Kolby Solinsky

Meet Natalia Anja, a woman on a mission around the world (Photos/Video)

The Vancouver photographer, 27, will join Global Degree's quest to visit all 193 countries in the United Nations, starting ASAP in Asia.

Oscars: Canadian directors nominated for Big Hero 6, How To Train Your Dragon 2 (VIDEO)

Other nominees for this weekend's Animated Feature Film include The Boxtrolls, Song of the Sea, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Squamish lineup announced for 2015, includes Sam Smith, Drake, Mumford & Sons

This year's 3-day concert – August 7-9 – performers were introduced on Instagram Thursday. Squamish 2014 had over 105,000 in the audience.

Vancouver photographer chosen for Global Degree travel-the-world program

Natalia Anja will join Michael Graziano and Alex Hennessy in a four-year quest to visit all 193 countries in the United Nations.

Canada’s maple leaf flag turns 50 this weekend (VIDEO/TIMELINE)

Once a controversial new design, the maple leaf withstood a battle between Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson

The Healing Tree: Vancouver now has 61 medical marijuana dispensaries (VIDEO)

B.C.'s biggest city now boasts over half of the country's 115 cannabis vendors, according to estimates.

VIDEO: Carter beats Canada, Supreme Court votes down assisted death ban

'If we were allowed to have a dignified death in Canada, all of her children and even extended family would have been there to share.'

Lack of liquidation deals disappoint Target Canada shoppers (VIDEO)

Although sales were advertised as EVERYTHING UP TO 30% OFF, shoppers in Toronto were disappointed to find most deals between 10-20% off.

With Bouchard out, Raonic carries Canada’s Aussie Open torch (VIDEO)

Genie Bouchard lost to world No. 2 Maria Sharapova on Monday; Milos Raonic faces top-ranked Novak Djokovic tonight in Melbourne.

NHL Draft: The top WHL players in tonight’s CHL Prospects Game

A closer look at the top-ranked WHL players in this year's NHL Entry Draft, including Kelowna's Nick Merkley and Coquitlam's Mathew Barzal

Bank of Canada cuts rate; Effect on cross-border shopping, homebuyers (VIDEO)

The Bank of Canada announced a cut to 0.75 per cent on overnight loans Wednesday, in response to a global drop in oil prices

Vancouver named world’s 3rd-best coffee city: Matador

Matador, the popular travel website and growing media empire, has named the B.C. city the world's third-best for coffee.

Squamish, B.C. named to New York Times’ best travel for 2015 (with VIDEO)

Squamish and Quebec City were the only Canadian cities on the Times' 'To Do' list for 2015, which totalled 52 cities and destinations.

Roberto Luongo: A Look-Back on the Goalie’s Greatest – Sometimes Worst – Moments in Vancouver

An interactive timeline of Luongo's career-to-date, and his career with the Vancouver Canucks, from 2006 to 2014.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Canada beats Russia 5-4, wins World Junior gold

Canada jumped out to a 5-1 lead with goals from Duclair, Paul, Domi, Reinhart, and McDavid, then held on above a furious Russian rally

Winter storm warnings issued for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, other B.C. areas

Environment Canada says 'snowfalls will be heavy' inland and freezing rain will create 'treacherous travel conditions'

Top 10: Meet This Year’s Canadian World Junior Team (with VIDEO)

Joe Hicketts. Fred Gauthier. Shea Theodore. Zach Fucale. Eric Comrie. Nic Petan. Jake Virtanen. Sam Reinhart. Josh Morrissey. Madison Bowey.

2015: The Year of Wearable Technology

Predictions for the next 12 months? You're going to see a lot of smart stuff you can strap around your wrist, or your head.

VIDEO: Nathan Cirillo, Patrice Vincent named Canada’s Newsmaker of the Year

The two slain soldiers – both killed in October – finished ahead of Kevin Vickers and disgraced radio host Jian Ghomeshi in the survey.

7-year-old girl buried, killed in Lions Bay rockslide

Lions Bay search and rescue confirmed the death on Monday. It occurred in a popular hiking spot on Unnecessary Mountain.