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Since the 1970s, Nicholson Tower has provided low-cost housing for seniors in Vancouver’s West End. With B.C. Housing selling the place, there’s worry that about half of its homes...
Vision Vancouver has sought to score points about the supposed delay in the release of the platform of its main challenger, the Non-Partisan Association. The ruling party was at...
New Westminster mayor Wayne Wright says that if it were just a “one-on-one” contest between him and his main challenger, he’d consider Coun. Jonathan Cote the underdog in the...
The ghost of Little Mountain looms large over residents of a social-housing complex in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Tenants at Stamps Place fear that they might be displaced, as...
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. Part of the reason is Meena Wong...
A physician with the B.C. Centre for Disease Control says he’s been reflecting on the extensive media coverage of the Ebola outbreak. Dr. James Johnston is not an expert on the...
Tuberculosis experts have a keen interest in newcomers to Canada. Immigrants are more likely to get sick with TB than others. In recent years, they’ve accounted for two-thirds of...
Lawyer Bob Kasting says he picked a number at random in order to cap the donations he’ll accept as an independent candidate for Vancouver mayor. He said he came up with $5,000 per...
A grassroots organization wants municipalities to seize “abandoned, neglected, and derelict properties”. In its proposed action plan for civic politicians running in the election...
Before Hong Kong’s so-called Umbrella Revolution started this past summer, Vancouver-area realtor Winfield Yan had been busy with clients based there. “I already made a few deals...

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