Jeff Nagel

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TransLink ‘not disappointed’ after new SkyTrain stalls

Next-generation Mark III train from Bombardier undergoing re-testing after losing propulsion on bridge

  • Sep 26th, 2016 4:00pm

Double-decker buses could roll into Metro Vancouver

TransLink considering new types of buses for fleet

  • Sep 23rd, 2016 8:00pm

Foreign buying of Metro homes plunged after new tax

Less than one per cent of Metro deals involved foreigners in August, down from 13.2 per cent in the previous six weeks

  • Sep 22nd, 2016 5:00pm

B.C.’s drug overdose death toll climbs to 488

Fraser region accounts for most deaths so far this year, province deregulates naloxone

  • Sep 21st, 2016 4:00pm

BC Liberals pledge 3,000 new units through $500m housing fund

Few details yet on new affordable housing projects, to be funded in part by foreign buyers tax

  • Sep 19th, 2016 10:00am

Metro Vancouver mayors push ahead with transit surge plan (with VIDEO)

Plan would lift property tax, add development charges in order to take advantage of federal grants, quickly increase bus, SkyTrain service

  • Sep 16th, 2016 12:00pm

Fassbender tells Metro Vancouver mayors to ‘suck it up’ on transit funding

Minister says mayors can't hold out for the perfect deal to fund entire 10-year TransLink expansion plan

  • Sep 15th, 2016 8:00pm

B.C. minimum wage rises 40 cents today to $10.85 an hour

Pay raise for 120,000 B.C. workers criticized as too small as labour, NDP push for $15 minimum

  • Sep 15th, 2016 1:00pm

NDP promises to boost transit cost sharing if elected

Leader John Horgan says jump to 40 per cent from one-third B.C. share would break transportation funding gridlock

  • Sep 15th, 2016 9:00am

MSP hike off as real estate lifts B.C. budget surplus

Property transfer tax expected to rake in nearly $1 billion more than planned for 2016

  • Sep 15th, 2016 6:00am

No plan to change B.C. Green party name over federal rift on Israel: Weaver

B.C. leader says federal Green party 'hijacked' by activists pushing sanctions

  • Sep 14th, 2016 12:00pm

Poll finds most back foreign buyer tax, doubt it will cut prices

Insights West survey: 76 per cent support new 15 per cent tax on foreign buyers, but many think it won't improve affordability

  • Sep 14th, 2016 9:00am

TransLink boss maps out transit surge option

Quick relief for crowded buses possible – if Metro Vancouver mayors and B.C. government can make a deal to deliver more money

  • Sep 7th, 2016 10:00am

No way to make Ponzi fraudster repay B.C. victims

Disappointment as Surrey-based pyramid scheme draws no charges, $21.8 million in penalties likely to go unpaid

  • Sep 1st, 2016 2:00pm

ICBC seeks 4.9 per cent basic rate hike as crashes, costs climb

$60 a year increase for most drivers once optional auto insurance increase is included

  • Aug 25th, 2016 9:00am

Dismal sockeye salmon run is Fraser River’s worst return in 120 years

853,000 fish estimated returning is worse than the disaster year of 2009 that triggered the Cohen inquiry, but not as unexpected

  • Aug 23rd, 2016 8:00pm

Airbnb, housing issues get spotlight at UBCM

Cities seek government action to 'level playing field' with existing hotels, avoid loss of long-term rentals to vacation market

  • Aug 18th, 2016 6:00pm

New medical pot grow rules draw praise, concern

Feds reopen licensing for home growers after court ruling

  • Aug 16th, 2016 7:00am

Foreign tax could power rental building boom

Although new tax levied in Metro Vancouver, housing fund can benefit other regions as well, province says

  • Aug 5th, 2016 11:00am

Toll revenue up but so is debt for Port Mann Bridge

Traffic up five per cent in 2015, and 24.5 per cent last month during Pattullo lane closures

  • Aug 4th, 2016 9:00am