Re/Max says the surging commercial real estate market in Vancouver could grow even further with last month’s introduction of the 15% foreign buyer tax.
Michael Mui, 24 Hours Vancouver
The University of Victoria team behind a prototype automatic tree planting robot have developed a second generation of their TreeRover device, with better digging ability for tough soils.
TransLink has identified 10 SkyTrain stations where passengers are struggling to squeeze through fare gates quickly during the busiest commuter times of day.
A winning lottery ticket that was a dream come true for a Vancouver woman became a nightmare — resulting in a broken friendship and the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars over an unpaid loan.
Transit Police are reporting a 5.5% year-over-year increase in crimes on transit — with 7,831 offences of all kinds reported in 2015.
TransLink is developing an emergency management plan to determine how it would close the Pattullo Bridge during a severe windstorm or seismic event.
More than 40 tonnes of debris arrived by barge in Vancouver Monday, as the finale of a months-long excursion by multiple groups cleaning up Vancouver Island’s shorelines following the Japanese tsunami of 2013.
British Columbia’s arm of the Canadian Army received a new headquarters in Vancouver this past weekend, based next to the city’s reserve infantry regiment, which also just received some much-needed seismic upgrades.
Assaults on transit operators are at their lowest level since 2007, according to TransLink, as it prepares to test additional barriers that physically separate bus drivers from passengers to deter attacks.
About 1,600 students in the Coquitlam School District are having their science classes turned upside down as kids race to come up with microgravity experiments to be conducted on board the International Space Station.
B.C.’s child advocate is asking the provincial attorney general to intervene in the case of a three-year-old girl living with her Vancouver Island foster parents — but who could be sent to Ontario to be with her siblings.
The provincial government is giving up its requirement that all Vancouver schools be 95% full, an order school trustees say prompted a process to close schools in order to pave the way for seismic upgrades.
It was the evening of their wedding day and the newlyweds were in their hotel when “angry words were exchanged” and he grabbed her hair, pulled her to her feet and — still holding onto her hair — dragged her around the hotel room before slapping her.
Vancouver Coastal Health has identified two locations where it intends to place future supervised injection sites, with an additional two unnamed locations planned, chief medical health officer Patricia Daly said on Wednesday.
Surrey Mounties are preparing to launch a mobile app equipped with the ability to report crimes online, see crime statistics, get news updates and more.
Vancouver’s bike-share service will soon be installing stations within city parkland after 11 locations were approved by the Park Board — primarily at Stanley Park and downtown beaches.
Vancouver firefighters could soon be equipping their emergency rations with vegetarian, vegan, halal, Kosher and gluten-free options, to be served to frontline workers during disasters when fresh food isn’t available.
A growing B.C. economy has driven consumer debt to record levels. The hot housing market is to blame, but “underlying, structural” issues are threatening to weaken employment province-wide, says the head of a provincial accountants’ association.
A fed bear is a dead bear — it’s quite a strong statement, but holds deadly truth for black bears as many forage prior to hibernating for winter, leading to a spike in sightings.
For three years starting in 2017, TransLink is expected to raise fares by an average of 2-3% each year, plus a property tax averaging $3 per year for regional residents, as part of the first phase of expanding transit services.