Olympic Village

Metro Vancouver resident spots bear relaxing on front lawn (VIDEO)

Residents in Metro Vancouver have had their fair share of bear spottings this summer and one man got some up close footage in Port Coquitlam.Scott …

Lower Mainland

Wilhelm: I can’t wait for it to start

Fernando Wilhelm has futsal in his blood. The sport he took up as a boy, just to pass time with his friends, has become his great passion.<p>Now 36, the …

Buenos Aires

EXCLUSIVE: 'Biggest terror chiefs in Hamas' who said Jews were 'headed to annihilation', named in delegation attending Jeremy Corbyn 'peace conference' in Tunisia

The 'biggest terror chiefs in Hamas' were named as part of a delegation to the 'peace conference' in Tunisia where Jeremy Corbyn went before the …

Israel

Corbyn is no peace broker, but a 'revolutionary by proxy' who fraternises with fanatics

<i>Labour’s leader must be judged by the company 
he has willingly kept</i><p>I was at school when the Israeli athletes were murdered at the Munich Olympics but remember it well. The drama unfolded before breakfast time and was still going on in the evening, a day book-ended by terror. The BBC’s coverage was …

Olympic Village

MEC West Broadway store could be redeveloped into stunning twin towers

One of the largest properties on Vancouver’s Central Broadway Corridor could be redeveloped into a mixed-use redevelopment with twin towers.MEC’s …

Skyscrapers

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<i>Brian Santana De La Rosa (MBA’19) graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Political Science and worked internationally with J.P. Morgan</i> …

Real Estate

Jeremy Corbyn admits being present at wreath-laying for Munich terrorists but says 'I don't think I was actually involved in it'

Jeremy Corbyn has admitted attending a ceremony for the terrorists behind the Munich massacre, but denied laying a wreath himself.<p>The Labour leader …

Extremism

Air quality advisory back in effect as Vancouver blanketed by wildfire smoke

The North Shore mountains all but disappeared and the beaches were barren Monday, save for a few pockets of tourists.<p>Despite Saturday’s minimal drops …

Air Quality

From the Ground Up: Tokyo’s Olympic Aquatic Center Begins Work on Roof

Construction on Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic venues is underway and on-schedule in Japan. The new venues, which are currently 20-40 percent complete, include …

Indiana University

Olympic Village’s Brewhall taps into new concept: bigger space, fewer staff

Four weeks after what owner Daniel Frankel calls a “quiet launch,” his large Brewhall establishment in Olympic Village has started to attract a …

Brewpub

Bubble tea business steels for plastic ban

With fears of Richmond introducing a similar plastic straw ban in line with Vancouver, The Bubble Tea Shop has launched reusable stainless steel …

Stainless Steel

Mongolia travel guide: ‘The grandeur and the vastness blew me away’

One intrepid cultural researcher, photographer and former Royal Marine Commando embarks on an adventure across Mongolia, sharing his stories as he goes<p>Ulaanbaatar took me by surprise. I thought the Mongolian capital would be a small, rural kind of place, but it is actually quite modern and much …

Travel

Where to get FREE cookie dough in Vancouver this month

Good news Vancouver, there’s a sweet deal coming your way, and it spans over the course of an entire month.There will be a food cart offering up FREE …

Vancouver

The 12 best things to do in Vancouver

Canada is a favorite travel destination for many Americans, attracting more than 12 million visitors each year. A sizable chunk of these travelers …

Travel

Inside Ashgabat, the flashy but empty 'city of the dead'

Film-maker and ‘dark tourist’ David Farrier visited Turkmenistan’s newly built capital, designed to cope with anything – as long as it’s preplanned<p>Wandering around Ashgabat, I had Land of Sunshine, the song by Faith No More, looping in my head. The capital city of Turkmenistan, is blisteringly dry …

Uzbekistan

This popular bubble tea shop is opening a new location in Vancouver

One of Metro Vancouver’s most popular bubble tea and dessert spots is expanding. The Bubble Tea Shop is opening a new location in Olympic Village, …

Ice Cream

The legacy of 2008 Beijing Olympics- Venues then and now

Marking the tenth anniversary of 2008 Beijing Olympics, we take a look at the Olympic village then and now.

Sports (India)

Restaurant Review: A taste of Nashville revenge on The Drive

<b>Downlow Chicken Shack</b><i>905 Commercial Drive, 604-283-2582</i><b>Open:</b> <i>Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.</i> …

Comfort Food

Seven things to do Aug. 10-16: Crankworx, Vancouver International Guitar Festival, Beach House, and more

Crankworx<p><b>When</b>: <i>Aug. 10-19</i><p><b>Where</b>: <i>Whistler</i><p><b>Tickets and info</b>: <i>crankworx.com</i><p>A global celebration tour of world class mountain biking and its culture …

Fashion (UK)

Tokyo will use facial recognition for security during the 2020 Olympics

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Tokyo 2020 will be the first Olympics to use facial recognition technology to increase security around all venues, the organizers announced on Tuesday.<p>Games organizers have linked up with Japanese telecommunications and information technology giant NEC to develop the first system of …

Business

SDSU wants to create a technology park similar to one that helped revitalize Atlanta

San Diego State University has sharpened its proposed plan for a satellite campus in Mission Valley, saying publicly for the first time that it wants …

Higher Education

2018 Berlin Diary: The Berlin Olympic Stadium, some thoughts by Stuart Weir

<b>1936 Remembered, 5 August 2018, photo by Stuart Weir, Berlin Olympic Stadium</b><b>Berlin Olympic Stadium, 5 August 2018, photo by Stuart Weir</b><b>Berlin Olympic</b> …

Athletics

Balancing Tradition and Progress >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News

The Sailing World Championships, organized once every four years for all ten Olympic classes, is being held August 2 to 12 at Aarhus, Denmark. As it …

Sailing

Homeless modular housing proposed for Union and Gore next to Chinatown

The City of Vancouver says a large green space on the easternmost end of the Dunsmuir and Georgia viaducts is proposed to become a temporary modular …

Municipal Government

Olympic Village’s giant birds flying home

After taking a long winter’s break, Olympic Village’s resident giant birds are almost ready to return home.<p>The Birds by artist Myfanwy MacLeod was …

Sculpture

All Vancouver beaches reopened for swimming in time for long weekend

Three popular Vancouver beaches are have been reopened to swimmers, just days after being deemed unsafe due high levels of E. coli bacteria.The …

E.coli

Vancouver walks tightrope between protecting panoramas against housing needs

Paris has its Eiffel Tower, Chicago has its architectural skyline and Vancouver has its sweeping ocean and mountain views.<p>But the housing crunch in …

Skyscrapers

10 years later, Olympic memories still strong for Chicago Cubs' Duensing

Brian Duensing doesn't make it home to Omaha often during the season and rarely has a reason to take his 2008 Olympic bronze medal out of the safety …

Team USA

The Happenings: Three things to do in Vancouver on Friday, Aug. 3

<i>Looking for something to do in Metro Vancouver? Here are three suggestions for Friday, Aug. 3.</i><p>OH!<p>Free interactive art installation OH! returns to …

Western Canada

50 things to do in Metro Vancouver this B.C. Day long weekend

Festivals