Metro Vancouver

B.C. Premier Christy Clark with Finance Minister Michael de Jong

Foreign buyers 1.3 per cent of Metro Vancouver real estate sales since tax

The rate of foreign investment in Metro Vancouver housing has fallen to 1.3 per cent since the introduction of a new tax targeting international buyers, according to new data from the British...

Metro Vancouver: competing visions fight for the city’s soul

Metro Vancouver is at a crossroads in its history as competing visions fight for the city’s soul. One vision grows out from the city itself while the other seeks to impose itself from the outside....

Why cyclists are stoked about Evo's expansion to North Van and Burnaby

Good news — Evo Car Share has expanded its boundaries to include North Vancouver, Metrotown, Capilano University, SFU and BCIT.

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits near Victoria, felt across Metro Vancouver

UPDATE: An earlier version of this story reported the earthquake as 5.1 magnitude, according to initial information from the federal Earthquakes Canada agency. The number has been changed to 4.9...
Justin Trudeau, Liberal Party of Canada, federal election 2015, Vancouver

Metro Vancouver’s multicultural voters start to lean Liberal

According to a new Insights West poll, Justin Trudeau holds the most support from East Asian, South Asian and South East Asian Vancouverites.
UBC students line up for B-Line bus service. Creative Commons photo

Mario Canseco: Seven lessons from the defeated transit plebiscite

The perception of a bloated, ineffective and inefficient TransLink was more powerful than any grandiose vision of the future.
Surrey coal terminal, Warren Buffett, Jimmy Pattison,

Citizens battle Surrey coal exports in court

Kevin Washbrook argues that coal expansion poses huge health and climate risks for Canada without real benefit for locals.
Metro Vancouver will enforce new operating prohibitions

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.

Food waste to be separated from garbage in 2015

New rules effective January 1 to encourage organics recycling.

Metro Van continues to make its controversial case for incineration

Weaved in with stories about Europe's challenges with recycling at a forum hosted by Metro Vancouver on Tuesday, waste management experts from the Netherlands and the UK made subtle recommendations...