VANCOUVER — Free salt has become a hot commodity in Vancouver as some residents clamour for more than their fair share of a limited supply intended to keep sidewalks safe during an unusually cold winter.
January 3, 2017 - 6:18pmUpdated: January 4, 2017 - 1:32pm
VICTORIA — Homeowners across parts of southern British Columbia have received big increases in the assessed value of their homes, prompting the government to review who qualifies for a grant that helps reduce property taxes.
Vancouver is offering its residents buckets of free road salt thanks to uncharacteristically cold and snowy winter weather, which has made some sidewalks and streets in the usually temperate city treacherously icy.
January 3, 2017 - 10:29amUpdated: January 3, 2017 - 6:16pm
VANCOUVER — The death of a whale considered the oldest in the West Coast’s southern resident population could particularly affect one animal who may have lost yet another adoptive mother, a wildlife biologist says.