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Food Culture Renaissance

The Fraser Valley Food Show, an annual exhibition and celebration of local food, produce and innovation, dominated the Abbotsford Tradex Centre October 3rd to 5th. The infectious sense of community captured visitor and vendors alike as they explored their way […]


Your guide to the underground world of AlleyCat races

Bike couriers are found in most metropolitan cities. They serve as a fundamental backchannel for businesses to relay messages, reports, legal documents, and project proposals between each other. Vancouver is no exception. With couriers using their knowledge of back alleyways, […]


Perspectives on the Pipeline: The Northern Gateway Project

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably noticed like other Canadians, that the media has been pervaded with prolific images, articles, and broadcasts concerning the Northern Gateway Project. The proposed 1,180km long pipeline project is headed by the Alberta […]


The Italian Film Festival: Mambo Italiano

The two women directly behind me would not shut up. Their riveting conversation captured detailed descriptions of what they had prepared for their families for dinner the previous night, who they saw at lunch earlier today, and how good-looking each […]


Rykka: A New Perspective

2013 was certainly a milestone year for Rykka, who saw the release of her first EP, Kodiak, under her new artist name, and won the top prize in The Peak Performance Project (arguably the most prestigious grant in the Vancouver […]


Holiday Craft Fairs aren’t just for Hipsters and Grannies

The Christmas season is finally upon us, and with it comes a time of stressed out shoppers looking for that unique gift for their loved ones. This year, instead of getting lost in the sea of consumers that crowd the […]


An Air Cadet says, “Lest we forget”

November 11, 2013 marked the 94th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, which ended the 1st World War.  Metro Vancouver has over 16 locations that hold a ceremony to commemorate the soldiers who fought in all wars to […]


Behind the Blue Line: How gender identity is changing in Vancouver’s police culture

With strict gender roles quickly disintegrating in our modern society, it’s no wonder that there seems to be a steady rise in female police officers. Take for instance Ryley Feenie, a 19 year old currently majoring in criminology at Simon […]