Metro Vancouver detached prices down in January

By OpenHousing Metro Vancouver detached market began the new year with prices sliding in January 2020 as increased market activity witnessed in fall 2019 failed to bolster buyer confidence. The Open House House Price Index for detached properties – calculated

Voters receiving robocalls sending them to wrong voting locations

By ThinkPol Staff Voters in a Quebec riding are complaining about receiving robocalls instructing them to go to the wrong voting place yesterday on the eve of Canada’s federal election. These latest robocalls are raising fears of a repeat of

Robocalls, ethics violations and other Scheer Scandals

By Rohana Rezel Andrew Scheer wants Canadians to believe that he’s squeaky clean and has spent the entire campaign painting his opponents as corrupt, untrustworthy, and unethical. What Andrew Scheer wants Canadians to forget is that his own closet is

Andrew Scheer and the Conservatives lied to Canadians at least dozen times during the campaign

By Rohana Rezel Andrew Scheer wants voters to believe he’s Mr. Clean. But the man who wants to be the next Prime Minister of Canada and his Conservative Party have lied to Canadians at least a dozen 14 15 times during the

Nearly 1,800 catch basins adopted in Vancouver

By Staff Writer Walking through the streets of Vancouver, you may pass by Grates of Wrath, Stormy Drainiels, or Grate Expectations. By the end of October this year, 1,765 catch basins have been adopted across the city. The Adopt a Catch

Pest control reports larger and more spiders in metro Vancouver

By Staff Writer Longer, warmer summers have led to both an increase in size and occurrence of spiders in metro Vancouver, according to a pest control specialist. “Spiders are huge right now, larger than I’ve ever seen before,” Randy Bilsky,

Hot dog water CEO stands outside Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop Vancouver Summit

By Staff Writer A man dressed as a hot dog stands just outside of the Goop wellness summit held in the Stanley Park Pavilion over the weekend. He offers passerbys samples of hot dog water. The hot dog water, consisting

Canada Post strikes roll out across Canada

By Staff Writer After failing to reach a bargaining agreement on Sunday evening, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) will being rotating strikes across Canada. On Monday, 24-hour strikes began in Windsor, Ont., Halifax, Victoria, and Edmonton. While mail

Over a dozen new mayors elected across British Columbia in municipal elections

By Staff Writer Metro Vancouver Saturday evening’s municipal election was nail-bitingly close with former Burnaby NDP MP Kennedy Stewart just taking the lead to become Vancouver’s next mayor. Vancouver’s current mayor of ten years, Gregor Robertson, announced early on that

Woman makes $15K in donations by collecting bottles and cans over 21 years

By Staff Writer Nearly every day, a small, salt and pepper haired woman walks through the front doors of the B.C. Cancer Foundation’s front doors, usually bursting with a smile. She hands the B.C Cancer Foundation a small amount of