James Living - Southeast False Creek

James, the best value in Southeast False Creek

If you have not been into visit James recently, now is the time! James offers incredible value – the best in the Southeast False Creek community. James will be a landmark community in this neighbourhood sought after by residents and renters alike.

Solar Homes Strategy Vancouver

$4300 Incentive from City and Terasen Gas Targets New & Existing Homes

The fall season is shaping up to be a shining success for solar hot water in BC. The Solar Community of Vancouver has increased their incentive offer to homeowners in the city with $4300 now available for solar hot water installations in both new and existing homes.

Global liveability report – Vancouver remains top

Global liveability report – Vancouver remains top

Vancouver (Canada), with a score of 98%, still remains at the top of the ranking, with only petty crime presenting any difficulties for the city. The city benefits from an excellent infrastructure and, as host to the 2010 winter Olympics and Paralympics, has a wide range of sporting and cultural activities.

Vancouver Real Estate

Canada will lead G7 in economic growth

Despite the recent slowdown, the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday it still sees Canada will be the leader in economic growth among major industrialized countries this year and next.

UBC Apple Festival

UBC Apple Festival – October 16 and 17, 2010

A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of British Columbia’s favourite fruits. All are welcome to attend, from children learning about the diversity of apples to those who remember tasting heritage apples in their youth.

Vancouver Real Estate

Luxury home market booming in Metro Vancouver

The realty firm Re/Max is looking to British Columbia’s high-end home sales as one bellwether for its prediction that provincial real estate markets are settling into a period of stability, according to a forecast released Tuesday.

Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

15th Annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival – Saturday, October 9th – 9 am to 5 pm

Come celebrate berry history at the 15th Annual Fort Langley Cranberry Festival on Saturday, October 9th. The fun starts at 9 am with a pancake breakfast and continues right through the day with activities for the whole family. There are contests, live music on the Main Stage, cooking demos, a fashion show and much more! Don’t forget to stroll down to the Bedford Channel to watch The Fort Langley Canoe Club races

Housing market makes strides

Housing market makes strides

The Canadian housing market “vastly improved” over the last three months, ReMax Canada said Tuesday, but sales are expected to remain sluggish for the rest of the year.

The real estate brokerage firm said in its “Market Trends Report” that sales should return to average levels this fall after a slow summer, but that the pace set in 2009 was unsustainable.

West Coast Chocolate Festival

West Coast Chocolate Festival – October 15 to November 10, 2010

First launched in 2002, the West Coast Chocolate Festival is a unique and innovative collection of individual high calibre chocolate-themed adult and all-ages events that occurred throughout the Tri-Cities area of Coquitlam, Port Moody and Port Coquitlam. In 2009, the festival expanded to Burnaby and Vancouver, then expanding across the Lower Mainland in 2010.