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Vet can’t imagine practising today without CBD

Veterinarian Katherine Kramer regularly uses CBD in the treatment of pets. Photo Dan ToulgoetVeterinarian Katherine Kramer remembers an 18-year-old …

CBD

PHOTO: The trees are starting to bloom

Our Daily Photo #2738is from jdstaplesdotcom who took this shot of the blooming trees on this first day of spring! It may be a grey day today but the …

Gardening

Thirty nine units of temporary modular housing approved for Powell Street

The City of Vancouver's Director of Planning has approved the development permit for the construction of temporary modular housing at 525 Powell …

Stories of Vancouver surface through collection of black-and-white photography

Vancouver artist Heather Johnston holds many of the city's stories and memories, captured with her camera lens.<p>What began as an exploration of the …

Western Canada

How many Volkswagen Beetles can you spot? Archival footage of 1966 highways captures Vancouver of old

The B.C. Ministry of Transportation opened a time capsule this week, releasing a collection of vintage Highway 1 and Highway 99 images taken between …

Daily Hive

A mysterious mural has been uncovered on Drake Street after demolition work tore down the building in front of it – but you won’t be able to see it …

29 beautiful photos that perfectly capture Vancouver's fall colours

When it comes to taking a good photo, it’s nice when Mother Nature does the majority of the leg-work for you.<p>And when it comes to fall foliage in …

Meet the people who choose to live inside their vehicles in Vancouver

The housing crisis in the Lower Mainland has hit many people hard, but for some, life on the streets means freedom.<p>On any given night on the North …

RVs

Vancouver's Emily Carr University unveils new campus

It's like a giant white canvas waiting for students to leave their mark.<p>Emily Carr University of Art and Design unveiled its pristine $122.6 million …

Vancouver

5 Things You Didn’t Know About UBC

<i>Each week we’ll uncover some unusual and (hopefully) interesting facts about the city. This week we take on the University of British Columbia.</i><p><b>1.</b> …

Western Canada

19 photos remembering Beatty Street's iconic mural

The Beatty Street mural is currently being painted over and is set to be replaced by a new Indigenous-inspired piece of public art.<p>See also<p>The …

Streetwear

Georgia Viaduct, 1915

<b>1915</b> <i><br>Georgia Viaduct</i> <br>The first Georgia Viaduct opened to extend Georgia Street over the CPR’s Beatty Street yard. It was named the Hart McHarg Bridge, …

'Every once in awhile you would get a mud shark in the pool': Vancouver's outdoor pools, then and now

Vancouver's outdoor pools open for the summer season this weekend, continuing a decades-long tradition of aquatic leisure in the city.<p>Vancouver's …

Vancouver

New museum built on historic Lytton cultural site

History is literally being made — and remade — as the final touches are added to a new cultural museum that recognizes the work and sacrifice of more …

Archaeology

Is Vancouver lonelier than most cities or just better about addressing it?

The city has launched a series of initiatives to combat social isolation amid polls suggesting one in four residents have grappled with the problem<p>It has long been rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities. But beyond its dazzling skyline and ocean views, Vancouver has for years struggled …

High Blood Pressure

Decades before Vancouver Aquarium debate, zoo faced similar controversies

Tuk was a sad old beast by time he died in 1997.<p>Slowly roaming hang-jawed around his pen, the 37-year-old polar bear had been the only impediment to …

Northwest Territories

Missing floor numbers soon a thing of the past in Vancouver

Welcome back, 13 and 4 — missing floor numbers in Vancouver condo and office towers will soon be a thing of the past.<p>The city is cracking down on …

Western Canada

Arts Club Theatre Company artistic managing director Bill Millerd to retire

After 45 years, the Arts Club Theatre Company's artistic managing director Bill Millerd has announced his retirement. Next season will be his last.<p>"When somebody said it was 45 years, I went, 'No, that doesn't seem possible,'" says Millerd, 73. "But then of course it is. It flashes by."<p>Millerd, who …

The Theatre

Rare snow orcas spotted in Vancouver

Wildlife enthusiasts in Vancouver were treated to a rare sight this weekend – two majestic snow orcas in their natural habitat on Jericho Beach.<p>The …

12cm of fresh snow in the last 24hrs, clear skies and soft packed conditions...Winterwonderland Alert up here! #mtseymour #snow #powder https://t.co/0V0dOpbw5u

How the Douglas-fir tree put Vancouver on the map

Massive old growth trees are what made the city an international destination, says 'tree guy' David Tracey<p>Long before Vancouver's Shangri-La and …

In 1616 the artist Pieter Bruegel foresaw Trout Lake as everyone was imagining it today: https://t.co/Mo1UnNNXIK

Daily Hive

The winter is all about the snow and ice sports – skiing, boarding, hockey, and you guessed it – ice skating. Whether you can skate figure eights …

Western Canada

Ice then and now: When the Fraser became a skating rink

The mighty Fraser River that flows through much of the province hasn't been untouched by this season's enduring cold snap along the South …

Western Canada

One last dump of snow in Vancouver to end 2016

As if we hadn’t gotten enough snow this month, Mother Nature tag teamed with 2016 for one last ditch attempt to make this year a little bit rougher, …

Users overdose minutes after cashing assistance cheques: Surrey paramedic

'They're going right into the Money Marts and there's a dealer outside waiting for them,' says paramedic<p>Paramedics often see a spike in drug …

Senior realizes life-long dream, leads orchestra through O Canada

Peter Louw, 83, wanted to thank Canadians for the kindness they've shown his family<p>Peter Louw recently had a big meeting with some musicians from the …

Remembering the West Coast snowstorm of '96

People living on B.C.'s South Coast may think they've had it bad this week as snow caused chaos throughout the region, twice in the same week — but …

Weather

Vancouver wakes up blanketed in first snowfall of the season

Break out the shovels, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!<p>See also<p>Vancouverites woke up this morning to a city covered in the white stuff, …

'Militant' Vancouver drug user group gets nod from city officials

VANDU is a group of drug users in the Downtown Eastside known for activism and community support<p>In the midst of a drug overdose crisis stemming from …