B.C. Greens, riding high in polls, make election hard to call

In All, News by Linda Givetash

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s Green Party has turned the province’s election campaign into an unpredictable three-way race as polls show a phenomenal rise in support. The centre-right Liberal Party, led by Premier Christy Clark, is seeking to hang on to power after …

Community kitchen to feed West End’s hungry youth

In All, News by Linda Givetash

A community group in Vancouver’s West End is confident that it will be able to launch a new program to provide healthy meals for young people — residents who until now have received far less attention than the area’s low-income seniors.

Neighbours raise new barn for family devastated by fire

In All, News by Linda Givetash

The fire that started in a dairy barn at 1636 Lobsinger Line the evening of July 12 consumed the barn, some cattle and killed two-year-old Steven Martin. The cause of the blaze was unclear and the boy’s body was never found.

Saturday night storm slams Kitchener

In All, News by Linda Givetash

A series of thunderstorms passed through the region late Saturday night but one storm cell in particular caused a downburst over an isolated area of the city just before midnight.