The largest mosque in B.C. officially opened in Delta last weekend.
The poll that came closest to calling the result right in Tuesday's provincial election was still wildly wrong. A Forum Research poll done six days before the vote showed a mere two-point gap between the Liberals and the NDP. Of course, it still had the NDP out in front, not losing by almost five per cent in the popular vote and 17 seats in the Legislature.
Though Parliament recently decided against a shark meat ban, the Vancouver Animal Defence League still wants to see the controversial dish taken off Vancouver's menu.
A prominent ballet company is scrambling to find a location for its annual production of The Nutcracker after its contract was cancelled with the Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts.
"If there was ever any doubt that Stephen Harper's Conservatives bear zero resemblance to the long-ago reformers who railed against government corruption and pork barrel politics, the expense scandal that's engulfed Senator Mike Duffy has surely put it to rest."
WHEN they immigrated to Canada from the Philippines more than a decade ago, it was a family connection that initially drew Alvin Koh Relleve and his wife to the area.
AFTER a 15-month investigation, two North Vancouver homeowners and a North Shore-based arborist are facing criminal charges after they allegedly cut down a swath of trees in Capilano River Regional Park.
New Westminster students who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - Crohn's Disease or colitis - are invited to apply for a national scholarship program from the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada for their post-secondary studies this year.
Earlier this year, a Canadian family discovered they were descended from King Richard III, whose skeletal remains were discovered under a parking lot in England.
It was more than an exhibition, as wrestlers from Canada, Russia and the U.S. met on the mats in Los Angeles on the weekend to compete at United 4 Wrestling.
SHARE Family & Community Services Society hosts a free drug and alcohol education session, from 7 to 8: 30 p.m. at its offices on the second floor of 2615 Clarke St. in Port Moody. The topic is "Cocaine, crystal meth and marijuana - the struggle to recover, and what long-term recovery looks like." This education series, which runs Wednesdays through July 24, is aimed at those who have an alcohol or drug problem, those concerned about their use, and those affected by the use of others. The format consists of a video, a brief presentation and open discussion. Info: 604-936-3900.
On Saturday, May 25, the fifth-annual Jumpstart Day will take place at the Canadian Tire store at 2125 Hawkins St. in Port Coquitlam.
I was pleased with the decision of Port Moody city council on May 14 to follow Coun. Rick Glumac's motion to reconsider the placement of flag poles in front of the civic plaza's traffic circle, especially in relationship with the flag poles that could be an integral part of the new fire hall complex.
Burnaby business heads believe it will be business as usual under the new Liberal government.Despite the B.C.
A 26-year-old Maple Ridge man is dead and his 21-year-old passenger is in hospital after the man drove his truck off the road into the Skagit River on Sunday evening.
When Langley Mayor Peter Fassbender was elected as the B.C. Liberal MLA for Surrey-Fleetwood, he was quick to call out Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan as a hindrance to the province moving forward on its transit issues.
Christine Stoneman says she doesn't believe jobs are that hard to find.Despite Statistics Canada's most recent Labour Force Survey, which reported the B.C. unemployment rate at 6.4 per cent in April, Stoneman is still confident there are opportunities out there, even in Burnaby.
A recent survey found there is a strong belief that infertility is a medical condition and that treatments should be supported by the health-care system.
After two years on the sidelines, South Surrey's Sarah Hunter is back on the court and climbing in the rankings for wheelchair tennis.