Vancouver’s Andrea Jin, Jessia, Archspire and Colin James win Juno Awards

For the second year in a row, Vancouver recording artists won Juno Awards for Best Comedy Album and Best Metal/Hardcore Album. Comedian Andrea Jin won his first Juno for Grandma’s Daughter. It’s the latest in a long list of successes for the funny woman born in Shanghai. In the past, she was chosen as one … Read more

Vancouver’s Andrea Jin, Jessia, Archspire and Colin James win Juno Awards

For the second year in a row, Vancouver recording artists won Juno Awards for Best Comedy Album and Best Metal/Hardcore Album. Comedian Andrea Jin won his first Juno for Grandma’s Daughter. It’s the latest in a long list of successes for the funny woman born in Shanghai. In the past, she was chosen as one … Read more

Albert Huang and Peter Waldkirch: City Council should strengthen the Broadway Plan and build a Vancouver for All

By Albert Huang and Peter Waldkirch The Broadway plan envisions a transformation of the central neighborhoods of Kitsilano, Fairview and Mount Pleasant. If passed, the plan will add tens of thousands of new homes where they are needed, next to Vancouver’s economic heart and steps from rapid transit, services and amenities. Opponents have described the … Read more

45 things to do in Vancouver this week, May 16-20

MONDAY: Montreal singer-songwriter and musician Peter Sagar, aka Homeshake, plays the Rickshaw Theater. MONDAY: indie-folk artists Slaughter Beach, Dog play the Hollywood theaterwith guests Trace Mountains and Anika Pyle. MONDAY: Justin Calvadores, Marco Esccer, Eliza Regenyi, Sarah U and Sarah Wong share and discuss new dance works in progress in a 12 Minutes Max Studio … Read more

Sarah Leamon: Reproductive rights rest on shaky foundations in Canada

“Don’t worry about access to reproductive rights. We live in Canada. Everything will be alright.” Following the leak of the bombshell project of the upcoming decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organizationit’s the kind of comment you can usually expect to hear when speaking about abortion … Read more

On our radar: Hyenas inspire as they take the stripped-down route with Pandora’s Box snap ‘For the Birds’

Perhaps because everyone loves a show, it’s the videos with dancing zombies, fancy treadmill choreography and burning Catholic crosses that tend to get all the attention. And giving credit where tons of credit is due, admit it: OK GO’s “Thriller,” “Like a Prayer,” and “Here It Goes Again” all sound as fresh today as they … Read more

On our radar: Hyenas inspire as they take the stripped-down route with Pandora’s Box snap ‘For the Birds’

Perhaps because everyone loves a show, it’s the videos with dancing zombies, fancy treadmill choreography and burning Catholic crosses that tend to get all the attention. And giving credit where tons of credit is due, admit it: OK GO’s “Thriller,” “Like a Prayer,” and “Here It Goes Again” all sound as fresh today as they … Read more

Happy Singh Street Eats adds over 60 new dessert shakes to its menu

Anyone who has been to North West India will be aware of the wide range of drinks found there. In Punjab, for example, it is possible to taste mango lassi, mango milkshakes, sattu and various fruit and vegetable juices. But Metro Vancouver residents don’t need to fly halfway around the world to get a feel … Read more

Vancouver police say alleged downtown groper faces two counts of sexual assault

Two women called 9-1-1 on Saturday May 14, reporting that they had been groped by a stranger near the Vancouver Art Gallery. The incidents happened within minutes of each other in the afternoon, according to Vancouver police. “Their quick thinking and the assistance of an alert witness assisted VPD officers in locating the suspect and … Read more

A collision between four cars on Granville Street leaves one dead and two injured

Vancouver emergency responders were called this morning to a horrific car accident. Police believe a Toyota Corolla was traveling northbound on Granville Street shortly after 6 a.m. when it hit a taxi, hit a Porsche and flew over a truck before landing on a Hyundai Elantra. The collisions occurred near the intersection with West 46th … Read more