The Vancouver cycling group HUB is calling for more investment from both the provincial and municipal governments for bike-friendly infrastructure as Bike to Work Week begins on Monday.
Parking-space patios could become a fixture for some Vancouver eateries if council opts to support a recommendation for a new pilot program this week.
A University of B.C. research study is the first in the world to sample DNA from chronically sick children — combing through all their genes — in order to diagnose and treat their rare intellectual diseases.
Members of the Stop Demovictions Burnaby campaign will be getting a response from the municipality by way of a staff report, but are still feeling as though their concerns are falling on deaf ears.
The same technology developed by a University of B.C. professor to create a marijuana breathalyzer prototype may eventually be applied to Metro Vancouver’s sewer system to help ensure the infrastructure’s longevity.
TransLink fares and property taxes will likely be rising as part of the latest plan by the region’s mayors to fund their transit wishlist.
Fewer provincial exams, a new approach to report cards and a new career education course were all part of changes to B.C.’s school curriculum unveiled Thursday.
A minister dedicated to youth substance and mental health challenges, a funded strategic plan and an education campaign to reduce stigma around teen drug use are recommendations being made by B.C.’s representative for children and youth.
Although you can’t expect to start filling your tank at the nearest wastewater treatment plant anytime soon, Metro Vancouver is investigating a new technology that turns the sludge leftover after treatment into crude oil.
A new report from Elections B.C. suggests political donations could be reported as early as 24 hours after a provincial party receives the money — one of three options delivered to government after the agency was tasked with finding a way to report donations in “real time.”
Vancouver City Hall says the average price of a studio apartment in the Downtown Eastside has now reached nearly $900 per month — with prices for single room occupancy suites not far behind.
A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled a Quesnel man was off track when he claimed his ex had possession of his valuable collection of Hot Wheels after an “extremely acrimonious” split.
Nearly three out of 10 British Columbians say their commute is “annoying” but you’ll find very few who are feeling frustrated by walking or cycling to work.
Vancouver’s Malkin Avenue is a sleepy-looking street at first, with no sidewalks, no painted lane lines and Strathcona Park on its north side. But it’s also home to more than a half-dozen independent produce businesses that move greater than $700 million of fruits and vegetables annually.
A Vancouver company is making greeting cards green — they’re not just recyclable but the “cards” are actually a base to grow leafy microgreens.
TransLink is now calling on customers to provide their input on the cost of public transit, having kicked off its fare review process on Tuesday with the launch of a public survey.
The City of Richmond’s parks committee will vote Wednesday on whether to institute a ban of all “plastic cups, plates, utensils and bags” on all city property and food trucks.
The B.C. Court of Appeal has deemed parking leases made with strata-controlled properties do not mean the leasee can just start storing old cars, RVs, boats or other unused vehicles in the space — even if you’re permitted to park in them regularly.
The province has distanced itself from conducting environmental assessment inspections to upcoming pipeline projects in the wake of ruling by the B.C. Supreme Court.