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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, […]


There’s nothing Shambolic about The Good In Everyone

Band Name: The Good In Everyone Genre: Indie Rock Band Members: Nick Russell – Guitar/vocals, Benjamin Mott – Guitar, Laura Genschorek – Keys/synths/vocals, Jamison Gladysz – Drums, Olivia Sharpe – Guitar/vocals, Matt Gostelow – Bass 


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 […]


Angels of the Downtown Eastside

On Saturday December 7th 2013 the Union Gospel Mission served over 3000 meals at their 73rd Annual Christmas Dinner. At the Union Gospel Mission’s main facility on the corner of Princess and East Hastings Street, a bustling crowd was already […]


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 […]


What is Alternative Media?

Alternative media is media you can access that is not government or corporate funded. It offers multiple perspectives on matters and events that might be overlooked by mainstream media by incorporating a platform for voices of minority groups to be […]