The Original Quote For Vancouver's $514 Million Stadium Renovation Was…

The $514 million renovation of Vancouver's BC Place stadium, home to the BC Lions and Vancouver Whitecaps as well as the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics, was more than 400 percent over budget, a Vancouver business paper is reporting. » 1/05/13 3:40pm 1/05/13 3:40pm

Vancouver Fans Quietly Shuffle Home Without Bothering Anyone

This Canucks season ended slightly more prosaically than the last one. No fires, no broken windows, no hungover city sheepishly cleaning up after itself and swearing that its thousands of jersey-clad rioters in no way represent the fans or Vancouver. » 4/23/12 10:45am 4/23/12 10:45am

Kissing Riot Couple's Zapruder Film Proves Their Blissful Moment Was…

Of course you remember the golden Vancouver riot couple, forever commemorated in this photo, their newfound love a port in a storm of tear gas and riot shields. Well, some folks wrote that the photo might have been staged—it seemed too perfect, too cinematic. We understood. Oh, this postmodern world. » 6/24/11 1:25pm 6/24/11 1:25pm

Postcard From Western Canada: Vancouver Flames And Calgary Canucks

FORT McMURRAY, ALBERTA — During the nine months I've lived in Canada, I've abandoned my image of Canadians as a bunch of northern Minnesotans with their pinkies extended, single-payer health care and Queen Elizabeth's plump mugshot on every single coin in their snap-purses. They truly are a more polite, more svelte and … » 6/17/11 6:13pm 6/17/11 6:13pm

There Was The Dumb Drunk Portion Of The Vancouver Riots, And Then…

At about the three-minute mark in this video, the band of drunks redirects its impotent rage onto a man (described in the YouTube video as a security guard) who tries to keep them from smashing the department store windows. I'm still trying to make sense of when a sports-related riot shifts from being about… » 6/16/11 9:45am 6/16/11 9:45am