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A woman is suing Vancouver, Canada, over a $249,000 vacancy tax for leaving her $24.9 million mansion empty.

A multimillionaire’s wife is suing after the city of Vancouver charged her $249,000 for not living in her $27 million mansion

She bought a sprawling mansion on Vancouver's "Billionaire's Row" in 2015. It's been left empty amid a severe housing crisis, prompting vacancy taxes.
Avocado toast.

A developer in Canada is offering a year’s worth of free avocado toast to anyone who buys a $300,000 condo, and it shows just how outrageous the...

New homeowners who purchase a condo from Woodbridge Homes' Kira project in Vancouver will receive a year's supply of avocado toast.
Luxury homes in Vancouver are being rented to college kids on the cheap.

Vancouver homeowners are rushing to fill their empty mansions to avoid a new tax law — and college kids are snapping them up for dirt cheap

College kids are cheaply renting mansions in Vancouver from homeowners trying to dodge new taxes aimed at bringing housing prices down.

The 10 cities with the best quality of life in the world

These are the 10 cities with the best quality of life, according to Mercer's 2019 Quality of Living ranking.
A group of teenagers became heroes at Grouse Mountain in Vancouver after catching a young skier that was dangling off the lift.

8-year-old boy dangling from a ski lift was rescued by quick-thinking teenagers who created a makeshift safety net

A group of teenagers became heroes at Grouse Mountain in Vancouver after catching a young skier who was dangling from the lift.
Some of the most popular tourist destinations in the world are surprisingly affordable to visit this spring.

9 surprisingly affordable luxury vacations you can take this spring

Some of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, including Paris and Shanghai, are surprisingly affordable to visit this spring.
A map showing the approximate locations of where 15 severed human feet were found along British Columbia's shores since 2007. Inset: A photo of the Nike shoe where one foot was found in September 2017.

Severed human feet keep washing up on shores along the US-Canada border, but police insist there’s nothing weird about it

Authorities in British Columbia have found 15 single human feet washed up around the area since 2007.
San Jose, California is one of the most expensive places in the world to settle down.

The 10 most expensive cities to live in around the world in 2019

The 15th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey shows that Australia, New Zealand, and China are the least affordable countries to live in.
Chinese police officers (C) stand guard outside the Canadian embassy in Beijing, as a paramilitary police officer walks his bicycle on December 10, 2018. - China on December 10 protested Canada's 'inhumane' treatment of an executive of telecom giant Huawei who is being held on a US extradition bid, following reports she was not getting sufficient medical care.

Huawei’s Meng gets bail, while Canada waits for news of former diplomat reportedly held in China

Sabrina Meng Wanzhou has been released on bail by a Canadian court.
Vancouver river otter

A voracious otter has eaten thousands of dollars worth of prized koi, and no one can stop him

The otter, dubbed the "Chinatown Otter," has eaten ten of the 14 prized koi at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden.