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  • The Happenings: Three things to do in Vancouver on Thursday,...
    Looking for something to do in Metro Vancouver? Here are three suggestions for Thursday, Apr. 19. Y La Bamba Portland, Oregon’s Y La Bamba visits The Wise Hall on Thursday night for an evening of their charming indie-folk. Built around the unique beauty of Luz Elena Mendoza’s voice — a… ... more
    Vancouversun -10Ment5 hours ago
  • Granville Island set to debut new murals at Art Smash
    Granville Island is already home to some of the best public art in Vancouver. (Giants, the six colourfully-painted silos in the island’s industrial area are a marvel.) But now the popular tourist destination is getting a whole boatload of new ones. They won’t be arriving on a boat, mind you,… ... more
    Vancouversun -10Ment6 hours ago
  • Granville Island set to debut new murals at Art Smash
    Granville Island is already home to some of the best public art in Vancouver. (Giants, the six colourfully-painted silos in the island’s industrial area are a marvel.) But now the popular tourist destination is getting a whole boatload of new ones. They won’t be arriving on a boat, mind you,… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local6 hours ago
  • Dead Richmond cyclist’s parents ‘incredibly shak...
    Disturbing and disgusting is what Tom and Lianne Dean are calling a recent photo of the man who allegedly drove into their son in a fatal 2016 crash. Bradley Dean was cycling with five friends on a dry, Sunday morning in Richmond in early November when a car plowed into the… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local6 hours ago
  • Comment: When the white privilege debate collides with hate ...
    A bold debate called white privilege is growing day by day at Canadian universities. It is also showing up in neighbourhood schools. It is sometimes a fierce topic and, more than occasionally, white privilege speeches have not been moderate. For example in March 2018, Trent University hosted a speech event… ... more
    Vancouversun -Opinion6 hours ago
  • Vancouver mayoral candidate wants policy talk to trump gende...
    Shauna Sylvester says she spent long nights mulling over her Vancouver mayoral bid, knowing what she’d be facing. After announcing on April 5 her intention to run as an independent, the director of Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue says she faced a barrage of criticism about her gender and… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local7 hours ago
  • Handsworth parents and students told rumours of school shoot...
    Parents and students of a North Vancouver school are being told by administrators that rumours of a school shooting just aren’t true. In a letter sent Wednesday, addressed to families of Handsworth Secondary, school principal Rupi Samra-Gynane said rumours “circulating within the Handsworth school community…are unfounded.” “Social media has not… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local8 hours ago
  • Classic Elvis shots from legendary Empire Stadium show unear...
    Elvis Presley’s show at Empire Stadium on Aug. 31, 1957 is the stuff of legend. But photos of the gig are as rare as hen’s teeth. So imagine Rob Frith’s surprise when he recently got a call about some unknown Elvis pix from Empire Stadium. Frith admits he was “a… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local8 hours ago
  • Vaughn Palmer: Wrathful Weaver blows cool, and promises to b...
    VICTORIA — The B.C. legislature was getting down to business one afternoon this week when there was a sudden, violent eruption from Andrew Weaver of the Greens. “I rise with a great deal of dismay,â€� he began, then delivered chapter and verse for a full hour, with stops along the… ... more
    Vancouversun -Opinion8 hours ago
  • Where court decision lands is key to support for Trans Mount...
    If Kinder Morgan’s $7.4-billion Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project has “a path to yes,” it would be through a court decision confirming federal jurisdiction over the project, and convincing people adequate protections against oil spills are in place, according to a new poll. The Angus Reid Institute survey shows a… ... more
    Vancouversun -Biz9 hours ago
  • Where court decision lands is key to support for Trans Mount...
