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#SaveTheRio: Petition launched to preserve historic Rio Theatre

#SaveTheRio: Petition launched to preserve historic Rio Theatre

A petition has been launched on the theatre’s website asking people to share their love of the Rio. The current operator has just a few days to make an offer on the building.
New Burnaby highrises mess with emergency radio communication

New Burnaby highrises mess with emergency radio communication

Currently, none of Burnaby’s 201 highrises have radio amplification systems that can enable uninterrupted communication by firefrighters and police.
$7.50 for a flight halfway across Canada?

$7.50 for a flight halfway across Canada?

None of the deals listed on the Swoop Airlines website Thursday had price tags exceeding $100 for flights across Canada. Photograph By WESTJET Flying halfway across the country will soon cost half as much as a foot passenger fare on B.C. Ferries.
Neighbour makes ‘valiant attempt’ to save woman in Yaletown fire

Neighbour makes ‘valiant attempt’ to save woman in Yaletown fire

Capt. Jonathan Gormick, public information officer with Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services, speaks to the media Feb. 1.
Long-lost NASA satellite found alive by amateur B.C. astronomer

Long-lost NASA satellite found alive by amateur B.C. astronomer

Scott Tilley, an electrical engineer and amateur astronomer from Roberts Creek, discovered NASA’s IMAGE satellite on Jan. 20. Photograph By SCOTT TILLEY PHOTO Last week at around 4 a.m., Dr.
Injured campers rescued from Mount Seymour after altercation: police

Injured campers rescued from Mount Seymour after altercation: police

File photo Police say two men have been taken to hospital with apparent knife wounds after an altercation while they were winter camping together on a mountain north of Vancouver.
B.C. accounting-tech firm Bench raises $23m as tax season approaches

B.C. accounting-tech firm Bench raises $23m as tax season approaches

From left, Bench co-founders Jordan Menashy, Ian Crosby, Adam Saint and Pavel Rodionov | Submitted A Vancouver-based tech startup specializing in bookkeeping services has raised big-time venture capital and launched services in its home market just a
Trudeau says pipeline is a go despite B.C. and Alberta squabble

Trudeau says pipeline is a go despite B.C. and Alberta squabble

PM Justin Trudeau. File photo by Dan Toulgoet/Vancouver Courier Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has told an Edmonton radio station the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is in the national interest and will go ahead despite B.C.
B.C. cities call for tax changes to address housing affordability

B.C. cities call for tax changes to address housing affordability

A report was issued, containing 32 recommendations for provincial and federal governments based on research and best practices from across Canada and around the world
Investigation: Mounting concerns over trampoline park safety regulations

Investigation: Mounting concerns over trampoline park safety regulations

46-year-old father Jay Greenwood died in a trampoline park that's received numerous complaints over safety