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Stan Fuller on how Expo 86 invigorated Vancouver’s drinking scene

Stan Fuller on how Expo 86 invigorated Vancouver’s drinking scene

Thirty years ago, on October 13, Expo 86 closed its gates for good. Van Mag spoke with three high-profile Vancouverites about their time at the world’s fair, and the legacy it left behind (hint: more...

Jim Pattison on how Expo 86 changed Vancouver

Jim Pattison on how Expo 86 changed Vancouver

Thirty years ago, on October 13, Expo 86 closed its gates for good. Van Mag spoke with three high-profile Vancouverites about their time at the world’s fair, and the legacy it left behind (hint: more...

Why the 15 percent tax could be good for Chinese investment

Why the 15 percent tax could be good for Chinese investment

Asia Pacific Foundation CEO Stewart Beck on foreign investment and the low dollar

M Power Series: A night with Bob Rennie

M Power Series: A night with Bob Rennie

Couldn't make our Bob Rennie event at Brian Jessel BMW? Here's what you missed

Editorial: Why relying on federal handouts is no way to build a city

Editorial: Why relying on federal handouts is no way to build a city

And it's definitely no way to build a subway line

Is the City of Vancouver about to crack down on Airbnb?

Is the City of Vancouver about to crack down on Airbnb?

City councillor Geoff Meggs says the company's impact on Vancouver's rental stock is clear. Now comes the tricky part—doing something about it

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Are millennials really leaving Vancouver?

Are millennials really leaving Vancouver?

One economist says no, while a Bloomberg story says yes—so which is it?

Trevor Melanson: There is no hope for Vancouver’s taxi industry

Trevor Melanson: There is no hope for Vancouver’s taxi industry

Home of Canada’s most expensive cab licences, Vancouver will see its plate prices fall the farthest of all—with or without Uber

Vancouver’s newest car share: no driver’s licence required

Vancouver’s newest car share: no driver’s licence required

We spoke with VeloMetro CEO John Stonier about its bike-car hybrid, Veemo

The Van Mag follow-up: Divest UBC’s Alex Hemingway

The Van Mag follow-up: Divest UBC’s Alex Hemingway

Last week, we talked to UBC’s Philip Steenkamp about his university’s decision to vote against divestment from fossil fuels. This week, we caught up with Alex Hemingway, a PhD candidate and Divest UBC campaigner, to...

The Van Mag Q&A: UBC’s Philip Steenkamp on divestment

The Van Mag Q&A: UBC’s Philip Steenkamp on divestment

UBC's VP of external relations talks about why his university decided not to sell off its holdings in publicly-traded fossil fuel companies—and why that doesn't mean it isn't serious about climate change

First Hootsuite, now UBC: the PR power of Reddit

First Hootsuite, now UBC: the PR power of Reddit

Reddit's popular Vancouver forum, /r/Vancouver, has dealt some serious blows to major organizations