City Hall

Kelowna city council floats ideas to nix image of ‘lake monster’ Ogopogo

By The Canadian Press
April 25, 2016 - 11:43am Updated: April 25, 2016 - 1:12pm

KELOWNA, B.C. — Ogopogo could get the heave-ho if councillors in Kelowna, B.C., decide to ditch images of the mythical lake monster from its parade float.

A proposal for the city’s new float stresses outdoor recreation to better reflect and promote the community.

Vancouver pot protest 'necessary' despite legalization promise, activist

By The Canadian Press
April 19, 2016 - 5:52pm Updated: April 20, 2016 - 12:35pm

VANCOUVER — Optimism mixed with thick clouds of pot smoke in downtown Vancouver last year as tens of thousands of people gathered for the annual “4-20″ marijuana legalization rally under a massive banner featuring Justin Trudeau’s face on a rolling paper.