4981d0?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jack Hauen Dec 10, 2016 14,172
Hands of my umbrella.

Opinion: Hey Vancouver, umbrellas aren't for snow

3fb20a1e3d13f80ab1866121086dec4a?s=96&d=mm&r=g Daniel Bettridge Dec 09, 2016 69,932
We need to talk.

9 tips for surviving the Vancouver snow - from a Saskatchewanian

D6e52a49b3a0b2b12a263cbe7b9f494c?s=96&d=mm&r=g Spencer Oakes Dec 09, 2016 7,382
They have a particular set of skills.

Here are 32 things you're not allowed to bring to Louis C.K.'s Vancouver shows

3fb20a1e3d13f80ab1866121086dec4a?s=96&d=mm&r=g Daniel Bettridge Dec 07, 2016 11,154
Who brings silly string to a gig anyway?

Opinion: There's plenty of reason to believe the Trans Mountain pipeline won't ever be expanded

992d4bc719f03a5de46f51c5ef59e69f?s=96&d=mm&r=g Lloyd Braun Dec 07, 2016 561
Approving the pipeline was the easy part – the real battle starts now.

Opinion: Why I'm sick of automatic tipping

604afecca5cc45cb0f1844675bb64094?s=96&d=mm&r=g Amy Beeman Dec 06, 2016 19,287
"A tip is earned, not a given."

Montreal’s pit bull ban is back on – now what?

C1a2d376e6c0a6d9e00ec6adb135a22d?s=96&d=mm&r=g Toula Drimonis Dec 02, 2016 961
Owners of pit bull type dogs have until the end of December to register their companions.
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