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Joel Solomon

Photo of Mayor Gregor Robertson on Super Saturday

For a progressive, inclusive Vancouver, vote for Vision: Joel Solomon

I strongly support Gregor Robertson and the entire Vision Vancouver team. As a close friend of Gregor Robertson's and a longtime supporter of the Vision team, I've worked in all of their campaigns. I...

Vancouver+Acumen celebrates social entrepreneurship at DIGNITY 2013

Vancouver+Acumen hosted DIGNITY 2013 last night, May 15, to raise money for Acumen.

Vivian Krause explainer

Vivian Krause, a resident of North Vancouver, British Columbia, is a controversial Canadian blogger who has worked in public relations for the salmon farming industry. She currently describes herself...

Business gets innovative lift at Hollyhock

Where do Peter Robinson (Mountain Equipment Co-Op), Nina Utne (Utne Reader) and Terry McBride (Nettwerk Music Group) reveal their business secrets? At Hollyhock, Canada’s Leading Lifelong Learning...

Glenn Beck propaganda spreading to Canada?

As Tides Foundation CEO tells Fox News advertisers: drop Glenn Beck or have blood on your hands, the Financial Post publishes an article that would make Glenn Beck smile.

Kidney transplant turns a life around

“Let’s make a toast to how far medical science has come,” my mother said, raising her wine glass last Thursday for American Thanksgiving. I looked around the table and there was my brother. The week...

The crime on Abbott, the miracle on Alexander

Driving through ribbons of rain on Abbott Street, I saw the fight.   The light turned red. The tall figure punched his victim repeatedly,  dropped his body between two parked cars,...