The annual Vancouver International Film Festival offers a bevy of options created by artists both local and abroad. This year, 24 Hours took a closer look at three locally produced films, chosen for their efforts to educate on real-life issues here at home. All three films are also part of 10 films competing in the Must See B.C. category.
The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal may be tasked with deciding whether a medical marijuana user was discriminated against by a hotel that wouldn’t let him check in due to concerns over the smell of weed.
More than 40 tonnes of debris arrived by barge in Vancouver Monday, as the finale of a months-long excursion by multiple groups cleaning up Vancouver Island’s shorelines following the Japanese tsunami of 2013.
The Royal Couple have landed in Vancouver.
British Columbia’s arm of the Canadian Army received a new headquarters in Vancouver this past weekend, based next to the city’s reserve infantry regiment, which also just received some much-needed seismic upgrades.
Assaults on transit operators are at their lowest level since 2007, according to TransLink, as it prepares to test additional barriers that physically separate bus drivers from passengers to deter attacks.
Vancouver plays host to pinball wizards with the inaugural FlipOut Pinball Expo — featuring more than 100 machines and competitive tournaments.
About 1,600 students in the Coquitlam School District are having their science classes turned upside down as kids race to come up with microgravity experiments to be conducted on board the International Space Station.
A committee wants to relocate geese from Vancouver’s Thornton Park to stop the birds from pooping on a monument which honours girls and women impacted by violence.
New provincial data suggest the 15% foreign buyer tax introduced in August has led to a dramatic decrease in sales involving foreign nationals.
B.C.’s child advocate is asking the provincial attorney general to intervene in the case of a three-year-old girl living with her Vancouver Island foster parents — but who could be sent to Ontario to be with her siblings.
A B.C. company that built the world’s largest hologram appears poised to help shape how the three-dimensional technology is used in industrial applications.
BC Coroners Service figures suggest the number of illicit-drug overdose deaths this year has already exceeded what was recorded for all of 2015.
The provincial government is giving up its requirement that all Vancouver schools be 95% full, an order school trustees say prompted a process to close schools in order to pave the way for seismic upgrades.
It was the evening of their wedding day and the newlyweds were in their hotel when “angry words were exchanged” and he grabbed her hair, pulled her to her feet and — still holding onto her hair — dragged her around the hotel room before slapping her.
Vancouver Coastal Health has identified two locations where it intends to place future supervised injection sites, with an additional two unnamed locations planned, chief medical health officer Patricia Daly said on Wednesday.
B.C. has the most expensive publicly run car insurance rates in Canada — with average premiums now $1,550 annually, according to ICBC. And if the government approves ICBC’s request for a 4.9% hike, we will pay even more.
A B.C. pimp serving a 23-year sentence for prostitution offences involving teen girls claims his rights were violated when the North Fraser Pre-Trial Centre did not accommodate his religious dietary preferences.
Surrey Mounties are preparing to launch a mobile app equipped with the ability to report crimes online, see crime statistics, get news updates and more.