    If Kinder Morgan’s $7.4-billion Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project has “a path to yes,” it would be through a court decision confirming federal jurisdiction over the project, and convincing people adequate protections against oil spills are in place, according to a new poll. The Angus Reid Institute survey shows a… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local9 hours ago
  • Opinion: Finding Middle Ground On Kinder Morgan
    There are passionate arguments and positions held by both sides in the Kinder Morgan debate. Proponents point to constraints on pipeline capacity that force Alberta producers to ship by higher cost and arguably higher risk rail transport, reducing the value and limiting the amount of crude oil production in the… ... more
    Vancouversun -Opinion9 hours ago
  • Opinion: Finding Middle Ground On Kinder Morgan
    There are passionate arguments and positions held by both sides in the Kinder Morgan debate. Proponents point to constraints on pipeline capacity that force Alberta producers to ship by higher cost and arguably higher risk rail transport, reducing the value and limiting the amount of crude oil production in the… ... more
    Vancouversun -Opinion9 hours ago
  • Opinion: Finding Middle Ground On Kinder Morgan
    There are passionate arguments and positions held by both sides in the Kinder Morgan debate. Proponents point to constraints on pipeline capacity that force Alberta producers to ship by higher cost and arguably higher risk rail transport, reducing the value and limiting the amount of crude oil production in the… ... more
    Vancouversun -Opinion9 hours ago
  • Overdose response advocate Sarah Blyth announces run for Van...
    Overdose response advocate Sarah Blyth has announced a run for Vancouver city council. On Wednesday, in a very low-key announcement, Blyth updated her Twitter bio to describe herself as an “independent council candidate” for Vancouver who doesn’t answer to anybody but the people.  “Yes, it’s true,” she wrote in a… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local9 hours ago
  • Vancouver adds shelters and social service centres as voting...
    An amendment to the City of Vancouver’s voting bylaw means mobile voting places can now be brought to homeless shelters and social service drop-in centres, beginning with this year’s municipal election. In doing so, the city is hoping to connect with more of its citizens who are living with disabilities… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local9 hours ago
  • Lawyer for Kinder Morgan protesters criticizes court process
    A lawyer for more than a dozen protesters arrested at Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline project has criticized the court process that has been set up to deal with the case. On Wednesday, Chilwin Cheng told B.C. Supreme Court Justice Kenneth that he appreciated the need for case management of… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local10 hours ago
  • Lawyer for Kinder Morgan protesters criticizes court process
    A lawyer for more than a dozen protesters arrested at Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline project has criticized the court process that has been set up to deal with the case. On Wednesday, Chilwin Cheng told B.C. Supreme Court Justice Kenneth that he appreciated the need for case management of… ... more
    Vancouversun -Biz10 hours ago
  • Lawyer for Kinder Morgan protesters criticizes court process
    A lawyer for more than a dozen protesters arrested at Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline project has criticized the court process that has been set up to deal with the case. On Wednesday, Chilwin Cheng told B.C. Supreme Court Justice Kenneth that he appreciated the need for case management of… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime10 hours ago
  • Making naloxone freely available reduced fentanyl overdose d...
    A new study says the rapid expansion of naloxone availability in B.C. reduced the number of fentanyl-related overdose deaths in 2016. The study by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control and the University of B.C.’s Institute of Applied Mathematics developed a mathematical model that can be used to measure the… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local10 hours ago
  • Making naloxone freely available reduced fentanyl overdose d...
    A new study says the rapid expansion of naloxone availability in B.C. reduced the number of fentanyl-related overdose deaths in 2016. The study by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control and the University of B.C.’s Institute of Applied Mathematics developed a mathematical model that can be used to measure the… ... more
    Vancouversun -Health10 hours ago
  • Vancouver broadcaster Steve Darling lands job at online busi...
    Vancouver newscaster Steve Darling, who walked away from his radio morning job on Sportsnet 650 last month, will soon be back behind the microphone as an online host for a business news website. Proactive Investors has announced that Darling has been hired as its lead broadcaster and will work out… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local11 hours ago
  • International: 20 bestselling books of the week of April 14
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. I’ve Got My Eyes on You — Mary Higgins Clark. 2. Red Alert — James Patterson and Marshall Karp. 3. The Disappeared — C.J. Box. 4. Accidental Heroes — Danielle Steel. 5. The Great Alone — Kristin Hannah. 6. Little Fires Everywhere — Celest Ng. 7. The Woman… ... more
    Vancouversun -10Ment11 hours ago
  • City of Vancouver moves ahead with sale of liquor in grocery...
