Incidents of senior-on-senior aggression in B.C. care facilities have resulted in nine deaths in four years — according to a new report — with seven surveyed facilities admitting they’ve had at least 10 incidents with a fight resulting in injury.
Metro Vancouver’s board “is unable to support” B.C. government plans to replace the George Massey Tunnel with a 10-lane bridge, listing off a number of concerns with the proposed project in an announcement Wednesday.
A Fraser Institute analysis suggests the vast majority of the B.C.’s private schools don’t cater to the elite — with a focus instead on specialty or religious programs.
The province is taking away self-regulatory power from the Real Estate Council of BC, Christy Clark announced Wednesday, while promising “more to come” from Victoria to address skyrocketing home prices.
A Burnaby home listed for $1.7 million fell well short of expectations at an auction on Wednesday after invited media scared off potential bidders, says the auction company.
Vancouver City Hall has approved $200,000 per year for a dedicated office to attract film production — though the plan is being criticized by opposition councillors who say others already do the same job.
It’s not as simple as just getting a job.
A bartender who claimed he was fired for smoking marijuana while on shift has had his complaint dismissed by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal.
Serious crashes went up by 11% on the 33 highway segments where speed limits were increased in 2014, but the provincial government will be rolling back maximums in just two locations.
Fines for unscrupulous behaviour by real estate agents in B.C. could be increased up to 25 times as part of recommendations aimed at taming an industry seen as a “gold rush” by investors.
Vancouver’s 30-year vision for the Grandview-Woodland area includes more than 7,000 new homes to accommodate an anticipated growth of 10,000 people — with city planners estimating public benefits totalling $800 million.
A new report examining the use of geothermal power in B.C. finds many interior communities who have access to natural heat energy aren’t using the resource.
As drafting of the City of Vancouver’s Joyce-Collingwood Station Precinct Plan progressed, “hundreds” of calls and emails were received from residents in that area who felt distanced from the process, said Coun. Adriane Carr.
A Main Street festival celebrating murals and public art — with up to 40 planned murals adorning buildings — will go Aug. 20 pending approval from Vancouver City Hall.
Teachers that are burned out appear to have students experiencing higher levels of stress — and vice-versa — says a University of B.C. study.
Homicide investigators have charged the half-brother of a slain 18-year-old mother from Mission with second-degree murder and indignity to human remains, related to sexual contact with or disposing of the body.
Vancouver City Hall doubled the number of staff it employs earning more than $100,000 — a number significantly driven by hundreds of firefighters who have made it into the six-figure club.
The call is growing to make a test that may detect prostate cancer covered by B.C.’s Medical Services Plan — with Mayor Darrell Mussatto hoping to have the City of North Vancouver back the idea.
For Tamir Barzilai, an ulcerative colitis diagnosis meant that he had to make serious changes to his diet in the best interest of his health.