If you’re planning to spend Christmas by yourself this year, you’re likely not alone.
Jane Deacon is a reporter with 24 Hours Vancouver. She is formerly the assistant editor of the High River Times. She hails from Kingston, Ont., where she previously worked as the managing editor of a weekly newspaper and magazine group.
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The Fraser Valley avian flu outbreak has hit its first non-commercial site, infecting a small 85-bird operation.
Vancouver’s historic Rio Theatre will “keep the lights on” after donations poured in to save its iconic neon sign.
Container truck drivers voted unanimously to strike if rate negotiations with the provincial government aren’t resolved in the new year.
The Vancouver chef who planted a camera in his restaurant’s bathroom was motivated by the thrill of “knowing someone’s secrets” — more so than sexual impulses, according to his lawyer.
The avian flu virus infecting B.C. poultry farms is a North American first, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed.
Women account for nearly three-quarters of the people killed by a spouse or intimate partner in B.C. over the last decade.
For the last three years, Vancouver resident Marc Smith has issued a simple challenge: complete one act of kindness.
For the second time this year, Vancouver-area ports could be hit with shutdowns as container truck drivers consider another strike.
A failure to disclose $12,500 in campaign donations has led the executive director of Vancouver’s Coalition of Progressive Electors to resign.
The City of Vancouver is set to have free public Wi-Fi at nearly 50 locations city-wide by next spring - including two outdoor hot spots.
A Vancouver-area teacher disciplined multiple times for inappropriate behaviour — including playing a Valentine’s “kissing game” with students — had her teaching certificate suspended in a recent decision from the B.C. Commissioner for Teacher Regulation.
A Surrey pop-up soup kitchen is thriving despite a recent city crackdown.
The provincial government has approved the $8.7-billion Site C dam project, with construction on the energy project expected to begin next summer.
Foreign ownership of Vancouver condos is pegged at 2.3%, according to new figures from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
A tool that allows people to report crimes online hasn’t exactly gone viral in the Lower Mainland, but it is gaining in popularity.
The Fraser Valley bird flu outbreak has spread to Langley, affecting another 53,000 birds.
The death of 15-year-old Surrey teen was likely an “alcohol-fuelled altercation” between two groups, says B.C.’s homicide team.
All seven of TransLink’s top executives got a pay raise last year – despite a previous commitment that compensation had been frozen at 2012 levels.
Barbara Weinberger’s appendix ruptured some time in the more than 12-hour period she waited for emergency surgery.