Vancouver North Shore

Canadian dollar strengthens against weaker greenback as oil rallies

The Canadian dollar strengthened against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday as oil prices climbed and weaker-than-expected U.S. durable goods orders weighed on the greenback.<p>The price of U.S. crude oil reached $58 a barrel for the first time since July 2015 as a major pipeline cut Canadian crude …

Economy

Top 10 Christmas and holiday events for Vancouver families

Looking for some fun family-friendly festive events in Vancouver this holiday season? Well, look no further, the <i>Courier</i> has you covered. We've done …

Christmas

This North Vancouver home will be so lit for Christmas you can see it from Coal Harbour

You know that story about the Christmas star? Well, Vancouver’s got a legendary star, too, only ours hails from the North… North Vancouver, that …

Christmas

Metro Vancouver craft fairs and markets: Shop locally at these events

The holiday season is upon us, bringing with it the perfect opportunity to shop locally. Our round-up of 60-plus craft fairs and markets around the …

Christmas

7 ways to make the most out of winter in B.C.

There may be a good reason why Vancouver has been drowning in rain over the past week and why Cypress and Grouse mountains opened ski and snowboard …

Skiing

MINTY: ‘Sing 150’ concert features girls and boys choirs in harmony - Surrey Now-Leader

<b>By Melanie Minty, arts columnist</b><p>SURREY — We are nearing the end of 2017. This year was significant for Canada, as we celebrated 150 years as a …

Lower Mainland

The Lower Mainland comes alive with holiday music | The Province

I’m fine with the adrenalin rush of last-minute shopping. But last-minute planning for seasonal music is entirely different. It’s long since time to …

Canadian News

Could this be the answer to Vancouver's traffic congestion problem?

It’s official, traffic is a big part of Vancouver life.Chances are you encounter bumper-to-bumper mayhem at some point during your daily commute if …

Lower Mainland

Missing Alberta women may be in West Vancouver

The RCMP is asking for the public's help finding two missing Alberta women, who may be in the West Vancouver area.<p>Serenity Roswell, 22, and Jazmine …

Alberta

9 things you didn't know you could do with a Vancouver Public Library card

Thought your Vancouver Public Library card is only good for books and DVDs? Then you’ve most likely been missing out on the wealth of free resources …

Akira Kurosawa

TransLink fare change could mean cheaper SeaBus rides

TransLink is looking at making changes to its fare system that could make a trip on the SeaBus much cheaper but taking a bus downtown from the outer …

Lower Mainland

Ambleside Amble

Photo: Rob Weiss<p>Welcome! Gazing up at the glorious Coast Salish Welcome Figure in Ambleside Park I felt humbled. This iconic gift from the Squamish …

Travel

Police called after woman knocked down and groped in Surrey

Surrey RCMP are looking for a man who allegedly assaulted a woman in Surrey on Sunday evening.The incident took place around 8:20 pm, when police …

Crime

B.C. Ferries cancels three Horseshoe Bay-Departure Bay sailings

A mechanical issue with the Queen of Oak Bay has forced B.C. Ferries to cancel three sailings between Horseshoe Bay and Departure Bay (Nanaimo) on …

Canadian News

BRIEF-Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund says declaration of force majeure at North Vancouver Chlor-Alkali plant

Nov 20 (Reuters) - Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund CHE_u.TO -<p>* CHEMTRADE LOGISTICS INCOME FUND ANNOUNCES DECLARATION OF FORCE MAJEURE AT NORTH …

Lower Mainland

Black Friday: Find the best deals around Metro Vancouver

In America, Black Friday falls on the day after Thanksgiving. But in Canada, where we celebrated Thanksgiving a month ago, Black Friday is probably …

Shopping

Auto shops deny overbilling a factor in ICBC's financial trouble

Allegations that some auto shops are overbilling ICBC and contributing to the insurer's troubled financial situation are untrue, according to the …

Ferris wheel coming to North Vancouver for Christmas Festival

The City of North Vancouver is finally getting its long-coveted Lower Lonsdale ferris wheel – a.k.a. the “Sky Wheel” – at least for a couple of days …

Rise and shine

Our Daily Photo #2658 is from julian_plimley who took this stunning shot of Vancouver from Lions Gate Bridge. Rise upA post shared by Vancouver, BC …

Lower Mainland

Mother-Daughter Trip Vancouver Canada

The Gift of Travel<p>I have always felt very fortunate to be able to travel the amount that we do. In fact, I many times think I must of done something …

Canada

30 Photos to get you stoked for the ski season

A few photos to get you stoked for winter!<p>Ski season is officially upon us! With snow on the brain, we thought we’d dig into the photo archives and …

Skiing

The Polygon Gallery

It’s a particularly wet day in November, and Reid Shier opens the glass doors of The Polygon Gallery to let me into a very dry—and nearly …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Former Presentation House Gallery finds new North Vancouver home

New Polygon Gallery opens with exhibition about history of North Vancouver<p>After nearly three decades in the making and a $20 million investment, the …

Canada

Cyclist climbs one million feet by riding up Mount Seymour every day

Travis Streb cycled up the mountain every day for a year to raise money for pancreatic cancer.

Canadian News

Cruise-ship growth facing bottlenecks in Vancouver | The Province

The Port of Vancouver faces a number of bottlenecks as it tries to accommodate a burgeoning cruise-ship industry.<p>Large, modern cruise ships will …

Canadian News

The one neighbourhood that's going to redefine North Shore living

It’s time, you’re ready to settle into a new area.You’ve done the whole renting in the Tri-Cities thing and you know you want to live in Vancouver. …

Pedestrian struck by SUV in North Vancouver

A 68-year-old man is recovering in hospital after being struck in a crosswalk at Delbrook Avenue and Evergreen Place just after 5 p.m. Thursday in …

Lower Mainland

The Polygon Gallery creates art destination in renewed Lower Lonsdale | The Province

On Saturday (Nov. 18) a new stand-alone art gallery for the city of North Vancouver opens to the public. The Polygon Gallery, a sparkling two-storey …

Canadian News

20 things to do in Vancouver this weekend: November 18 and 19

The weekend is here and we’re ready to let loose! Get out and have fun in Vancouver with our list of things to do this weekend, Saturday, November …

Vancouver

Fake 'Hinterland Who's Who' Makes Fun Of Canada's Hospital Wait Times, But Doctors Aren't Laughing

Most Canadians are familiar with "Hinterland Who's Who," those 60-second PSAs that profiled Canadian animals and first aired in the 1960s. (If you …

Medicine