The provincial government announced that it is putting another $10 million toward addiction treatment and overdose prevention strategies, with half of that amount planned to establish a new British Columbia Centre on Substance Abuse.
Eric MacKenzie is a veteran reporter who previously covered sports in Whistler, B.C.
Vancouver’s first temporary modular housing project will be able to move to a different site in the future thanks to the design submitted by Horizon North, which has been selected by the Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency.
City of Vancouver officials believe more than 1,000 homes could be returned to the long-term rental market by regulating short-term accommodations.
It’s truly amazing that a quick-witted, kilt-wearing, sports-loving puppet could become the de facto mascot of this newspaper — touching lives and bringing a smile to countless faces in the process.
The Pacific NorthWest LNG project has been approved by the federal government, with Environment Minister Catherine McKenna and other cabinet members making the trip to Richmond Tuesday for the announcement.
The BC NDP’s housing critic said Tuesday that he’s found several more examples of high-value homes being owned by students, homemakers or people claiming to work in low-income professions after the premier cast doubt on his previous investigation.
Vancouver is No. 1, at least when it comes to the risk of a housing bubble among some of the world’s largest financial centres, according to a new report.
The Alliance of BC Students believes building more student housing can have a positive ripple effect on the province’s ongoing housing challenges, and will be hoping to deliver that message to the provincial government Tuesday.
The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal may be tasked with deciding whether a medical marijuana user was discriminated against by a hotel that wouldn’t let him check in due to concerns over the smell of weed.
The Royal Couple have landed in Vancouver.
A B.C. company that built the world’s largest hologram appears poised to help shape how the three-dimensional technology is used in industrial applications.
BC Coroners Service figures suggest the number of illicit-drug overdose deaths this year has already exceeded what was recorded for all of 2015.
A B.C. pimp serving a 23-year sentence for prostitution offences involving teen girls claims his rights were violated when the North Fraser Pre-Trial Centre did not accommodate his religious dietary preferences.
The City of Vancouver will now begin consulting with the public on its proposed Empty Homes Tax after the measure was supported in principle by council on Tuesday.
Burnaby council on Monday backed a city staff report concluding that the Stop Demovictions Burnaby campaign has been spreading “misinformation” — with the city claiming it protects renters.
The B.C. government intends to spend $500 million over the next six months to secure 2,900 rental housing units, Premier Christy Clark announced Monday in the big reveal of how the province planned to utilize soaring property transfer tax revenues.
Route changes to both the Expo and Millennium lines will take effect in approximately one month, TransLink announced Monday — as the transit operator prepares to accommodate the Evergreen Extension before the end of the year.
Although the first changes to make way for the Evergreen Extension are coming to the SkyTrain system as of Oct. 22, there were no further details revealed Monday about when that extension will be opened.
While the Vancouver School Board continues wrestling with a list of schools facing potential closure, the city looks to be adding its voice to the issue by calling on the province to quash its capacity requirements.
Ambitious athletic endeavours aren’t just for youngsters anymore, with people in even their senior-aged years becoming more interested in testing their physical limits with marathons, triathlons, long-distance bike races and the like.