Vancouver

Trump sons to attend grand opening of Vancouver tower and hotel

Two of U.S. President Donald Trump's sons have been confirmed as attending the grand opening later this month of a new hotel in Vancouver that bears their father's name. Public relations firm Talk...

Home sales plummet in previously red-hot Vancouver as market softens

Home sales in Metro Vancouver last month dropped by almost 40 per cent from the year before with the sale of detached houses falling hardest. The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says the...

Statement from Mayor Gregor Robertson on welcoming refugees

Vancouver is known throughout the world for our remarkable diversity. We have a longstanding commitment to welcoming refugees and their families in times of need. This proud history of helping...

Protests in pink: 15,000 join Women’s March in Vancouver

Wearing knitted pink hats and sensible shoes, thousands of protestors pushed strollers, held musical instruments and waved placards and signs as they worked their way to Jack Poole Plaza in downtown...

City officials say Vancouver is ready for another round of icy temperatures

Vancouver bylaw officers have issued 9,000 warnings and a few hundred tickets to city residents and businesses who failed scrape snow and ice from their walkways. The announcement comes as another...

Free things to do to celebrate New Year's 2017 in Vancouver

Celebrating New Year's Eve isn't only for the shimmery-evening-gown, top-hat-and-champagne crowd. If fact, those of us looking to do it up this New Year's without breaking the bank will be more...
Crowd at Sept 26, 2016 VSB meeting

Political smear or necessary investigation?

Six senior VSB managers went on “indefinite leave." Two letters leaked to news media alleged a toxic work environment. Patti Bacchus is one of the VSB trustees who was fired. This is her analysis.
Old General Gordon School

Christy Clark made promises to seismically upgrade schools in her last campaign — she didn’t keep those promises and she’s taking credit for others

The old General Gordon School was demolished and replaced with a new, seismically safe school. Photo: Wikipedia

Weather warnings issued as snow hits B.C.'s south coast and Vancouver Island

The first significant snowfall to hit the Vancouver region in more than two years is causing widespread transit delays and has prompted several school closures, including the shutdown of a university...

PHOTOS: Pipeline protests in the streets of downtown Vancouver

After Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the approval of the Kinder Morgan proposal to effectively triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta to Burnaby B.C. on Tuesday,...
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