An earthquake, an art gallery and (what else?) real estate prices: meet the subjects of our three favourite long(er) stories from the past 12 months

Earthquakeheader 1. Is Vancouver prepared for an earthquake? As shocking as it may sound, the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake isn’t even Vancouver’s largest seismic threat. Local emergency crews are now preparing for something even more catastrophic just below the surface   Million-header 2. The million dollar question Prices are dividing the city to a record degree—and that’s before we even address the actual average cost of a detached home    Rendering-audain 3. The man behind B.C.'s ambitious new art gallery Michael Audain never wanted his name on an art museum. Then Whistler made the housing magnate and philanthropist an offer he couldn’t refuse