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Long Read: This Doctor Might Have the Answer to the Fentanyl Crisis

Long Read: This Doctor Might Have the Answer to the Fentanyl Crisis

Dr. Evan Wood has a controversial idea for treating the fentanyl crisis—fight drugs with drugs. Are we ready for his radical plan?

Vancouver-Based Charity Speaks on Witchcraft and Human Rights at the UN

Vancouver-Based Charity Speaks on Witchcraft and Human Rights at the UN

Nearly 10 years after its inception, the charity is now globally recognized for its advocacy work and founder Peter Ash is bringing the topic of witchcraft to the table at the Geneva Convention.

Life on the Outside: How Ex-Prisoners are Helping Ex-Prisoners

Life on the Outside: How Ex-Prisoners are Helping Ex-Prisoners

A new UBC study is attempting to connect newly released inmates with peers who've managed to find their way.

Did Leonard Nimoy Actually Live in That Tree-Topped Building?

Did Leonard Nimoy Actually Live in That Tree-Topped Building?

The truth about the West End's tree-topped Eugenia Place.

Meet Vancouver’s First Aboriginal Relations Manager

Meet Vancouver’s First Aboriginal Relations Manager

Ginger Gosnell-Meyers shares her perspective on the future of reconciliation.

Month-to-Month Special: What’s Up with Money Shame?

Month-to-Month Special: What’s Up with Money Shame?

Whether your paycheque is high, low or right in the middle, many of us feel sheepish about what we earn. An expert tells us why.

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Alone Together: Vancouver Might Be More Socially Isolated Than Ever

Alone Together: Vancouver Might Be More Socially Isolated Than Ever

Six years ago, a Vancouver Foundation survey identified social isolation as the city's most pressing problem. Has anything changed?

Fentanyl: ‘The Police Can’t Arrest Their Way Out of This’

Fentanyl: ‘The Police Can’t Arrest Their Way Out of This’

Where it's coming from, why it's so deadly, and what it will take to end the overdose crisis, according to a top Vancouver cop.

Our Favourite Celebrity Sightings from the VanMag Archives

Our Favourite Celebrity Sightings from the VanMag Archives

Celebs (Michael Bublé! Sarah McLachlan! David Suzuki!) have had plenty of moments on our covers and in our pages. Here are a few of our favourites.

This Just In: Vancouver’s Got a Thing for Hunky Mayors

This Just In: Vancouver’s Got a Thing for Hunky Mayors

Digging through the archives for our 50th anniversary issue made us realize that our mayors have one striking similarity.

Check Out These Incredible Photos of Vancouver Nightlife Circa 1980

Check Out These Incredible Photos of Vancouver Nightlife Circa 1980

Graceland, the Gandy Dancer and our first Pride Parade—a local photographer takes us on a journey into the '80s club scene.