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OPINION: Surrey's Uber fines could create legal nightmare for ride hailing

OPINION: Surrey's Uber fines could create legal nightmare for ride hailing

The City of Surrey has recently been in the news for issuing bylaw infraction warnings to Uber drivers. Essentially, Surrey’s bylaw officers are using the app to order a ride hailing service, and then issuing the driver a warning upon their arrival.
Vancouver health agency floats $6 million take-home drug plan for addicts

Vancouver health agency floats $6 million take-home drug plan for addicts

Push for 'safe supply' of drugs mirrors fight to open Insite drug injection site
OPINION: Mid-mandate makeover moves BC NDP to middle ground

OPINION: Mid-mandate makeover moves BC NDP to middle ground

No matter what stripe the political party, the predictable pattern will emerge in government: you campaign radically and govern moderately.
Update: After year of bargaining, teachers consider escalating job action

Update: After year of bargaining, teachers consider escalating job action

This story has been updated since first published. *** B.C. teachers have started making a tentative plan for escalating job action, in case mediation fails. B.C.
PREST: An insider's guide for royals considering a move to British Columbia

PREST: An insider's guide for royals considering a move to British Columbia

It looks as though Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and their young son are thinking about moving to Canada’s West Coast.
The problem with how media has cheered on Uber and Lyft’s arrival in Vancouver

The problem with how media has cheered on Uber and Lyft’s arrival in Vancouver

Now that ride-hailing is officially here, journalists need to put down their pompoms and do their job
Will Vancouver see improvements in housing, transit and opioid crisis by year’s end?

Will Vancouver see improvements in housing, transit and opioid crisis by year’s end?

Mayor Kennedy Stewart looking for breakthrough year in 2020
Understanding triple-net leases and how they're killing the soul of Vancouver

Understanding triple-net leases and how they're killing the soul of Vancouver

‘Highest and best use’ assessment policy equally problematic
OPINION: Here’s to all our favourite teachers who made a difference

OPINION: Here’s to all our favourite teachers who made a difference

Human connection and inspiration common threads among influential educators
OPINION: With so many empty rooms in Vancouver, why isn’t there more home sharing?

OPINION: With so many empty rooms in Vancouver, why isn’t there more home sharing?

Last week I received a phone call from Stephanie, a Montreal flight attendant for Air Canada Express who’s relocating to Vancouver in March.