Vancouver

Critics worry proposed tower would set dangerous precedent for Vancouver's skyline

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Vancouver is well-known for its mountain views, but a new development could be a game-changer for the city’s world famous …

City Politics

Hikers stung by hornets airlifted from Buntzen Lake

A pair of hikers had to be airlifted out of the Buntzen Lake area after they were stung by hornets Sunday.<p>Members of Coquitlam Search and Rescue were …

Coquitlam

Extended hot spell forecast for B.C.'s South Coast

B.C.'s South Coast is in for an extended spell of hot weather that could potentially last until the end of July.<p>Environment Canada meteorologist Matt …

Weather

Recovery high schools could help teens before addiction takes hold: B.C. parents

Schools could provide mental health supports and let parents discuss their children’s drug use openlyThe post Recovery high schools could help teens …

Mental Health

NPA councillor Melissa de Genova brings forward motions on short-term housing, money laundering, and Kettle Society

With an election just four months away, an NPA councillor has taken the unusual step of advancing three motions on notice in advance of Tuesday's …

Housing

Personal letters helping buyers score homes in Canada’s hot real estate markets

Monica Martins and her husband had been looking for a house for nine months by the time they fell in love with a “character home” in Toronto’s east …

Real Estate

'Butt in' when you 'butt out': City of Vancouver hands out pocket-ashtrays to tackle litter

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The City of Vancouver is hoping a little green box will help cut down the number of cigarette butts that are carelessly …

Butts

Canada’s first centre for low-energy building launches in Vancouver

Vancouver's Mayor Gregor Robertson and various industry professionals were on hand to celebrate the opening of the Zero Emissions Building Exchange …

British Columbia

Twelve weeks until Vancouver's civic election

Vancouver will have a new mayor in a dozen weeks, but the race is still wide open.<p>As ResearchCo pollster Mario Canseco tells Bob Mackin on this …

Canada

Crow cooperation: How Vancouver handles its dive-bombing residents

From raiding garbage cans to sometimes dive bombing pedestrians to protect their young, crows are part of everyday life in the Vancouver.<p>That's …

British Columbia

Waste not, want not: FoodMesh connects produce and baked goods otherwise destined for dump with those who can use it

Nobody likes to waste time, no one wants to waste away, but when it comes to food we waste $31-billion worth of the stuff each year, according to …

Sustainability

Vancouver Whitecaps star Alphonso Davies close to signing record-breaking transfer deal

Nathan CaddellThe best player to ever suit up for the Vancouver Whitecaps has likely played his last game for the club.Bayern Munich FC, one of …

British Columbia

Vancouver restaurant staffing gets dire as patio season heats up

Patio season is in full swing in Vancouver, but a staffing shortage is causing some restaurants to keep some tables empty — despite long lineups …

British Columbia

Sources: Whitecaps' Alphonso Davies close to record-setting...

Alphonso Davies is close to making what would be a record-setting transfer deal for MLS, sending the young Canadian attacking talent to one of the …

Soccer

Lodeiro scores twice to help Sounders beat Whitecaps 2-0

Nicolas Lodeiro scored twice in the first half in the Seattle Sounders’ 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.<p>Seattle (5-9-5) extended …

Vancouver Whitecaps

Mechanic killed in Surrey workplace accident

A heavy duty mechanic was killed while working on a forklift at Fraser Surrey Docks Saturday.<p>Few details of the incident have been publicly released. …

Western Canada

Gastown's Club 23 West to hold final parties this weekend before closure for redevelopment

Craig TakeuchiIt's yet another end of an era. Vancouver's nightclub scene will lose one of its wildest venues when Club 23 West closes this …

Sin City

Silversmith honours high school teacher with new gallery

A new exhibition by silversmith Wesley Harris at the Crafthouse Gallery on Vancouver's Granville Island is more than just a presentation of his work. …

British Columbia

Vancouver Weather: Cooler Saturday, hot on Sunday

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Saturday’s weather is expected to be a little cooler still with highs reaching 22 C and a mix of sun and cloud. Then starting …

Weather

Metro Vancouver homebuyers face unintended consequences of mortgage stress testing rules

In Metro Vancouver, where the gap between incomes and home values makes the region an unaffordable outlier in North America, buyers are especially …

Canadian News

China’s Anbang poised to sell billions in overseas properties, including in B.C.: report

China’s Anbang Insurance Group Co. Ltd. has reportedly decided to sell US$10 billion in international assets, starting next month, potentially …

Selling

Up 400% So Far in 2018, Is Intelsat for Real?

If returns look too good to be true...<p>Shares of satellite communications company <b>Intelsat</b> (NYSE:I) are up over 400% so far in 2018. Positive press and …

Investing

Police warn about high-risk sex offender living in Vancouver

Police are warning the public about a high-risk sex offender living in a halfway house in Vancouver.Tristan Vickers, 25, poses a risk of significant …

Crime

Universal R-Rated Kids Comedy ‘Good Boys’ From Seth Rogen’s Point Grey Adds Four

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, Molly Gordon and Midori Francis are joining Universal Pictures-Point Grey’s R-rated comedy <i>Good Boys</i> about …

Hollywood

Sale of $13.8M mansion subject of lawsuit

A 12,000-square-foot West Vancouver luxury mansion that recently sold for $13.8 million is now the subject of a lawsuit by a Burnaby man claiming the …

Real Estate

Multiple police forces swoop in Richmond and Vancouver amid “gang activity”

A multi-jurisdiction police operation linked to gang activity appeared to end with the arrest of a woman in Richmond.<p>Witnesses reported on Thursday …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Bowen Island Marina guardian is passing the torch and leaving Bowen

On a deck overlooking Snug Cove, Norma Dallas leans on the bannister. She winces as some girls in flip flops climb along the shore below, picking …

Vancouver North Shore

West Vancouver fire crews call on Vancouver fireboat to tackle brush fire

West Vancouver fire crews were called to a “moderately” sized brush fire in the Eagle Harbour area on Friday afternoon.<p>The 30 by 40 foot blaze broke …

Vancouver North Shore

People are losing their minds over this Vancouver chicken spot's secret menu item

We know what you’re thinking, and no, we’re not done buzzing about the new-ish spot for Nashville Hot Chicken in Vancouver, The Downlow Chicken …

grilled cheese

This is why there's a giant anvil at Leg in Boot Square

Leg-in-Boot Square along the seawall in False Creek has an industrial history of forges and boat building. A new public art sculpture has been …

Animated Movies