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John Burns

Editor's Note: Crowd Surfing

Every year I spend a month or so meeting with people who notice and track power, seeking their input while developing a long list of influencers. It’s a punishing round of lunches and pastries

By published Dec 1, 2014

Editor's Note: A Month of Memories

Others get their adrenaline from the Grey Cup. I find it as mayors and councillors, school board trustees, and park commissioners win seats or shuffle off to Buffalo.

By published Nov 1, 2014

Vancouver Canucks 2.0: Life After Mike Gillis

A Q&A with Bruce Dowbiggin, author of the just-published Ice Storm: The Inside Story of the Rise and Fall of the Greatest Vancouver Canucks Team Ever

By published Oct 8, 2014

Editor's Note: Body and Soul

It’s not so much the fine-dining experiences that stand out; rather, it’s table time with family and friends, often last-minute, when the world’s cares receded

By published Oct 1, 2014

Five Sure Bets at VIFF 2014

In its 33rd year, the Vancouver International Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in North America. Featuring 300+ films from over 60 countries, it can be overwhelming. Stick to sure bets (like these) or just be daring and go!

By published Sep 18, 2014