    Vancouver residents will soon be able to pick up a bottle of wine at the same time they buy the ingredients for their dinner. Vancouver city council approved the sale of liquor in grocery stores last year, but has now amended the bylaw to include grocery stores with liquor stores.… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local13 hours ago
  • Vancouver introduces stricter water restrictions on May 1
    The City of Vancouver has reduced the number of days you can water your lawn. Under the new drinking water conservation bylaw approved Wednesday by city council, the restrictions will start on May 1 and allow watering on just two days a week, instead of three. The city is following… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local13 hours ago
  • B.C. company sold more than $3 million in securities without...
    A B.C. Securities Commission panel has found SBC Financial Group Inc. sold more than $3 million in securities without being registered.  However, in its decision on Wednesday, the panel dismissed allegations of fraud against a director of the company, Prabhjot Singh Bakshi. Bakshi, a B.C. resident, was previously registered under… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local14 hours ago
  • Sunday’s Vancouver Sun Run: 5 things to know before yo...
    It looks like Sunday will be a gorgeous day for the annual Vancouver Sun Run, with Environment Canada forecasting clear skies and 13 C. So why not come out and run or cheer on the sidelines at Canada’s largest 10-kilometre race? There’s still time to register Friday and Saturday, but… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local14 hours ago
  • Classical music: Inon Barnatan has a fascinating dialogue wi...
    Inon Barnatan When: April 22, 3 p.m. Where: Chan Centre at UBC Tickets and info: $25-$75,  vanrecital.com As the Vancouver Recital Society’s spring parade of pianists continues, Inon Barnatan comes to the Chan Centre to play one of the most promising programs of the season. Born in Tel Aviv in… ... more
    Vancouversun -10Ment16 hours ago
  • Swing, symphonies and Champagne with the Hot Sardines
    The Hot Sardines with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra When: April 25 Where: Orpheum Theatre Tickets and info: $75/$65/$50 at coastaljazz.ca After meeting and then bonding over their love of vintage, Prohibition-era jazz, pianist Evan Palazzo and vocalist “Miz Elizabethâ€� Bougeroi formed The Hot Sardines. A decade later, the two head… ... more
    Vancouversun -10Ment16 hours ago
  • Ed Asner play A Man and His Prostate is full of healthy laug...
    A Man and His Prostate When: April 27 & 28, 7:30 p.m. Where: Anvil Centre Theatre (New Westminster) Tickets and info: $75, anvilcentre.com At 88 years old Ed Asner is still a real trouper. The award-winning actor knows the show — or in this case the interview — must go on.… ... more
    Vancouversun -10Ment16 hours ago
  • Restaurant review: Langley’s Osso Lunchroom puts a Fra...
    Osso Lunchroom    Where: 20381 62 Ave. #703, Langley Open: Tuesday to Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.  Info: ossolunchroom.com If you’re in Langley and looking for a delicious dish of Italian food that doesn’t come with all-you-can-eat bread sticks you might… ... more
    Vancouversun -Biz16 hours ago
  • Douglas Todd: Canadian boys suffer from lack of male teacher...
    B.C. public schools have one of the lowest ratios of male teachers in North America — and the trend is becoming more extreme. As evidence mounts that boys suffer when there are few positive male role models in society and schools, only one of every 10 people entering B.C.’s teaching… ... more
    Vancouversun -Health16 hours ago
  • ART SEEN: Audain Art Museum curator in Whistler heads east t...
    After three years as the senior curator at the Audain Art Museum in Whistler, Darrin Martens is leaving next month. He’s heading east to Ontario. He starts in June as the senior curator at the Peel Art Gallery Museum + Archives (PAMA) in Brampton, about a hour northwest of Toronto.… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local17 hours ago
  • Book review: A Possibility of Whales by Karen Rivers
    A Possibility of Whales By Karen Rivers Thomas Allen & Son | $22.95 The early teenage years can be tough enough without adding in complicating factors such as a famous father, an entirely absent (and equally famous, as it turns out) mother — and a crush.  These are… ... more
    Vancouversun -10Ment19 hours ago
  • Bob Joseph’s new book a perfect primer for today’...
    Bob Joseph has spent decades working as an Indigenous-relations trainer. He helps everyone from non-profits to government to Fortune 500 companies with Indigenous awareness. In 2015, the Gwawaenuk Nation member and former Royal Roads University professor turned a critical eye to the Indian Act in a post on his Working… ... more
    Vancouversun -10Ment19 hours ago
  • Daily Poll: Do you think Vancouver’s 4/20 pot rally sh...
