The National Energy Board approved a tolling application linked to Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion plan on Thursday.
PoCo council is backing the Cat & Fiddle Pub's push to extend its hours, despite hearing residents express concerns over noise and other issues. The pub's owner, meanwhile, says the business addresses concerns whenever it hears of them.
Is it possible to feed yourself on pocket change? Chris Miele, who lives on the border of Burnaby and Coquitlam, is finding out with a five-day challenge to raise awareness about extreme poverty, while spending only $1.75 for food per day.
Mohammed Jawara was just a child of about 12 when he fled his home country of Liberia. Charles Taylor was leading a rebel war, and his infamous soldiers killed Jawara's aunt and uncle, while the young boy fled with his family to a refugee camp in neighbouring Sierra Leone.
The Editor, -- Re: "We must evolve to accept," Letters, May 10.
Boishakhi Utsab/Spring Festival, 6 to 10 p.m. at the Bonsor Recreation Complex banquet hall, 6550 Bonsor Ave. UTSAB - A Cultural Heritage of Bengal is celebrating Spring Festival. It will be an evening of fun-filled cultural activities. All ages, cost is $5/per person, Children under five years get in for free.
Re: "20 reasons why I am not voting Liberal," May 10.
It was not without shock and disgust that I read Brent Richter's May 8 story chronicling the vulgar, hateful and ultimately racist comments of elected council member Rod Clark. I have been a resident of the North Shore for 25 years and consider it to be a beautiful environment with accepting political views on both sides of the Capilano River. Upon reading about Mr. Clark's comments, I can no longer hold this point of view of our community.
The City of New Westminster is no longer designating specific breeds of dogs as vicious or dangerous.
Do you have an animal issue in your community you'd like to see addressed?
What did Adrian Dix do wrong? For starters, his campaign was too nice. . . .8 When your teen wants a tattoo, there's no need to freak out. Really. . . . . . . . . 9
Donations of time and money are sought for a "72-hour extreme makeover" job to renovate the longhouse facility at Alexandra Neighbourhood House.
Being a parent is a tough job for two people, regardless how old the child is.
Cory Oskam looks like your typical teenage goaltender.
THE Move More on the Shore program, Table Matters food security network, and two individuals - Heera Chung and Eun-gyung Lim - were recipients of 2013 Healthy Community Hero Awards, presented by representatives of the Active North Shore Network at Saturday's Lonsdale Spring Celebration.
Here's another way to think about the issues of ethnic enclaves, of signage, of expectations around integration and the question of who accommodates to whom.
Editor: -- Re: Animals in new home as shelter now open, May 8
The British Columbia Ministry of Education should update their intermediate elementary curriculum to include lessons on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
King George secondary school honours student Rita Steele is this year's recipient of the Danielle Horwitz Social Justice Award. Steele is the vice-president of Vancouver District Student Council and helped launch the Let's Talk About It campaign and youth forum following the 2011 Stanley Cup riot. In her spare time, she volunteered with citizenU, a youth antidiscrimination organization, and Big Brothers and Sisters of Canada, and also helped organize an initiative to establish student representatives on school boards across the province. Mayor Robertson will hand out the award, which comes with $12,000 towards her tuition next fall as a first-year science student at UBC, at a special ceremony June 18.