Vancouver Courier

Bored? Check out YVR Airport’s witty – and award-winning – Twitter feed

Vancouver Airport is flying high in the twittersphere, making a couple of appearances in Twitter Canada’s annual awards. Firstly, the airport’s account @yvrairport was awarded Best Banter and it’s...

Vancouver city council votes to adopt motion against renovictions, aggressive buyouts

But two parts of the motion sent back to staff; report expected in 2019

Generations of charity behind $6.5-million St. Paul's Hospital donation

Inpatient cardiac centre at new St. Paul's to be named the Tong Louie Cardiac Wing

Vancouver adopts living wage of $20.62

City will spend more than $600,000 annually to meet new certification

TransLink CEO says Broadway subway not a done deal

Mayors call for region-wide fee for transit-oriented developments 

City considering allowing character houses to be converted to multi-unit homes

The city is considering allowing property owners who choose not to demolish character homes the right to increase their floor area and convert the property into a multi-unit residence. It's an idea...

Police spent $105,000 on Vancouver Trump Hotel protest

Vancouver police spent roughly $105,000 responding to demonstrations outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower on Georgia Street February 28, the day three of the U.S. President’s children came...

Vancouver looks to increase number of townhomes, row houses, duplexes

Changes will be coming to single-family home neighbourhoods in Vancouver to accommodate more affordable forms of housing, Mayor Gregor Robertson announced this week. In a speech to a crowd of about...

Horse-powered Odysseo full of magic and wonder

Bring out all the superlatives that can be mustered: Odysseo is awesome, spectacular, fabulous, beautiful, heart-stopping, magical and ethereal. Watching it is a little bit like whale watching in the...

Mayor Gregor Robertson supports firing of chief housing officer

The need for the city to get more aggressive in its efforts to deliver more affordable housing was cited by Mayor Gregor Robertson as the main reason the city’s chief housing officer was fired this...