Jeff Nagel

B.C. Liberal leadership contenders Kevin Falcon and George Abbott.

Liberal membership swells amid irregularities

Party says close to 50,000 new members signed up

B.C. Liberal leadership contenders Kevin Falcon and George Abbott.
Pattullo Bridge opened Nov. 15

Spectre of tolls may quash new Pattullo

Victoria eyes cheaper refit of existing bridge to keep it free

Pattullo Bridge opened Nov. 15
Illegal: raw milk can't be sold to the public in B.C. but a court challenge argues the ban runs counter to citizens' right to nutritional choice.

Dairy farmer to argue raw milk a right

Challenge seeks freedom of nutritional choice

Illegal: raw milk can't be sold to the public in B.C. but a court challenge argues the ban runs counter to citizens' right to nutritional choice.
Remember to cover those sneezes and coughs. The flu virus hitting eastern Canada could still bring a late winter peak in flu activity here.

Immunization still urged as flu moves west

Not too late to vaccinate: health officials

Remember to cover those sneezes and coughs. The flu virus hitting eastern Canada could still bring a late winter peak in flu activity here.
Justice Bruce Cohen will get until June 2012 to deliver the findings of his commission into the decline of Fraser River sockeye salmon.

Cohen salmon probe extension criticized

Delay affects First Nations aiming to sign treaties

Justice Bruce Cohen will get until June 2012 to deliver the findings of his commission into the decline of Fraser River sockeye salmon.
Liberal leadership candidate Kevin Falcon is MLA for Surrey-Cloverdale and former health minister.

Pro-Falcon group skirts leadership spending cap

Cash from biz execs not counted in campaign war chest

Liberal leadership candidate Kevin Falcon is MLA for Surrey-Cloverdale and former health minister.
NDP leadership hopeful Adrian Dix and Liberal George Abbott.

Promises abound as would-be premiers stump for support

Tax tinkering pledges surface from Dix, Abbott to woo votes

NDP leadership hopeful Adrian Dix and Liberal George Abbott.
Clark rules out free vote on killing HST

Clark rules out free vote on killing HST

Abbott lashes Liberal challenger for 'flip flop'

Clark rules out free vote on killing HST
A container ship prepares to dock at Deltaport.

Ports already feeling pain of possible strike

Cargo diverting as longshoremen threaten to walk

A container ship prepares to dock at Deltaport.
Drivers are still talking and texting on the road in large numbers

Distracted drivers still a plague on roads despite ban

Factor in nearly half of Lower Mainland traffic deaths

Drivers are still talking and texting on the road in large numbers
George Abbott.

Signups in Surrey raise eyebrows in Abbott camp

Are urban Liberals engineering failure of party vote reform?

George Abbott.
Movement of average prices in Greater Vancouver since 1977. Note that average price statistics tend to be higher than the 'benchmark price'

Real estate gains uneven, prices peaked in April

Home prices up a few per cent in 2010 in most of Lower Mainland

Movement of average prices in Greater Vancouver since 1977. Note that average price statistics tend to be higher than the 'benchmark price'
Mattress recyclers brace for influx of dead beds

Mattress recyclers brace for influx of dead beds

New Metro disposal fee expected to be boon for business

Mattress recyclers brace for influx of dead beds
BC Ferries has released salary information on its senior staff.

Ferries salaries released

BC Ferries CEO David Hahn collected $984,000 in pay and bonuses in 2009

BC Ferries has released salary information on its senior staff.
Natural gas rates are going down again.

Natural gas rates drop

Falling natural gas prices should save the typical gas-heated household $66 next…

Natural gas rates are going down again.

Rental vacancy rates edge down in Lower Mainland

Average rents went up modestly this year

Dave Cobb is president and CEO of BC Hydro.

Electricity users in for regular rate jolts

Bills projected to rise 10 per cent each year

Dave Cobb is president and CEO of BC Hydro.
Detail of Fraser Valley Real Estate Board graph plotting the average price of detached houses in the Fraser Valley over the past five years. Prices bottomed out at just under $500

Real estate market ekes out small one-year gain

Prices now relatively stable, realtors say

Detail of Fraser Valley Real Estate Board graph plotting the average price of detached houses in the Fraser Valley over the past five years. Prices bottomed out at just under $500

Civic ‘overspending’ slammed by business lobby

We buy what our citizens want, one mayor responds

SkyTrain will be heavily used by people going to Olympic events and celebration sites.

Olympic transportation survival guide: what you need to know

Games gridlock is the big fear for many locals as the 2010…

SkyTrain will be heavily used by people going to Olympic events and celebration sites.