THE federal government is in the midst of selling off a nearly $12-million property located in West Vancouver to a local First Nations band, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans has confirmed.
A pioneer. It's not a description that can be given to a person without an assuredness the tag is appropriate, that it fits.
Sadly, another year of hunting, gathering and - still having trouble with this one - tweeting is over.
As Vancouver began nailing its colours to the anti-shark fin mast, the City of Richmond was quick to step back from taking a position on the proposed regional ban.
The cries of racism regarding the proposed shark fin ban are all from those who profit from the horrendous, ecocidal and in fact illegal shark fin trade.
WITHOUT hard figures, I suspect my readership among sharks (the animal variety) is sharply limited.
Rookie Green Party Coun. Adriane Carr's bid to pressure BC Hydro to allow smart meter opponents to opt-out was powered-down by veteran Vision Vancouver Coun. Raymond Louie on Wednesday.
From Mexico City to Cornerbrook, N.L. to Harrison Hot Springs, your 2011 version of city council spent a bit of time and money on the road last year, according to the most recent annual report on council remuneration and expenses.
COPE's election alliance with Vision Vancouver was one of the controversial issues debated at the party's special consultation meeting Sunday.
The Courier as a newspaper does not endorse individual candidates or parties and neither will I. But there are candidates worth considering Nov. 19, depending on your priorities as a voter. Here's my incomplete list for city council, school board and park board.
Those who work in the cultural sector know maintaining and increasing funding to the arts can be a hard sell in tough economic times, so they wanted to learn about each mayoral, city council and park board candidate's vision of culture's place in Vancouver.
NPA mayoral candidate Suzanne Anton is proposing to move the Museum of Vancouver to the current Vancouver Art Gallery site after the new gallery is built on a former downtown bus depot property.
The same day Vancouver city council voted to designate part of Kingsway as Little Saigon, one of the supporters threw his hat into the ring for the Nov. 19 civic election.
You know an election is coming when the ruling Vision Vancouver council set a table of issues at city hall this week that could feed a journo for weeks.
Mayor Derek Corrigan received more than $145,000 in wages, benefits and travel allowance last year.