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BIRCH housing project continues in ‘holding pattern’

BIRCH housing project continues in ‘holding pattern’

BIRCH hopes units will be ready by end of next council term
Metro Vancouver elder abuse scam resurfaces, with 20 known cases

Metro Vancouver elder abuse scam resurfaces, with 20 known cases

Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers is raising awareness about an elder abuse scam this BC Seniors' Week.
Rising construction costs threaten Metro Vancouver affordable housing projects

Rising construction costs threaten Metro Vancouver affordable housing projects

The added costs will eat away at the $100 million the regional government has budgeted for the next decade to build affordable housing projects, according to a report.
Metro Vancouver food bank demand rising higher than national average

Metro Vancouver food bank demand rising higher than national average

The Greater Vancouver Food Bank is seeing 1,000 new clients monthly, a situation the organization's chief operating officer calls "quite staggering."
Overload expected on Bowen Thursday morning ferry

Overload expected on Bowen Thursday morning ferry

It might be a struggle boarding the 7:30 am boat this June 9
New rules proposed for Bowen secondary suites

New rules proposed for Bowen secondary suites

Minimum lot size and short term rentals would be gone under a revised bylaw
B.C. should legalize nearly all electric-assist vehicles, recommends study

B.C. should legalize nearly all electric-assist vehicles, recommends study

A Metro Vancouver-wide study found almost all electric-assist vehicles move slower than people think and can actually make cycling and mixed-use paths safer. The exception: sit-down e-scooters.
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall to seven-week low

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall to seven-week low

44 more people died while infected with COVID-19 in the week up to May 28
B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall to six-week low

B.C. COVID-19 hospitalizations fall to six-week low

Seven-day COVID-19 death count is lowest since week ended April 23
Woodfibre LNG presents to Bowen council; demonstration prior

Woodfibre LNG presents to Bowen council; demonstration prior

Major construction will begin on the company's Squamish LNG facility in 2023, with an expected completion date of 2027