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Onboard construction disrupts Victoria family's vacation cruise

Onboard construction disrupts Victoria family's vacation cruise

Photo Shutterstock The noise of pounding jackhammers and the smell of sickening fumes are the unwanted memories of a spring-break cruise through the Panama Canal for a suburban Victoria woman and her family.
'China's Amazon' to start selling Canadian real estate

'China's Amazon' to start selling Canadian real estate

Real estate portal Juwai.com and “China’s Amazon” retail site JD.com inked a deal that will allow Chinese consumers to buy a home with a click of the mouse Chinese consumers can now buy Canadian homes online through a deal inked with Juwai.
Can Vancouver’s music scene be improved by a committee?

Can Vancouver’s music scene be improved by a committee?

Matt Roach argues the Vancouver Music Strategy should address the livelihood of smaller venues such as the Rickshaw and the Biltmore, which are at a greater risk of closing than some of the city’s more established venues Photograph By DAN TOULGOET Lo
RCMP renews call for tips on 9th anniversary of Wendy Ladner-Beaudry murder

RCMP renews call for tips on 9th anniversary of Wendy Ladner-Beaudry murder

Wendy Ladner-Beaudry was killed April 3, 2009 Today, April 3, marks the ninth anniversary of the murder of Wendy Ladner-Beaudry and the RCMP has issued another call for information that could help solve the crime.
1 in 4 Canadians are carers. Are you one of them?

1 in 4 Canadians are carers. Are you one of them?

Photo Shutterstock One in four Canadians are family caregivers, according to Carers Canada and there are over a million caregivers in British Columbia.
CBC dug up the audio of Senator Larry Campbell's epic 2008 April Fools' prank!

CBC dug up the audio of Senator Larry Campbell's epic 2008 April Fools' prank!

Senator Larry Campbell at his home on Galiano Island in 2012, 4 years after the epic April Fools’ Day prank he played on Vancouverites with help from the CBC. Photo Bob Kronbauer.
Ditch your retail job and get outside this summer with BC Parks Student Ranger Program

Ditch your retail job and get outside this summer with BC Parks Student Ranger Program

Photo BC Parks If you're searching for an interesting summer job consider becoming a BC Parks Student Ranger.
Beloved Squamish restaurant Fergie's Cafe gutted by early morning fire

Beloved Squamish restaurant Fergie's Cafe gutted by early morning fire

Photo: HALEY RITCHIE An early morning fire on Tuesday has caused massive damage at Fergie's Cafe on Squamish Valley Road. Firefighters were called to the scene just before 5 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
Pender mercies ease stress of taking B.C. Ferries on long weekend

Pender mercies ease stress of taking B.C. Ferries on long weekend

North and South Pender Islands.
City of Calgary staff recommend bylaw to ban public consumption of cannabis

City of Calgary staff recommend bylaw to ban public consumption of cannabis

A woman exhales while smoking a joint during the annual 420 marijuana rally on Parliament hill on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Ottawa.