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'We know our women are out there': Tamara's Walk on B.C.'s Highway of Tears demands answers

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:50:29 EDT


Twenty eight people are walking along Highway 16 from Prince Rupert to Smithers. They're meeting the truth and reconciliation commission.

'Power of inspiration': Kwagiulth artist's Orange Shirt Day design sells out fast

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:57:23 EDT


Carey Newman is the Kwagiulth artist who created the design, which was printed on more than 1,000 T-shirts. He says most of them sold in less than 48 hours.

A chalked-up trick to bring fall hues into your home

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:13:22 EDT


Business owner Victoria Lambert started her chalk paint business in her kitchen and made it grow. Now, New Westminster's FAT Paint has a 5,000 square feet space and sells through 130 retailers.

Finn rockers dream of bringing 'pure form of utopian socialism' back from B.C.

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:00:00 EDT


Is the tiny island town of Sointula, B.C., the world’s last hope for a socialist utopia? Maybe, but it’s almost certainly the only place in Canada to see a live show of Finnish political parody rock this weekend.

What Eleanor wanted: the divisive 'last will' of a hollow tree champion

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:00:00 EDT


Vancouver environmental activist Eleanor Hadley left behind two conflicting wills, leading to a legal dispute over her divided estate that has now been settled by the B.C. Court of Appeal.

Surrey Central SkyTrain Station and bus loop reopen after fire forces closure

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:06 EDT


A fire at nearby hockey shop forced the closure for six hours on Saturday.

Female students at B.C. high school told their T-shirts 'kind of suggestive'

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 09:00:00 EDT


On the day Grade 12 students at a Coquitlam, B.C. high school were scheduled to have their photos taken, a group of female students decided to have some fun.

Faced with multiple natural disasters, charities broaden their appeals

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT


A flood of natural disasters around the world in the last month has some aid organizations taking a different approach to fundraising to prevent donor fatigue.

'Like a ship in a sea of broken concrete': a reporter remembers 1985 Mexico quake

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:00:00 EDT


On the same day 32 years ago, a reporter awakened with a jolt in a Mexico City apartment.

DTES residents fear more park patrols would drive drug users 'into further isolation'

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 10:00:00 EDT


Vancouver city council is considering increasing current park patrol due to the prevalence of needles on park grounds.

Global experiment in human connection hits Vancouver this weekend

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 11:00:00 EDT


They say the eyes are the window to the soul and this weekend hundreds of cities across the world will take part in a global eye contact experiment to find out just how true that is.

'Trump has scared the bejesus out of everyone': How Canada could win the Amazon sweepstakes

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT


Amazon's picking Canada for its coveted second headquarters is more than just wishful thinking.

Road closures, SkyTrain delays expected in Vancouver this weekend

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 01:39:59 EDT


Travelling downtown this weekend? It might be prudent to factor in some extra time to your journey.

Save Hawthorne Park group in Surrey takes its message to City Hall

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:38:40 EDT


Dozens of people opposed to a plan to build a road through a popular Surrey park descended on City Hall Friday afternoon to deliver a petition with more than 12,000 signatures.

North Vancouver centre offers one stop shop for youth wellness

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:29:27 EDT


Foundry North Shore officially opened its doors on Friday. The centre provides a wide array of health and social services for free to youth aged 12 to 24.

Marine debris clean-up efforts in jeopardy as funding runs out

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:38:24 EDT


Residents of Vancouver Island's west coast are concerned a summer of shoreline clean-up work could be lost if funding can't be found to complete the project.

SFU prof launches petition to change Clan team name

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:15:22 EDT


For more than 50 years, SFU's sports teams have played under the name The Clan. But now, amid violent neo-Nazi marches in the United States, some professors and students are sounding the alarm that the name evokes a very different clan — the Ku Klux Klan.

Suspect wanted in deadly Hope crash arrested

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:28:27 EDT


RCMP say a man wanted in connection with a Sept. 11 fatal collision, 10 kilometres east of Hope on Highway 3, has now been arrested.

The pioneering women who fought to build Canada's first women's shelters

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:00:45 EDT


In 1973, groups of women in five Canadian cities began creating the first shelters for abused women. None of them knew of the others' existence, but all of them found a need.

Bella Gelateria locations in Vancouver sold in bidding war

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:01:48 EDT


The company's three locations were listed for sale last month.