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News - By Cass Harvey - Jan. 14, 2017

Vancouver Man Lives Out of Storage Unit for 2 Months

By Cass Harvey - Jan. 14, 2017
One of the most common complaints about Vancouver is how expensive renting and housing is - especially in the downtown core. One Vancouver man decided to take matters into his own hands and create his own little home in a storage unit. Instead of renting an apartment, he chose to...
News - By Naima Moore - Jan. 13, 2017

Inflatable Backpack Saves Snowboarders Life

By Naima Moore - Jan. 13, 2017
Today we learn a valuable lesson. Never toss a gift from your grandmother. Tom Oye, a lucky snowboarder wouldn’t have been so lucky if he did. A few days ago he was snowboarding in the backcountry near Whistler and was caught in a massive avalanche. Before the snow enveloped him,...
Canada - By Naima Moore - Jan. 10, 2017

Royally Screwed? Royal Visit Leaves a Royal Bill

By Naima Moore - Jan. 10, 2017
Who spends 2 million dollars on an 8 day vacation through British Columbia and the Yukon? The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their two little babies, that’s who. Turns out the BC and Yukon governments have royally screwed themselves and tax payers on account of Will and Kate’s...
News - By Riana Ang-Canning - Jan. 09, 2017

No Pants Skytrain Ride Hits Vancouver

By Riana Ang-Canning - Jan. 09, 2017
If you took the skytrain on Sunday, January 8th, you may have noticed something a bit unusual, especially for our brisk winter weather. Some of your fellow skytrain riders were pantsless! The No Pants Skytrain Ride (NPSR), hosted by Vancouver Improv Anywhere, has a simple...
News - By Riana Ang-Canning - Jan. 09, 2017

Did You Get to Skate on Trout Lake?

By Riana Ang-Canning - Jan. 09, 2017
For the first time in over 20 years, Trout Lake was open for skating. The East Vancouver lake was opened on Thursday, January 5th after the Park Board deemed the 5 inch thick ice safe enough to skate on. Unfortunately, by Sunday Trout Lake was closed to skaters. Officials said the...
Canada - By Ken Hill - Jan. 07, 2017

Toronto Home Price Growth Passes Vancouver

By Ken Hill - Jan. 07, 2017
While the consternation over the state of the Vancouver real estate market remains, things are worsening in Canada's largest city, as the price of homes in the Toronto housing market has skyrocketed past Vancouver. BMO senior economist Robert Kavcic noted that year-over-year...
Canada - By Ken Hill - Jan. 04, 2017

Vancouver Begins Canada 150+ Celebrations

By Ken Hill - Jan. 04, 2017
With the passing of the new year, Canada has officially begun celebrating 150 years since confederation. In Vancouver, the event has taken on a deeper meaning, as the city has dubbed the year-long celebrations "Canada 150+." The plus sign has been added in recognition that...