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"He refused to follow police directions to drop the weapon and was shot by a VPD officer."
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In November alone, 128 people died from illicit drug use, an average of more than four a day.
Would-be buyers are being forced to leave the cities they love.
Here are three alternatives to buying a home in a big city.
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The government is offering interest-free and payment-free loans for the first five years.
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"I'm sure it was a miserable night.''
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On the 26th of November, the announcement became public: the government of Mr. Justin Trudeau had decided to approve Kinder Morgan's TransMountain pipeline to the port of Vancouver as well as renovati...
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In a market where you need your parents' help to buy a house, only those whose parents own a house can buy.
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Quite simply, the values espoused by Donald Trump and his supporters do not align with the values that are held by the majority of Canadians -- and they certainly do not align with the values that are held by the vast majority of Vancouverites. Bottom line: there is no room for Trump in our city.
Unable to pinpoint a specific cause for the deaths of their last two remaining belugas, the Vancouver Aquarium was left to speculate. And speculate they did, deftly pointing their finger at the critics of whale captivity that have been an ever-present thorn in their side. Ask yourself: Are these the actions one expects from a world-class science-based conservation charity? Or are they the public relations tactics more typical of people with something to hide?
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The conditions were first unveiled in 2012.
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Toronto and Vancouver are joining an elite club of cities where many can't afford to buy housing.
NIMBYism isn't just about anti-development. It can be viewed as "anti-change," and its ripple effect is far-reaching. What happens when cities stop attracting new residents and business? Let's just say that aging populations and infrastructure typically do not support growth.
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The operation was called Project Lactose Intolerant.
It will apply to non-principal residences that are left empty for six months of the year or longer.
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A store worker was also stabbed.
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An empty $1-million home would be taxed $10,000 per day.
The plaintiffs' constitutional challenge is straightforward: if the government does not provide timely medical treatment, then it cannot at the same time legally prohibit patients who are suffering on long wait lists from taking control of their own health care and arranging treatment privately.
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The Coal Harbour condo is going for $58.9 million.
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The benchmark home price fell ... to $919,300.
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It's the city's 10th murder of 2016.
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Is Vancouver a city without duende? For those unfamiliar with the term, a creative force evoked in the art of flamenco, I defer to Garcia Lorca -- the poet killed by right-wing Spanish civil war era assassins whose work seems ever more resonant in our time of vulgar demagogues and neo-liberal pretenders.
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They say the minister accused them of creating a toxic work environment.
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So she's sharing an incredible experience she had with a Vancouver police officer.
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Recognizing housing as a fundamental human right could be viewed as a dangerous proposition for many who treat housing as a business. It opens the door for lawsuits against both businesses and governments who fail to take the issue seriously.
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The establishment of a net-zero energy ready code target for new buildings by 2032 and the development of an energy "step code" for local governments are positive steps toward a sustainable future for B.C.'s buildings.
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Prospective homebuyers in Toronto -- get used to one thing: ever-increasing prices. Either that or move further out in the GTA. Or rent. These are the limited options -- and unfortunate unintended consequences -- caused by government policy and market forces in the Toronto area.
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Fentanyl was a factor in 60 per cent of those deaths.
When my husband answered the phone you gently took over the job of restraining my son...something that no public servant has ever dared to do. We've had teachers and support workers tell us that they're not allowed to touch a child, even when it's a matter of keeping our son safe. But you held him firmly and respectfully, as gently as you could, without a trace of anger or fear on your face. "I have a lot of experience with autistic kids," you told me, and it showed.