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Vancouver Real Estate: What Happens When An Appraisal Falls Short

Atrina Kouroshnia | Posted 12.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Atrina Kouroshnia

Bidding wars for Vancouver real estate can have unintended consequences if a buyer offers more than the property's appraised value.

How To Live To 101

Sarah Collins | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Sarah Collins

Here are Grandma J's tips for living to 101

Separate B.C. Crashes Leave 11 Dead In 24 Hours

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Twenty people have died on British Columbia's highways and roads in the last week, 11 of them within the last 24 hours.Coroner Barb McLint...

LOOK: Best Wedding Venues In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Getting married? Congratulations! We'll start practising our speech. In British Columbia, where backdrops of mountains, ocean, beach, and greenery ...

Whistler's World Ski & Snowboard Festival Celebrates Mountain Culture

Mark Sissons | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Travel
Mark Sissons

Featuring a non-stop series of free outdoor concerts, innovative pro fashion, photography and film competitions and industry parties, World Ski & Snowboard Festival takes Whistler by storm each April. And after sampling the opening weekend of this year's edition, I can safely say that this 10-day party is well worth attending -- even if you don't know a half pipe from a drain pipe.

B.C. Town Has No Doctor

CP | Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

LOGAN LAKE, B.C. - When Dr. Uzair Sheik turns out the lights at his rural British Columbia family practice at the end of this week, the town will be w...

WATCH: B.C. Is So Beautiful

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It may be chilly outside, but these videos are warming our hearts with a most welcome dose of provincial pride. We can't wait for spring so that we...

Removed From Space Station

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two Canadian cameras installed at the International Space Station last week have been removed for safety reasons.UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) ...

LOOK: The Ultimate B.C. Gift Guide

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The holiday season is upon us, and that means it's time to shop, shop, shop! Whether you're looking for something special for a partner, a parent, or ...

Vancouver Cameras Head To Space

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - There were cheers and the clinking of champagne glasses when two Canadian space cameras blasted off for the International Space Station on...

He Tried To Arrange 5 B.C. Murders?

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A U.S. website operator lived a double life, portraying himself as an Internet trailblazer while leading a massive online drug empire...

B.C., Alberta Time Lapse Is Beautiful

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

In what is probably the most tranquil time lapse video we've seen in a while, "Canadian Parks West" shows off the gorgeous lakes and greenery of Briti...

The Loss of the ALR threatens our Farmers and our Food

Amy Robertson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Amy Robertson

As our population increases and fuel costs rise, how can we continue to take land out of the Agricultural Land Reserve? The demand for locally grown food is on the rise. Farmers are searching for innovative ways to grow and market their goods here in British Columbia, especially in Vancouver. If we fail to protect land in coastal communities as well as in the Interior, we will see the end of an era of agriculture.

WATCH: Beautiful B.C. From Above

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Though we don't exactly need proof that British Columbia is gorgeous, a little visual reminder never hurt anyone. Right? In a short video titled "A...

Site C Hearings: Soon

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Public hearings into the massive Site C project proposed by BC Hydro will begin next month, after a joint federal-provincial review panel ...

Our Nation's Businesses Suffer From Canadian Disease

Diane Francis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

In competitiveness, Canada did not even make this year's World Economic Form list of the 10 most competitive nations in the world. The problem is that Canada is badly managed politically. In fact politicians run the show and have balkanised the economy to suit their political agendas.

Lethal 'Bath Salts' Drug In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KELOWNA, B.C. - Charges are pending against two women from West Kelowna, B.C., after the seizure of potentially lethal drugs known as bath salts maile...

Will Internet Voting Make A Difference?

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Internet voting requires more fine tuning — especially when it comes to eliminating security risks — before it can be widely used in pr...

Why Clark's Unhappy With BC Ferries

CBC | Posted 12.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

BC Ferries is being heavily criticized after it emerged there is still no plan to curb executive bonuses despite pledges to get such compensation un...

Shipwreck Sunk Into Pipeline Controversy

CBC | Posted 12.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The Canadian Coast Guard has launched what it's calling one of its largest operations ever to clean up a Second World War-era wreck that's l...

B.C.'s Gambling Problem Doubles

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The number of severely addicted gamblers in British Columbia has more than doubled while the provincial government has taken in billions i...

Missing Diver's Body Found

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NANAIMO, B.C. - The body of a missing Washington state diver has been recovered near Nanaimo, B.C.RCMP say a commercial diver located the body during ...

Crisis Looming For B.C. Construction Industry?

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The current shortage of skilled tradespeople in Western Canada is so dire that the B.C. Construction Association is returning to Ireland t...

Why Won't Mine Industry Invest In B.C.?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia and federal governments should settle outstanding aboriginal land claims in the westernmost province to eliminate the...

LNG Impact Investigation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KITIMAT, B.C. - The B.C. government says it will fund a $650,000-study to look at the environmental and health impacts of liquefied natural gas emissi...