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Liberals name Catherine Tait as CBC president, first woman to hold role

Liberals name Catherine Tait as CBC president, first woman to hold role

Catherine Tait, smiles as Heritage Minister Melanie Joly, not shown, announces that Tait is the new president and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada during a press conference in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 3,
Deadline to #savetherio Theatre extended to April 16

Deadline to #savetherio Theatre extended to April 16

Rio Theatre operator Corrine Lea. Photo Dan Toulgoet The operators of one of Vancouver's last independent movie theatres say they have received an extension from their landlord to save the Rio Theatre.
Century-old wooden paver blocks exposed on Vancouver street

Century-old wooden paver blocks exposed on Vancouver street

Old wooden pavers exposed on East Georgia Street, which date back more than 100 years. Photo Patrick Gunn, Heritage Vancouver Society History has a way of revealing itself if you pay enough attention.
B.C government funds $30 million to support youth aging out government care

B.C government funds $30 million to support youth aging out government care

B.C government fund $30 million for youth formerly in government care Young people who are transitioning out of government care can now get more money, thanks to a $30 million fund to the Young Adults program (AYA) program taking effect on Sunday.
Landlords expect more rentals after speculation tax hits

Landlords expect more rentals after speculation tax hits

Shutterstock The head of LandlordBC expects some homeowners will start renting out their properties to avoid the province’s new speculation tax, but says it’s too soon to estimate the extent of its impact.
Yet another mortar turns up on the North Shore

Yet another mortar turns up on the North Shore

A mortar found in a West Vancouver backyard awaits disposal.
How will Canada's national public alert system work? An explainer

How will Canada's national public alert system work? An explainer

A giant fireball is seen as a wild fire rips through the forest 16 km south of Fort McMurray, Alberta on highway 63 on May 7, 2016. Canadians seeking updates on public emergencies will soon have to look no further than their mobile phones.
West Vancouver police make arrests after teen assaulted while buying drugs

West Vancouver police make arrests after teen assaulted while buying drugs

File photo Two people have been arrested and West Vancouver police are searching for another pair in a case they say involved an assault of a teenager who was trying to buy illicit drugs.
Federal government promises $4.1 billion for B.C. infrastructure

Federal government promises $4.1 billion for B.C. infrastructure

Photo by Dan Toulgoet A new agreement between Ottawa and B.C. will see the federal government spend $4.1 billion on infrastructure in the province over the next decade.
Stanley Park herons lay eggs in time for Easter Monday

Stanley Park herons lay eggs in time for Easter Monday

Photo Shutterstock The great blue herons living in Stanley Park have laid the first few eggs of the season just in time for Easter Monday: The first couple of eggs are visible on the #StanleyPark Heron Cam! Most pairs will lay between 2-5 eggs (with