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Crow attacks in Vancouver mapped by Langara instructor

CBC.ca - ‎6 hours ago‎
For instance, it is already showing that a large number of the attacks happen in the West End and downtown of Vancouver, which makes sense, he says, because crows love to be around human food, and those areas have lots of restaurants and leafy trees.
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Vancouver leads the pack for bike commutes

Vancouver Sun - ‎16 hours ago‎
More people bike to work in Vancouver than any other major city in North America - including U.S. cycling mecca Portland, new numbers from the City of Vancouver suggest. About 10 per cent of all trips to work by city residents in 2015 were by bike, ...

Lifestyles of Vancouver: Khøst

Vancity Buzz - ‎3 hours ago‎
Lifestyles of Vancouver is a showcase of Vancouver's most passionate and thriving group of young individuals. Khøst (pronounced “coast”) is an electronic music DJ/production project curated by Tyler Mead and Grayson Repp - Together they create melodic ...

Long stretch of summer-like weather ahead for Metro Vancouver

Vancouver Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
Environment Canada says Metro Vancouver is in for at least a week of unseasonably hot and dry weather. The mercury begins to climb Thursday with highs of 18 degrees C, 22 degrees C inland, and then spikes on Friday.

'Family friendly' neighbourhoods face school closures: CTV News analysis

CTV News - ‎16 hours ago‎
Typically “family friendly” neighbourhoods are the ones losing children as housing prices rise in Richmond and Vancouver - and they may bear the brunt of closing schools, a CTV News analysis has found. One Richmond school has filled just two in 10 ...
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Gang-related shooting in East Vancouver sends 1 man to hospital

CBC.ca - ‎22 hours ago‎
A 33-year-old man who is "well known to police" was found in an East Vancouver backyard last night with multiple gunshot wounds after what police are calling a gang-related shooting.
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Vancouver area benchmark house price now $1.4M, up 30% in 1 year

CBC.ca - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The insanity, it seems, is not over. Despite ongoing warnings from the CMHC that the Vancouver housing prices are overvalued and have outpaced the economic fundamentals in the city, they keep climbing.
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Western premiers to meet in Vancouver, emergency management top of agenda

CBC.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
Emergency management will be at the top of the agenda at the Western Premiers' Conference that starts today in Vancouver. British Columbia Premier Christy Clark, who is hosting the annual gathering, said the subject will be at the forefront of ...

Vancouver's real estate boom reaches Cariboo

Business in Vancouver - ‎22 hours ago‎
Housing sales are up 24% this year in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area of Vancouver Island and average house prices have soared 19%, for example, said Nanaimo realtor Steve Pakozdy, who is crediting Metro Vancouver buyers for the surge.
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This April set the highest average temperature for the month since records began in 1937

CBC.ca - ‎May 3, 2016‎
It probably comes as no surprise to those who basked in the mild weather all month, but April in Vancouver was the hottest on record since 1937 - when record-keeping began.
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Short-term rental problems in Vancouver? Berlin may have a solution

Globalnews.ca - ‎13 hours ago‎
As Vancouver residents continue to speak up about the growing number of homes being turned into short term rentals through services like Airbnb, a city in Germany may have found a way to strengthen regulation.

Insecticide toxic to bees promoted to kill Vancouver chafer beetles

CBC.ca - ‎May 4, 2016‎
A chemical insecticide that's being widely promoted to Vancouver homeowners who have had their lawns destroyed by chafer beetles is "highly toxic to bees" and should not be used, warns an SFU biologist.
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Former 1980s child actor charged in Sechelt bank robbery

Vancouver Sun - ‎May 4, 2016‎
He is in custody and his next court appearance is scheduled for Tuesday in provincial court in North Vancouver. At 3 p.m. on April 28, the Sunshine Coast RCMP were called to a robbery at a financial institution on Teredo Street.

Deal of the century: Expo 86 land purchase changed Vancouver

CBC.ca - ‎May 4, 2016‎
It was a controversial land deal that seems like a bargain in retrospect. Viewed today, a Chinese tycoon's purchase of the Expo 86 lands may have set Vancouver down a path to becoming one of the world's most liveable - and expensive - cities.

Queen Elizabeth Park to get love locks sculpture

Vancouver Sun - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Vancouver park board approved the concept and location Monday for a new public art love lock sculpture by Bruce Voyce, an artist from Vancouver's Strathcona neighbourhood, who submitted the winning design to be located at the lookout above the ...

Winspiration comes to Vancouver for the first time

Straight.com - ‎19 hours ago‎
In addition to The Power of Food Author Adam Hart, the event at the Vancouver Orpheum Annex on Saturday (May 7) will include a presentation by Lucila McElroy, cofounder of the Gratitude Graffiti Project and administrative director of Kadampa Meditation ...
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Vancouver love locks moving to Queen Elizabeth Park

CBC.ca - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The Park Board has approved a new piece of public art designed specifically for Vancouver love birds. The sculptures, destined for Queen Elizabeth Park and designed by Vancouver artist Bruce Voyce, depict four couples standing beneath umbrellas. But ...
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Vancouver Canadians celebrate products Kevin Pillar, Roberto Osuna with bobblehead giveaways

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎14 hours ago‎
Vancouver B.C. September 5, 2012 -- READY TO PLAY... VANCOUVER CANADIANS Roberto Osuna 36 , prepares for their next playoff game here Vancouver on September 5, 2012 at Nat Bailey stadium on September 5, 2012 (Mark van Manen/PNG Staff ...
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'Kind of like Armageddon': Vancouver Island natives flee Fort McMurray fire

CTV Vancouver Island - ‎18 hours ago‎
With one of the biggest evacuations in Canadian history underway in Fort McMurray, natives of Vancouver Island are sharing their stories of the devastation.
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Surrey RCMP find 500 firearms with expired registrations

Vancouver Sun - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Vancouver Sun revealed last month that police have seen a growing trend in B.C. where straw purchasers are getting gun licences, buying firearms and then reselling them to criminals.
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