|Scam victim lied to police about being 'arrested' by fake cops - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:26:29 -0700|
Police say the woman was "embarrassed for falling for the scam" and decided to exaggerate her story.
|Man, 40, charged in Richmond mail thefts, Mounties say - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:38:06 -0700|
On April 2, a homeowner captured security footage of a suspect stealing a parcel from their doorstep.
|Watchdog submits report on 2015 police shooting in Burnaby - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:43:00 -0700|
Police opened fire while responding to what appeared to be a robbery in progress at a 7-Eleven.
|Possibly lightning-caused fire burns within metres of homes in Kamloops - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:54:00 -0700|
Residents of one neighbourhood were forced to flee as a grass fire burned near 12 homes.
|Question products' supposed health benefits, says seller of 'Hot Dog Water' - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:23:00 -0700|
Douglas Bevans says his product was designed to encourage consumers to be more discerning.
|Unexpectedly weak data on inflation, retail sales cloud central bank's next step - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 06:26:00 -0700|
The country's annual inflation rate rose 2.2 per cent in May for the second straight month as the higher cost of energy applied upward pressure on prices, Statistics Canada said in a new report Friday.
|Different city, different rules: Where do B.C. municipalities stand on legal pot sales? - Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:37:00 -0700|
Solicitor General Mike Farnworth emphasized final that approval of where, when and how pot stores can operate in B.C. is up to municipal governments.
|B.C. high school teacher wins thousands on 'Jeopardy!' - Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:34:00 -0700|
Ali Hasan, a teacher at a Surrey high school, won US$67,801 in his first three days on the show.
|Police come to rescue of newborn seal pup in Oak Bay - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:59:17 -0700|
The pup was discovered in the waters off McNeil Bay, with no mother in sight.
|Albertan who killed three people gets life, no chance of parole for 30 years - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:07:00 -0700|
An Alberta man who fatally shot three people in November, 2015, has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 30 years.
|New research reveals gender differences in teen concussion recovery - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:32:24 EDT|
A new model for researching repeated concussions in adolescents, the highest risk group for head injuries, has been developed by researchers at the University of Victoria.
|Jogger accidentally crosses U.S. border from B.C., gets detained for 2 weeks - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 09:00:00 EDT|
Cedella Roman says she was jogging along the beach south of White Rock, B.C., when she crossed the U.S. border without realizing it. That's when her two-week nightmare began.
|Unfriendly skies: 'Super Elite' flyer claims Air Canada clipped his wings - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:00:00 EDT|
As one of Air Canada's most frequent flyers, Eric Wong claims he once soared with the members of the airline's Super Elite. But the Vancouver businessman is now suing the airline for allegedly clipping his wings by revoking his special status.
|Surrey Strip tent city residents say transition to modular housing was chaotic - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:36:22 EDT|
Some tent city residents claim city staff threw out belongings out during the clearing of the 'Surrey Strip' homeless encampment as many residents moved into modular housing.
|Metro Vancouver police warn of CRA scams after residents lose thousands - Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:51:50 EDT|
Police forces in Metro Vancouver are warning residents about Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scams after people in different cities lost thousands — one in an incident involving fake police officers.
|Canadian government announces measures to help save key whale species - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:53:37 EDT|
Transportation Minister Marc Garneau announced measures to help in the protection of the southern resident killer whale, the North Atlantic right whale and the St. Lawrence Estuary beluga.
|Missing American family wasn't prepared for trip, RCMP say - Wed, 20 Jun 2018 15:31:33 EDT|
An American family has been found safe in northern B.C., days after they went missing and their car was found abandoned in the province.
|'Free the roads': Wai Young joins Vancouver's race for mayor on anti-bike lane platform - Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:59:24 EDT|
The former Conservative MP pledged lower taxes and free parking on Sundays
|Three dead in car accident north of Cache Creek - Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:11:12 EDT|
All of the deceased were in a car struck by a transport truck at the Hat Creek junction.
|Chiropractor with sex assault history permanently banned from treating patients - Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:00:00 EDT|
A Victoria chiropractor with a history of sexual assault has been banned from practice after he asked a patient to lie about whether a chaperone was present during her appointments, according to the College of Chiropractors of B.C.
|More gun violence in Surrey; murder in Burnaby - Mon, 04 Apr 2016 23:55:04 Z|
Since Surrey RCMP said Friday they had implemented successful strategies to combat gun violence, there have been three more shootings.
|B.C. nurses' college warns about helping in assisted-dying cases - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:08:34 Z|
A B.C. Supreme Court ruling allowing a terminally-ill woman a medically-assisted death has not opened the door to nurses now participating in hastened death, the College of Registered Nurse of B.C. said Monday.
|Most senior nursing homes miss Ministry of Health staffing guideline - Wed, 06 Apr 2016 19:24:06 Z|
The vast majority of government-funded long-term care homes for seniors in B.C. do not meet Ministry of Health staffing guidelines. The Residential Care Facilities Quick Facts Directory, a report released recently by the Office of the Seniors Advocate, compiles staffing, serious incident reports and other quality of life measures for every publicly funded seniors home […]
|Canucks a royal pain for California contenders, beat Kings 3-2 - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 05:53:40 Z|
Now that the least is expected of them — or wanted from them, if you ask the draftists — the Vancouver Canucks have built their longest winning streak of the season. It began five days ago. It took the Canucks six months and 79 National Hockey League games to win three straight. They finally made […]
|Photos: Top images from around the globe - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 00:17:43 Z|
View the best photographs from hot spots around the world.
|Rental housing is for residents, says Vancouver councillor eyeing Airbnb rules - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 12:04:54 Z|
A Vancouver councillor is eyeing regulation of home-sharing services like Airbnb, as the city’s rental vacancy rate hovers near zero. Coun. Geoff Meggs wants to expand and accelerate a study already underway by city staff on the effect Airbnb and similar websites are having on the supply of rental housing. “We’re going to […]
|No 'gay on the runway': Producer quits St. Paul's fundraiser, citing LGBTQ concern - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 17:22:22 Z|
The founder/producer behind a popular St. Paul’s fundraising gala has resigned after allegedly being told to tone down the show’s LGBTQ presence.
|Vaughn Palmer: Independent MLA leads the charge for election finance reform - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 14:41:53 Z|
As the legislature resumed Monday after a two-week spring break, Independent MLA Vicki Huntington was first on her feet during introduction of bills with as timely a measure as the house has seen this session.
|Ian Mulgrew: Pilot legal aid project supporting families - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 13:33:48 Z|
A pilot legal aid project for parents — particularly aboriginal parents — is showing great promise and getting child-custody disputes out of court and resolved quicker and more cheaply.
|Where is Trudeau government heading on China? - Wed, 06 Apr 2016 17:15:24 Z|
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is undertaking a major internal review of Canada’s relationship with China, cautiously considering steps that include launching free trade negotiations and helping up to 100,000 Canadian students study there. T