It was a sad day for animal lovers Monday as news broke that Hana, one of the Vancouver Aquarium’s Pacific white-sided dolphins, had died over the weekend.
Instead of warning about the harms and peer pressure of drugs, addictions researcher Dan Reist wants teachers to focus on the historical, social and cultural aspects of psychoactive substances — so kids can make their own choices.
Former Chief Const. Jim Chu officially transferred command over to new Chief Const. Adam Palmer at the Vancouver convention centre Monday, alongside Mayor Gregor Robertson and B.C. Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon.
A proposed bylaw amendment could lead to more family-sized rental units in Vancouver — but critics say prices will still be too high.
Whoever suggested playing videogames won’t get you through school was wrong.
Nine intersex and transgender people, including the Trans Alliance Society, have filed a complaint with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal to remove gender from birth certificates.
Loads of garbage arriving at Metro Vancouver’s waste and transfer facilities with lots of food scraps can expect to pay 50% more through a new surcharge starting in July.
Dr. Andrea Szewchuk runs a transgender clinic at the Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre, and the day-to-day concern shared with them includes housing discrimination, fear of being accepted in a shelter while homeless, and facing social exclusion by one’s community based solely on gender expression.
A government sting operation that sent underaged agents to hundreds of lottery retailers in the province busted more than one-in-three vendors for selling to minors.
For the last several years, James Pollard has been told he has only 12 to 18 months to live since his cancer metastasized, and he’s now running out of treatment options.
A staged tournament spanning six days with some of the world’s top female cyclists is being proposed for the Lower Mainland by a company founded just for that purpose.
A nine-foot tall stuffed flamingo and a 1960s vintage Game of Life board game are up for grabs this Saturday in Coquitlam.
A new multiple sclerosis treatment capable of halting the disease’s advancement for 10 years is being reviewed by government to determine if it’ll receive B.C. PharmaCare coverage.
For the first two days of the 1,400 kilometre swim, Fin Donnelly couldn’t believe what he’d gotten into.
Although blaming wolf predation as the number one cause for killing caribou in the South Peace and South Kelkirk regions, it’s because industry activity pushed the caribou into wolf country — according to B.C. government scientists.
The BC Centre for Disease Control is calling for 300 new-to-Canada Asian women of reproductive age to survey heavy metal levels in their blood and prevent potential health risks being passed to future offspring.
History, the present day and a glimpse into a potential future of Surrey and the Fraser Valley — from the ice age to the year 2300 — will be told through the use of connecting plastic blocks starting next month.
On-reserve social assistance programs — distributed through B.C.’s First Nations Social Development Society — will no longer have federal funding by the end of September, and the group still doesn’t know why.
Everything is awesome is coming as the Australian-based visual effects studio responsible for The LEGO Movie is opening up a second animation studio in Vancouver this September.