Author Archives: Danielle Carr

VPB: Let the dogs out

Good news for Vancouver dog owners, who’ll soon have more parks to let their dogs walk, run, and play leash-free. The Vancouver Park Board says they want to increase the numbers of spaces for locals to let their dogs off … More →

Autumn splendor: Fall is on fire

Fall has arrived and the leaves are turning brilliant shades of yellow, red, and orange around BCIT’s Burnaby campus. The deciduous trees are the ones adding some colour to the school and BCIT is about to get even more. Forty new … More →

One shot to save a life

It’s flu season and Vancouver Coastal Health is giving out free vaccines to help save lives. Health workers and visitors are pulling up their sleeves to get their influenza shot, at the Minoru Residence in Richmond. Vancouver Coastal Health Medical … More →

DTES: Honours women at heart of the city

Heart of the city is here and the festival kicked off with an opening ceremony dedicated to the women of the Downtown East Side (DTES), the theme of this years festival. Singer Dalannah Bowen performed a special song at the … More →

VPD: Don’t Netflix & drive

Vancouver Police are warning the public not to watch videos on their phone while driving, after discovering an incident with an unidentified female.  The police department says they became aware of the incident when a passenger in another motorist’s vehicle … More →

Bunny yoga

The rabbit workout trend is helping stressed students relax by combining animal therapy and yoga at the Burnaby SFU campus. The bunnies hop around in between yoga mats and people’s feet, and participants are encouraged to interact with the bunnies … More →

Voyage of reconciliation: Canada C3 Expedition

Canada C3 Expedition has officially docked in Vancouver. It’s been 145 days since the ship first set sails departing the Toronto harbour, and starting its journey around Canada. The ship is part of the Canada 150 celebration to honour the … More →

Robson street gets a new name

It’s official, Mayor Gregor Robertson has renamed Robson Steet Whitecaps Way for the duration of the 2017 MLS Cup. The new street sign was unveiled at a press conference at the corner of Robson street and Granville street. Vancouver Mayor … More →

Petition for more pet friendly housing in BC

Pets Ok BC is petitioning to change the pet policies in the Residential Tenancy Act. Organizer for Pets Ok BC Jordan Reichert says they’ve received a tremendous outpouring of community support for the petition. “We’ve collected over ten thousand signatures … More →

Wild salmon caravan comes to Vancouver

The Musqueam, Tslei Waututh and Squamish nations are celebrating the spirit of the wild salmon. The caravan is a mardi gras style parade travelling from Vancouver to the spawning grounds of the Adams River. The Caravan’s first stop was at … More →