    The Vancouver park board has condemned organizers of the massive annual 4/20 pot rally for holding the event on Sunset Beach without a permit.  The board is concerned about the impact to the park, and on residents from the more than 40,000 participants. Also, smoking is not permitted on Vancouver… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local20 hours ago
  • Vancouver Weather: Sun comes out for Vancouver Sun Run this ...
    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Wednesday’s weather in Metro Vancouver looks fairly dry. Environment Canada is forecasting a mix of sun and cloud for both Wednesday and Thursday, with highs of 12 C and 13 C, respectively. The temperatures may climb up 17 C inland. The rain returns on Friday and Saturday,… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local20 hours ago
  • Douglas Todd: Canadian boys suffer from lack of male teacher...
    B.C. public schools have one of the lowest ratios of male teachers in North America — and the trend is becoming more extreme. As evidence mounts that boys suffer when there are few positive male role models in society and schools, only one of every 10 people entering B.C.’s teaching… ... more
    Vancouversun -Opinion24 hours ago
  • Support for Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion grows in B.C.: ...
    The proposed expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline has the support of more than half of British Columbians, but with plenty of caveats, including the minimal impact of threats from Alberta, according to a new poll. In an online survey conducted Monday and Tuesday of 2,125 Canadian adults —… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local1 day ago
  • Samsung Canada plants flag on Great Northern Way
    Samsung will be the first tech giant to raise a banner over Great Northern Way, an expanding node in Vancouver’s booming technology sector. The Korean maker of smartphones, TVs and a plethora of internet-connected devices will move its Burnaby development centre to the top floor of a new building near… ... more
    Vancouversun -Biz1 day ago
  • Morgane Oger is thinking about throwing her hat into Vancouv...
    A week after expressing sentiments about what a winning progressive Vancouver mayoral candidate might look like, Morgan Oger may be set to step into the ring herself. The hesitation, she says, is about how that ring is set to look. “The conditions must be right,” she said Tuesday evening, after… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local1 day ago
  • Ian Mulgrew: Health care, waiting lists a ‘whack-a-mol...
    Medical wait lists are manipulated in a complicated system that still runs on fax machines with “whack-a-mole” management, says a surgeon-in-chief for Vancouver’s major health institutions. At the constitutional challenge of the Medicare Protection Act in B.C. Supreme Court, Dr. Bassam Masri explained that despite tens-of-millions in recently announced funding,… ... more
    Vancouversun -Health1 day ago
  • Vaughn Palmer: Horgan finds enthusiasm for investing in bitu...
    VICTORIA — En route to Ottawa for the weekend pipeline summit, Premier John Horgan reacted to speculation that the federal and Alberta governments could be investing in the Trans Mountain expansion project. “If that’s the case, if they have disposable billions,â€� said Horgan, “I would suggest the better course of… ... more
    Vancouversun -Opinion1 day ago
  • Police working on long-term fix for youth “crimes of b...
    With summer approaching and days growing longer, Vancouver police say they have all hands on deck to find a solution to a recent spate of violence and harassment along Commercial Drive involving youth committing “crimes of boredom.” Since April 7, shop talk along the Drive has focused on a message… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local1 day ago
  • Police working on long-term fix for youth “crimes of b...
    With summer approaching and days growing longer, Vancouver police say they have all hands on deck to find a solution to a recent spate of violence and harassment along Commercial Drive involving youth committing “crimes of boredom.” Since April 7, shop talk along the Drive has focused on a message… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime1 day ago
  • Hells Angel facing B.C. civil forfeiture suit dies of suspec...
    A member of the West Point Hells Angels died of a suspected overdose last week while in the middle of a court case with the B.C. Civil Forfeiture office. Lukasz Cimoszko, 36, was found dead near Barriere, RCMP Sgt. Janelle Shoihet confirmed Monday. She said there was nothing suspicious about… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local1 day ago
  • Hells Angel facing B.C. civil forfeiture suit dies of suspec...
