Jeff Nagel

Uber Canada public policy manager Michael van Hemmen

B.C. cities split on steering future to Uber or reformed taxis

Communities 'held hostage' and 'begging for change' from new transportation technology, UBCM hears

Uber Canada public policy manager Michael van Hemmen
Delegates voting Wednesday morning at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Victoria.

B.C. cities join push to halt Vancouver Island old-growth logging

UBCM delegates vote to protect remaining ancient forests on Crown land

Delegates voting Wednesday morning at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Victoria.
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaking after his speech to the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention Wednesday.

B.C. Greens to shun corporate, union donations

Leader Andrew Weaver presses BC Liberals, NDP to follow Greens and take 'big money' out of politics

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver speaking after his speech to the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention Wednesday.
Townhomes offer a modest way of increasing density that could provide much more housing

‘Backwards’ tax system, zoning undermines affordable housing

U.S. cities better at giving locals advantage over foreign buyers, UBCM delegates told

Townhomes offer a modest way of increasing density that could provide much more housing
Health Minister Terry Lake.

Fraser youth detox beds plunged but set to rebound

Health Minister Terry Lake rejects NDP criticism of government response to deadly drug overdose crisis

Health Minister Terry Lake.
Waits at SkyTrain stations for Expo Line trains to Surrey will get significantly longer at off-peak times after Oct. 22.

Stealth cut in SkyTrain frequency to Surrey slammed

Expo branch trains may run up to 90 seconds further apart at off-peak times

Waits at SkyTrain stations for Expo Line trains to Surrey will get significantly longer at off-peak times after Oct. 22.
TransLink's first Mark III SkyTrain

TransLink ‘not disappointed’ after new SkyTrain stalls

Next-generation Mark III train from Bombardier undergoing re-testing after losing propulsion on bridge

TransLink's first Mark III SkyTrain
A double decker BC Transit bus in Victoria.

Double-decker buses could roll into Metro Vancouver

TransLink considering new types of buses for fleet

A double decker BC Transit bus in Victoria.
The number of Metro Vancouver homes sold to foreign buyers has plunged.

Foreign buying of Metro homes plunged after new tax

Less than one per cent of Metro deals involved foreigners in August, down from 13.2 per cent in the previous six weeks

The number of Metro Vancouver homes sold to foreign buyers has plunged.
Fentanyl pills seized by police.

B.C.’s drug overdose death toll climbs to 488

Fraser region accounts for most deaths so far this year, province deregulates naloxone

Fentanyl pills seized by police.
Townhouses under construction in Surrey.

BC Liberals pledge 3,000 new units through $500m housing fund

Few details yet on new affordable housing projects, to be funded in part by foreign buyers tax

Townhouses under construction in Surrey.
Map of how SkyTrain will run after Oct. 22.

How transit commutes will change as SkyTrain lines reconfigure

Millennium Line shrinks, Expo Line to get two branches as of Oct. 22 ahead of Evergreen 'extension' opening

Map of how SkyTrain will run after Oct. 22.
Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson after mayors' council tentative agreement on a first-phase transit expansion.

Metro Vancouver mayors push ahead with transit surge plan (with VIDEO)

Plan would lift property tax, add development charges in order to take advantage of federal grants, quickly increase bus, SkyTrain service

Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson after mayors' council tentative agreement on a first-phase transit expansion.
Grizzly bear near Squamish.

B.C. bear encounters soar with good weather, poor berries (with VIDEO)

Conservation officers contend with aggressive grizzly near Squamish, urge caution as wildlife conflicts surge

Grizzly bear near Squamish.
Minimum wage workers now get $10.85 an hour in B.C.

B.C. minimum wage rises 40 cents today to $10.85 an hour

Pay raise for 120,000 B.C. workers criticized as too small as labour, NDP push for $15 minimum

Minimum wage workers now get $10.85 an hour in B.C.
Rapid transit extensions including a SkyTrain subway in Vancouver along Broadway and light rail lines in Surrey are among the big projects under the Metro Vancouver mayors' plan.

NDP promises to boost transit cost sharing if elected

Leader John Horgan says jump to 40 per cent from one-third B.C. share would break transportation funding gridlock

Rapid transit extensions including a SkyTrain subway in Vancouver along Broadway and light rail lines in Surrey are among the big projects under the Metro Vancouver mayors' plan.
Community

Fassbender tells Metro Vancouver mayors to ‘suck it up’ on transit funding

Minister says mayors can't hold out for the perfect deal to fund entire 10-year TransLink expansion plan

Community
B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong.

MSP hike off as real estate lifts B.C. budget surplus

Property transfer tax expected to rake in nearly $1 billion more than planned for 2016

B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong.
Poll finds most back foreign buyer tax, doubt it will cut prices

Poll finds most back foreign buyer tax, doubt it will cut prices

Insights West survey: 76 per cent support new 15 per cent tax on foreign buyers, but many think it won't improve affordability

Poll finds most back foreign buyer tax, doubt it will cut prices
B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver.

No plan to change B.C. Green party name over federal rift on Israel: Weaver

B.C. leader says federal Green party 'hijacked' by activists pushing sanctions

B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver.