Christopher Cheung is a reporter at The Tyee.

Breaking Down the Big New Batch of Housing Data

How widespread are evictions? How bad are waitlists? And who’s struggling with housing the most? Statistics Canada’s latest survey... Read More

Book Review – Meet Me By The Fountain: An Inside History of The Mall

What was your mall? Mine was Oakridge Centre in Vancouver. It wasn’t particularly glamorous with its exterior of boring brown brick... Read More

Where Did Vancouver’s Children Go?

What happened to all the kids? In Metro Vancouver, the senior population is growing over six times faster than the region’s number of... Read More

The Ziggurats of Richmond

They swept away the suburban scenery that once defined much of Richmond and built the ziggurats. Auto shops, blackberry thickets... Read More

‘Most Livable City?’ A 30-Year Gap in Life Expectancy Exists Within Vancouver

Live in Vancouver? Then you’ve seen those annual rankings that celebrate it as one of the world’s “most livable cities.” But zoom in... Read More

As Vancouver Shrinks, the Suburbs Swell

Is it a pandemic exodus? Vancouver’s population has shrunk for the first time in half a century, according to population estimates by... Read More

Vancouver, Where Did Your Shophouses Go?

Once upon a time in Vancouver, it was common to stroll to a nearby street corner to pick up some groceries, candy, or even some... Read More

‘I’m not homeless. I just don’t have an address’

Carin Clarke became homeless for one night when the City of Vancouver towed her RV. “I had no clothes. I had no food,” she said. “That... Read More