Georgia Straight

Georgia Straight | Media | The headquarters of Vancouver’s best free weekly newspaper. The Georgia Straight began as an unflinching, truly alternative rag in 1967. Today it is a left-leaning but entirely mainstream source of news, entertainment and occasionally amusing personal advertisements.

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The Fact British Columbians Acknowledge Before They Go About Their Business

"You know, sometimes the territorial acknowledgement feels a little rushed and insincere, but that was a really good one..."

The Iconic Structure That Towers Over The Heart of Gastown

"If I could live anywhere I wanted in Vancouver, it would be in the Hotel Europe's second floor patio suite overlooking Gastown..."

The Wildly Successful Art Show We Wish Was Still Around

"The coolest thing about The Cheaper Show was the genuine thrill finding a piece of art that you loved that hadn't sold yet."

The Stretch of Road That Helps Feed Vancouver Every Day

"I wonder what will happen when the viaducts come down and Produce Row sees its traffic increased by a billion percent..."