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Canuck the Crow swoops off with knife from Vancouver crime scene

Toronto Star - ‎4 hours ago‎
A well-known Vancouver bird is again in the news, as it moved a knife involved at a crime scene in Vancouver. Canuck the Crow, seen in this undated handout photo from the bird's Facebook page, is holding a kitchen knife.

Difficult Vancouver market puts housing affordability program to the test

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎11 hours ago‎
“I think the biggest issue in Vancouver will be getting the pricing down to make units available for those moderate incomes,” said Heather Tremain, the chief executive of Options for Homes.
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How Vancouver helped Tampa and Pittsburgh to the conference final

Sportsnet.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
It was a defensible move in the larger context, which also saw Vancouver add Luca Sbisa in a separate deal. Sbisa was younger, cost less than half as much as Garrison at the time, was a reasonable replacement for the outgoing veteran on the penalty ...
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Conservatives to kick off convention in Vancouver

CTV News - ‎10 hours ago‎
OTTAWA -- The Conservative Party convention kicks off today in Vancouver, the first time the party will meet since its election loss last fall.

Province confirms $246M for Metro Vancouver transit improvements

News1130 - ‎7 hours ago‎
METRO VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) - Federal funding has already been promised, local mayors are working on ways to come up with their share, and the provincial government has now announced a major contribution for transportation and transit ...

Wagstaffe's Weather: Showers back Thursday for Vancouver

CBC.ca - ‎11 hours ago‎
Looks like it will be a mainly dry but overcast start to Thursday for Vancouver. There's a better chance of a shower through the morning hours in the Fraser Valley.
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'Flustered' McCann now motivated to make an impact with Panthers

Vancouver Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
Even though the centre was moved to the wing late in his rookie NHL season and has physical and competitive challenges to bulk up and be better in the face-off circle - areas of his game he was working on Wednesday in Vancouver - he wasn't expecting ...

'Snob zoning' is keeping Vancouver unaffordable: UBC economist

CTV News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Rules designed to “preserve the character” of Vancouver neighbourhoods are keeping out working people and effectively subsidizing the owners of multi-million dollar homes, according to a UBC economist.
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Record set for EJ Hughes painting at Vancouver auction

Vancouver Sun - ‎13 hours ago‎
E.J. Hughes didn't sell that many paintings until he hooked up with Montreal art dealer Max Stern in 1951. But the dozen or so large canvases the late Vancouver Island artist painted in the late 1940s have become cherished among collectors, to the ...
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100 Vancouver concerts in June

Straight.com (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
JUNE 2: local singer-songwriter Lindsay Robertson plays the WISE Hall, performing tunes from latest album Red Light Letters. JUNE 3: Canadian alt-rock act City and Colour plays Rogers Arena, with guests Shakey Graves.
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Vancouver Canucks sign defenceman Tom Nilsson

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Vancouver Canucks have signed defenceman Tom Nilsson to a one-year, two-way contract. A native of Tyreso Sweden, Nilsson, was originally selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fourth round of the 2011 entry draft.

Tech behind weed breathalyzer may stop stink

24 Hours Vancouver - ‎1 hour ago‎
Metro Vancouver staff are recommending $200,000 be put towards the development of “smart sewers” that would feature wastewater sensors detecting hydrogen sulphide, which not only makes sewage stink but can also turn into highly corrosive sulphuric ...
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Panama Papers law firm approved Vancouver billionaire David Ho despite his criminal charges

CBC.ca - ‎17 hours ago‎
Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca created an offshore company for notorious Vancouver billionaire David Ho, even though he was facing criminal charges involving drugs, guns and unlawful confinement of a prostitute, saying "this is not a criminal case ...

Daphne Bramham: Panama Papers reveal curious links between Vancouver and secret tax havens

Regina Leader-Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Vancouver B.C. November 3, 2014. False Creek Yacht Club and Marina at the north foot of Howe street in Vancouver on November 3, 2014.

Vancouver's 'freak show' property market

BBC News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Vancouver real estate agent Bryan Yan is riding the wave of a property market boom. On Point Grey Road in the west of the city - known as Vancouver's "Billionaires' Row" - he shows me around a two-bedroom house on the market for just short of 11m ...

'Tooth Trolley' delivers 200+ Vancouver kids to dentist

CBC.ca - ‎7 hours ago‎
More than 200 elementary school children will be picked up this week by the Tooth Trolley and taken to the Vancouver Community College downtown campus to get some free dental care.
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Street art blooms on Vancouver walls

rabble.ca - ‎9 hours ago‎
There's a little burst of colour emerging from an alleyway near Vancouver's 8th Ave. and Main Street. Giraffes and chickadees poke their heads out from a riot of magnolia blossoms in Vancouver's newest mural. It's the work of artist Ilya Viryachev, who ...
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Q&A: Adrian Teacher finds inspiration in changing city

Vancouver Sun - ‎May 25, 2016‎
We talked to the 37-year-old Teacher, the former frontman for Vancouver indie-rock outfit Apollo Ghosts, about the inspiration behind the new album, the wacky video for leadoff track Victory Square, and the continued yoga-fication of Vancouver. Adrian ...
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No charges following Friday's bizarre incident in Downtown Vancouver

News1130 - ‎May 25, 2016‎
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) - An update to a bizarre situation that unfolded in Downtown Vancouver last Friday that triggered a huge police presence in the area of Robson and Hamilton Streets.
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