Straight Talk

With the Vancouver election less than a month away, candidates are promising to improve public transit in the city.
Two civic-election observers suggest that although Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson is favoured to win another term, he doesn’t have a lock on it.
Coalition of Progressive Electors mayoral candidate Meena Wong has detailed the party’s pledge to ban renovictions
A large ship transporting bunker fuel and diesel is adrift off the British Columbia coast. It is projected to ground ashore at Haida Gwaii before nightfall.
Police arrested five people at Oppenheimer Park the evening of October 16.
Nearly three months to the day that homeless people began establishing a camp in Oppenheimer Park, the field is almost entirely cleared of tents and a cleanup operation is underway.
Cedar Party leader Glen Chernen is trying to have the mayor disqualified from running in the November civic election.
Proceeds from Deep Cove Brewers and Distillers' Shredder Golden Ale will be donated to the Tim Jones Legacy Fund.
The former education minister's new position still requires the assent of the federal and provincial governments as well as the First Nations Summit.