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PHOTOS: Downtown Vancouver Riots Spiral Out Of Control

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.15.2011 | Sports

Following Vancouver's 4-0 loss in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, the atmosphere downtown quickly went downhill. Anger filled the streets, fires emerged, cars were flipped and looting was witnessed, all reminiscent of a similar scene in that city 17 years ago.

WATCH: Angry Canadians Riot After Stanley Cup Loss

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.15.2011 | Sports

The worst nightmare for Vancouver is coming true. Not only did the city's beloved Canucks lose in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final, it was shut out 4-0. Now a scene reminiscent of 1994 has emerged, when the city rioted under similar circumstances, with random fires, flipped cars, pole climbing, and riot police.

Vancouver Beats Boston In 1st Game Of Stanley Cup Finals

AP/The Huffington Post | By GREG BEACHAM | Posted 08.01.2011 | Sports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Raffi Torres ended an ugly Stanley Cup finals opener with a dramatic flash of beauty for the Vancouver Canucks. ...

What Is Wrong With the Men in This Town?

Vanessa Richmond | Posted 07.30.2011 | Style
Vanessa Richmond

While Vancouverites might be really friendly deep down, they're the inverse on the surface. Singles, whether men approaching women or vice versa, have a pretty tough time in this town.

Cantronic System Goes Into Black In Q4

The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2011 | Home

VANCOUVER (CP) - Stock in Cantronic Systems Inc. (TSXV:CTS) soared 24 per cent Tuesday after the surveillance technology company announced it was in t...

Living and Dying With And Without Harm Reduction

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

A new Vancouver-based program, called Insite, has substantial benefits in terms of reduction in HIV infection and increased follow-up medical treatment of addicts.

The World's Most Liveable Cities

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Based on a combination of environment, health care, culture and infrastructure, Vancouver topped the list of the world's most liveable cities for the ...

Life's a Liability Release -- (Soft) Adventuring Around the Globe

Crai S. Bower | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Crai S. Bower

The last conversation a 60-hours-a-week Microsoft developer wants to endure is one wrought with tales of single track mountain biking, heliskiing, and snorkeling.

Meeting the UAE Halfway

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

There seems to be a misconception in Canada that the UAE is happy to sit on its laurels while the Canadians do the dirty work in Afghanistan. That is untrue.

The Top Seven 'Edge of Sports' Moments of 2010

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

Here we have what are indubitably and without argument, the top seven collisions of sports and politics in 2010 that didn't involve an elbow and Barack Obama's mouth.

The World's Most Walkable Cities (PHOTOS)

Frommer's | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Frommer's

By design or purely by accident, each of these 10 cities beckons you to wander its boulevards, paths, and parks.

Larry Skopnik, Wheelchair-Bound Canadian Man, Thwarts Attempted Robbery (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A wheelchair-bound Vancouver man has been hailed as a local hero after CCTV footage of him helping to thwart a convenience story robbery made its way ...

Poppy Day

Sally Thorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Thorner

This was supposed to be a post about Election Day from the sidelines. My first since 1978 neither voting nor reporting the results. We are in Vancou...

What Provokes Even the Mildest of Towns?

Yael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Yael Cohen

I am aware that the F-bomb opens doors for this movement and starts the much needed conversation about cancer, but I am also confident that we have the substance to sustain a long term movement.

Travelers Want Free Internet & Wi-Fi (Some Begin to Deliver)

Sue Frause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sue Frause

One of my pet peeves when traveling is being charged to use the Internet at an upscale hotel. Should I really have to pay $14.95 for 24 hours of checking my email and posting to my blogs?

Eating Through Vancouver, Long Weekend Edition

Jasmine Moy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jasmine Moy

I had four days in Vancouver and my mission was to eat like the locals. As we left the city, my thoughts weren't so much, "Goodbye Vancouver," but more, "I'll see you soon."

Sleeping in Airports: Top Hotels and Tips for Terminal Stays

Sue Frause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sue Frause

I love nice airport hotels. I mean the hotels where you arrive after a very long flight, and instead of making the long drive home, extend your trip for a night.

INTERNATIONAL ART: Seven Top Exhibits To See Around The World, Now

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

1. "I Love You" at ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aros Alle 2, Arhus, Denmark, through September 12, arospresse.dk Romance in all its disparate permutation...

Wildlife Roundup: The Good News

Andrew Wetzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Wetzler

Ahh, July. Fireworks, corn on the cob, backyard cookouts--and some good news about wildlife conservation.

Racy Nightclub Photo Of Georgian Minister Sparks Controversy

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

To those who have already criticized her lack of professional experience, Georgian Economic Development Minister Vera Kobalia may now have a lot more ...

Working With China to Build Public Transportation in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

A recent Transport Politic article notes that not only is China willing and able to contribute its national funds to foreign projects, but also that it intends to structure its investments as an alternative to the World Bank.

Why East Coast Natives Should Eat More West Coast Oysters (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

Shared from food. curated. So where do YOUR loyalties lie? East Coast or West Coast Oysters? I found a Native New Yorker who wants to share why she t...

2010 Vancouver Olympic Games: An Opportunity to Change the World

Rahim Kanani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rahim Kanani

Canada is a model for the world on immigration, diversity and pluralism. Now is the time to reignite Canada's commitment to gender equality and the advancement of women's rights internationally.

Better Business: Can a 500-Year Vision Help Save the World?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

I wasn't going to care about what other people thought, but do what mattered most to me. And that I wanted to find a way to make a difference.

Hey Brother, Can You Spare a Quarter?

Ross Resnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ross Resnick

While New York and Los Angeles are in the middle of a food truck throwdown, Vancouver and Disneyland are welcoming street food options with open arms....