    A member of the West Point Hells Angels died of a suspected overdose last week while in the middle of a court case with the B.C. Civil Forfeiture office. Lukasz Cimoszko, 36, was found dead near Barriere, RCMP Sgt. Janelle Shoihet confirmed Monday. She said there was nothing suspicious about… ... more
    Vancouversun -Crime1 day ago
  • High wire and high culture mix in Circa: Opus
    Circa: Opus When: April 28, 8 p.m. Where: Chan Shun Concert Hall, UBC Tickets and info: $46-$94, ticketsubc.ca If the term new Australian circus evokes visions of Crocodile Dundee in a cage match with a kangaroo while koalas do high wire tricks, think again.  Circa â€” “circus that moves the… ... more
    Vancouversun -10Ment1 day ago
  • Letters: Electric charging stations a worthy expense
     Re: Vancouver bid for new condos’ charge stations likely won’t hike prices, March 12.  The City of Vancouver recently announced that all new residential buildings must have capacity for one electric vehicle (EV) charging station per parking stall. This is a good public-policy initiative that will help reduce the carbon… ... more
    Vancouversun -Opinion1 day ago
  • Samsung Canada plants flag on Great Northern Way
    Samsung will be the first tech giant to raise a banner over Great Northern Way, an expanding node in Vancouver’s booming technology sector. The Korean maker of smartphones, TVs and a plethora of internet-connected devices will move its Burnaby development centre to the top floor of a new building near… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local1 day ago
  • Canada’s oldest blood donor Beatrice Janyk, 95, still ...
    Beatrice Janyk is, to pardon the pun, pumped to give blood as the country’s oldest donor. She’s 95 years old and has been donating blood for more than six decades. Janyk will be honoured for her unique status with a certificate Wednesday morning by the Canadian Blood Services at its… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local1 day ago
  • Canada’s oldest blood donor Beatrice Janyk, 95, still ...
    Beatrice Janyk is, to pardon the pun, pumped to give blood as the country’s oldest donor. She’s 95 years old and has been donating blood for more than six decades. Janyk will be honoured for her unique status with a certificate Wednesday morning by the Canadian Blood Services at its… ... more
    Vancouversun -Health1 day ago
  • B.C. gov’t ponders more changes to election-financing ...
    The province says it’s looking into whether more changes are needed to give British Columbians fair elections “free of the influence of donors with deep pockets.” The statement came Tuesday, just months after the government passed new legislation to ban corporate and union donations in local politics. It follows a… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local1 day ago
  • Amazon may rent the old post office in downtown Vancouver
    Amazon is looking at renting the old post office in downtown Vancouver. Real-estate sources say the online retail giant wants to add a million square feet of office and commercial space downtown, part of an expansion to double the Vancouver Amazon workforce to 2,000 people by 2020. Amazon didn’t respond… ... more
    Vancouversun -Biz1 day ago
  • Jason MacLean: Trans Mountain’s only certainty â€...
    “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency,â€� wrote Benjamin Franklin to a friend in 1789, “but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.â€� The same might be said for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. After summoning Premiers… ... more
    Vancouversun -Opinion1 day ago
  • So, can Alberta Premier Rachel Notley actually turn off the ...
    Kinder Morgan’s $7.4-billion oil pipeline expansion has approval from the federal government and the backing of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. And it had approval from B.C. under the former Christy Clark-led B.C. Liberal government. The path appeared clear for the mega-project to be built and open the way to access new… ... more
    Vancouversun -Biz1 day ago
  • So, can Alberta Premier Rachel Notley actually turn off the ...
    Kinder Morgan’s $7.4-billion oil pipeline expansion has approval from the federal government and the backing of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. And it had approval from B.C. under the former Christy Clark-led B.C. Liberal government. The path appeared clear for the mega-project to be built and open the way to access new… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local1 day ago
  • Susan Martinuk: Trudeau has failed to resolve pipeline crisi...
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is traveling through Europe this week, standing shoulder-to-shoulder with world leaders as he charmingly promotes Canada as a nation that is open for investment. Meanwhile, we at home are left to muse about Trudeau’s seeming inability to ensure that such opportunity truly exists in Canada and… ... more
    Vancouversun -Opinion1 day ago
  • Ian Mulgrew: Health care, waiting lists a ‘whack-a-mol...
