Lower Mainland

The TransLink Referendum Won't be Pretty

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

TransLink -- everyone's favourite whipping boy in the Lower Mainland -- is about to be put to the electoral test and it promises not to be pretty. The fate of TransLink's future funding will be decided in the midst of the introduction of the Compass card, and Lower Mainland residents know full well how that initiative has been going as of late. It doesn't bode well for the vote.

LOOK: You Can Have This Picture

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Art, especially good art, is expensive. Eric Deis gets that, which is why the acclaimed contemporary photographer is giving away his latest work for f...

Who's Running TransLink Anyway?

Jordan Bateman | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

At TransLink, the inmates are now running the asylum. With such little support from taxpayers, riders, mayors, the minister and the board chair, TransLink's push for a $23 billion tax-and-spend binge is coming from its senior executive team. They are making media appearances and desperately trying to push for higher taxes. It will be up to the taxpayers to take the keys away from the transportation authority's senior executives

B.C.'s Long Hot Weekend

CBC | Posted 10.03.2012 | Canada

Health officers in B.C.'s Lower Mainland are warning people to be careful during a heat wave that has been forecast for the B.C. Day long weekend. ...

BC Workers 'Kept Like Slaves'

CBC | Posted 12.11.2011 | Canada

Two immigrant women employed as live-in domestic help in separate homes in B.C.'s Lower Mainland say they were treated like slaves by thei...

Alleged Vancouver Rioters Turn Themselves In

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- Vancouver police have recommended their first charges to emerge from the Stanley Cup riot, asking the Crown to lay charges of ar...