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Opinion: Canada Line is a model example of a poorly-designed, under-built toy train

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jul 12, 2019 46,805
The Canada Line is already seeing big growing pains at just 10 years old.
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Opinion: Some things are just bad -- captivity is one of them

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jul 05, 2019 951
"A life confined is a life of constant anxiety and fear."
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This CEO decided to sleep in his law office instead of renting a condo

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jun 28, 2019 3,668
"Working the 12-hour day, six days a week lifestyle, I really did not want to spend much time worrying about where to live."
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Opinion: Rentals, homeowners, and hospice can co-exist in Shaughnessy

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jun 27, 2019 109
"No more neighbourhoods that are walled off or enveloped in hedges."
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Opinion: Interurban rail transit line from Surrey to Chilliwack not based on reality

Efe5b93597d20da510fd4723587e25ba?s=96&d=mm&r=g Ian Ius Jun 24, 2019 222
This sounds too good to be true, and it is.
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Opinion: Revised proposal for 28-storey tower on West Broadway lacks process

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jun 21, 2019 87
"I’ll offer my own experience of urban hell."
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Extradition bill protester bringing ‘Canadian values to Hong Kong’

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Jun 19, 2019
July 1 has very different meanings for Canada and Hong Kong.
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Vancouver is still scared to hold big city events even 8 years after Stanley Cup Riot

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 15, 2019 72
We were the only big city in Canada without a Raptors NBA Finals viewing party.
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Opinion: The way we understand energy in BC needs to change

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author May 29, 2019 792
"There’s still much work to be done in BC."
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No ifs, ands, or butts: Clean up after yourself at the beach this summer

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author May 23, 2019 226
Over 27,000 cigarette butts were collected from Vancouver’s shorelines in 2018.
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Opinion: Wood buildings could be the 'made in BC' solution to housing crisis

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author May 13, 2019
And an environmentally-conscious alternative to concrete too.
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Opinion: Why every mom needs to ask for help

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author May 09, 2019
It really does take a village.
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Opinion: Vancouver 4/20 is no longer a protest -- it's a party

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 12, 2019
With Cypress Hill headlining the event, one city councillor calls it a "commercial trade show."
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Opinion: Why BC is poised to see solid growth in film and TV production

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 12, 2019
The future looks bright for BC 💫
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Opinion: City halls failing residents on housing affordability again and again

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 10, 2019
In many communities, it now takes longer to get a project approved and permitted than it does to build it.
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Opinion: Why the cruise industry helps keep BC in the green

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 04, 2019
Each ship is a cash cow, bringing in close to $3 million of local economic activity.
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Opinion: It's time to give the West Coast Express the big expansion it deserves

Efe5b93597d20da510fd4723587e25ba?s=96&d=mm&r=g Ian Ius Apr 04, 2019 79
Despite its limitations, TransLink's lone commuter rail line has been a major success.
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Opinion: Four easy ways BC can decriminalize drugs

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 03, 2019
Health officials are calling for decrim. Here's how BC can make it happen.
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Opinion: New home-buying incentive won't help people trying to buy in Vancouver

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 03, 2019 116
Young professionals are opting into long commutes and suburban housing, says a real estate developer.
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TV series shines light on what really happens in the back of BC ambulances

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Apr 02, 2019 6,318
BC paramedics respond to 500,000 emergency calls a year and yet paramedicine is largely unknown to the general public.
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Opinion: It's time for universal dental care in Canada

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 28, 2019 441
Six million Canadians avoid visiting the dentist every year due to cost.
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Opinion: Politicians lagging behind soaring public interest in plant-based diets

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 27, 2019 102
The evidence for change is there. All that’s missing is the political courage.
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Opinion: Orcas may be the first species with individual proper names to go extinct

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 27, 2019 144
We already know that we can and need to do better for the endangered whale population.
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5 ways to spot alcohol or drug addiction in the workplace

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 26, 2019 1,772
The ability to make a change often depends on some sort of intervention.
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Vancouver's SkyTrain technology is not proprietary, says Bombardier

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 18, 2019
"SkyTrain is not Bombardier owned intellectual property nor any other car builders." - Bombardier
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Opinion: Plane tragedy abroad underscores need to prevent BC road deaths

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 14, 2019
The author argues lower speed limits and more enforcement could save lives.
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OPINION: Vancouver 4/20 is a protest against stigmatization of cannabis

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 08, 2019
Dana Larsen says weed users are treated and punished more severely than alcohol users in every way.
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Opinion: Vancouver Maritime Museum’s new downtown home highlights its bright future

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 07, 2019
A new major museum in Coal Harbour will help engage a new generation in local maritime history.
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Opinion: 8 shockingly absurd things said by West Vancouver B-Line protesters

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Mar 05, 2019 32,733
A protester took issue with a phone survey conducted by "someone with an East Indian accent."
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Opinion: Wilkinson’s plan to raise rents proves he still doesn’t understand renters

934b8bf0c8e2a9efe392a5c724fd7ec5?s=96&d=mm&r=g Guest Author Mar 05, 2019 3,225
BC's Housing Minister says the BC Liberals have fought against progress for renters "every step of the way."

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