Tags » June, 2006

Smart renovations: Finding the right professional

Home renovations can be a relatively smooth and exciting process if you take the time to do it right. No renovation is the same, but there are some key steps you will want to follow every time. 671 more words


Opinion: Vancouver Specials offering many lessons on housing

The infamous “Vancouver Special” house has had a profound impact across the city, especially on the east side. It is important to put some context to where it came from and lessons applicable to today. 1,039 more words


Town Tall: Fourth of July event squeaked in ahead of France's Bastille Day

SO LONG: Had the U.S. Consulate’s usual Fourth of July reception occurred one day later, it would have shared France’s July 14 Bastille Day. “Make America late again,” one attendee joked. 997 more words


Recycling electronics is easy and important

Since inception of the program in 2007, British Columbians have recycled over 180,000 metric tonnes of unwanted electronics. B.C. is a leader in the responsible recycling of end-of-life electronics and, because of this, together we are preventing electronic items from going into landfills, being illegally exported or handled by irresponsible recyclers. 455 more words


Celebrating the standouts

The Georgie Awards celebrated achievement in the province’s residential construction and renovation industry last month, and in doing so, celebrated an achievement of their own — a silver anniversary. 677 more words