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30 years ago smoking in public places was banned in Vancouver — and smokers were outraged

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 09:00:00 EST


It's a scene that looks completely foreign in Canadian cities today: smokers puffing away on cigarettes at their desks or over a hot meal in a busy restaurant.

Beyond the hippie stereotype: A closer look at the opposition to Trans Mountain

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 05:00:00 EST


The roots of the opposition to Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion run deep.

Man dead after being hit by truck in Surrey B.C.

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 01:16:45 EST


RCMP say the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene, but officers are seeking witnesses to the collision which happened around 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 in the 9300 block of 140th Street.

Let it snow! Arctic front heading for B.C.'s South Coast

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 17:47:08 EST


It's time to trade in your umbrella for a parka: Environment Canada is forecasting snow for British Columbia's South Coast beginning overnight Sunday.

Syrian refugees give back to Vancouver community through food

Sun, 4 Dec 2016 00:56:42 EST


A group of Syrian women hosted a dinner at the Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House on Saturday to say thanks for the help they have received in settling in their new country.

MP of riding seen as 'ground zero' for Kinder Morgan pipeline faces balancing act

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 20:18:32 EST


First-time MP Terry Beech says he has yet to decide what his position will be on his government's decision to give the go-ahead to the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.

The gift of the great outdoors: 6 Christmas presents for the young naturalist

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 18:56:42 EST


Outdoor fanatic Frank Ritcey shares his gift selections for those who love getting amongst the wild, including great selections for kids.

Motorcyclist dies after collision with pickup truck in Abbotsford, B.C.

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 17:03:10 EST


A motorcyclist has died after crashing into a pickup truck on Old Yale Road in Abbotsford, B.C., late Saturday morning.

2017 British Columbia election: Vancouver-Point Grey riding profile

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 17:00:00 EST


A look at Vancouver-Point Grey, one of the 87 electoral districts in British Columbia.

Highway 4 west of Port Alberni remains closed after road wash out

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 00:36:22 EST


A major washout has closed a highway section linking Tofino and Ucluelet with the rest of Vancouver Island.

Up to 40 feared dead in California warehouse party fire

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 10:46:41 EST


The city of Oakland, Calif., had been investigating whether people were illegally living in a warehouse that was the site of a deadly fire that broke out during a late-night party on Friday, killing at least nine people and as many as 40, officials said on Saturday.

B.C. government provides 3 different fentanyl spending estimates in 3 days

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 10:00:00 EST


The amount of money B.C. is spending to prevent fentanyl overdoses seems to depend on which day the question is asked.

'Unsung Hero' of Vancouver's folk music scene gets national award

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 16:00:51 EST


Steve Edge, the founder of Rogue Folk Club, has been named the Slaight Music Unsung Hero at the Canadian Folk Music Awards in Toronto.

Make It: So much more than a craft show

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 16:00:00 EST


Make It founder Jenna Herbut discusses her success as a young entrepreneur working hard to create a community for other local Canadian self-starters. Not only does Make It offer an avenue for artisans to sell their handmade goods, but it has also become a hub to meet other makers.

Athletes of the Week: Sarah and Amy Potomack

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 15:00:00 EST


Think Daniel and Henrik — only younger, female and not identical twins — and you get a sense of the on-ice chemistry between Sarah and Amy Potomak.