Ashley Moliere

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'We're going full circle': Skate park inspires youth in remote B.C. community

The skate park was built as a thank you to the people of Ahousaht, B.C., for their efforts to rescue people from a capsized whale watching boat in 2015.

ReRyde & Kater denied ride-hailing approval, shutting out some B.C. cities

Residents on Vancouver Island, in the Interior and in northern B.C. have been left in the cold after the Passenger Transportation Board (PTB)  rejected ride-hailing applications from companies wanting to operate in those regions, despite approving Uber and Lyft in the Lower Mainland and Whistler.

Langford tenants still in limbo due to structurally unsafe building

More than two weeks after a new highrise in Langford, B.C. was declared structurally unsafe, there still aren't answers on how long repairs will take, and some tenants are calling it quits.

New UBC chair will study how cancer outcomes of Indigenous people in B.C. can be improved

Dr. Nadine Caron, Canada's first female Indigenous general surgeon, will study the experiences and unique needs of Indigenous cancer patients, survivors and their families in her role as the First Nations Health Authority chair in cancer and wellness.

Resident fights to save B.C. city's only bowling alley, a social hub for local seniors

Chris Olson wants Terrace city council to allow more time before the land is redeveloped, so someone can lease Barney's Bowl and a permanent solution can be found.

New temporary homeless shelter run by community group to open in Kelowna

B.C. Housing is partnering with a new group to open the Welcome Inn inside a former food bank building in late December or early January. 

Musician Alex Cuba releases Sublime new album

Latin Grammy and Juno award-winner Alex Cuba releases his 7th album titled Sublime on September 20. He sat down with Hot Air's Margaret Gallagher to talk about the making of the album and how his life in B.C. has influenced his music.

Vancouver Island residents seek to rebuild WWII era Japanese teahouse

Canada's first Japanese garden and teahouse, which was owned by Dillon Takata's great-grandfather and great-uncle was destroyed in 1942 following the internment of Japanese Canadians.

West Vancouver wants power to impose own vacancy tax

West Vancouver Mayor Mary-Ann Booth says the city would like to receive direct revenue from the provincial speculation vacancy tax or have the right to impose its own vacancy tax so it can use the money to create more affordable housing.

Newcomers to Canada learn how to navigate start of school year in Vancouver

Newcomer Orientations and Welcome B.C. helps newly arrived immigrant families adjust, says Jerry Wu, manager of settlement workers in schools for the Vancouver School Board.

No access: What happens to transit users with disabilities when SkyTrain elevators break down

Micaela Evans uses an electric wheelchair, so if an elevator breaks down at a SkyTrain station, or is undergoing maintenance, the delay can add an extra half hour each way to her commute. Sometimes outages can occur several times a month.

Provincial exam snafu fixed and correct marks issued, ministry says

Education Minister Rob Fleming said the issue affecting the transcripts of about 32,000 Grade 12 B.C. students who wrote provincial exams June 22 to 23, 2019 has now been resolved.

25 years and still missing: the disappearance of Nick and Lisa Masée

It has been 25 years since Nick Masée and his wife Lisa went missing and their disappearance has left his two children confused and heartbroken.

UBC Library exhibit shows queer history through curated display

A love letter written in code, educational pamphlets and a dictionary written in a secret language are just a few of the items displayed at A Queer History, 1869-1969 at UBC. 

Celebration of Light returns to illuminate Vancouver sky

India, Croatia and Canada will all be vying for first place