Casino boosts city coffers
The City of Richmond has received an unexpected $5 million windfall from River Rock Casino, which continued its winning streak last year as B.C.'s top gambling and entertainment destination.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Romance Week: Now Hear Vancouver
Wedding bells are ringing and you're headed to Vancouver, the verdant metropolis of British Columbia that has enjoyed legal same-sex marriage since 2003.
The Globe and Mail
Minimize work drudgery in order to maximize fun
A client of Vancouver business coach Lauren Bacon was complaining recently about his lack of work-life balance.
Vancouver cop gets hearing in bid to save job
Const. Christopher Charters requested the public hearing Feb. 13 after an internal disciplinary proceeding by the Vancouver Police Department recommended he be fired from the force.
Squamish electric car co-op eyed
Fast-charging plug-in hubs for electric vehicles would be a key element in a car share program, and the director of EasyPark's information technology department wants Squamish to be a part of making them a reality.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Jackpot! B.C. cities cash in on casinos
After years of futility in his first six NHL seasons with the New York Islanders and Florida Panthers, the star goaltender found a home - and the playoffs - in Vancouver.
The Aldergrove Star
Stone cautious on tolling new Pattullo Bridge
Transportation Minister Todd Stone says the City of New Westminster's call for tolls on a rebuilt Pattullo Bridge may be problematic.
The Georgia Straight
Black Strathcona project rediscovers a piece of Vancouver history
Viva "Vie" Moore stands outside of Vie's Chicken and Steaks, a now-disappeared landmark in a once-thriving neighbourhood.
The Georgia Straight
30 years ago today: Kradle strives to put Vancouver on the metal map
Thirty years ago today-on March 5, 1984-local glam-metal band Kradle played Burnaby's James Cowan Theatre with Black Knight.
10 Lessons in More Engaging Citizen Engagement
With cities seeking to involve diverse voices in city-making to get beyond "the usual suspects," Vancouver urbanists Brent Toderian and Jillian Glover examine how cities in their region are finding new ways to increase civic participation.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Metro Vancouver malls go al fresco
This spectacular 13-acre gated estate offers the ultimate in luxury living and complete privacy.
Lovers under the flag
A place where locals and visitors come together to be inspired, to be entertained or simply to breathe in some of its unique atmosphere.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Living in retirement: Why moving to a small town is not for me
Sechelt inlet. Because the Sunshine Coast is only a 40-minute ferry ride from West Vancouver, it's become an easy option for anyone who wants to get away from urban living and live on the ocean at a relatively affordable price.
Metro Vancouver's new commercial real estate boom tied to transportation
Ever wonder what it takes to create a collection of couture wedding gowns? Get all the dainty details as we follow Vancouver designer Jason Matlo from first sketch to final fitting in a new four-part video series.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Snowstorm creates travel chaos across B.C.'s South Coast
Who is getting snow right now on B.C.'s South Coast? Here's a radar image from 11:30 a.m. PT, with blue showing snowfall and pink indicating wet snowfall.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Photographer Edward Burtynsky donates 34 works to Vancouver Art Gallery
The mansion at 2860 Mathers Ave. in West Vancouver's Altamont neighbourhood spans nearly 12,000 sq ft and features six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, an indoor swimming pool, and a three-car garage.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Affordable rents shrinking by the year in Downtown Eastside: report
The Pacific Road Runners "First Half' half marathon took place Sunday Feb. 16, 2014.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Broadway performer from Langley celebrates music icons
The prolific Broadway duo of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II served as a huge influence for Langley's own Kaylee Harwood, who recently returned to the Lower Mainland to participate in a tribute revue for the two men.
The St Paul Journal
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Bruce Sauer is photographed on East Hastings Street in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, Wednesday, Feb, 13, 2013.