Jeff Nagel

Coquitlam Lake is the reservoir serving the eastern third of Metro Vancouver.

Metro Vancouver trails Seattle on water conservation

Leaky water pipes a major challenge for regional district

Coquitlam Lake is the reservoir serving the eastern third of Metro Vancouver.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson at the SkyTrain operation and maintenance centre in Burnaby Thursday.

Trudeau, Clark accord on Metro Vancouver transit a first step

August looms as deadline for mayors, province to hammer out deal on new regional tax or else projects will be shelved

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson at the SkyTrain operation and maintenance centre in Burnaby Thursday.
TransLink rolled out its Compass card system to all users in January.

No sign SkyTrain fare evaders are paying up: critic

TransLink report shows fare revenue was flat in January through March despite Compass rollout

TransLink rolled out its Compass card system to all users in January.
There's still snow in the alpine on Whistler Mountain but average snowpacks are far below normal for this time of year across B.C.

Flood risk fades, dry summer more likely in B.C.

B.C. snowpack at record low 23 per cent of normal as of June 1, Fraser River peak flow May 8 was earliest on record

There's still snow in the alpine on Whistler Mountain but average snowpacks are far below normal for this time of year across B.C.
Voters angry with B.C. government over real estate response: Poll

Voters angry with B.C. government over real estate response: Poll

76 per cent not satisfied with the province's handling of housing, 80 per cent want a tax on absentee speculators

Voters angry with B.C. government over real estate response: Poll
Paramedics have been responding to growing numbers of often fatal overdoses.

B.C. drug deaths top toll from crashes, most tied to fentanyl

308 B.C. residents have died of illicit drug overdoses so far in 2016 and more supervised use sites is one of the planned responses

Paramedics have been responding to growing numbers of often fatal overdoses.
TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond in a question-and-answer session at a Surrey Board of Trade meeting Tuesday.

Line to Langley may still be SkyTrain: TransLink CEO

Kevin Desmond says Fraser Highway rapid transit technology still to be decided

TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond in a question-and-answer session at a Surrey Board of Trade meeting Tuesday.
It's been a long wait for provincial funding for more transit lines in Metro Vancouver, according to a new report.

B.C. systematically underfunding transit: report

Province is far shot of investment it promised in 2008, needs to find solution fast to tap federal transit grants

It's been a long wait for provincial funding for more transit lines in Metro Vancouver, according to a new report.
Demand for townhouses is up in the Fraser Valley.

CHARTS: Lower Mainland house prices jump 7.7 per cent in May

Fastest real estate price gain in past six months has been in Surrey area (with interactive charts by city)

Demand for townhouses is up in the Fraser Valley.
New variable speed limits with electronic signs are in force on some B.C. highways.

Variable speed limits, electronic signs now active on three B.C. highways

Reduced limit will be tailored to weather on sections of Sea-to-Sky Highway, Coquihalla and Highway 1 near Revelstoke

New variable speed limits with electronic signs are in force on some B.C. highways.
The BC Lottery Corp. is asking which local communities might agree to host a casino or a community gaming centre.

BCLC rolls dice again in quest for new casinos South of Fraser and on North Shore

Surrey, Delta and TFN invited to apply, along with North Shore cities and first nations

The BC Lottery Corp. is asking which local communities might agree to host a casino or a community gaming centre.
Super 8 Hotel in Abbotsford where 18-year-old Alex Gervais died last year.

Hotel placements continue for B.C. children in care

Exceptional circumstances cited by children's ministry in each of 24 recent cases

Super 8 Hotel in Abbotsford where 18-year-old Alex Gervais died last year.
A commercial fishery for sockeye salmon on the Fraser River is so far looking unlikely this year, due to a projected weak return.

Low return of sockeye salmon projected for Fraser River

Commercial fishery unlikely for sockeye,which may have been weakened by warm ocean 'blob' and now face poor river conditions

A commercial fishery for sockeye salmon on the Fraser River is so far looking unlikely this year, due to a projected weak return.
Fraser River during the high water of 2012.

Growing risk of devastating flood in Lower Mainland from climate change: report

Most dikes along Fraser River do not meet modern standard, Fraser Basin Council finds

Fraser River during the high water of 2012.
The long wait to resolve the transit funding impasse in Metro Vancouver could soon be over as negotiations intensify between mayors and the province.

Fares, taxes and development fees eyed for transit

New development cost charge for transit among proposals to province from Metro Vancouver mayors

The long wait to resolve the transit funding impasse in Metro Vancouver could soon be over as negotiations intensify between mayors and the province.
A new report on housing affordability in Metro Vancouver compares what a buyer could get in 1976 to today for an equivalent price.

23 years to save a down payment in Metro Vancouver’s hot real estate market: report

Findings by Generation Squeeze underscore dire home affordability challenge for young in Lower Mainland

A new report on housing affordability in Metro Vancouver compares what a buyer could get in 1976 to today for an equivalent price.
TransLink's existing three-zone system for fares is up in the air as it begins a review of options for reform.

Transit fare review opens door to big changes

TransLink seeks advice on how to charge for trips as it launches major review of fares in Metro Vancouver

TransLink's existing three-zone system for fares is up in the air as it begins a review of options for reform.
The National Energy Board approved the twinning of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline, with conditions.

Trans Mountain pipeline through Langley one step closer to reality

Kinder Morgan's controversial project gets NEB approval

The National Energy Board approved the twinning of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline, with conditions.
A tanker loads with oil at Kinder Morgan's Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby

NEB advances Trans Mountain oil pipeline

Tentative green light from federal regulators was widely expected, decision now rests with Trudeau government

A tanker loads with oil at Kinder Morgan's Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby
Bob Dugan, CMHC chief economist.

Housing market outlook upbeat despite ‘overvaluation’

CMHC projects continued real estate gains in Metro Vancouver

Bob Dugan, CMHC chief economist.