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Women

Women make up one-third of the legislature, but does that mean a win for women in BC?

It's been one week since the BC election, which saw not only the victory of a female Premier, but also 29 women who won seats in the Legislative Assembly. But does having more female representation...

Building careers in the Downtown Eastside, one block of wood at a time

If you walk into a RONA store in the Lower Mainland, you can purchase planters, patio furniture, and wooden Christmas ornaments from an unexpected source: the Downtown Eastside.

Hottest events in Vancouver this week

What's the time? Party time! Check out what the Bees picked for you to do this weekend.

Hottest events in Vancouver this week

Time to raise your glasses again (like Kelly did last week at the International Wine Festival): here’s your weekly must-go-events agenda. If you haven’t salivated enough over the tasty ...

Great stuff to do in Vancouver this weekend

All you need is Love ... and our weekend events guide.

Your weekly must-see Vancouver events guide is here

Beers, sauerkraut, free Saturday morning runs - and much more to keep an eye on this week-end!

Remembering American poet Adrienne Rich

"It's in the writing of a poem that you find out what you're not saying." Adrienne Rich

Crown corporations top-heavy with men

They have three times as many men as women on their boards -- and almost all were appointed or retained by Tories.

Are high heels unhealthy?

They're tall, they're gorgeous, and they're a necessity. Thanks to celebrities, high heels have been appropriated for everyday wear. No longer are they reserved for special occasions. Rather, with...

Candidate profile: Jennifer Clarke, Vancouver Centre, Conservative Party

DECISION 2011: The first time Jennifer Clarke ran for office, people told her not to be disappointed; nobody wins the first time out. Much to her surprise, she won.