Lower Mainland

Beautiful Bowen Island

Blue sky filters through the copper-coloured arbutus trees that frame the view of Howe Sound from the summit of Mount Gardner. Near the lookout, a statue-still...

Canada 150

The official 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation may have passed, but the nation’s sesquicentennial is being celebrated all year long. In honour of Canada 150,...

Indigenous Masterworks in Vancouver

From a raven-patterned silver bracelet to a tobacco pipe shaped like a hungry baby bird, the highly anticipated new exhibition at Vancouver’s celebrated Museum of...

Singletrack Mind

The BC Bike Race celebrates a decade of global competition and coastal camaraderie this year. A seven-day mountain bike stage race held each July, the event welcomes...

Richmond’s Dumpling Trail

With my first taste of xiao long bao, I fall a little in love. I carefully take a bite of the soup dumpling’s tender wrapping, then a sip of the fragrantly steamy...

Celebrating Festival Season

Surrounded by the vibrant flowers and greenery of a heritage garden, writers and book lovers relax in a 500-seat open-air pavilion on BC’s idyllic Sunshine Coast. This...

Net Results

As European settlers began to arrive on the Canadian west coast, the more entrepreneurial among them recognized the profit potential of the fish that lived in the...

Up Close and Personal

“Let’s go,” I shout, pushing off from the Village Dock into Vancouver’s False Creek. We’re surrounded by glass towers, and to the east we can see the...