B.C.’s finance minister Carole James said the N.D.P. government is “looking at all options” to “fix the challenges” of the current housing market in Vancouver in an interview with Bloomberg in New York.
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The federal government plans to legalize marijuana this summer and they say they want their fair share of tax revenue.
I wandered into Shoppers Drug Mart with my two-year-old yesterday to buy dental floss and bubble bath.
This week, a friend of mine sent me a text full of capital letters and exclamation marks.
The Vancouver Park Board will vote at their next meeting on Monday night on whether they will ban balloons in parks, community centres and any other areas within their jurisdiction.
Just as I was driving away from kindergarten drop-off this week and wondering how my wee ones would face the world, I turned up the radio to a story about millennials who were afraid of doorbells. I thought it was a joke: the juxtaposition was so stark.
This week, U.S. First Lady Melania Trump wore black stilettos to board a plane and the Twitter world was immediately offended.
As of mid-October, it will be illegal to stay inside your car if it’s parked on a B.C. Ferries lower deck.
After last week’s violent “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va., many of us in Canada were shocked at the violence and grieving the death of the counter-protester but felt relieved that we were not in the States and talked about how much different things are here.
Last weekend, a 34-year-old Williams Lake man celebrated the lifting of an evacuation order and being able to return home by setting off fireworks in what are still extremely hot, dry and fire-prone conditions. Thankfully, the RCMP were quickly alerted, arrested the intoxicated man and later fined him just over $1,000 for allegedly dropping, releas
According to the latest 2016 census data released this week, the share of Canadians living alone is higher than ever before.
I’m currently spending a few weeks in Europe and have been struck by how different the bicycle culture is here from that in Vancouver.
My youngest daughter has a severe soy allergy which means that reading ingredient lists has become a necessarily regular practice of mine. While Health Canada’s Food and Drug Regulations require food allergens and gluten to be clearly marked on prepackaged products, food sold in restaurants is exempt.
While wildfires rage near 100 Mile House and Williams Lake, forcing people to leave their homes, Vancouver’s Mayor Gregor Robertson is busy proclaiming the official “Day of Laughter.”
I was in Chilliwack General Hospital this week for a foot infection. While I was in the waiting room, a man walked up to me with a basket. “Pet him,” he said. “Pardon?” I answered. “His name’s Rupert.” The man brought the basket closer to me and I could see there was a small black rabbit inside. Immediately I was quite confused. I didn’t think anim
This fall, condo owners at Vancouver’s Eugenia Place will have to fork over $35,000 each to replace a tree on the top of their building.
Summer is the time to loosen up, relax. It’s barbecue and flip-flop season and boy have we seen some big political flip-flops this year.
Vancouver seems to have two seasons: rain and tourists. Just as we make our way out of one, the other hits us full force.
On Monday, I needed to buy a booster seat. My kids were going to spend the day with a friend and we needed something that would fit in between two other car seats in the back of a station wagon.
Earlier this week, Christy Clark announced she will call back the House and force a confidence vote that will very likely lose.