VPD investigating homicide in Oppenheimer Park
Vancouver Police Department is investigating a homicide that resulted from a serious assault in Oppenheimer Park on January 1.
American Express Cobalt is the best Canadian credit card: Study
creditcardGenius.com, a website that provides comprehensive information on credit cards, has announced the best credit cards in Canada 2020. In
Record-breaking $70 million jackpot available in Friday’s draw
For the first time ever, a $70 million jackpot is available for this Friday’s Lotto Max draw, and someone in
Free transit on New Year’s Eve. Know details
For the 44th year, TransLink continues its tradition of helping customers get a safe ride home by offering free transit
Cab driver killed in East Van collision
Vancouver Police are investigating an early-morning collision that killed a cab driver and sent three others to hospital with injuries.
Baggage liability limits increase for air travellers
Starting December 28, 2019, limits of liability of the Montreal Convention will increase. Based on this rise, air passengers who
70% young Canadians think cannabis doesn’t impair driving as much as alcohol
One quarter of younger Canadians (aged 18-34) say they have driven high or have travelled in a vehicle with a
UBC used 169,273 animals in research and teaching in 2018
UBC’s summary of animals involved in research at the university in 2018 is now available. This is the ninth consecutive
Canadians more stressed over holiday season than last year
While half of Canadians expect a relatively easy-going December, three-in-ten believe this time of the year will bring tension, a
TransLink adding 65,000 bus service hours starting January
TransLink is increasing bus service on January 6 to improve bus service, adding 65,000 more annual bus service hours to the system, and making space for up to 20,000 more people each weekday.
Help Transit police identify violent robbery suspect
Metro Vancouver Transit Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who allegedly committed a robbery on a bus, punching the victim several times.
Call blocking comes into force; more protection from nuisance calls
Canadians will soon have access to a call-blocking system that better protects them against unsolicited and illegitimate calls. The Canadian Radio-television
After cyber attack, LifeLabs offers free cyber protection to customers
After it detected a cyber attack that compromised data of approximately 15 million customers on its systems, LifeLabs is offering
BC to increase access to spinal muscular atrophy treatment
BC will expand access to a life-chanting treatment for children living with spinal muscular atrophy.
Transportation board approves first ride-hailing application
A total 24 ride hailing applications have been received to date including the two announced today. The board is reviewing the other applications.
Booth, Buchanan appointed to Metro Vancouver’s 2020 standing committees
Mayor Mary-Ann Booth and Mayor Linda Buchanan have been appointed to the standing committees of Metro Vancouver Board, which were announced yesterday.
Federal government announces funding to support homeless and at-risk veterans
Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence today announced funding for Good Shepherd Refuge Social
Vancouver foam ban starts in two weeks
In two weeks, Vancouver will join the ranks of 100 other North American cities that have banned polystyrene foam cups
BC Ferries eliminates fuel surcharge
BC Ferries announced today the current 1.5 per cent fuel surcharge will be removed as of December 17, 2019. BC
Dangerous avalanche conditions for Coastal Mountains
The snowpack structure is a loaded gun waiting for the next storms with the unusually low early season snowfall, according to an avalanche warning issued for Coastal Mountains, which includes Sea to Sky.