Short electric flight advances fossil fuel-free air travel

Business Dec 12, 2019

Short electric flight advances fossil fuel-free air travel

A five-minute test flight of an all-electric commercial aircraft by Vancouver-based Harbour Air has taken a significant step in the quest to replace aircraft powered by fossil fuels, a mode of transportation increasingly viewed through the prism of global warming. The neon-green and indigo-blue seaplane ...

World / Crime & Legal May 10, 2019

Billions in dirty cash helped fuel Vancouver's housing boom

Vancouver penthouses, ski chalets at Whistler, and holiday retreats in Persian Gulf islands are among the thousands of properties identified in a dirty-money probe that estimates more than 7 billion Canadian dollars ($5 billion) was laundered through British Columbia last year. The startling findings from ...

New generation celebrates legacy of Vancouver Asahi

Baseball Jan 29, 2018

New generation celebrates legacy of Vancouver Asahi

Koichi Kaminishi, the last living member of a storied Japanese-Canadian baseball team active from 1914 until Canada's mass internment of Japanese during World War II, reflected on the team and his wartime experiences at a celebration of his 96th birthday this month near Vancouver. The ...