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Chinese-Canadian reporter threatened and called a “whore” on Vancouver Stop Asian Hate rally organizer’s WeChat group

A Chinese-Canadian reporter is facing a barrage of threats and insults on Vancouver Stop Asian Hate rally organizer’s WeChat group for investigating the organizers of Sunday’s event. Attacks against Chen Zhou started after the deputy editor-in-chief of CAUS Finance published

Chinese Communist Party, satellite families and Vancouver real estate: Court case reveals nexus

Vancouver Law Courts

A recent divorce case offers a glimpse into the nexus between the Chinese Communist Party, satellite families and Vancouver real estate. In the case recently argued at the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver, Bin Bin Tang had applied

Realtor who pleaded guilty for careless driving over fatal crash after a night of partying blames victim in civil suit

VANCOUVER — The realtor who pleaded guilty for careless driving over the 2016 crash that killed cyclist Bradley Dean is now blaming the victim for the accident in a civil case. Michael Wing Sing Fan had taken the wheel without

Vancouver Councillor slams efforts to cheer up terminally ill kids

A Vancouver City Councillor slammed a project that helps terminally ill kids enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime supercar experience, citing climate concerns among others. “I’m being asked if public funds were spend on this supercar parade(through officer time, vehicle/gas use, other resources)?”

Most Vancouver houses sold below assessment in May

By ThinkPol Staff The number of Vancouver detached houses selling below assessed value in May outnumbered those selling for more, with some going as low as 32% below, making it the fourth month in row that a majority of Vancouver

Guns stopping Canadian parent from moving to LA

By Drew Penner Vancouver resident Lorie Campbell and her husband have been back and forth from California over the past 14 years with work commitments. The Canadian and her husband are green-cards holders, but there’s a giant issue that keeps

Unable to afford rent, some Vancouver seniors choosing to take their own lives rather than become homeless, advocate says

By Lisa Tanh More seniors are being pushed into homelessness because they can’t afford the city’s high cost of living or find a safe shelter, says the head of a seniors’ non-profit organization. Anthony Kupferschmidt, executive director of the West

Vancouver police not keen to crack down on Airbnb pop-up brothels

By Drew Penner For those of us raised on school films that took us through skid row, and fictional mayor Dominic Da Vinci’s introduction of a red-light district on CBC, we realize Vancouver’s a city with unique problems requiring innovative

Increasing property prices force Robson street businesses into bankruptcy

By Lisa Tanh Vancouver-West End MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert says small business owners on Robson Street are struggling to pay their bills because of high-density upzoning and increased property prices. Last Thursday, Chandra Herbert spoke at the B.C. legislature on

Twitter account targets flippers speculating on Vancouver’s housing market

By ThinkPol Staff A social media account is targeting flippers speculating on Vancouver’s housing market by reporting them to Canada’s tax agency. Corrupt Gregor[1]https://twitter.com/CorruptGregor has so far reported to the Canada Revenue Agency the owners of five properties, which are