Category Archives : Local News


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, […]


Festival Season hits the Valley

At one point in the day, while the hoards of anxious spectators stared in awe at high-flying motocross, gnarly grinds, and the aerial prowess of seasoned BMX talent, the temperature hit its peak at +40 degrees. They don’t capitalize on […]


Vancouver hosts exclusive Youth Can Do Conference

With literally weeks until the events debut in Vancouver, tickets to the Youth Can Do Conference seem to be selling like no other. The premiere event is to be held on  May 1st and lasts the entire weekend. Open to students and […]


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 […]


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 […]