North Vancouver

Man Jailed In Case Similar To Amanda Todd

CBC | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A North Vancouver Judge has sentenced a 23-year-old man to jail for attempting to extort nude photos from a young woman. In a case with similarities...

North Van Teen Charged After Graffiti Tags Found

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - North Vancouver RCMP believe they have caught a prolific graffiti artist who has spray painted his way across the area more th...

PHOTOS: Canada's Greenest House

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Builders of a newly finished home in British Columbia are claiming it's one of the greenest in the country. The Midori Uchi (Japanese for "green ho...

Mutilated Black Bear Found In Vancouver-Area Park

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The body of a bear with its stomach cut open and its skull and claws removed was found dumped in a North Vancouver park. People in Capilano River R...

Cyclist Dies From Fall On Lions Gate Bridge

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - West Vancouver police are looking for witnesses, including a cyclist, after a 52-year-old North Vancouver man died in a fall from his bicy...

Thieves Just Never Listen

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.09.2014 | Canada British Columbia

They just never listen. A thief broke into a woman's basement suite in North Vancouver on April 29 and stole a safe, despite the fact that it had a...

Students Get Sick From Pot-Laced Treats

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Several North Vancouver high school students have become sick from eating marijuana-infused treats over the past week. Two Grade 10 students — fr...

Drunks Arrested With 3-Year-Old In Car

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. RCMP who arrested two drunk adults in a vehicle were alarmed to discover a three-year-old boy in the back seat. A traffic officer was patrolli...

Hockey Dad Charged With Threatening 10-Year-Old

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A hockey dad from Burnaby, B.C. has been charged with threatening a 10-year-old player on his son's team. The incident allegedly happened in the dr...

Man Furious Over $37 Sandwich

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A customer is furious after a North Vancouver pizzeria allegedly short-changed him, essentially charging him $37 for a $7 sandwich. Jeff, who asked...

B.C. Cable Ferry Will Be Built By..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - BC Ferries is sailing ahead with plans for a cable ferry service connecting Denman and Hornby islands to Vancouver Island.Seaspan says its...

North Van Mayor Proposes Way Out Of Transit Rreferendum Quagmire

Eric Doherty | Posted 04.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Eric Doherty

One innovative plan that has been considered for about a decade, but has never been funded, is a system commonly used in Europe called "headway operations." This means buses depart at regular intervals keeping the headway (time between buses) even and avoiding bunching, instead of trying vainly to stay on a fixed schedule in widely varying conditions. This is how most rapid transit systems including SkyTrain operate.

North Shore Leader's Memorial Draws Thousands

The Canadian Press | Steven Chua | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

North Vancouver — One of the best memories Tim Jones's son had of his father, the tireless leader of the volunteer-run North Shore Search and Rescue...

Did Cellphone Use Cause Lions Gate Bridge Crash?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A 28-year-old North Vancouver man will face two charges related to a head-on crash that closed the Lions Gate Bridge for hours during the ...

How Canadian Cities Lead the Way To A Sustainable Future

David R. Miller | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Impact
David R. Miller

When I review the list of action by municipalities here in Canada and around the world -- some innovative and creative, some simply based on practical common sense -- it reminds me that we are not helpless bystanders, watching climate change unfold. The future is ours to make.

Deal Reached In Club Lockout

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - A lockout at a private sports club in North Vancouver has ended more than seven months after it began.Sixteen members of CUPE ...

Does Banter Dismiss Sexual Harassment?

CBC | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A female employee at a North Vancouver Sleep Country Canada store had her human rights claim for sexual harassment dismissed because she engaged in se...

LOOK: North Van Teen's International Photography Win

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Martin Gregus Jr. was so shocked to find out that he had been named 2013's runner-up in the prestigious GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year...

Hungry Bear Takes A Siesta

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - A B.C. conservation officer is hoping a hungry bear that gobbled up two chickens in a North Vancouver neighbourhood will soon ...

Worst NIMBYs Ever?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Three men from North Vancouver are facing charges after 35 trees were cut down in Capilano River Regional Park, all because they allegedly wanted a be...

Voiceless Man Wins Fight To Cancel Phone Contract

CBC | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A retired teacher in North Vancouver, B.C. who is fighting brain cancer has won his fight to have his cellphone contract cancelled. After...

WATCH: Underwater View of Crab Fishing

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada British Columbia

If you've wondered what a crab trap looks like underwater, wonder no more. Vancouver videographer and journalist James Keller put a waterproof camera ...

Behind the Scenes of Canada's Mercedes-Benz Start Up Fashion Semi-Final

Patricia Gajo | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Style
Patricia Gajo

The semi-finals of the Mercedes-Benz Start Up competition on August 14, 2012, came to a stylish conclusion when Jarrad Clark of IMG Fashion announced there was a tie. The winners, Caitlin Power and Christopher Bates, will continue in the final round at World Mastercard Fashion Week in Toronto this October, 2012.

Vancouver Man Set Ablaze In Fight

CBC | Posted 10.06.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A 56-year-old man is in serious condition in hospital after he was doused with camp fuel and set on fire over the weekend, police say. Th...

March Of The Fire Ants In B.C.

CBC | Posted 08.25.2012 | Canada

British Columbia's growing population of European fire ants is getting more attention from municipalities in the Metro Vancouver area. Th...