The response to the B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner decision regarding the province not releasing information relating to the Mount Polley mine tailings pond breach last summer will have ramifications on how public bodies disclose information in the future.
Metro Vancouverites have spoken, and the no vote that came down on Thursday morning has pumped the brakes on the Mayors’ Council’s $7.7-billion transit plan, and left them scrambling to secure new funding sources.
A local skateboarding company is bringing some family fun to East Van this summer by erecting a pop-up arcade room in their shop.
With regards to Metro Vancouver’s transit plebiscite, yes and no voters were in agreement over one thing — the need for more night service.
Metro Vancouver voters have spoken, and the answer is a majority no vote on the question of supporting a 0.5% congestion improvement tax in the region to help pay for the Mayors' Council's proposed $7.7 billion transportation plan.
Jerome Seymour — convicted on 16 counts of hunting and trafficking eagles and other birds — was denied a new trial by the B.C. Supreme Court this week, almost 10 years after being charged.
The BC NDP are readying their battle stations for the upcoming return to the legislature this month — and highlights from a meeting between four Lower Mainland mayors and party leader John Horgan this week on affordable housing will be a focal point.
With B.C. feeling the heat and more feet coming out to meet the summer weather, the Canadian Diabetes Association is urging all levels of government to improve access to public diabetes services and devices to prevent amputations.
TransLink’s operation was given positive remarks from the head of benchmarking for an international organization that compares global bus services.
It’s summer. You’re lounging at the local pool, enjoying the sun, when — splash — a beam from one of those new water “blasters” slaps you squarely on the cheek.
Vancouver’s firefighters are proposing to fine residents $200 if fire alarms ring more than twice a year in an effort to reduce the 7,000 “false alarms” each year the department responds to.
TransLink has spent $6.9 million over four years on paying severance to staff leaving the company — including packages for 19 staff positions to save $2.6 million per year.
After announcing its closure following 25 years in the business, the Fish House in Stanley Park restaurant is closing.
Climate change acidification in freshwater — from high concentrations of carbon dioxide — stunts the development of pink salmon, according to new research out of the University of B.C.
Eight circus performers — featuring aerial gymnastics, trampoline tricks and more — sourced by the Vancouver Circus School will form the main act at this year’s Canada Day at the downtown waterfront.
An altercation on a Mission blueberry farm has resulted in almost $300,000 in damages for assault and battery, according to a recent B.C. Supreme Court decision.
After considering shutting down their operations for good in light of new regulations on medicinal marijuana dispensaries, the B.C. Compassion Club Society is going to appeal to city councillors to stay put.
TransLink’s 2015 business plan details $77.5 million in new capital spending in addition to $357 million in spending on previously approved projects, many focused on fixing up SkyTrain cars and replacing buses.
A Vancouver blogger has been banned from the provincial investment market by the B.C. Securities Commission after the regulator found out he defrauded an investor who was following his blog.