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Watch Pearl Jam Cover Suicide’s “Dream Baby Dream” At Pemberton

Last Saturday night, Pearl Jam performed at the Pemberton Music Festival in British Columbia. During their set, they covered Suicide’s “Dream Baby Dream” in tribute to Alan Vega, who had passed away earlier that day. PJ’s cover joins other memorials from the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Win Butler, MGMT, and Devon Welsh. Watch their performance […]

'Perfect storm' brought sea louse epidemic to BC salmon

High ocean temperatures and poor timing of parasite management likely led to an epidemic of sea lice in 2015 throughout salmon farms in British Columbia's Queen Charlotte Strait, a new study has found.

Sikh Bikers Ride Thousands Of Miles To Raise Money For Cancer Society

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

A group of Sikh motorcycle enthusiasts in British Columbia, Canada, hit the road this month to raise money for pediatric cancer awareness. Two weeks and more than 7,000 miles later, the B.C.-based Sikh Motorcycle Club has raised over $60,000 on behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society. “We had some thunderstorms, and it started hailing... Show More Summary

British Columbia Company IPS Announces Major Expansion

Innovative Parts and Solutions (IPS) announced a major expansion of its manufacturing facilities in Maple Ridge, British Columbia. A new 23,000ft² (2,140m²) building is currently under construction with an expected completion date of 4th quarter 2016…

Compared to retail sales tax, HST is definitely the better tax

It seems that the consensus view regarding the recently introduced harmonized sales tax in British Columbia and Ontario has been negative, primarily on account of the perception that the HST is a tax grab that also increases new house prices.

Lumber supply, employment in B.C. will feel mountain pine beetle’s bite

One of the major clouds hanging over British Columbia’s economy and forest products industry is uncertainty about the mountain pine beetle epidemic.

Hiking Sunshine Meadows

A figure-8 loop across the border into British Columbia that passes the Continental Divide and three stunning alpine lakes beyond a popular ski resort. With waterfalls and snow in the early summer, spectacular wildflower displays later in the season, and golden larches in the fall, this is often called Canada’s best day hike … and…

Why Canadians Are Moving Their Houses to the United States

5 days agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Photo: San Juan Community Home Trust) The community of Oak Bay, British Columbia is booming. Developers are tearing down old houses to make room for newer, more luxurious homes for deep-pocketed residents. A few miles away lies San Juan Island, which is in the United States. Show More Summary

It’s True: Los Angeles Chinese Food Has Caught Up with Vancouver

Photo by Ron Dollete / Flickr For over two decades, Vancouver, British Columbia, and particularly its suburban community of Richmond, has been Mecca for Chinese food lovers in Northern America. During the late 1980s, Hong Kongers recognized...Show More Summary

New Dwarf Planet Discovered In Our Solar System

An international team of astronomers has discovered a new dwarf planet in our solar system just beyond the orbit of Neptune. According to a press release from the University of British Columbia, the dwarf planet is approximately 430 miles (700 km) in diameter, giving it about the...

The Once Upon a Time Cast Looks Like 1 Happy Family as They Reunite to Film Season 6

Once Upon a Time fans, get ready to freak out. The cast was spotted filming season six in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Wednesday, and the pictures are pretty magical. While there were a few serious scenes as Regina (Lana Parrilla) comes face to face with the villainous Mr. Show More Summary

Anatomy Of A Filming Accident: The Death of Amrik Singh Gill On ‘Falling Skies’ Set

The tragic accident that took the life of a security guard on the Canadian set of TNT's Falling Skies in 2014 could have been prevented, according to the accident report of WorkSafe BC, British Columbia's Workers' Compensation Board,...Show More Summary

Victorians Drank Soda Out Of Monstrous Gilded Machines

A typically opulent 1880s soda fountain, in a drugstore in British Columbia. (Photo: Bettman/Getty Images) On a hot day, a cold soda can feel downright luxurious. Pop the tab, tip your head back, and the sweet liquid transports you somewhere a little cooler; a little slower. The presentation, though, leaves something to be desired. Show More Summary

Weekly SSRN Tax Roundup

William Byrnes (Texas A&M) & Robert Cole (Deceased), Framework for U.S. Transfer Pricing Analysis Under Treasury Regulation Section 1.482 and the OECD Guidelines Compared David Duff (British Columbia), Tax Policy and the Virtuous Sovereign:...Show More Summary

The Dread and Bewilderment of Walking in Circles

A few years ago, my partner and I moved from a small apartment in New York City to a small cabin in British Columbia. Behind our property stands a tall cedar forest, and behind that lie the cold green waters of the Georgia Strait. At...Show More Summary

British Columbia Legislator Says Prayer Can Help “People With All Kinds of Disorders”

During a legislative hearing, a British Columbia politician argued that prayer and belief in a higher power was an acceptable alternative to evidence-based recovery programs in helping people overcome their alcohol addictions.

Canadian singers change national anthem in support of 'All Lives Matter'

A Canadian singing quartet changed a lyric in its national anthem and held up a sign proclaiming "All Lives Matter" during its pregame performance at the 87th All-Star game on Tuesday. The Tenors, a group based in British Columbia, caused a stir at Petco Park with their unexpected actions while...

Guest Contribution: “Importer and Exporter Market Share in Exchange Rate Pass-Through”

Today we are pleased to present a guest contribution written by Michael Devereux at the University of British Columbia and Wei Dong and Ben Tomlin at the Bank of Canada. The views expressed below are those of the authors and do not represent those of the Bank of Canada. This post is based on a […]

Relaxed, Organic Style Meets Modern Lines — House Tour

(Image credit: Elissa Crowe) Name: Laura and Tyler Location: Mount Pleasant, Vancouver, British Columbia Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Rented This artists’ dwelling is filled to the brim with light that pours through the windows at every turn. Show More Summary

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