Georgia Straight

GEORGIA STRAIGHT is a news and entertainment weekly, published in VANCOUVER and distributed free through various outlets. It first appeared on 5 May 1967 as a voice of the city's "underground" community (at a cost of 10 cents) and immediately outraged conservative civic leaders with articles about sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll. Mayor Tom CAMPBELL and the police repeatedly tried to shut it down, but the paper defended itself successfully in court and survived to become a city legend. At the...

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