Re-Builds Fueling Luxury Boom In Vancouver: Report

Re-Builds Fueling Luxury Boom In Vancouver: Report

01.28.2014
The luxury home market powered ahead in Vancouver last year, fuelled in part by redevelopment of teardowns by builders in prime, or upcoming...
Major Win For B.C. Teachers

Major Win For B.C. Teachers

Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press  01.27.2014
VANCOUVER - A judge has ruled that the British Columbia government was so hung up on provoking its public school teachers into strike action...
Government Purchases: Someone Needs To Look At How Sausage Is Made

Government Purchases: Someone Needs To Look At How Sausage Is Made

01.27.2014
When it comes to a lot of government activity, taxpayers often want to ignore how the sausage is made: Just take as little of our money...
Enviro Reviews Too Cumbersome: Premier

Enviro Reviews Too Cumbersome: Premier

Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press  01.27.2014
VANCOUVER - British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has ordered a review of the province's environmental assessment process, saying the...
'Gears of War' In Hands Of Vancouver Studio

'Gears of War' In Hands Of Vancouver Studio

01.27.2014
Microsoft has bought the rights to the Gears of War video game franchise and plans to develop it at Vancouver-based Black Tusk Studios. The...
B.C. Mayor Rants About 'Banana Republic'

B.C. Mayor Rants About 'Banana Republic'

01.27.2014
Is B.C. becoming a banana republic? Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan certainly thinks so. The fiery politician made the comments at a Jan....
Should This Historic House Be Sold?

Should This Historic House Be Sold?

Keven Drews, The Canadian Press  01.25.2014
VANCOUVER - It may look like a simple, single-storey, flat-roofed bungalow embedded into the hillside of West Vancouver, B.C., but the...
Derelict Vessels Are Polluting The B.C. Coastline

Derelict Vessels Are Polluting The B.C. Coastline

01.24.2014
The Northern Gateway and Kinder Morgan pipeline proposals plan to significantly increase heavy oil tankers to Asia and both governments...
Trade Your Car For A New Condo?

Trade Your Car For A New Condo?

01.24.2014
Coming up with a down payment for a condo in Vancouver is a huge issue. But what if you could trade your car in for a down payment on a...
Foodies Fuelling Social Innovation

Foodies Fuelling Social Innovation

01.24.2014
It's an invasion. Don't panic. This one is all goodness. It's the foodies taking over the Coast Capital Savings Innovation Hub based in...
Transit Referendum Coming

Transit Referendum Coming

Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press  01.23.2014
VICTORIA - British Columbia's transportation minister says he's preparing to introduce legislation that paves the way for a Vancouver-area...
This Could Be Your Down Payment For A New Condo

This Could Be Your Down Payment For A New Condo

01.23.2014
Got a beater car worth at least $5,400? You can trade that in as a down payment on a brand-new Vancouver condo. That’s the pitch by...
B.C. Community Papers Merge

B.C. Community Papers Merge

The Canadian Press  01.22.2014
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Glacier Media says its will merge two daily newspapers in the Peace River region of British Columbia.The area has...
First Nation Files Suit To Stop Mine

First Nation Files Suit To Stop Mine

The Canadian Press  01.22.2014
VANCOUVER - A First Nation has launched a lawsuit in an attempt to stop a struggling but potentially lucrative mine in northwestern British...