'It's a very special building': Mass timber high-rise opens in Langford, B.C.

A well-attended ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday officially marked the grand opening of Tallwood 1, the first 12-storey mass-timber structure to be built in B.C. A well-attended ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday officially marked the grand opening of Tallwood 1, the first 12-storey mass-timber structure to be built in B.C.

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Landmark same-sex marriage bill wins Senate passage

The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex marriages, an extraordinary sign of shifting national politics on the issue and a measure of relief for the hundreds of thousands of same-sex couples who have married since the Supreme Court's 2015 decision that legalized gay marriage countrywide.