The self-proclaimed inventor of the “poutinerie” — poutine with lots of toppings — arrived in Vancouver Tuesday, bringing with him a zombie-themed competition to see who could finish their cow-brain- topped boxes fastest.
The latest letter from the BC Public School Employers’ Association has teachers outraged. According to an email the BC Teachers’ Federation sent to members, BCPSEA is lifting the lockout during the last weeks of summer vacation, expecting educators to prepare for the start of the school year and set up their classrooms on their own time.
Concerns over the integrity of tailings dams since the Mount Polley breach earlier this month have made their way across Canada to the regulator of Canadian uranium mines and mills.
Job creation in B.C. isn’t dependent on shipping oil to international markets, according to federal NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair. The opposition leader says keeping oil sands products within the country would still boost the economy and keep people working.
Two people have been arrested and Burnaby Mounties are looking for a third person after 200 people were allegedly defrauded.
"The proposed changes address a lot of the rider concerns having to do with the lack of facilitiies, the lack of security, the lack of park and ride area and the lack of any kind of community cohesion with the Phibbs Exchange." — Sacha Fabry
"The independent review and inquiry must find the reasons why this dam failed and then we must all, in a very public way, acknowledge those reasons … and address them." — Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines
Cuts in funding for Lower Mainland school districts mean emergency earthquake kits stocked with water, food and medical supplies may be missing from your child’s school.
Both parents and teachers fearing the worst in the coming school year are taking child-care matters into their own hands.
Keeping kids away from germs and allergens isn’t doing them any favours, according University of B.C. researchers.
No one will be charged after a fire at a Salmon Arm elementary school Sunday because the suspects are all too young. RCMP say children accused of starting the blaze are six, eight and 10 years old.
Some in the most vulnerable population of the city feel they’re being unfairly harassed over transit fares — even if they’ve paid up.
A Freedom of Information Act request released related to Times of India Film Awards held in Vancouver in 2013 reveals little about the business case for the ceremony.
A vote for the federal Grits is a vote for legalization.
Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson has accused Canadian Pacific Railway of “bullying” residents by tearing up their community gardens along the Arbutus Corridor.
The British Columbia Ministry of Forests says a new memorandum of understanding signed with a Chinese province will not mean raw log imports to China will increase.
The federal government insists new legislation that would essentially force banks to hand over information about Unites States citizens to the Internal Revenue Service via the Canada Revenue Agency is constitutionally valid.
The Greater Vancouver YMCA is putting up 1,100 childcare spots across the region in case the teachers’ strike carries into the new school year.
Canadian government has one year to acknowledge that those who carry marijuana-possession permits are allowed to use pot cookies, oils, gels, ointments and other forms that aren’t considered “dried” herb.