Vancouver Sun Daily Poll: Are you avoiding the U.S. due to the political climate there? 2017-06-27T15:18:44.000000000+00:00 A pair of surveys released this week suggest the Canadian view of the U.S. has never been more negative — and we are planning more “staycations” north of the border because of it. According to an Insights West survey on Canadian travel plans this summer, 31 per cent of respondents said they have ... Waste not: Vancouver looks to reduce the millions of weekly coffee cups, takeout containers in garbage 2017-06-27T15:03:21.000000000+00:00 More than two million plastic bags, 2.6 million paper coffee cups, and countless foam takeout food containers are thrown out each week in Vancouver. “It kind of takes your breath away,” Coun. Andrea Reimer said of the figures, which appear in an administrative report that council will consider at... Hollywood North: Deadpool 2 shooting downtown Vancouver this week 2017-06-27T14:46:54.000000000+00:00 Deadpool is once again roaming the streets of Vancouver — expect havoc to follow. Local production on the sequel to Ryan Reynolds’ 2016 Vancouver-filmed blockbuster is underway with shooting scheduled to begin Tuesday night in Coal Harbour. Film notices for Deadpool 2, which is using a pair of pr... Soupy goo swept into B.C.'s Okanagan Lake spawns algae bloom in north arm 2017-06-27T13:36:36.000000000+00:00 VERNON — An algae bloom in the north arm of British Columbia’s Okanagan Lake has prompted a warning to stay out of water in the area until further notice. The Okanagan Indian Band says the bloom in waters off its land was first thought to be a sewage leak but testing showed it was caused […] Crews battling two wildfires in B.C.'s Northern Interior and Cariboo regions 2017-06-27T13:34:34.000000000+00:00 100 MILE HOUSE — There are two wildfires burning in the Cariboo and Northern Interior regions of B.C. BC Wildfire Service says a containment line has been established around an out-of-control wildfire near 100 Mile House. The fire was discovered Friday and grew to cover an estimated 36 hectares, ... Daphne Bramham: Out of the chaos, B.C. may finally get affordable child care 2017-06-27T10:30:36.000000000+00:00 After decades of lagging other developed nations and decades of lobbying, Canadians may finally get universal access to good-quality and affordable childcare. At long last, the political resistance to accessible and affordable early childhood education programs across the country appears to have ... Canada 150: Tong Louie built his family company into a B.C. business empire 2017-06-27T10:30:34.000000000+00:00 To mark Canada’s 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians. Tong Louie isn’t as well-known as B.C. business legends such as Jim Pattison or H.R. MacMillan. But he probably should be — his family company, H.Y. Louie, is one of the great B... Angels in America pure heaven at The Jessies for Art Club Theatre Co. 2017-06-27T05:00:34.000000000+00:00 When the 35th annual Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards were handed out Monday night at the Commodore Ballroom it was The Arts Club Theatre Company’s Angels in America: Millennium Approaches which took home the outstanding production award in the large theatre category. The Pulitzer-prize winning T... Two campers fall off 40-foot cliff near Harrison Hot Springs 2017-06-27T04:38:50.000000000+00:00 A weekend camping trip ended with a trip to the hospital for a Prince George couple who fell 40 feet down a cliff while looking for a toilet. Michelle Periera and Brian Fox pitched a campsite on a picturesque spot known locally as Moon Rock overlooking Morris Lake, west of Harrison Hot Springs, ... Documents in historic Tallio murder case released by B.C. court 2017-06-27T04:15:41.000000000+00:00 A B.C. Court of Appeal justice has lifted most of a publication ban on Phillip Tallio's attempt to appeal his second-degree murder conviction.