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Trudeau asks transport minister to tackle Greyhound's western pullout

Trudeau asks transport minister to tackle Greyhound's western pullout

The Greyhound logo is seen on one of the company’s buses, in Vancouver, on Monday July 9, 2018. Greyhound Canada says it is ending its passenger bus and freight services in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and cancelling all but one route in B.C.
Pipeline protesters defiant, as Burnaby mayor promises crackdown on Camp Cloud

Pipeline protesters defiant, as Burnaby mayor promises crackdown on Camp Cloud

Johnny Lee stands in front of a carver’s cabin he is building at Camp Cloud. Photograph By KELVIN GAWLEY Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan is vowing to crack down on a pipeline protest camp he says has overstepped its bounds.
Hub for mental health and addictions treatment opens at St Paul's hospital

Hub for mental health and addictions treatment opens at St Paul's hospital

St Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver. Photo Shutterstock A one-stop centre for people struggling with both mental health and drug addictions has opened at a Vancouver hospital, creating what the B.C.
Most B.C. real estate markets now ‘back in balanced conditions’

Most B.C. real estate markets now ‘back in balanced conditions’

Year-over-year declines in home sales across the province, combined with a jump in listings inventory, have put most of B.C. regions back into balanced-market territory, according to the B.C. Real Estate Association.
Vancouver's corpse flower bloom fades, along with its rotting flesh smell

Vancouver's corpse flower bloom fades, along with its rotting flesh smell

A corpse flower blooms at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday, July 12, 2018. A unique and exotic tropical plant, acclaimed for its size and abhorred for its smell, is blooming at a Vancouver conservatory.
Bike sex film fest travels to Vancouver for the last time

Bike sex film fest travels to Vancouver for the last time

Photo Shutterstock An international erotic bike film festival returns to Vancouver one last time on July 26. Get ready for Bike Smut 9: Science Friction featuring D.I.Y.
Toronto man killed, B.C. man injured after both were swept over waterfall

Toronto man killed, B.C. man injured after both were swept over waterfall

Lower Falls on Gold Creek in Golden Ears Provincial Park. It’s unclear if this is the waterfall the men were swept off of.
Water quality monitoring program launched in Vancouver's False Creek

Water quality monitoring program launched in Vancouver's False Creek

Photo Shutterstock Fraser Riverkeeper and Swim Drink Fish Canada have launched a citizen science initiative to monitor E.coli levels in Vancouver's False Creek. “Everyone should have access to swimmable drinkable fishable water.
Our first campfire ban of 2018 comes into effect in the Coastal Region tomorrow

Our first campfire ban of 2018 comes into effect in the Coastal Region tomorrow

Photo Bob Kronbauer A campfire ban will go into effect starting at noon on Wednesday, July 18th (tomorrow). All open fires will be prohibited in the Coastal Region except for the fog zone (West Coast of Vancouver Island) and Haida Gwaii.
UPDATE: BCIT students held 48-yr-old voyeurism suspect until Burnaby RCMP arrived

UPDATE: BCIT students held 48-yr-old voyeurism suspect until Burnaby RCMP arrived

File photo A 48-year-old Langley man allegedly caught taking pictures of a woman in a BCIT washroom Monday afternoon was held by students until officers arrived to arrest him, according to police. Burnaby RCMP got a report at about 12:20 p.m.