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Vancouver fire trucks will create "instant water parks" tonight

Vancouver fire trucks will create "instant water parks" tonight

The classic summer experience of running through the sprinkler or spraying each other with a hose is about to get even more epic.
New light, sound installation lets you have a dance party in Ackery's Alley

New light, sound installation lets you have a dance party in Ackery's Alley

Photo Melissa Shaw A new public art installation has opened in Ackery's Alley next to the Orpheum in downtown Vancouver. The installation is called FIELD and relies on public participation to activate 35 squares of light to create music.
7 of the best spots to find FREE blackberries in Vancouver

7 of the best spots to find FREE blackberries in Vancouver

A guide to the best locations to find blackberry bushes to pick in and around Vancouver
West Van student sues school district over field hockey injury

West Van student sues school district over field hockey injury

The West Vancouver school district is facing a lawsuit from one of its students over a sports injury she took in field hockey practice.
Man charged for road rage incident involving bear spray

Man charged for road rage incident involving bear spray

A Surrey man has been charged after a road rage altercation involving bear spray that took place last weekend in North Delta.
Smoking is the leading cause of house fires in Vancouver

Smoking is the leading cause of house fires in Vancouver

There were 55 fire-related deaths in Vancouver between 2001 and 2016. The leading cause of death during that timeframe was attributed to “smokers materials,” presumably cigarettes or embers from an ashtray.
Man wanted Canada-wide for failing to return to Vancouver halfway house

Man wanted Canada-wide for failing to return to Vancouver halfway house

VPD Photo Vancouver police are searching for a 58-year-old man who is wanted Canada-wide for failing to return to his Vancouver halfway house. Daine Vonbillings was last seen in the downtown halfway house at 6 p.m.
The first-ever Chilliwack Sunflower Festival is opening later this month

The first-ever Chilliwack Sunflower Festival is opening later this month

Photo Shutterstock Experience dazzling fields of yellow, orange and red sunflowers at the inaugural Chilliwack Sunflower Festival opening on August 22. The Chilliwack Sunflower Festival is being organized by the creators of Tulips of the Valley.
John A. Macdonald statue to be removed from Victoria's city hall

John A. Macdonald statue to be removed from Victoria's city hall

The statue of Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first prime minister, will be removed from the doorstep of Victoria City Hall on Saturday, says Mayor Lisa Helps.
Cleanup of LNG site in Squamish underway

Cleanup of LNG site in Squamish underway

Multi-million dollar remediation includes removal of thousands of creosote pilings, docks and a warehouse. Work has begun in Squamish to dismantle the remnants of an old pulp mill site to make way for the Woodfibre LNG project.