VANCOUVER LEXICON | Hedge City

VANCOUVER LEXICON | What To Call A Place When It's No Longer Meant For Its Own People

Hedge City | Place/Phenomenon | Coined by Vancouver urban planner Andy Yan, a Hedge City is a safe, socially and politically stable metropolis with extremely high real estate values caused by foreign investors buying properties as a hedge against instability in their own countries. Vancouver's proximity to China - taken together with its undeniable natural beauty, limited land for housing, and relative protection from the more cataclysmic impacts of climate change - makes it an… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Nuclear Weapons Free Zone

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Proof In Signage That Vancouver Is A "Nuclear Weapons Free Zone"

Nuclear Weapons Free Zone | Signage | In the early 1980s, Vancouver City Council declared the city a "Nuclear Weapons Free Zone" after intense public pressure… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Spagfag

VANCOUVER LEXICON | What Many Gastown Residents Still Call The Old Spaghetti Factory

Spagfag | nickname | Short for The Old Spaghetti Factory, a Gastown restaurant that has been around since 1970. "Spagfag" is similarly employed in Victoria,… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Banana Smoothie Republic

VANCOUVER LEXICON | When Politicians Are Suckers For "Feel Good" Corporate Interests

Banana Smoothie Republic | Nickname | A cynical moniker for the Province of British Columbia. It was spun from the political science term "Banana Republic"… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Zunga

VANCOUVER LEXICON | A Homegrown Word For Summer's Scary, Exhilirating Rope Swing

Zunga | Slang | A make-shift rope swing that arcs over a refreshing body of water. This is especially the case in Powell River, where the term originated… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Nest, The

VANCOUVER LEXICON | The Nickname Of Hootsuite's Swell Mt. Pleasant Headquarters

Nest, The | Geekonym/Nickname | Hootsuite is one of Vancouver's most successful tech companies and its Mt. Pleasant headquarters is nerdily nicknamed "The… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Roller Girl

VANCOUVER LEXICON | The Rollerblading Woman In Pink Who Directs Traffic In YVR

Roller Girl | Person | Roller girl is Angela Dawson, the pink-clad woman with the giant headphones rollerblading in and out of traffic trying to guide… more 

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Shap

VANCOUVER LEXICON | Shap

Shap | Slang | A word often employed in the weirdly insular world of Canucks bloggers and tweeters. It's the Canucks Nation equivalent of throwing… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Cafe Medina Is On The Lookout For Driven, Passionate Cooks

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Cafe Medina Is On The Lookout For Driven, Passionate Cooks

The GOODS from Cafe Medina Vancouver BC | Cafe Medina is growing its culinary team! We are looking for enthusiastic cooks with an interest in learning about… more 

GOODS | La Mezcaleria On Commercial Drive Gets Set To Table 12 New Dishes On Feb. 1st

GOODS | La Mezcaleria On Commercial Drive Gets Set To Table 12 New Dishes On Feb. 1st

The GOODS from La Mezcaleria Vancouver, BC | On February 1st, 2015, La Mezcaleria is launching twelve new dishes inspired by regions throughout Mexico. Antonio… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Gastown’s Blacktail On Lookout For An Experienced FOH Manager

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Gastown’s Blacktail On Lookout For An Experienced FOH Manager

The GOODS from Blacktail Florist Vancouver, BC | Blacktail is on the hunt for an experienced, charismatic, driven FOH Manager with a strong guest services… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | The Okanagan’s “Culmina Family Estate Winery” Is Now Hiring

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | The Okanagan’s “Culmina Family Estate Winery” Is Now Hiring

GOODS from Culmina Family Estate Winery Oliver, BC | Culmina Family Estate Winery is a new, family-run winery estate located on the Golden Mile Bench… more 

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Earnest Ice Cream Is On The Lookout For F/T Assistant Managers

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Earnest Ice Cream Is On The Lookout For F/T Assistant Managers

The GOODS FROM EARNEST ICE CREAM Vancouver, BC | Earnest Ice Cream is on the hunt for people who are eager to be a long-term part of our kick-ass team and are… more 

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