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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...

Meng Wanzhou publishes blog post marking anniversary of her arrest

It’s been one year since Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, was arrested at YVR. Currently on house arrest in Vancouver while out on $10 million bail, she has taken time off to write a...

Old Bird to bring ‘Chinese food with attitude’ to Vancouver’s Main Street

In October, Main Street’s Nomad restaurant closed up after five years of serving contemporary Pacific Northwest-inspired cuisine in their modern space. As is so often the case with the restaurant...

This boozy brunch will give you a taste of Vancouver’s brand new cocktail fest

First, a toast to the terrific news that Vancouver is set to get a brand new week-long celebration of cocktails. Vancouver Cocktail Week will take place in March 2021, and it promises to be the...

Black Friday sales mean heavy traffic, warns YVR Airport

You might not even be out to shop for deals on Black Friday and over the weekend, but big sales at a popular mall are expected to cause traffic delays for anyone heading in or out of Vancouver...

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...

You can watch Christmas movies and snuggle with cats at Vancouver’s Totoro-themed cat café

It’s not really Christmastime if you’re not curled up and cozy watching a favourite Christmas movie – in fact, for many, that’s the purrfect way to celebrate the season. This December, cat lovers...

Enjoy the magic of the season at this long-running Vancouver Christmas event

One of Vancouver’s longest-running Christmas events gets underway soon at a waterfront landmark. Christmas at Canada Place is in its 32nd year of delighting locals and visitors alike with all sorts...

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...