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One way to beat the heat

A man found one way to try and beat the heat in Vancouver, BC; he created his own Facebook page – Hotandsweaty Invancouver. My friend who discovered the Facebook page thought the ad might be from a man, but the post doesn’t mention writer being a male or a female. The Facebook post includes an image […]

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Blue Heron Cam in Vancouver, BC

One of North America’s largest urban colonies of Pacific great blue herons is in Vancouver, BC. The Heron Cam is a window on the world of these magnificent birds from courtship through egg laying, until the grown chicks fledge in late summer. Stanley Park is home to one of North America’s largest urban heron colonies and […]

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Novel Map Targets Hidden Opportunities for Affordable Housing in BC

According to some knowledgeable observers, Vancouver’s “crisis” in affordable housing is setting off a “gold rush” in innovative thinking, as people fed up with waiting for government action create their own new options on scales large and small. That creative thinking, it turns out, isn’t limited to finding alternative paths to affordable home ownership. With […]