Post Tagged with: "Vancouver"

Vancouver skim boarders stay active, brave winter cold

Vancouver skim boarders stay active, brave winter cold

February 4, 2016 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Reporting by Scott Forbes Skim boarding in the frigid Pacific isn’t the first thing to come to mind for most people thinking of ways to get outside during the winter.Read More

VIDEO: New Vancouver development saves room for low-income artists

VIDEO: New Vancouver development saves room for low-income artists

November 26, 2015 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Kathryn Wu Vancouver’s starving artists won a small but still sweet victory this week, as a new development will have affordable rental units set aside for artists. AquiliniRead More

This unnamed man was violently knocked unconscious on Oct. 25, and Vancouver Police Department (VPD) are urging witnesses to come forward with more information. (Photo VPD)

VIDEO: Vancouver Police Department calls for witnesses of violent assault to come forward

November 26, 2015 at 4:51 pm 1 comment

Reported by Ben Bengtson All it took was “one-punch” to change the lives of many. The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) is still looking for information after a near-fatal assault lastRead More

Cordelia Mansfield's chickens 
photo by Bridgette Watson

DAILIES WEEK: Multi-media content wrap-up

November 26, 2015 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

Missed some of our best multi-media stories this week? We’ve got them here for you. Nov. 23, 2015: Anonymity adds excitement to North Vancouver show, reported by Kathryn Wu. [ArtRead More

Restrictions on Vancouver’s Downtown East Side vendors will affect their livelihood

Restrictions on Vancouver’s Downtown East Side vendors will affect their livelihood

November 23, 2015 at 6:31 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Jocelyn Aspa Street vendors around East Hastings are desperate to continue selling because it’s the only solution they have to make ends meet with a lack of affordableRead More

VANCOUVER B.C.; NOVEMBER 15, 2015; Immigrant Services Society of BC is building a new welcome house at Victoria Drive and E. 10th Avenue.  Photo by Xiao Xu

Vancouver’s high rent is a problem for refugees

November 19, 2015 at 7:00 am 1 comment

By Xiao Xu Vancouver may end up taking only around 10 per cent of the 2,700 Syrian refugees coming to B.C. because of its high housing costs. That means onlyRead More

City councillors aim to remove outsourced foods from farmers’ markets

City councillors aim to remove outsourced foods from farmers’ markets

November 10, 2015 at 5:33 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Sara Rabey A Port Coquitlam councillor is looking to eliminate non-local produce at farmers’ markets, as Metro Vancouver pushes to find ways to support local food. Coun. DarrellRead More

Golf clubs, community centres in first wave of city’s free Wi-Fi

Golf clubs, community centres in first wave of city’s free Wi-Fi

October 29, 2015 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Dustin Godfrey Vancouver golfers are among the first to have access to the city’s new free wireless network, but many locations will have to wait until the endRead More

Furry fun with the Vancouver Rabbit Agility Club

Furry fun with the Vancouver Rabbit Agility Club

October 14, 2015 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

Reported by Ben Bengtson  Animal lovers gathered to watch rabbits of different sizes and colours jump through hoops in impressive displays of agility at the 11th annual Rabbit Festival. TheRead More

Open houses to give Langara Gardens community a chance to speak out about development

Open houses to give Langara Gardens community a chance to speak out about development

April 1, 2015 at 7:12 pm Comments are Disabled

Reported by Ethan Reyes Langara Gardens residents will have a chance to voice their concerns about the densification of their complex later this month. Two open houses will be hostedRead More