Sarah Leamon: Why two complainants failed to convince the court that vaccine passports violate the human rights code

Sarah Leamon: Why two complainants failed to convince the court that vaccine passports violate the human rights code

The European Court of Human Rights has issued two rulings related to BC’s so-called vaccine passport system. These decisions, released last week, are likely to be the first of many more to come and provide insight into what future decision-makers can resolve in similar cases. In the first decision Complaints against Dr. Bonnie Henry, the … Read more

NYC’s best restaurant Le Coucou is back and better than ever

NYC’s best restaurant Le Coucou is back and better than ever

Le Coucou, the city’s best new restaurant in the last two decades, is the last of our fantastic eateries to reopen after lockdown. I am thrilled to report that the gracious temple of French cuisine is even more Magnificent than it was before the pandemic hit in March 2020. The 80-seater eye and palate popper … Read more

Here’s where you can skate outdoors in Vancouver and elsewhere

If you are looking for a seasonal public skating experience but feel it has to be outdoors to be truly authentic, you have few options in the lower mainland. Vancouver has plenty of choices if you are happy with indoor skating (actually eight of them), but only one, on Robson Square, has outdoor gliding, and … Read more

The group is issuing warning after raccoons killed in home-catching incidents in Vancouver and Victoria

(Warning: some images below may contain graphic content.) A conservatrion group advocating on behalf of fur animals has issued a prayer after two raccoons caught in Vancouver and Victoria were killed. In a November 30 release, Fur-Bearers, a North Vancouver-based charity, said the raccoons suffered “terrible injuries” after being caught in “very dangerous traps” in … Read more

40 things to do in Vancouver this weekend, December 3rd to 5th

Please note: Due to COVID-19, BC vaccine cards and / or masks may be required for access to certain personal events. FRIDAY: last performance at Langara College Study 58 of the playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ fresh take on the moral play of the 15th century, All. FRIDAY: online viewing of the documentary Who the hell is … Read more

4 detached house plots marked by City of Vancouver on 14 floors near Joyce Station sold over $ 13 million

In January 2021 became Just reported property listings on two streets near Joyce-Collingwood Station. The offerings were remarkable because a number of the offer prices were up to more four times the respective valuations of the properties. But this should not come as a surprise in terms of grounds on Payne and Ann Street. These … Read more

Ralph Escamillan dances with memories of youthful joy for new work

To create for the present, dancer and choreographer Ralph Escamillan had to revisit his past. “I’ve looked into my story to find out what’s new,” says the Vancouver artist. Escamillan spoke Just by telephone before a two-week stay at the Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theater at the SFU Goldcorp Center for the Arts. He … Read more

Spirits almost always fit the bill when you shop for one that has almost everything they need

As we enter the holiday season, let’s stop and think of an undeniable reality: Whether it’s a new set of Le Creuset cookware, Star Wars life-size chess sets or a Bengali tiger complete with its own cabinet, no one really need more clutter in their lives. This makes consumer goods the knowledgeable choice of smart … Read more

JFL NorthWest renames as Just For Laughs VANCOUVER

JFL NorthWest – the annual comedy festival that has kept Vancouver in stings for five years (before the pandemic ruined the party) – has announced that it will return strongly in 2022 with a new name and a fantastic lineup of comedians. The new moniker is Just for fun VANCOUVER, and it will run from … Read more

Who the hell is Nigel? It’s all unveiled on December 3rd

That TELUS Abilities Network presents a free virtual preview of the new documentary Who the hell is Nigel? this Friday (December 3). The movie is about Nigel Howard, The ASL interpreter who has become a familiar face to British Colombians for his work during the province’s televised COVID-19 briefings with Dr. Bonnie Henry. “Who the … Read more