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A pop-up information session inform concerned Vancouverites about the future of the False Creek flats, in Vancouver, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (Jason Payne/ Postmedia)

The future of Northeast False Creek

Hundreds of people turned up at an event held by the City of Vancouver Saturday to gather opinions about plans for the last large piece of undeveloped waterfront in the downtown.

Lord Byng Pool, which faces possible closure in Vancouver, B.C., is seen on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (NICK PROCAYLO)

Swimmers race to save pools

A proposal to drain and shutter a pair of neighbourhood pools in Vancouver has whipped up a wave of angry opposition ahead of a looming Park Board vote.

This undated photo, used with permission from the Invasive Species Council of B.C., shows the invasive plant Brazilian elodea. (PNG file photo)

Richmond asks for help fighting plant

A letter to the provincial government will likely be the next step in Richmond’s efforts to eradicate an aquatic plant that has invaded a waterway in Steveston and threatens a nearby wetland.

Supergirl star Melissa Benoist. (Cliff Lipson/CBS)

Supergirl star responds to suspension

Supergirl actress Melissa Benoist is calling for "safe, respectful and collaborative" work spaces amid allegations of sexual harassment on the Vancouver-filmed show.

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Our increasingly uncivil cities

What is wrong with some people? Last week I witnessed two disturbing examples of awful behaviour – and I’m sick and tired of our increasingly uncivil cities.

A man was shot in his dark coloured truck outside the IGA at Thunderbird Centre and is in serious condition.

Former UN gangster testifies

A former United Nations gang member testified Thursday that he was told fugitive gang leader Conor D’Monte was hiding out in Vietnam.