Like cigarettes today, their digital counterparts will soon be banned across the province from being displayed or sold to minors — from being “vaped” indoors, on school grounds or at workplaces — but government remains toothless to police any vendors that do business online.
In Canada, a woman was technically not a person until 1917.
TransLink has budgeted $1.9 million in its repairs for the Columbia Station SkyBridge after it twice dropped pieces of concrete near rail tracks and a road below.
B.C. probation officers snap to moving clients out of recovery homes without following up with program facilitators on why — putting the community at risk and delaying the process — according to an operator of three such homes in Surrey.
When you go fishing, you don’t expect to measure your catch by its wingspan.
Port Metro Vancouver said on Thursday that operations had resumed at most port facilities shut down by a shipping container fire the day before, but that its Centerm container terminal was still closed.
Vancouver Park Board has found a way to get greener than timber using a “fibre reinforced hybrid material” made primarily of compressed rice husks encapsulated in polymer, but looks just like tropical wood and lasts many times longer.
Vancouver is joining other cities across Canada with a day of action and protest against the controversial federal anti- terrorism bill on March 14, which aims to dramatically boost the powers of national security agencies.
The Canadian-made experimental Ebola vaccine was tested on a doctor who was exposed to the disease and it appeared to work as well as researchers hoped, a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association says.
The biggest complaint for often rain- soaked transit riders is the lack of comprehensive bus shelters throughout Metro Vancouver at TransLink’s 8,302 bus stops.
TransLink is planning two public art projects for the New Westminster SkyTrain Station as part of the Expo Line upgrades — but one of them will be taken down as soon as construction is finished.
His beard a bit longer, his hair a bit wilder, accused terrorist Awso Peshdary made a brief video appearance Thursday from the maximum security wing of the Innes Rd. jail.
MOSCOW - Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny walked out of a Moscow detention centre on Friday and promised that Russia's opposition will continue to challenge President Vladimir Putin, uncowed by last week's killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.
LONDON - British detectives have arrested a man suspected of being part of a group which hacked into the U.S. Department of Defense last year, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Friday.
A U.K. mom is taking heat from school officials for allowing her 11-year-old son to dress up as Fifty Shades of Grey character Christian Grey for a school event.
A mob of several thousand people broke into a high-security prison in India, dragged out a rape suspect and killed him, officials said on Friday, adding that police had to impose a curfew to restore order.
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A man rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard on Lake St. Clair Thursday said he was walking over the frozen ice from Detroit to Toronto.
A BNSF Railway train loaded with crude oil derailed on Thursday afternoon in a rural area south of Galena, Illinois, with two of the tank cars catching fire, according to local officials and the company.