Vancouver Would Be Cooler If Its Mountains Had More Deciduous Trees…

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If is a column that advocates for things that exist in other cities that could serve to improve or otherwise celebrate life in our own.

(via) For local skiers and snowboarders there’s nothing quite like a good winter’s day up on Cypress. What’s unfortunate is that there are never enough of them, even in good years like 2017 that saw a whopping 78 days of snowfall (2014, in comparison, had just 15 days). That’s why these two thrill-seeking skiers caught our attention. They couldn’t wait for the snow, so they decided to tear down the slope-filled, deciduous Cantal forest of southern France on leaves instead…

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Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel

After a recent stay at the new hotel in Whistler, we're scratching our heads as to why Vancouver doesn't have something similar yet.

What If Vancouver Followed Berlin’s Lead and Froze Rents for Five Years?

The rent-freeze starts in January and is retroactive to June, so landlords can't jack up the rent in one last frenzied orgy of greed.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Didn’t Occasionally Scare the Living Daylights Out of Us

They could have used any old alarm to warn of fire or accident, but instead they chose the one that terrifies everyone everywhere.

We Want to Sleep in the Cockpit of a 747 Permanently Parked at YVR Airport

As much as we appreciate the luxury and convenience of the airport's Fairmont Hotel, it wouldn't hurt to give it some direct competition.