Burnaby Mosque deplores two terror suspects linked to its house of worship

“Any act of criminal violence has no place in our society.” - Muslim leader from Burnaby mosque, once attended by two known terror suspects, including the Ottawa gunman
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New UBC developed test will rapidly diagnosis severe sepsis

The new discovery will quickly determine whether or not a patient will develop sepsis within an hour and increase odds they’ll respond to treatment.

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British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest is part of the largest remaining coastal temperate rainforest on Earth. The Vancouver Observer team journeyed there this fall, learned much about its promise, and also about what imperils it. We bring its epic story back home to you. Read more

New app will provide a look into city life more than 3,000 years ago

University of British Columbia archaeologists are working on a mobile app that will let users tour Bronze Age ruins and see reconstructed city buildings.

BC Premier acknowledges wrongful hangings of six Tsilhqot’in war chiefs

Premier Christy Clark acknowledged BC’s past wrongful acts this morning by apologizing for the wrongful hangings of six Tsilhqot’in war chiefs in 1864 and 1865.

Birdman, Whiplash and St. Vincent top a full slate of new films now playing

And watch a refugee from Downton Abbey land as The Guest in New Mexico.

Developer dollars, community policing, and cruddy "little SROs": Real talk at Carnegie Centre.

Welcome to the Downtown Eastside, the locus of arguments over gentrification, aboriginal rights, addiction, poverty, and who really runs City Hall.

Robertson and LaPointe duke it out at mayoral candidates' debate

Candidates met at Langara College for the first mayoral debate. Photo by Jennifer Oehler / Langara College

Burnaby loses its legal fight against Kinder Morgan for now

NEB orders City of Burnaby to no longer impede Kinder Morgan's pipeline test drilling; Mayor of Burnaby vows to take this battle to federal court.

Mayor Gregor Robertson and Kirk LaPointe trade barbs over transit plan

Vision’s transit system plan includes upgrading bus stops, sustaining enhanced transportation services for seniors and supporting the 10-year TransLink plan in the referendum.