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Perhaps you, like me, have dreams of one day hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in the western U.S.? Either way, you might have read the best-selling book Wild by Cheryl Strayed and...
If you happen to go by the foot of Cypress Street in Kitsilano, you'll notice a Vancouver landmark is getting some help to stay standing. The Centennial Pole—carved by Kwakwaka'...
UBC has released its latest statistics on animal research at the university. In 2013, 216,450 animals were used in "research and teaching protocols", down from 227,362 in 2012....
Those of us living in southwestern British Columbia are blessed with incredible natural surroundings. For hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts, the Coast Mountains are a...
You know those emails from your bank asking you to click on a link going to a suspicious-looking domain? Apparently, even people who work for the B.C. government can be fooled by...
The B.C. government has approved the transit referendum question put forward by the Mayors' Council on Regional Transportation, with some tweaks. While the mayors had proposed a 0...
A fire has closed Main Street at East 48th Avenue. #Vancouver Fire crews are on scene with a fire in a commercial building at 6400 Main St. Heavy smoke showing on arrival. #...
It was another good year for hiking around Vancouver. But isn't it always? Highlights for me included Mount Harvey, Mount McGuire, Alouette Mountain, Levette Lake, and Mount...
Meet the Snoopy the northern saw-whet owl.  I first saw him at A Midsummer Fete in Colony Farm Regional Park back in 2011. Now he's the star of HootSuite's designed-to-go-viral...
The embattled Coalition of Progressive Electors has lost its executive director. Sarah Beuhler resigned today (Decemer 17), taking responsibility for the party's failure to...

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