Vancouver

Ontario looking 'very closely' at B.C. tax aimed at foreign homebuyers

Ontario finance minister Charles Sousa is enthusiastic about the B.C. government's announcement of a 15 per cent tax on foreign nationals looking to buy homes in Vancouver's expensive housing market.

Laughter Yoga helps restore psychological and physical health around the world

The first time Amy Kiara Ruth took a Laughter Yoga class she found it, "awkward and bizarre to be laughing with total strangers." Then she gave in, laughing harder than ever...

26th annual Celebration of Light kicks off this weekend

The show starts at 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 23.

Climbing e-cigarette use among teens require federal regulations: study

Parents and doctors questioning teens about whether they smoke should also be asking if they're using e-cigarettes, which could be a gateway to nicotine addiction later on.

Fentanyl a main cause in surge in B.C. drug deaths this year: coroner

The proportion of deaths where fentanyl was detected in toxicology tests jumped to about 60 per cent.

Police forces across Canada warn of risks involved with playing Pokemon Go

In Vancouver, police have observed the game’s colourful digital characters inside their own headquarters.

B.C. Appeal Court upholds prison sentence for Mountie convicted of perjury

Kwesi Millington claimed the lower−court judge made numerous errors in finding him guilty of perjury.

Strangest Pokémon Go stops in Vancouver

Oh, the places you'll (Pokémon) go.

LNG Canada delay means dark clouds growing over industry in B.C.: expert

LNG Canada's decision to put the project in Kitimat on hold amid weak global prices isn't surprising, but it adds to the pessimistic mood around the future of the sector in B.C..

B.C. supports housing vacancy tax in Vancouver to assist with rental shortage

The British Columbia government will support the city of Vancouver's request for a tax on vacant housing, but questions remain about who will pay the costs of enforcement. Finance Minister Mike de...