Home sales hit record 5,000 in March in Vancouver area

For the first time in the Vancouver area, more than 5,000 homes have sold in a single month. A total of 5,173 residential properties were sold in the region in March, marking a 27.4-per-cent increase over March 2015 and a 24-per-cent increase over February 2016, according to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. “March […]

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Richmond names 16 schools to be considered for closure

The Richmond school district has named 16 elementary schools that will be considered for closure.  The district is faced with closing four or five schools due to declining enrolment and the need for seismic upgrades.  Similar tough decisions are facing many B.C. school districts — Vancouver is looking at closing as many as 21 schools […]

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UPnGO workplace activity program launched in B.C. before nation-wide rollout

Vancouver — A program to get workers up and moving while on the job has rolled out in British Columbia, and it will be stretching the legs of employees across Canada by the fall. UPnGO with ParticipACTION was launched Monday by federal Health Minister Jane Philpott, B.C.’s Minister of Health Terry Lake and Elio Antunes, […]

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