Vancouver, Victoria & British Columbia online meteo news

  • 16.05.2017 16:56

    Mounties are trying to figure out exactly what happened after a car crashed through the metal gate at the Coquitlam River watershed and slid down an embankment.

  • 16.05.2017 16:56

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is welcoming Turkey’s president to the White House for their first face-to-face meeting Tuesday, even as Turkish officials fumed over a U.S. decision to arm the Syrian Kurds. Trump and Turkish President Rece

  • 16.05.2017 16:24

    Bear market Ecoasis Developments LLP has engaged Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) to review options for Bear Mountain, its residential development on the outskirts of Victoria. An ambitious repositioning of the project following Ecoasis’ acquisition of the site in 2013 led, last fall, to the first new release of building lots and residential units since the financial crisis. All 27 building lots and 14 townhouse ...

  • 16.05.2017 16:24

    As Vancouver’s technology sector continues to expand, the demand for office space is being forced to pivot from the core – and Class B buildings in Gastown are proving a prime destination. The movement could be seen as a response to what Vancouver’s Gregory Henriquez of Henriquez Partners Architects calls “body heat” – the desire for like-minded urban individuals to congregate in one place. Apparently, ...

  • 16.05.2017 16:24

    Fifteen years after Finning International Inc. left the flats of False Creek, bequeathing 18.6 acres of its property on Great Northern Way to the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, the British Columbia Institute of Technology and the Emily Carr University of Art and Design, the area is finally coming into its own as the office hub it was long intended to be. With more than 20 ...

  • 16.05.2017 16:24

    The security industry is growing so rapidly that the sector faces huge hurdles in hiring and retaining enough employees, industry insiders say. Dan Popowich, CEO of security firm Commissionaires BC, says multiple industries including airports, local governments, pipelines, universities, construction and non-core policing are all hiring more security – and have been for the past few years.  “It’s ...

  • 16.05.2017 16:20

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand – When researchers travelled to a tiny, uninhabited island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, they were astonished to find an estimated 38 million pieces of trash washed up on the beaches. Almost all of the garbage they foun

  • 16.05.2017 14:26

    HALIFAX – Nova Scotia NDP Leader Gary Burrill says he’s taking his budget cues from the federal Liberals amid accusations from his provincial rivals that he is an anti-capitalist who would spend recklessly. The claims came as Burrill cited Pri

  • 16.05.2017 13:44

    ILFRACOMBE, England – As a vast “ransomware” attack raced from computer to computer, infecting tens of thousands around the world, a young tech expert worked from his bedroom in England to bring the rampage to a halt. But Marcus Hutchins

  • 16.05.2017 13:08

    WASHINGTON – The formal process in renegotiating the 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement could begin any day. The U.S. administration says it will soon serve notice that it will enter discussions with Canada and Mexico, following a 90-day consu

  • 16.05.2017 10:06

    The response of Canadian lumber stocks to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s April 24 announcement of preliminary countervailing duties on imports of Canadian lumber was a relief rally. Overnight, prices rose sharply. Two weeks later, some of those gains have reversed – reflecting a combination of volatile lumber prices and growing political worries. On the duty issue, investors can be forgiven for ...

  • 16.05.2017 08:38

    MONTREAL – The families who sheltered U.S. fugitive Edward Snowden in Hong Kong need to be brought to Canada immediately while the country processes their asylum claims, their lawyers said Monday. Hong Kong-based attorney Robert Tibbo said Canada ne

  • 16.05.2017 06:38

    Protesters have voiced their support for the Vancouver Aquarium, ahead of a meeting about the future of whales and dolphins at the Stanley Park attraction.

  • 16.05.2017 06:38

    CARACAS, Venezuela – A day that began with largely peaceful protests against Venezuela’s socialist government took a violent turn Monday as fierce clashes between state security and demonstrators killed at least two people. Thousands hauled fo

  • 16.05.2017 04:38

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The death of an unarmed man after police squeezed his neck during a struggle to subdue him outside a Las Vegas Strip casino raised questions Monday about the risks of the technique designed to restrict the flow of blood to the brai

  • 16.05.2017 04:38

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information about Islamic State militants to Russian officials during a meeting last week, The Washington Post reported Monday. The White House rebutted the story, saying no intelligence

  • 15.05.2017 23:38

    HALIFAX – (NSElxn) Nova Scotia’s New Democrats say they would run a series of deficits totalling $966 million over the next four years if elected May 30. The platform released today also projects a 2017-18 deficit of $256 million from an injec

  • 15.05.2017 21:48

    On the latest show, BIV follows up with Michael Welsh, president of the Canadian Bar Association’s B.C. branch, to find out how justice issues factored into the provincial election campaign, and what a minority government could mean for justice in B.C.  Sukesh Kumar, national leader of KPMG’s India Practice in Canada, discusses opportunities for B.C. businesses in the world’s fastest growing economy.  ...

  • 15.05.2017 21:44

    INNISFIL, Ont. – An Ontario town is turning to Uber to provide its public transit service. Councillors in Innisfil, Ont., say they conducted a study and determined traditional transit would be too expensive and inefficient to serve the community nor

  • 15.05.2017 21:12

    Vancouver's spot prawn season began with a frenzy Friday afternoon (May 12) when fisherman Stewart McDonald, delivered the first boatload of the year to False Creek Fishermen's Wharf. A crowd of 50 eager consumers were gathered on the float waiting for him, ready to pay $20 a pound for for his catch. There's enough for everyone, McDonald announced as he eased his boat into the slip. A deckhand ...

  • 1
  • ...
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • ...
  • 426