Frances Bula is a journalist specializing in urban issues and city politics in the Vancouver region, which she has covered since 1994. She has covered a broad range of issues in this endlessly changing city: drug policy, bike lanes, billion-dollar development projects, homelessness, garbage debates, and more.
She writes frequently for The Globe and Mail’s BC section and Report on Business. From 2008 to 2015, she had a regional and national award-winning column in Vancouver magazine, Urban Fix.
Other publications she has written for include the Vancouver Sun (where she worked for 20 years), BCBusiness, Canadian Architect, Canadian Business, University Affairs, the American website Citiscope, Literary Review of Canada, South China Morning Post, The National in Abu Dhabi, The Georgia Straight, Western Living, Homemakers, and The Guardian. She also does political commentary for Radio Canada, CBC Radio and CKNW.