Civic Plaza Farmers Market: Wednesdays from noon to 5 p.m. at 141 West 14th St., North Vancouver. Info: 778995-9461.
A festival of photos, talks and activities showcasing Nordic immigrant life in North America until 1960 took place in Burnaby recently.
The federal Tories are addicted to picking corporate welfare winners and losers.
David Cobb has moved a "national treasure" to a new home on New Westminster's waterfront but isn't sure it will be greeted with the respect he believes it deserves.
SEASPAN officials say a federal contract to build seven non-combat vessels will pave the way to resurrecting a shipbuilding industry in B.C.
"I thought there's no way whoever's in the car is going to make it out because it's a 40-foot drop into the creek."
A parliamentary budget report questioning both the capacity and skills of a North Vancouver shipyard has the company shocked and disappointed.
The Burnaby Teachers' Association doesn't want teachers' pension funds invested in a well-known weapons manufacturer and a company they say is making private profits off the public education system.
EVERY once in awhile I come across a local designer that catches my eye.
THE federal government announced Friday it has signed ship design contracts worth $15.7 million with Vancouver Shipyards.
David Cobb fears for the future of an iconic piece of British Columbia's maritime history.
Congratulations to both Elizabeth James for asking the questions in her Feb. 6 column, Hoping for Happy Endings, and to the North Shore News for publishing the article. I look forward to the answers.
Common sense and justice can prevail and, with a fully-informed electorate, future elections can result in ethical administrations that will place integrity and accountability at the forefront of every decision they make.
" Canada Starts Here: The BC Jobs Plan . . . has three pillars to help us deal with today's economic uncertainty . . . : Working with employers and communities to enable job creation across B.C.; strengthening our infrastructure to get our goods to market [and] expanding markets for B.C. products and services ."
District of North Vancouver Council workshop, Monday, Jan. 14, 7 p.m. dnv.org
The construction of a new SeaBus any place outside B.C. underscores one simple point: that the B.C. Liberals' talk of a "Jobs Plan" is just that - talk.
It was no surprise to me that TransLink would award the new SeaBus contract to an offshore shipyard, they always do the wrong thing.
If they are going to lie about an aircraft carrier, how can we trust them about anything else they may say?
LOCAL labour organizations are calling for the province to intervene after TransLink awarded a new SeaBus building contract to an offshore company.