Max Haberstroh


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Canucks owners bring pro esports team to Vancouver

Weeks after an international video game tournament packed Vancouver's Rogers Arena, the Canucks have confirmed they're bringing a professional esports team to the city.

B.C. to review drainage at Okanagan development after home hit by landslide

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure says a month's worth of rain fell in 24 hours on March 22, causing floods across the Okanagan and forcing chunks of earth above David Lea's property to give way.

Proposed ICBC change would leave distracted drivers on the hook for crash costs

The change would void parts of distracted drivers' insurance coverage in a collision, meaning they would have to pay for their own auto repairs, medical expenses, and the settlements from any resulting lawsuits — all of which ICBC currently pays for.

'We used to laugh every day': 20 years after leaving CBC, Vicki Gabereau still misses it

When Vicki Gabereau wrapped the last episode of her self-titled CBC Radio show 20 years ago, she knew she was leaving something special behind.

Lawyer for tenants on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside prepares to suspend eviction order

A lawyer representing the tenants of the Balmoral Hotel says the City of Vancouver rushed its decision to evict the residents of the derelict Downtown Eastside single room occupancy, and has not adequately prepared to relocate them.

UBC student blinded by domestic attack graduates from law school

As Rumana Monzur was guided to the podium to give a speech to law graduates at the University of British Columbia Wednesday, a hush fell over the crowd of more than 1,000 people gathered at the Chan Shun Concert Hall.

City of Vancouver puts much-maligned new wordmark design on hold

Mayor Gregor Robertson announced in a statement Tuesday the city will put its controversial new wordmark design on hold, just a week after its unveiling was met with a wave of criticism and mockery from local designers and other residents.

Designer of New York's renowned High Line park to shape new False Creek green space

The firm behind one of the most unique green spaces in Manhattan has been selected to reshape acres of the northeast False Creek waterfront, once the Georgia viaducts are removed.

Beloved former Vancouver Giant in critical but stable condition after on-ice collapse

Craig Cunningham was set to play for the AHL's Tucson Roadrunners Saturday. But before the game began, the 26-year-old collapsed on the ice and began to convulse.

Vancouver leads North America in certified ultra-efficient buildings, says new report

The Pembina Institute's study examines the internationally recognized 'passive house' certification given to energy efficient, low emission buildings.

First Nations challenge of Site C permits denied by B.C. Supreme Court

The B.C. Supreme Court has rejected a petition by two B.C. First Nations to overturn provincial permits issued for construction of the controversial energy project.

Syrian refugees' first Halloween a nervous, exciting experience

Excitement has mixed with nerves around several Halloween traditions that both delight, and remind the family of their war-torn home.

Snorting chocolate: A Vancouver Halloween treat for the big kids?

It's simple really: just specially refined cacao powder and a mini catapult designed to fling it up your nose.

Delta renews call for 'critical' Tsawwassen Mills pedestrian overpass

Delta is once again calling for a pedestrian overpass spanning Highway 17 near Tsawwassen Mills mall, despite a provincial report deeming it unnecessary.

5 Lower Mainland haunted houses that will get you into the Halloween spirit early

If your pumpkins are carved and your costume is ready, the only thing missing is a trip to your local haunted house.