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What is going on in Kits?

Can anyone tell me what is going on here? It seems pretty vindictive, futile and a waste of staff time. Late in summer out of the blue the Vancouver Park Board put up barriers on a little path near the Kits pool that people have been riding and walking on for years. Rather than go […]

Art Theft from West End. Magdalena Abakanowica’s “Walking Figures” Installed at Cambie Canada line station

Hey what happened? I thought Magdalena Abakanowica’s “Walking Figures” was going to be installed at English Bay. Back in September of 2009 I wrote on my blog that the piece was coming to the West Endearlier entry Yesterday I happened to be at Cambie and Broadway and noted the piece there. The walking figures seem […]

Move for Health Day promotes walking and new pedestrian corrido

The Vancouver Park Board invites the public to participate in this year’s Move for Health Day at a kick-off walking event at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre on May 10 at 1 p.m. The Park Board and BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) will officially launch Move for Health Day with two guided […]

Are carbon credits the new indulgence?

There’s no getting around it, the richer one is – the bigger the carbon footprint. Wealth inextricably leads to consumption, which in turn increases one’s ecological impact on the planet. The rich live in bigger houses, drive bigger cars, consume more goods and travel more frequently than those less wealthy. A recent study by the […]

“Listen”, the Stanley Park Environmental Art Project

more images of “Listen” Stanley Park is a forest of tranquility on the edge of Vancouver. With the West End being the most densely populated Vancouver neighbourhood, many here consider the park as their own backyard that we willingly share with the rest of the world. When my kids were younger I jogged many a […]

Olympic torch arrives in English Bay

Inaugrual Lighting of Canadian flag installation

OK here we go, The 2010 Winter Games have started. Buckle up for all the feel good events that are going to fill you with national pride in the days to come. Pivot has launch its Red Tent Campaign to build support for a national housing plan today.Pivot Legal WebsitePivot has 500 red tents that […]

Raj Hundal: electoral reform in Vancouver