    Medical wait lists are manipulated in a complicated system that still runs on fax machines with “whack-a-mole” management, says a surgeon-in-chief for Vancouver’s major health institutions. At the constitutional challenge of the Medicare Protection Act in B.C. Supreme Court, Dr. Bassam Masri explained that despite tens-of-millions in recently announced funding,… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local1 day ago
  • Ian Mulgrew: Health care, waiting lists a ‘whack-a-mol...
    Medical wait lists are manipulated in a complicated system that still runs on fax machines with “whack-a-mole” management, says a surgeon-in-chief for Vancouver’s major health institutions. At the constitutional challenge of the Medicare Protection Act in B.C. Supreme Court, Dr. Bassam Masri explained that despite tens-of-millions in recently announced funding,… ... more
    Vancouversun -Opinion1 day ago
  • B.C.’s Selkirk Mountains’ Gray Ghost caribou her...
    The Gray Ghost caribou herd in the southern Selkirk Mountains is “functionally extinct,” despite a decade worth of interventions by governments to save them. Only three females are left of a population that had 50 members as recently as 2009, said Canadian wildlife biologist Mark Hebblewhite, a professor at the… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local1 day ago
  • Skookum Festival to allow in-and-out privileges, single-day ...
    Due to an outpouring of demand, Skookum Festival organizers have announced in-and-out privileges will be allowed at the three-day event. The update comes just one day before the release of the festival’s daily lineup and the same week single-day tickets were set to go on sale. “SKOOKUM pass update! We’ve… ... more
    Vancouversun -10Ment2 days ago
  • Vancouver park board condemns 4/20 rally at Sunset Beach thi...
    The Vancouver Park Board has issued a statement condemning the 4/20 rally happening this Friday in the city’s West End. The event – which drew 40,000 attendees last year – is once again being hosted at Sunset Beach, though without a permit and without the support of the park board.… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local2 days ago
  • Marriage in rough shape? A sex robot could help, says UBC pr...
    Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications is published by MIT Press. Is your marriage on the rocks? A sex robot could help save it – and no, it’s not a punchline to a joke. Marina Adshade, who teaches at the University of B.C.’s Vancouver School of Economics, suggests sex robots… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local2 days ago
  • Burnaby raccoon euthanized after being found dragging foot t...
    An adult raccoon found wandering around Burnaby last Thursday with its right paw snared in a leg trap was euthanized after it chewed off its own foot. The animal, which was spotted by a resident on Norland Avenue, was dragging a trap and chain when it was recovered by a… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local2 days ago
  • Donations raised for young daughter of hit and run victim in...
    Donations are being raised for the young daughter of a woman killed Thursday in a hit and run in Maple Ridge, as Mounties say they have found the vehicle. RCMP say shortly before 10 p.m., a white 2017 Honda Civic was travelling west in the 21800-block Lougheed Highway when it struck… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local2 days ago
  • Amazon may rent the old post office in downtown Vancouver
    Amazon is looking at renting the old post office in downtown Vancouver. Real-estate sources say the online retail giant wants to add a million square feet of office and commercial space downtown, part of an expansion to double the Vancouver Amazon workforce to 2,000 people by 2020. Amazon didn’t respond… ... more
    Vancouversun -Local2 days ago
  • Style in the City: Amber Huang
    Name: Amber Huang  Occupation: Fashion blogger, financial advisor, and student Personal style in one word: Free  Get Social: @AmberHuanng on Instagram  Love Amber’s look? Here are a few items to help you re-create it for yourself.  The jacket  Ready for a twist on your old blue-jean jacket? Why not try… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion2 days ago
  • This Just In: Biossance Squalane + Vitamin C Rose, Lily Lolo...
    Biossance Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil They say: Formerly known as “The Nourisher” from the brand, this face oil features Vitamin C, rose oil and squalane oil (form sugarcane) to hydrate, brighten and firm skin.  We say: This fast-absorbing oil leaves skin feeling instantly soothed and hydrated. Our… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion2 days ago
  • Style Q&A: Allbirds shoe brand launches in Canada
    Leather, polyurethane and microfibre are just a few of the materials we’re likely all familiar with when it comes to footwear.  But, what about wool? The textile fibre, which is most often sourced from sheep and goats, can typically be found in sweaters and accessories — and thanks to the… ... more
    Vancouversun -Fashion2 days ago
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