Best Films to See at the Vancouver Film Festival 2014

The Vancouver Film Festival is certainly one of the strongest draws to any movie buff in the world, and with over 300 films showing during the two weeks it can also be a pretty difficult place to navigate. There are so many films it can truly be hard to pick and choose which ones you… Read more »

How to Ease Vancouver Affordability Crisis?

We’ve already looked at just what kind of crisis Vancouver is in when it comes to people being able to afford living in the city. But is there anything they can do as a city to overcome that problem? Could it be through a tax levy on foreign house buyers and anyone buying a house… Read more »

The Future of Vancouver

Is it any wonder that more people are leaving Vancouver behind over the years when it happens to be one of the hardest places to keep a living? You wouldn’t really expect it, but between low incomes, high house costs, and even things like less voters Vancouver is going to have to do something or… Read more »

Innovative Vancouver

We love sharing many of the best aspects of life in Vancouver here on the Highland Worldwide blog. British Columbia is a beautiful region, and the metropolis that ties the whole region together has been growing in notoriety in recent years. Many readers are likely aware of our city’s status as one of the most… Read more »

Vancouver’s Co-Op Housing, Part One

Let’s face it – Vancouver is a pricey city. Every city experiencing a boom is pricey. Trendiness will always cause a hike in prices; that’s the way of the world. No matter what neighborhood you’re in, you’ll see dollar signs floating in the air like little cherubs. You could be in Yaletown and eating vegan… Read more »

Vancouver’s West End Undergoing Development

If someone were to ask you, “What is one of the most storied neighbourhoods in Vancouver?” chances are you’d answer, “West End.” It’s a fine answer, as West End is considered one of Vancouver’s first upscale neighbourhoods due to the arrival of the Canadian Pacific Railway. It then grew into an Ellis Island of sorts,… Read more »

Happy Hour Now Legal in Vancouver

For the first time, residents of Vancouver and the entire province of British Columbia will get to enjoy a time-honored tradition honored in pubs, bars and taverns all over North America. The after-work period where establishments dip their prices in order to attract customers, known as “happy hour,” has just become legal in this part… Read more »