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Usher in Chinese New Year 2018

Chinese New Year — also known as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year — officially begins on Feb. 16 this year, welcoming the Year of the Dog as well as marking the beginning of spring according to the Chinese calendar. Although that’s still over a week away, celebrations are already getting underway all across the Lower […]

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Winter 2017 events calendar

Say hello to winter solstice: today the shortest day of the year and also the official start of winter. Just because there are fewer daylight hours doesn’t mean you have to put activities on hold. We’ve rounded up a few things around the Lower Mainland, taking place both indoors and out, worth checking out this […]

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City of Vancouver 2017 by-election FAQ

The City of Vancouver is getting ready for its first by-election in 25 years. Official voting happens on Saturday, Oct. 14 — before hitting the ballots, here’s what you should know. What is a by-election? The purpose of a by-election is to fill a representative’s seat that becomes vacant during a term of office. In […]

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