Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson proclaims the beginning of Vancouver Pride Week 2011. Photo taken July 24, 2011.
Fuel-surcharge increases announced by BC Ferries on Friday could be illegal, the B.C. NDP says. Full articleNovember 28, 2011 / No Comments
Occupy Vancouver protestors remained defiant yesterday with one day to go before a court injunction requires them to remove their tents or face arrest. Full articleNovember 21, 2011 / No Comments
B.C. politics have always been dominated by an unforgiving two-party system, but B.C. Conservative Leader John Cummins thinks the time is right for a third party to emerge. Full articleSeptember 27, 2011 / No Comments
Premier Christy Clark continued to release details about the upcoming provincial jobs plan yesterday with the announcement of efforts to improve job creation at new businesses, improve training and reduce red tape in B.C. Full articleSeptember 22, 2011 / No Comments
Having withdrawn from the embattled Missing Women Commission of Inquiry, the Pivot Legal Society has announced plans to examine the condition of sex workers and vulnerable women since the arrest of Robert Pickton. Full article/ No Comments
An insatiable appetite for connectivity is at the root of the decision to add a new area code in British Columbia. Full articleJuly 29, 2011 / No Comments
Vancouver’s modest Norwegian consulate can be difficult to find in its obscure location on the 14th floor of a Georgia Street office tower, but Linda Butterfield didn’t let that stop her from bringing her children, Erik and Lauren, to sign a book of condolences. Full articleJuly 28, 2011 / No Comments
The Vancouver Police Department has released a second list of the top-10 candidates for its Con Air program, which sends people with outstanding arrest warrants back to other jurisdictions to face their accusers. Full articleJuly 27, 2011 / No Comments
Vision Vancouver Coun. Geoff Meggs is foregrounding successful freeway removals in other cities as the debate on whether to remove the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts continues. Full articleJuly 25, 2011 / No Comments
Vancouver Coun. Geoff Meggs is enthused by a pair of preliminary reports released Thursday on the ridership and business effects of the Dunsmuir and Hornby separated bicycle lanes. Full articleJuly 22, 2011 / 1 Comment
I'm David Proctor, Vancouver-based freelance journalist. I graduated SFU with double majors in communication and political science in 2011, and was news editor of The Peak for over two years. I have also written extensively for the Vancouver edition of Metro News. Today, I seek freelancing opportunities and regular news-writing work.