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B.C.'s tight rental market has landlords asking personal questions: report

B.C.'s tight rental market has landlords asking personal questions: report

Shutterstock Some landlords in British are asking prospective tenants for too much personal information including credit card details, three months worth of bank statements and inquiring whether applicants were born in Canada, says the Office of the
City launches creative bike rack design contest

City launches creative bike rack design contest

The City of Vancouver is looking for interesting designs to beautify its new bike racks.
Vancouverites hold march in solidarity with survivors of gun violence

Vancouverites hold march in solidarity with survivors of gun violence

Organizers are planning a march in Vancouver on Saturday to advocate for stricter gun safety legislation in America and tell US lawmakers that they must make student safety a priority.
Clean-tech firm touts oil ‘magnet’ for spill response

Clean-tech firm touts oil ‘magnet’ for spill response

One of Activated White’s products, the ‘Wow roll’ is shown. Photo wetoilwonder.com As the B.C.
Showers, flurries, hail in the forecast for Metro Vancouver today and Friday

Showers, flurries, hail in the forecast for Metro Vancouver today and Friday

A strong Pacific cold front approaches the South Coast this morning bringing rain to most areas, according to Environment Canada.
'The Arrow' grip shares montage of selfie videos with stunts in the background

'The Arrow' grip shares montage of selfie videos with stunts in the background

Milton on set of The Arrow, adjacent the BC Hydro building downtown, with Harbour Centre also in the background.
Fed up with Facebook? Here's how to break it off

Fed up with Facebook? Here's how to break it off

Fed up with Facebook? You're not alone.
Starbucks to offer equal pay for equal work to women in Canada

Starbucks to offer equal pay for equal work to women in Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward Starbucks Corp. is vowing to close the gender wage gap at its Canadian stores.
Numbered companies lose 10 townhouses in Richmond

Numbered companies lose 10 townhouses in Richmond

Mandarin Walk at Stolberg and Cambie failed to launch and left an investor using numbered companies to purchase 10 townhouses with a returned deposit.
What to know if you're considering a mortgage from an alternative lender

What to know if you're considering a mortgage from an alternative lender

Samantha Brookes has been warning Canadians to take a close look at the clauses in their mortgage contracts for years, but her refrain has become a bit more prevalent in recent months.