Bike to School Week rolls out May 27 to 31 and Eric Hamber secondary, the winner of the annual Bike to School Week competition for three years running, is preparing to defend its title by hosting a Biker Bootcamp, Wednesday, May 22. Instructors from HUB: Your Cycling Connection hope to inspire confidence with cycling skills and games for a chance to win cycling accessories. A bike mechanic will assist with minor bike repairs. Students who participate in Bike to School Week and recruit new participants will receive daily giveaways and a chance to win bigger prizes, which include a new Norco bike. HUB and HASTe B.C. organize Bike to School Week. HUB promotes cycling through education, action and events. HASTe B.C. serves as a hub for groups taking action on reducing school transportation emissions in the province. For more information about Bike to School Week, visit biketoschoolmetrovan.ca.
ON Stanley Park's huge Brockton Oval rugby pitch Thursday, West Vancouver rivals Rockridge and Collingwood battled over mere inches of turf in the Lower Mainland AA championship final.
AFTER a 15-month investigation, two North Vancouver homeowners and a North Shore-based arborist are facing criminal charges after they allegedly cut down a swath of trees in Capilano River Regional Park.
Seven B.C. First Nations are calling on the provincial government and political leaders to commit to providing equal access to low-cost financing for public infrastructure construction.
Delta council recently got a preliminary look at a revamped development proposal for a large piece of property just outside Burns Bog.
Two local nurses were recognized for their professional achievements at the recent Nursing Excellence Awards ceremony hosted by the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia.
While dozens of breweries seem to be popping up everywhere else in the Lower Mainland, Burnaby is finally getting one of its very own.
The Liquidator, the Burnaby-based reality TV series starring Jeff Schwarz, is up for several Leo Awards.
I am writing to you about Jane Shin with the B.C. NDP for Burnaby-Lougheed.
Spring has arrived over at the Burnaby and Region Allotment Gardens where a new crop of gardeners are eagerly awaiting plots.
I just completed reading your article in the Courier "Going to church at a community centre." I was surprised at your viewpoint towards the noninclusive church group meeting at a space in the community centre, which offers space in Yaletown, regardless of race, sex, or sexual orientation. I support your viewpoint that including or accepting rental agreements for groups that exclude specific citizens is ironic at best!
Five Love Languages: A program based on the book by Dr. Gary Chapman for those interested in improving their relationship with others Wednesdays, May 22-June 5, 7 p.m. at West Vancouver Baptist Church, 450 Mathers Ave. Fee: $25, includes workbook. Registration: 604922-0911 or westvanbaptist. com.
Compost Coaching: Free personalized, at-home support for using the Green Can or backyard composter. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, you're guaranteed to learn something new. Offered by the North Shore Recycling Program on behalf of all three North Shore municipalities. Book appointments at coaching.northshorerecycling. ca or 604-984-9730.
WHEN they immigrated to Canada from the Philippines more than a decade ago, it was a family connection that initially drew Alvin Koh Relleve and his wife to the area.
A motorcyclist is dead after a collision on the Lions Gate Bridge, Sunday evening.
Greg Drummond decided to take a walk just over two years ago, and he hasn't turned back since.
Who is Edward Stanbrough? A cursory look at the Green Party of B.C.'s website suggests he was the party's candidate in Coquitlam-Maillardville, but other than that, he remains mostly a mystery.
Picks of the week
Kayak..At the Cultch until May 26..Tickets: 604-251-1363..thecultch.com