When the city of Victoria accused Eva Livingston of neglecting and abusing her cat, and ordered her to have Cinnamon put down, she took the case all the way to the courts and won.
December is a time of celebration for many faiths, and this year a Sikh temple in Surrey is inviting people from all backgrounds to join them for a four-day meditation camp to practice peace and mindfulness.
Nothing gets in the way of holiday cheer like being sick, and according to University of B.C. professor of emergency medicine Dr. Adam Lund, it’s also the hardest time of year to stay healthy.
Criminal offenders from the Downtown Eastside with mental health and substance abuse issues continue to be a drain on traditional corrections, health-care, and social assistance services, according to a new study.
The spirit of Christmas is about carrying socks in your pocket.
Christmas is turning into a wasted opportunity, says University of BC professor Douw Steyn.
Locals are making their own light with lanterns as the darkest day of the year descends upon Vancouver.
A trio of provincial ministers announced their vision plan for Coquitlam’s Riverview Lands on Wednesday, stating they will spend approximately $175 million to build two mental health and addictions facilities.
“Scrambled” intersections in Vancouver could lead to significant safety benefits for pedestrians, says an internationally acclaimed traffic engineer.
“This is probably the most snow we’ve had on the ground since 2012, so a great start,” said Cypress Mountain marketing director Joffrey Koeman. “This past weekend was 75cm in 48 hours, that really kicked things into gear … we basically got nine days of heavy snow coming up with great temperatures — the forecast doesn’t get any better than this.”
Four of B.C.’s six Boreal Woodland Caribou herds could be facing extinction if “status quo” industrial expansion continues in northern B.C., according to a new report.
Those 40,000 trees just aren’t enough.
There’s a real need in Vancouver for a specific type of blood donor — dogs.
A new certification program has launched in B.C. to help renters find well-managed rental properties.
While many high school students probably spent last weekend playing video games and trying to avoid their homework, Angela Wang and Madeleine Liu were turning heads at Startup Weekend Vancouver.
Experts warn that medical tourists from B.C. are at risk of bringing back infectious antibiotic-resistant organisms along with their new kidney, hip, or dentures.
Rachel Notley caught the attention of organizations in B.C. last Sunday with the announcement of Alberta’s new Climate Leadership Plan, and now groups from across B.C. are calling on Premier Christy Clark to be equally ambitious with our own climate initiatives.
Although 15,000 fewer refugees are coming to Canada by the end of the year, Surrey’s landed refugee community is working hard on initiatives to help Canada’s new arrivals in their transition.
A smile says it all. That’s the idea behind new research looking into why people are drawn to the controversial activity of trophy hunting.
A new study from the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement found that B.C. had the most hospitals with accommodating policies regarding visiting hours for family and loved ones.