Eastside & down

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The Downtown Eastside (DTES) has been in the news a lot, what with the tent city in Oppenheimer Park gradually becoming a thing of the past.

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Are your emoticons being miscommunicated?

Humour Emoticons

In an age where people are finding more opportunities to use fewer words, emoticons have triumphed as the millennial alphabet.

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The Olympics that no one wants

Freestyle Skiing - Winter Olympics Day 13

And then there were two: Almaty, Kazakhstan and Beijing, People’s Republic of China. How on Earth did this happen? Is it because hosting an Olympic event

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Peanut butter marshmallow ‘yummy bars’

L&S_Yummy Bars

Seriously, don’t make this dessert. I shouldn’t even be publishing this! If you make these bars for a party or dinner, or even just as a study snack, I...

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Chairman of the Board: Friends for dinner

Illustration by Ed Appleby

This October, I’m going to be taking a look at a series of darker themed games. This week we look at a game that can literally involve a whole...

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Planners cancel Vancouver New Year’s Eve party

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The City of Vancouver planned to host a public New Year’s Eve bash for the first time in over two decades, but plans for a party to ring in...

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‘At least it works!’

transit link

Following years of delays on their much-touted automated fare card program, aptly named the “Compass Card”—in conjunction with numerous instances of total system failure in 2014—Metro Vancouver’s transportation authority, TransitLink, announced Monday that they basically just give up.

Eastside & down

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The Downtown Eastside (DTES) has been in the news a lot, what with the tent city in Oppenheimer Park gradually becoming a thing of the past.

A dying wish unfulfilled

Opinions_Ebola

The first Ebola patient in the United States, 42-year-old Thomas Eric Duncan, died not long after his arrival from Liberia. He had been working there as a driver for a courier company, and had been exposed to the deadly virus.

The Olympics that no one wants

Freestyle Skiing - Winter Olympics Day 13

And then there were two: Almaty, Kazakhstan and Beijing, People’s Republic of China. How on Earth did this happen? Is it because hosting an Olympic event

Have a little faith in me

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I’m a Christian, and no, I’m not out to convert you, tell you that you’re going to hell, or picket funerals. Yet in the case of declaring my religious beliefs, I feel as uneasy as someone who is coming out as homosexual.