Politics

Opinion: It’s Time To Update How We Plan Our City

Opinion: It’s Time To Update How We Plan Our City

The innovation economy has changed the way we live and work—our land-use strategies need to catch up.

Vancouver’s Future Hinges on the Fight to Save Chinatown

Vancouver’s Future Hinges on the Fight to Save Chinatown

The controversy over a proposed Keefer Street development begs a big question: can we preserve our heritage and keep our neighbourhoods alive?

What The Heck Is Happening With B.C. Politics Right Now, Anyway?

What The Heck Is Happening With B.C. Politics Right Now, Anyway?

A primer for confused people with busy lives.

The Bill for 4/20 Is In—And It’s Way Bigger Than Last Year

The Bill for 4/20 Is In—And It’s Way Bigger Than Last Year

Celebration, protest—or whatever you want to call it—the annual event cost the city almost $250,000.

For a Pollster, the Provincial Election was a Decisive Win

For a Pollster, the Provincial Election was a Decisive Win

Four years after an embarrassing debacle, Mario Canseco found redemption in predicting this month's too-close-to-call contest. But will anyone remember?

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The Activist and the Aquarium

The Activist and the Aquarium

David Isbister’s fight to end cetacean captivity in Stanley Park may soon come to an end. So what should we do with those animals instead?

Who Will Become Vancouver’s Official City Bird?

Who Will Become Vancouver’s Official City Bird?

So much to vote for, so little time.

How the ‘Trump Effect’ Could Influence B.C.’s Provincial Election

How the ‘Trump Effect’ Could Influence B.C.’s Provincial Election

A VanMag commissioned survey shows the U.S. election may inspire more people to get involved in politics—particularly millennials.

Millennials Could Sway the B.C. Election—If They Bother to Vote

Millennials Could Sway the B.C. Election—If They Bother to Vote

The under-35 set has more at stake in this election than any other group. But will they show up on voting day?

The Best B.C. Election Primer We’ve Found Yet

The Best B.C. Election Primer We’ve Found Yet

No time to scroll through the provincial party platforms? This trio of Vancouver filmmakers did it for you.

Forget Vancouver, B.C.’s Future Will Be Decided By The Suburbs

Forget Vancouver, B.C.’s Future Will Be Decided By The Suburbs

With big city problems creeping into the land of cul-de-sacs and single-family homes, suburban swing ridings are set to determine the outcome of the provincial election.