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Review: Bittersweet

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Zoukis

Luckily for Anne-Simone, no one cares about the fluff dispensed by the suits. What listeners care about is the music. Fortunately, Anne-Simone delivers the goods.

Insite Loves People Right Where They Are

Mark Horvath | Posted 11.16.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

One of the most common phrases homeless services nonprofits or faith based ministries say is: "we build relationships", and many do just that, but often there is a catch or an agenda at the relationship's foundation.

Caves, Icebergs, and Humanoid Landscapes: A Collaboration With Rebecca Chaperon

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

In my writing practice, I often write poems that have been sparked by an image. Last summer, I came across Rebecca Chaperon's work, and was stunned by its weird beauty.

What's YOUR Bucket List? (à la Nicholson & Freeman)

Bill_Robinson | Posted 11.29.2014 | World
Bill_Robinson

Two Canadians have built an online community around the Bucket List concept that is part Facebook, part SaaS software product, part smartphone app and part CRM database service.

Body Found At Recycling Center

AP | Posted 09.05.2014 | Crime

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Vancouver police say they are not investigating the death of a man whose body was found at a Vancouver recycling center as a...

The World's Top 5 Cities For Celebrity Sightings

Hopper.com | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

"Where are the best places to see celebrities tonight?" That's the question nobody wants to be caught asking the hotel concierge, because that question is predicated on another question that nobody wants to be asking themselves: Why do I want to see celebrities tonight?

9 Family-friendly Labor Day Getaways You Can Afford

U.S. News Travel | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If you should go on any vacation, it should be during the upcoming Labor Day weekend from Aug. 29 to Sept. 1. The holiday is, after all, dedicated to American workers and their contributions to the country.

Actress/Singer MacKenzie Porter Is on AMC's Hell on Wheels

Ilana Rapp | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Ahhh, the gorgeous MacKenzie Porter. MacKenzie is a self-starter who has entertainment in her genes. Music, acting and I'm sure there will be something else she takes on during her career!

10 Cities Worldwide That Are Working To Win Their Wars Against Homelessness

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.30.2014 | Impact

Homelessness has no quick fix. The uphill battle of finding homes for marginalized people (especially during a time of slow economic recovery and ...

Why I Support Canada's Proposed Prostitution Laws

Georgialee Lang | Posted 09.07.2014 | Canada Politics
Georgialee Lang

The view that prostitution subordinates and victimizes women and girls is not particularly popular, but I have seen it first-hand when I lived on Granville Street in the early 1970's and in Vancouver's west end in the 80's. The image of a "happy hooker" is a Madison Avenue gimmick that has no basis in reality. When my husband, Doug, ran the Vancouver Vice Squad, I saw again the squalor and exploitation of young, addicted woman, both tragic and poignant.

Are Women's-Only Hotel Floors Anti-Feminist?

Oyster | Posted 08.31.2014 | Travel
Oyster

These properties are targeting well-heeled businesswomen with female-oriented amenities such as curling irons and glossy fashion mags; some may find it convenient, others a bit insulting.

A Vancouver Nonprofit Launched A Really Cool Campaign To Engage City's Homeless

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact

When it comes to combating homelessness, compassion remains a rarity in several cities (we're looking at you, Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Tesco s...

Sara Gates

This Genius Printed His Resume On Beer (And Got The Job)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Gates | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business

Creativity is key -- especially in graphic design. That's why one graphic designer in Canada sought to separate himself from other recent graduate...

Breaking Down UFC 174

Dan Shapiro | Posted 08.10.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

The UFC heads north of the border to Vancouver's Rogers Arena on Saturday, June 14 as flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (19-2-1, 7-1-1 UFC) attempts the fourth defense of his 125-pound title in the UFC 174 main event against Russian standout Ali Bagautinov (13-2, 3-0 UFC).

9 Most Luxurious Hotel Amenities Ever

Oyster | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Even in the world of luxury travel, some hotels offer pretty average amenities. But then there are others with extravagant extras that amp up the wow factor till it's totally over-the-top.

Meatless Monday: From the Yukon With Love And Vegan Fruitcake

Ellen Kanner | Posted 07.19.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

A big birthday shout out to Suat Tuzlak, my BFF whom I've never met. At least in person. I'm in Miami, he's in the Yukon. It's a tough commute. But de...

What My Friendly Neighborhood Drug Dealer Taught Me About Cancer

Dan Duffy | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

What I learned that morning while walking to school in Vancouver was that I was completely guilty of making someone feel my own greatest fear.

Traveling for Fashion in Vancouver

Kate Thomas | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Kate Thomas

I recently visited the beautiful city of Vancouver, Canada, where I got an inside look at local fashion. To be specific, I spent a day hopping around to the many boutique clothing stores around the city. And it suffices to say, I was impressed by what I discovered.

WATCH: Pizzeria Selling Marijuana-Infused Pies

Posted 04.01.2014 | Small Business

At one Canadian pizzeria, getting high is, quite literally, as easy as pie. Vancouver's Mega ILL cafe is making headlines this week for its pot-pos...

The World's Top 10 Airport Hotels With Stunning Runway Views

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 06.01.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

In the last few years, airport hotels have evolved from being an unavoidable stopover to luxurious, must-visit retreats.

The Bloody Mary That's Topped With Roast Chicken And A Brownie

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.25.2014 | Taste

Get your belly ready (and head to Canada).

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Vancouver

Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Kelly Chiello. Of her photo she says: "There is nothing more beautiful than visiting Vancouv...

TED's New Voice: Powerful, International, Engaged

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.19.2014 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Strangers meet, old friends connect, and global conversations start with real world human conversations. The event is called TED, and this is year is it's 30th year anniversary. A lot has changed in 30 years. Thirty years ago Nicholas Negroponte opened up TED. Today, Negroponte was back to open TED.

The Best Spring Vacation Deals

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

These eight destinations may not be the typical spring break hot spots (no Florida beaches or Caribbean retreats), but they'll pull you out of your winter hibernation with their diverse attractions, mild temperatures and budget-friendly itineraries.

6 Winter Games Getaways to Unleash Your Inner Olympian

Joy Pecknold | Posted 04.23.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

The Sochi Winter Games are nearly over, but fervor is at a fever pitch (let's just say I've been Googling "where to learn bobsleigh").