The humorous, character-based food scraps program is being renewed by Metro Vancouver — this time targeting pizza boxes, coffee filters, napkins and paper plates, seafood shells and sauce.
B.C. would directly benefit from a national investment in public infrastructure — from the jobs that would be created to its impact on the province’s GDP, according to a recent report.
University of B.C. is planning to build the tallest wooden structure in the world — at 18 storeys and $51.5 million it would provide housing for more than 400 students when construction finishes in fall 2017.
If there’s anything that kills the fuel-cell car it’ll be the lack of infrastructure for refuelling them, according to one local expert who’s been researching this tech for more than 15 years.
The provincial government is working to crack down on the ever-increasing costs of administering the three superior courts — provincial, supreme and appeal — in British Columbia.
The so-called “secret police” Bill C-51 has left a bitter taste in some people’s mouths since being enacted as law earlier this year – particularly amongst B.C. civil rights advocates, political pundits and some of the other federal party leaders.
A legal advocacy group is pushing BC Hydro to create a rate structure for the province’s 160,000 low-income residential customers before the latest round of proposed rates get locked in for another decade.
While eyes are glued to the stacked wooden building proposed to become the city’s future art gallery, what’s around the corner for the former provincial courthouse built in the early 1900s remains unknown after 2021.
The rates of diseased-caused deaths for B.C. workers has increased dramatically over the last 20 years as the population catches up with the effects of inhaled asbestos.
Instead of penning pregnant mountain caribou and shooting wolves from helicopters, 10 environmental groups are appealing to Premier Christy Clark to carve out public park space.
Approximately 3,000 privacy breaches occur at B.C.’s eight major health authorities every year — but due to the lack of legislated requirements to report, less than 1% of those cases are ever heard by the B.C. Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner.
A union representing truckers is headed back to court, saying Port Metro Vancouver has ordered trucks older than 10 years be restricted from the port starting in 2019 — costing its membership tens of thousands of dollars each.
The BC Search and Rescue Association has put forward an alternative support model with an eye on stable funding for the cash-strapped groups.
Male drug users are more likely to prefer treatment to get themselves financially stable and out of crime, while women find treatment beneficial in having regular access to health care, plus strengthening relationships.
The Vancouver Art Gallery released the conceptual design Tuesday for its new location, with the intention of breaking ground in late 2017 and having the doors open by 2021 — but the cost of making it a reality still casts a shadow over the project.
Twelve sick kids from the Starlight Children’s Foundation were treated to a five-day trip Tuesday aboard a train bound for Lake Louise in the Rockies.
TransLink says its updated northeast sector plan won’t have an expansion in services when it reorganizes routes next year for the Coquitlam region to line up bus service to SkyTrain hubs.
A Victoria man says he’s been given an ultimatum by city hall to remove his potbellied pigs from the municipality, as having farm animals as pets are prohibited.
Lindsey Longe was the guy in a globe-trotting circus who probably had the best job ever, driving his motorcycle inside a spherical cage — never falling off because he never stopped.