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China comes out against proposed Vancouver friendship city in Taiwan

Charlie Wu's dream of initiating an art and cultural relationship with the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung came one step closer to reality when he heard about...

Hot demand for 'ghost kitchens' rides on popularity of food delivery apps during pandemic

The "pick-up here" sign on a bright turquoise wall hints at what's bustling under the roof  of a warehouse on an industrial street in East Vancouver.Inside, 23-year-old Andrew Nguyen is...

3½ years after devastating Humboldt Broncos bus crash, licensing for truck drivers in B.C. is changing

For Ginny and Lawrence Hunter, it was the worst day of their lives. They spent 12 hours calling hospitals, watching the news from their Okanagan home, waiting to...

Pet 'mini-pigs' are outgrowing owners' expectations — and sanctuaries are running out of space to re-home them

In one of Carrie Shogan's treasured videos, she can be seen cheering on one of her rescued pigs as it rolls in mud for the first time.The star of...

How to make your home more resistant to wildfires

On Aug. 1, Margaret Wlazly had to evacuate her mountainside home in B.C.'s central Okangan as the White Rock Lake wildfire threatened her community. Although she was...

Vacationers foiled by wildfire smoke frustrated over partial refunds for Airbnb cancellations

In the few days between when William Quinlan made an Airbnb booking in Penticton, B.C., and when he and his family were supposed to check...

Canada's biggest public pensions heavily investing in fossil fuels, new report suggests

Canada's biggest public pensions continue to invest heavily in fossil fuels despite rising concerns about climate change, according to a new report.The Canadian Pension Plan's (CPP Investments) total...

Community throws support behind seniors and grandchildren targeted in Surrey park

Community members in Surrey, B.C., are showing their support for a group of senior South Asian women and their grandchildren who were targeted by a...

Environmentalists seek injunction against new road in Bear Creek Park

The Friends of Bear Creek Park is taking legal action to stop the construction of a new road through the Surrey park. In a petition to...

Surrey approves construction contracts for controversial road through Bear Creek Park

Surrey city council has moved ahead with a road through Bear Creek Park by approving construction contracts on Monday, following a razor-thin vote to approve it in May....

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