VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — It may have been the first time a sitting Prime Minister has visited a gay bar.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stopped in for a beer at the Fountainhead Pub in Vancouver’s West End early Monday evening. NEWS 1130’s Taran Parmar was there.
“We’re kicking off pride week here in Vancouver — that’s definitely one way to do it,” she says. “To see Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walk into a bar here on Davie Street, a packed bar at that.” This is the first time a sitting Canadian PM has visited a gay bar, and may even be the first instance the leader of a country has done this.
Vancouver ‘s Jessica Yaniv filed a complaint with B.C. Human Rights Tribunal in 2018 alleging 16 spas refused to wax her – including Brazillian waxes- because she is a male to female trans woman.
Yaniv is a male to female transgender woman who has not yet had sex-reassignment surgery, meaning she has male genitalia.
Crossing the city from mountains to shores, day to night, and from landmarks to landscapes, this evocative video captures some of Vancouver’s loveliest places and moments.
We know we’re pretty photogenic here in Vancouver, and a beautiful place to visit and live. The camera loves scenic Vancouver, as countless videos shared online prove over and over again.
“When she yelled that stuff out and then continued to drive down the stairs, I thought she was crazy and could have seriously hurt or killed someone,” said a witness.
Vancouver police say their traffic unit is “looking into” an incident where a woman drove her SUV down a set of stairs at the Sheraton Wall Centre on Friday.
The off-road adventure was captured on cellphone video by Ian Lampman, who said it all shaped up around 8 a.m.
Vancouver is a city every adventurer needs to see. Consider these hotels to have the best trip possible.
The coastal seaport city of Vancouver is a showstopper, as well as a dynamic vacation spot that often inspires repeat visits. Travelers can enjoy the cultural enrichment and excitement of a big city while being within a stone’s throw of some of Canada’s most breathtaking natural beauty. With its oceanic climate, it offers comfortable summers, and the most popular time to visit is between April and October. No matter what time of year you choose to go, take the time to discover the best hotels for your needs.
From the hip neighborhood of Yaletown to the beauty of the waterfront, these hotels offer the ideal places to stay for any visitor to Vancouver. Continue at Source: Where to Stay in Vancouver
Although BC is gorgeous in any season, these Instagrammable beaches are a reminder of how lucky we are to live in one of the most beautiful places on earth.
One of the best parts of living in Vancouver is the beautiful beaches and scenery, and these Instagrammable beaches prove the West Coast is the best coast.
Summer is in full swing, and if you’re looking for a scenic spot to take pictures for the ‘gram, look no further.Take a look through the photos below, then grab your sunscreen and your selfie stick and get your summer on. Continue at Source: These are the most Instagrammable beaches in the Vancouver area
One day isn’t nearly enough time to explore beautiful Vancouver but if that’s all you have, make those 24 hours really count and see the best the city has to offer.
Whatever activities you choose for your mini-break in the city you’re sure to be impressed, so mix and match from this one-day itinerary and plan a longer stay for the next time you inevitably return to beautiful Vancouver. Continue at Source: Spend One Perfect Day In Vancouver
The only thing better than lounging on one of Vancouver’s gorgeous sandy beaches is doing all of that while eating some amazing grub.
You can’t just eat anything at the beach. It has to be portable, convenient, compact, packable, on top of being lip-smackingly delicious enough to warrant bringing all the way to a beach.
Go ahead and try to nom on BBQ ribs at English Bay and let us know how that goes.
Or skip the game of trial and error and check the list of the best beach eats we’ve already rounded up for you below: Continue at Source: 7 places to get awesome beach eats to-go in Vancouver
It’s berry-picking season and you’ll be darned if you let summer pass you by without enjoying the sweet fruits of your labour. Here’s where to do it.
Spend a few days this summer picking juicy strawberries, plump blueberries, and anything else you can get your hands on.It’s the perfect opportunity to freeze up fruit for the year, can fresh jam, or make a fruit pie. The possibilities are endless when you’re lucky enough to live in the berry capital of Canada. Continue at Source: The best places to go berry picking in the Lower Mainland
Independently owned spots that are uniquely Couve-y.
Vancouver, Washington has long been overshadowed by Seattle to the North and Portland to the South, but this funky little sister city is all grown up with its own burgeoning food and drink scene, including coffee roasters, great Mexican food, a ton of pho, award-winning breweries, fun farmers markets, and a handful of extraordinary food trucks. Still, it’s the small, independently owned, one of a kind restaurants that reflect the unique personalities of their owners and leave diners with a memorable experience. Below sits an assortment of killer spots for everything from a casual happy hour to a memorable date night. Continue at Source: 17 Outstanding Restaurants in Vancouver, Washington