Lower Mainland

Residential outlook 2018: Owners to fare well, others not so much

Despite the spectre of higher mortgage rates, a decline in foreign investors and tighter lending restrictions, the residential market is poised to …

Real Estate

Highway 1 in the Fraser Valley won't be fully opened until Saturday

CHILLIWACK (NEWS 1130) – Expect major delays on Highway 1 until the weekend after several earlier mudslides have caused havoc.<p>The cleanup has begun …

Fraser Valley

New door to protect BC Transit drivers from assaults

Bus company testing new barrier to keep drivers safe but allow conversation<p>BC Transit unveiled new steel and glass doors for its buses Wednesday to …

Uber

Vancouver households may pay more for garbage, water and sewer in 2018, plus higher property taxes

Vancouver property taxes are not the only fees that are likely going up in 2018.<p>Households may get dinged more for garbage, water, and sewer rates …

Vancouver

North Delta happenings: week of Nov. 23 - Surrey Now-Leader

<b>THIS WEEK</b><p><b>• McCloskey Elementary Dinner and Dance Fundraiser:</b> Nov. 24, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Dhaliwal Banquet Hall, #230 – 8166 128th St.,Surrey, …

Fraser Valley

Letter: Port Moody could try raising the entire location

<b>The Editor,</b><p><i>Re. “Seaview parents push for traffic safety in area” (The Tri-City News, Nov. 15).</i><p>article continues below<p>Trending Stories<p>A possible …

British Columbia

Will Canada's first national housing strategy make a difference in B.C.?

'Our work is to figure out where it can go in the city,' says Vancouver mayor<p>Two B.C. housing experts say Canada's first ever national housing …

Housing

Mudslides close Highway 1 between Hope and Chilliwack

River is flowing high due to a controlled release from the Alouette Dam.<p>Passengers bound for Mission may need to exit the train at Port Haney Station.<p>…

Fraser Valley

National housing strategy long overdue for Vancouver: advocates

The Canadian government launched its long-awaited national housing strategy Wednesday, but Vancouver advocates say the move is long overdue in a city …

Housing

ERT tank assists in Lower Mainland dial-a-dope investigation - Surrey Now-Leader

Surrey RCMP investigating report of shots fired near on 116th Street and 96th Avenue<p>Coun. Chesney says it’s a ‘little disingenuous’ for Mayor Wayne …

British Columbia

10-year housing strategy sees densification

The City of Vancouver unveiled its new 10-year housing strategy Thursday, a plan more than 14 months in the making.<p>The plan, coming less than a year …

Housing

Why have Robson rents dropped 15%? Plus: Memo to homeless: help coming in three years

Real Estate<p>Rents on Vancouver’s Robson Street have dropped more than 15% in the past year to ...<p>Mining and Energy<p>On November 18, FortisBC quietly saw …

Real Estate

Gap between earnings and home prices a top concern for housing strategy critic

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – For a new national housing strategy, one critic says it leaves a lot of old-fashioned policies intact.Paul Kershaw — the …

Housing

Big crowds for PoCo salmon fest

Port Coquitlam’s Hyde Creek Watershed Society hosted its 18th annual salmon festival on the weekend, providing education and entertainment to …

British Columbia

Global economic meltdown delivered Black Friday bargains to Metro Vancouver

This year, local retailers are feeling especially optimistic because of the low Canadian dollar

Vancouver

Opinion: Congestion pricing could cost you | The Province

Hold onto your wallets: It could soon cost you even more to drive into and around Vancouver.<p>Just weeks after the heavy tolls were taken off the Port …

Canadian News

Rail warning signs expected for Langleys in 2018 - Surrey Now-Leader

The long-promised rail warning signs are coming to Langley – years after the overpasses they are linked to were finished.<p>The electronic warning signs …

Fraser Valley

Ridge Meadows Flames run winning streak to five games

With two more wins on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Ridge Meadows Flames have run their winning streak to five straight games.<p>Maple Ridge’s junior B …

Maple Ridge

Wildlife group takes province to court over bear cub's death

The injured cub had been brought home and given food and water by a well-meaning family.

Vancouver

The Provies: As The Flow flies, the Moment we were all waiting for and a farewell to Fast Ebby | The Province

<b>BEST NEWS</b><p>It was the night Boeser took command of the Calder race.<p>He may not win it. We aren’t even at mile 10 in this marathon.<p>He has goals in four …

Canadian News

Fresh and local: Dirtbag Republic Downtown Eastside

StaffDirtbag Republic’s sophomore record features a liner-notes photograph of the group titled “Cast of Characters”. The same concept neatly …

Vancouver

Pedestrian seriously hurt in Abbotsford

ABBOTSFORD (NEWS 1130) – A man has been rushed to the hospital with serious injuries after he was hit by a car this morning.<p>It happened around 7 a.m. …

Fraser Valley

Gimme Five: The week's top events

<b>1. CandyTown</b><p>Let’s just stop pretending and admit we’re all looking forward to Christmas, shall we? To ease you into the festive mood, pop along to …

Christmas

Canucks make it two in a row on the road

The Vancouver Canucks defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night, 5-2.<p>Rookie Brock Boeser scored two goals for Vancouver, former Penguin …

Ice Hockey

B.C. NDP referendum plan sparks legislature battle - Surrey Now-Leader

As B.C. Attorney General David Eby launched a public consultation on changing B.C.’s voting system, opposition MLAs were ramping up their attack on …

Canada

ERT tank assists in Lower Mainland dial-a-dope investigation

The RCMP’s Emergency Response Team assisted Langley RCMP with executing some warrants at a Langley City property on 52 Avenue on Thursday morning.<p>The …

British Columbia

Five reasons to check out this year's Jewish Book Fest

<b>The 33rd annual JCC Jewish Book Festival</b><b>Nov. 25-30</b> | <i>Jewish Community Centre and other venues in the Lower Mainland</i><b>Tickets and info:</b> …

Canadian News

Self-guided Tours for Film Buffs in Vancouver

Courtesy Fangirl Quest.<p>At any given moment, Vancouver is rife with superheroes, sci-fi detectives, romantic (and raunchy) duos and other fantasy …

Canada

Mudslides close Trans-Canada Highway in the eastern Fraser Valley

If you are heading to or from B.C.’s Southern Interior Thursday morning, it may take longer than normal.<p><b>READ MORE: Environment Canada issues snowfall</b> …

Canada

Pitt Meadows thinks twice about duplexes

Change the city’s name to Duplex Meadows.<p>When Pitt Meadows councillors saw maps showing the number of city lots that could be developed for duplexes, …

Housing