TransLink changing 45 Metro Vancouver bus routes on Jan. 2 due to ridership levels – BC

TransLink changing 45 Metro Vancouver bus routes on Jan. 2 due to ridership levels – BC

A number of Metro Vancouver bus routes will soon have different schedules and routes, according to TransLink. The ongoing growth of suburban population and ridership levels in different neighbourhoods is the key factor for the changes. Read more: TransLink mayors’ council: New funding model needed for future projects “TransLink changes bus service every quarter to … Read more

Changing consumer habits lead to muted Boxing Day in Lower Mainland – BC

Changing consumer habits lead to muted Boxing Day in Lower Mainland – BC

The usual long lines and crack-of-dawn store openings were less prevalent for Boxing Day in Vancouver this year and could be a sign of changing consumer behaviour. The queue to get into Best Buy at Cambie Street and W 6th Avenue was non-existent Monday morning. For the few who showed up at 8 a.m., there … Read more

Barnes & Noble offering 50% hardcover books

Barnes & Noble offering 50% hardcover books

article DETROIT (FOX 2) – Get yourself a late Christmas present from Barnes & Noble. The bookstore chain is again hosting its hardcover book sale. All hardcovers are 50% in-store through Tuesday, with some titles also on sale online. There are also deals on toys, games, vinyl, journals, and more. Find a location near you.

LA’s new ‘mansion tax’ faces legal challenge

LA’s new ‘mansion tax’ faces legal challenge

LA’s new housing tax faces legal challenge A recently approved Los Angeles tax is facing a new legal challenge when it comes to multimillion-dollar homes. LOS ANGELES – A recently approved tax in Los Angeles on the sale of multi-million-dollar homes is facing a new legal challenge. On Thursday, lawyers representing the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers … Read more

Sprinkler line burst forces evacuation of Safeway in Surrey, temporary closure – BC

Sprinkler line burst forces evacuation of Safeway in Surrey, temporary closure – BC

The Safeway Fleetwood store in Surrey, B.C. has been temporarily closed and evacuated after a sprinkler line burst and caused a small amount of flooding on Friday afternoon. The incident occurred around 1 p.m. at the 152 Street location, a store manager told Global News. No one was injured and an emergency response plan is … Read more

Flights cancelled, delayed as snowfall impacts operations at Vancouver airport – BC

Flights cancelled, delayed as snowfall impacts operations at Vancouver airport – BC

Sunday’s snowfall has severely impacted operations and flights at Vancouver International Airport. The airport issued a warning that winter weather conditions have impacted many flights, including cancellations and major delays. Winter weather continues at YVR, leading to some flight delays & cancellations. Please check directly with your airline for latest flight status & info about … Read more

Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market launches holiday hours – Toronto

Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market launches holiday hours – Toronto

Toronto’s St. Lawrence market has expanded its hours in the run-up to Christmas and the holiday season. On Saturday, Toronto Mayor John Tory and Coun. Chris Moise attended the market to promote local businesses as a destination for holiday shopping. “I hope that everyone takes advantage of the Market’s extended holiday hours on Sundays and … Read more

Gas prices jump nearly 10 cents overnight in Metro Vancouver – BC

Gas prices jump nearly 10 cents overnight in Metro Vancouver – BC

Metro Vancouver drivers are waking up to an unwelcome surprise Friday morning as gas prices have been hiked overnight. Prices at gas stations around the Lower Mainland have seen an overnight increase of around 10 cents and were seen as high as $164.9 a litre. Read more: ‘Significant savings’ — Price of gas in B.C. … Read more

Betty White’s Los Angeles home demolished nearly a year after her death

Betty White’s Los Angeles home demolished nearly a year after her death

LOOK BACK: FOX 11 Betty White Special from 2012 Betty White sat down with FOX 11 to talk about her life and career. Take a trip down memory lane. The iconic “Golden Girls” actress died Friday at the age of 99. LOS ANGELES – Betty White’s former Brentwood home has been demolished nearly a year … Read more