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Province music writer Tom Harrison just published the ultimate guide to Vancouver's rock 'n' roll history!

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Hey, rock fans, do we have some summer reading for you. Tom Harrison’s History of Vancouver Rock ’n’ Roll is being published on Tuesday in ebook format.
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Ancient forest buried under an Alaskan glacier for 1,000 years is starting to emerge.
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Unfortunate break-in after a woman announced on Facebook the whole family was heading down to Vancouver for the Canucks game.
A Kamloops, B.C., woman is warning people about sharing too much information on Facebook, after she posted plans to leave town and thieves cleaned out her family's home.
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A comparison of the two Chicago papers after the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup does make a fairly compelling case for maintaining a staff photography department.
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Great visualization by BuzzFeed here of what the NHL would look like if they took the idea from Nate Silver's recent post and moved some teams to markets that could support them.

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This story has been gobbling up traffic on our site since before noon. One of the many screenplays I conceived but never wrote was about something like this.
They call it the transporter. It “beams” the kids from one home to another in the blink of an eye. The technology is pretty mundane, to be honest.
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I left when I was four, so I can't say I miss any of this -- although it all looks very nice.

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A compilation of today's shopping violence in the U.S.

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My morning project: ride to work along the contentious Point Grey Road bike corridor and make a video about it.

  #vancouver   #transportation   #cycling   #vanpoli  
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It seems like it should be fairly easy these days to generate a great new logo without alienating your stakeholders. Here's how I would have done it if I were Mountain Equipment Co-op.
Mountain Equipment Co-op is taking a lot of heat from members over its new logo. They could have avoided this rather easily. First, some background. MEC is a Vancouver-born co-op that sells outdoor clothing and gear. They’ve been around since
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You see a great Vancouver fog pic every once in a while, but this is probably the best I've seen. Actually, this entire thread on Quora is full of great photos, because the question posed was, "What is the most amazing photo you have ever taken?"

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Alexis Birkill's answer: This is one of my favourite photographs, mainly because of the perseverance required to take it, and the thrill of finally getting the right conditions. Vancouver doesn't get temperature inversions that often, but in January we had a few days where they occurred early ...
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I take a look through the Canucks lens at Nate Silver's fascinating post today about why Canada hasn't won a Stanley Cup in 20 years. #hockey   #nhl   #nhlplayoffs   #nhlplayoffs2013   #canucks   #natesilver   #statistics  
Nate Silver's look at Canada's Stanley Cup drought suggests there is room for more Canadian teams, including another in Vancouver.
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Digital news editor at The Province. Also play guitar and pull for the Canucks.
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Digital news editor at The Province and father of two, whose dedication to work and family has compromised his ability to make millions playing bluegrass guitar.
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