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Real estate shock: Vancouver detached home benchmark price hits $1 million

“Detached homes in Metro Vancouver have increased 8.1 per cent in value over the last 12 months," says REBGV president.

Wanting Qu knocks it out of the ball park for Vancouver: city sees record number of tourists in 2014

The city saw the highest visitation numbers in its history with nearly 8.94 million over night stays.

Older diesel engines must be registered now to avoid Metro Vancouver prohibition

“Diesel engine exhaust is a known carcinogen that is responsible for two-thirds of the lifetime cancer risk from air pollution in our region,” says Moore.

Chinatown, Downtown Eastside heritage and housing protected with new Council investment

City Council approved an investment of $1.16 million into upgrades for historic heritage buildings in Chinatown and the Downtown Eastside.

Food waste to be separated from garbage in 2015

New rules effective January 1 to encourage organics recycling.

Vancouver Sex Workers Gather to Mourn Violence and Build Solidarity on Dec. 17

This annual event comes just 11 days after Canada’s new prostitution law, the misnamed Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, came into force.

Vancouver Observer's historic new home

From our new office, we find inspiration everywhere we look. The Dominion Building ushered in Vancouver's skyscraper age, and it's probably not as haunted as some may think.