Malcolm Parry, The Vancouver Sun

Malcolm Parry

The Vancouver Sun


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Past articles by Malcolm:

Town Talk: Bob Rennie cues builders on B.C.'s 'demographic crunch'

Climate change, aging population biggest challenges facing the economy → Read More

Town Talk: $790,000 raised for Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and VSO School of Music

ORCHESTRAL VARIATIONS: Third-time co-chair Alexandra Mauler-Steinmann and newcomer Barbara Klebanoff fronted the 30th annual Vancouver Symphony Ball that reportedly raised $790,000 and change recently. Good news for recently appointed VSO board chair Etienne Bruson. Ditto for Angela Elster who was three weeks into her job as president-CEO of the orchestra and its unique-in-Canada music school.… → Read More

Town Talk: Million-dollar gala benefits the Canucks Autism Network

Pei Huang and Judy Leung co-chaired the Chinese Canadian community’s sixth annual Time to Shine gala that reportedly raised $3 million. → Read More

Town Talk: Play recounts Casey Wright's 19-year medical journey

Despite his challenges, Casey Wright has had a fuller life than many people → Read More

Town Talk: Gordon Smith will benefit children long after his 100-year lifetime

The Gordon and Marion Smith Foundation for Young Artists endowment has supported North Vancouver school district’s Artists For Kids program → Read More

Town Talk: Two hospital fundraisers take aim at $10 million

Chinese Canadian community giving back big time to health care system → Read More

Town Talk: Wall Ball hands Union Gospel Mission an 80th-birthday gift

Union Gospel Mission is undertaking its biggest project, a $35.5-million expansion of its Women and Families Centre on Cordova Street. → Read More

Town Talk: Revisiting some who helped make 2019 what it was

Malcolm Parry takes a look back at the people who helped shape 2019 in B.C. → Read More

Town Talk: Regional Recycling Vancouver looks after its binner clients

Lunch honours a major chunk of the people who bring recycling into the depot → Read More

Town Talk: West side restaurateur feeds east side kids

ANOTHER JOE: As well as serving his Hawksworth and Nightingale restaurants’ affluent diners, David Hawksworth squeezed in a catering gig at Britannia Secondary’s east Vancouver campus recently. There he delivered a Christmas turkey-and-trimmings meal to Streetfront Alternative Middle School teacher Trevor Stokes and the sometimes-hard-done-by students he says “are worth investing in.” The event… → Read More

Town Talk: Crystal Ball raises $3.8 million for B.C. Children's Hospital

Sum will help fund the hospital's Next Generation Technologies program to study youngsters’ entire genetic makeup → Read More

Town Talk: Magazine publisher puts on a new face

Canada Wide Media president Samantha Legge recently launched Evalina Beauty. → Read More

Town Talk: Magazine publisher puts on a new face

Canada Wide Media president Samantha Legge recently launched Evalina Beauty. → Read More

Town Talk: Vancouver Chinatown Foundation gala raises $5.5 million

PENDER’S BIG SPENDERS: Time was when future notables vacated downtown theatres and bars to dine on neon-glittering, late-night Pender Street. That migration reversed recently when Lieutenant-… → Read More

Town Talk: Galas support hospitals and cancer and juvenile diabetes research

B.C. Cancer Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, B.C. Children’s Hospital big winners at galas → Read More

Town Talk: Jammies-clad celebrants benefit Covenant House

Next up: Covenant House’s annual Sleep Out. → Read More

Town Talk: Porsche joins the electric car club

Malcolm Parry’s latest Town Talk column. → Read More

Town Talk: A Night To Dream gala benefits expanding Ronald McDonald House

Expansion in Vancouver and satellite facilities expect to be announced → Read More

Town Talk: Britain's Red Arrows fly over Coal Harbour

‘The Red Arrows are the best ambassador our country has,’ says U.K.’s high commissioner → Read More

Town Talk: Luncheon generates $700,000 for pancreatic cancer clinic

The recent sixth-annual Hope Couture luncheon reportedly raised more than $700,000 to help the B.C. Cancer Foundation fund a pancreatic cancer rapid-access clinic. → Read More