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Aquarium Makes Good on Free Passes for Low-income Visitors

 Offer extended yearly to 26,000 Vancouverites who can’t pay top dollar to see the dolphins. By David P. Ball, Today, TheTyee.ca Free Vancouver Aquarium passes for low-income residents and families will become available starting in the fall through city community centres. …

Nintendo says no to gay characters

Nintendo will not allow gamers to play as gay characters in an upcoming game called Tomodachi Life. The company says the purpose of the life simulator game was not to provide social commentary. The gaming company has recently come under …

Stanley Park lions statues vandalized, once again

 2 of 4 small statues overlooking causeway at Lions Gate Bridge damaged before CBC News Vancouver police are investigating and the park board is making repair plans after it was discovered that two of Stanley Park’s iconic lions statues were vandalized — again. Last night, …

Vancouver’s rental vacancy rates worse than feared: MLA

By Matt Kieltyka Metro Jennifer Gauthier/Metro Vancouver’s skyline seen from Broadway and Cambie in November, 2014. The rental crisis in Vancouver is even worse than many feared, according to a Vancouver MLA. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s 2014 market …