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Derrick O'Keefe: Landlord B.C. is wrong—Vancouver tenants can't afford these rent hikes

Everywhere I’ve canvassed around Vancouver for the past two weeks, I’m meeting and talking to lots of people who are angry about the recently …

TransLink says it is working on a fix for 'North America's worst bus stop'

This problem transit bus stop on the shoulder of Lougheed Highway in Pitt Meadows, which was named today as North Vancouver’s worst bus stop, was …

North America

Anti-SOGI activist gunning for seat on Burnaby school board

A former Christian TV host and outspoken critic of the province’s sexual orientation and gender identity resource for schools is running for a spot …

School Administration

5 ways to protect yourself as a renter in Vancouver

Renting in Vancouver is tough business. Vacancy rates are near zero, rental prices are skyrocketing, and dozens of hopeful renters are often jostling …

Measles warning issued in Vancouver for Skookum, SkyTrain, restaurant and more

Vancouver Coastal Health is warning anyone who went to the Skookum Festival, visited Noodlebox in Mount Pleasant or the Outdoor Community Block Party …

Measles

This Is How Much You Need To Make To Buy A Home In Metro Vancouver (MAP)

News<p>With the worst housing market in national history, it comes as a surprise to few that Vancouver’s real estate prices are steep.<p>In fact, a study …

Maple Ridge

IHIT to announce 'significant developments' in Marrisa Shen homicide case

Police say they will be announcing "significant developments" in the Marrisa Shen homicide investigation on Monday morning.<p>The 13-year-old from …

Western Canada

Chilliwack and district real estate sales hit five-year low in August

Increased listings, steady prices point to a buyers’ marketThe post Chilliwack and district real estate sales hit five-year low in August appeared …

Real Estate

Vancouver council candidates talk timeline for SkyTrain extension to UBC

When it comes to transit in Vancouver, there’s one thing most candidates agree on: Rapid transit should be built all the way to the University of …

Western Canada

Renters in B.C. to face largest allowable rent increase in 15 years

The B.C. Residential Tenancy Branch has set the maximum allowable rent increase for 2019 at 4.5 per cent, the largest since 2004.

Rental Housing

Thousands of listings pulled off Airbnb as Vancouver's new rules come into effect

New regulations in Vancouver meant to cut down on the number of homes rented out to tourists on the website Airbnb appear to be working.<p>The city says …

Regulation

Feds to invest $1.37B in Broadway subway, Surrey LRT

The federal government will chip in $1.37 billion to help fund two major Metro Vancouver transit projects, the prime minister announced.<p>Speaking to …

Western Canada

Bank of Canada expected to keep rates on hold, but reasons for a hike 'solid'

The Bank of Canada is widely expected to keep interest rates on hold in its monetary policy decision on Wednesday, with many expecting the central …

Business (Canada)

Temporary modular housing

Union St at Gore Ave (898 Main St)<p>215 West 1st Ave<p>5077 and 5095 Heather St<p>Former address: 4949 Heather St<br>• Stage: Development permit approved<br>• Single …

Nonprofits

Broadway Subway officially approved

Following the federal and provincial government’s official announcement of full funding for the Broadway Subway, the City of Vancouver extends its …

Vancouver

Money-laundering rules beginning to bite in Richmond

B.C.’s new anti-money laundering rules appear to be working in Richmond but, as with most things in life, there’s a hefty price to be paid.<p>Quite how …

Money Laundering

98 new modular homes approved near Queen Elizabeth Park

The complex will give homeless Indigenous people first priority, the City of Vancouver says.

Western Canada

Burnaby RCMP warn of rise in 'sextortion' internet scam

The Burnaby RCMP have issued a warning to the public after a rise in reported ‘sextortion’ incidents. According to the release, the term sextortion …

Internet

These Arbutus Corridor lands could be sold by City of Vancouver for just $1.00

Lands on the Arbutus Corridor that are no longer being considered for the Arbutus Greenway could be sold back to Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) for …

City Politics

Measles reported at outdoor pool in New Westminster

Those looking to escape the heat by cooling off at the Moody Park Pool in New Westminster recently, may have been exposed to measles. That’s the word …

New Westminster

Trans Mountain's fate could be settled by Appeal Court ruling on First Nations consultation: experts

A court decision expected Thursday could determine the fate of the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and further define Canada's duty to …

Canada

Dozens of bags of asbestos dumped in residential alley in Burnaby

The City of Burnaby is trying to determine who dumped dozens of bags of hazardous material in a residential neighbourhood over the weekend.<p>A large …

Asbestos

Donald Trump’s take-it-or-leave-it NAFTA threat against Canada has experts questioning legality

Donald Trump‘s administration is giving Canada until Friday to sign onto a bilateral trade deal between the U.S. and Mexico or be treated as “a real …

Canada

West-side Vancouver residents and developer tangle over block of land and a beloved café

The northeast corner of 33rd Avenue and Mackenzie Street on Vancouver’s west side has tongues wagging in a city obsessed with real estate and a sense …

Real Estate

Is this the end of Richmond's 'unmistakable' stench?

Noses in Richmond, B.C. appear to be in for some relief.<p>A large organic waste composting facility in the city — which has been the subject of …

Western Canada

Buying condo in Metro Vancouver may get harder in 2019

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Rising prices and dropping sales have prompted more speculation about what’s in store for Greater Vancouver real estate.<p>The …

Real Estate

Compliance deadline for Vancouver's new short-term rental rules just a week away

The City of Vancouver reminded residents Friday that the registration period to understand and comply with new short-term rental regulations ends in …

Western Canada

Breathing Vancouver air right now equal to smoking more than 7 cigarettes

This app compares air quality to the equivalent number of cigarettes smoked<p>If you’re wondering just how bad inhaling the wildfire smoke is for your …

Wildfires

Allergy to latex balloons triggers discrimination complaint versus City of Burnaby

Carlito PabloA City of Burnaby worker has filed a human rights complaint against her employer in connection with an allergy.Tracy Klewchuk is …

Human Rights

Vancouver woman angry over multiple Airbnb suites in her apartment complex

A Vancouver woman frustrated with multiple Airbnb suites in her East Vancouver apartment building wants the city to hold the operator accountable …

Airbnb