Elana Shepert

TransLink releases comprehensive winter plan for transit in Metro Vancouver

TransLink has released details of its ‘Winter Plan 2019/20’ which includes new initiatives and improvements to prepare for adverse weather events. The new plan comes coincides with the launch of the...

Hong Kong Airlines to discontinue direct flight route to Vancouver

Hong Kong Airlines has announced that it will discontinue its direct flights to Vancouver citing a ‘challenging business environment’ caused by civil unrest in Hong Kong. The decision comes after...

Price changes dramatically by floor in Metro Vancouver condo buildings: report

How much more would you be willing to pay to live on the 50th floor of a building? Roomvu, a Vancouver-based real estate marketing and analytics firm, has calculated the average price per square...

TransLink offers tips on how to prepare for transit shutdown

Starting on Wednesday, Nov. 27, residents of the Lower Mainland will have to make alternative arrangements if they usually ride the bus to work. Unifor, the union representing bus operators and...

Canadian billionaires: Here are the 41 richest people in Canada in 2019

CEOWORLD Magazine has identified the richest people in Canada for its annual Canada Rich List Index, and the list includes 41 billionaires. According to the financial publication’s annual listing,...

Bus drivers will proceed with further transit strike action November 15

Unifor, the union representing bus operators and transit maintenance workers, has announced that today’s transit strike talks failed to reach a fair resolution. Unifor Western Regional Director...

BC Rapid Transit Company responds to SkyTrain union announcement

Earlier today, CUPE Local 7000, the union representing 900 SkyTrain workers, stated that its negotiations with the BC Rapid Transit Company (SkyTrain) reached an impasse and that it would go to union...

You can buy this massive armoured vehicle in Metro Vancouver right now

Do you ever dream of owning your own armoured vehicle? An armoured halftrack personal carrier is for sale right now in the Lower Mainland and it could be yours for a cool $75,000 – in USD, that is....

Canada-wide vegetable recall of over 40 products due to possible listeria contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a food recall of various fresh-cut vegetable products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. A vegetable...

Some SeaBus sailings to be cancelled this afternoon, TransLink confirms

TransLink has confirmed that 14 SeaBus sailings will be cancelled this afternoon due to the transit strike issued by Unifor, the union representing bus operators and transit maintenance...