Tag Archive | Vancouver

Leon Bibb [1922–Oct.2015]

Leon Bibb,vocalist,actor,civil rights activist,great guy.

Leon Bibb,vocalist,actor,civil rights activist,great guy.

The urban food chain.

Coyote numbers are up in metro Vancouver.So are backyard chickens.

Coyote numbers are up in metro Vancouver.So are backyard chickens.

“Bagman”

Hitman for the notorious United Nations Gang worked as a garbage collector.

Hitman for the notorious United Nations Gang worked as a garbage collector.

“No ‘bats’ required in our belfry.”

Christ Church cathedral is getting a new 2.4 million-dollar Bell Spire with 4 custom-cast bronze bells. However, there will be no need for a bell-ringer as they will be operated electronically.

Christ Church cathedral is getting a new 2.4 million-dollar Bell Spire with 4 custom-cast bronze bells. However, there will be no need for a bell-ringer as they will be operated electronically.

The Fur Won’t Fly!

Pappas Furs closes its doors after 100 years. B.C wildlife celebrates.

Pappas Furs closes its doors after 100 years. B.C wildlife celebrates.

Serious crimes down in Vancouver

Silly crimes are up: Police officers fired multiple bean-bag shots at a suspect with a fake gun.

But silly crimes are up: Police officers fired multiple bean-bag shots at a suspect with a fake gun.

TED comes to Vancouver

Networking at the TED conference.

Networking at the TED conference.

Vancouver: The Greenest City?

Vancouver is falling short on its greenhouse gas reduction targets to become the world's "Greenest City" by 2020, [although the green dedicated bike lanes are making many drivers see red!]

Vancouver is falling short on its greenhouse gas reduction targets to become the world’s “Greenest City” by 2020, [although the green dedicated bike lanes are making many drivers see red!]

Food “Cartels”

OPEC: "Owners of Permits Extort Cart-operators"  "Landlords"  holding $1,000 Vancouver food-cart permits are charging up to $10,000 to cart operators for prime locations.

OPEC: “Owners of Permits Extort Cart-operators”
“Landlords” holding $1,000 Vancouver food-cart permits are charging cart operators up to $10,000 per month for prime locations.

Garbage in Garbage out.

Notorious Hell's Angel gang-member  hired as Vancouver garbage-man

Notorious Hell’s Angel gang-member hired by the City of Vancouver as a garbage-collector!