|'We now have an outbreak': 8 cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:03:00 -0800|
Vancouver health officials say they've identified eight cases of measles in the city in recent weeks.
|Boy injured twice in 2 weeks in pellet gun shooting - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:10:00 -0800|
For the second time this month, Mounties are responding to a pellet gun shooting in Surrey that injured the same 12-year-old boy.
|Speaker's chief of staff: More 'damaging' reports coming in legislature scandal - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:44:00 -0800|
At least two reports - including one with “damaging” information - are in the works, says the chief of staff to Darryl Plecas.
|Fair warning or obstruction? Duelling claims and a document trail in Sechelt - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:28:00 -0800|
With homeowners tearfully locking the doors to their homes, likely for the last time, a trove of documents is shining a light on the history of the sinkhole-riddled area on a picturesque waterfront stretch of Sechelt.
|Liberal MP's son critically hurt on Mexican honeymoon - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:17:42 -0800|
The son of Liberal MP Joyce Murray is awaiting a medical evacuation from Mexico to Vancouver after suffering severe injuries during his honeymoon in Cancun.
|Recall campaign against B.C. Speaker Darryl Plecas on hold, organizer says - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:58:00 -0800|
The Darryl Plecas recall campaign is in a holding pattern, according to organizer Robin Roy.
|Is B.C.'s shifted Family Day pushing locals off the ski hills? - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:43:00 -0800|
Moving B.C.'s Family Day weekend has made it more difficult for B.C. residents to enjoy their own ski hills and attractions, the CEO of the Canada West Ski Areas Association says.
|Sinkhole hazard: Evacuation order for entire Sechelt subdivision - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:31:00 -0800|
The risk of further sinkholes developing is so great that residents of an entire B.C. subdivision will not be allowed to return home after 1 p.m.
|Parents return to B.C. ski resort where son vanished a year ago - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:55:45 -0800|
The parents of 20-year-old Ryan Shtuka, who disappeared on his way home from a party in Sun Peaks a year ago this Sunday, have returned to the ski resort near Kamloops for a weekend of memorial events.
|Donations pour in for 'amazing' dog who needs prosthetic leg - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:54:00 -0800|
Donations are pouring in for an Abbotsford dog who was born with stumps for her front legs.
|Two people in hospital after shooting in Kamloops, B.C. - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:04:31 EST|
B.C. Emergency Health Services responded to reports of a shooting in the Brocklehurst neighbourhood of the Interior city on Friday afternoon.
|Proposed East Vancouver detox and social housing complex draws mixed reviews - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 22:47:50 EST|
The City of Vancouver, Vancouver Coastal Health, and B.C. Housing are proposing a project incorporating social housing and addiction treatment in one space in the middle of the Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood.
|U.K. report says former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell under investigation for alleged assault - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 20:13:59 EST|
A British newspaper is reporting that Former B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell is being investigated by Scotland Yard for an alleged sexual assault while he was Canada's High Commissioner to the U.K.
|Health officials confirm measles outbreak in Vancouver after 9th case identified - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 21:06:05 EST|
Health officials in Vancouver say the city is facing an outbreak of measles with nine cases of the disease confirmed.
|District of Sechelt declares local state of emergency due to sinkholes - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:05:49 EST|
Residents of 14 ocean-view homes on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast have been ordered to leave after an engineering report concluded sinkholes are putting residents at risk.
|Blaming Liberals for hydro rate increases 'not honest,' say former energy minister - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:34:31 EST|
British Columbians are facing an eight per cent spike in their BC Hydro bills over the next five years and the political finger-pointing has begun.
|B.C. gas pipeline on hold as company investigates Indigenous artifacts claim - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 19:35:19 EST|
The Unist'ot'en Clan of the Wet'suwet'en Nation says it found two stone tools where Coastal GasLink is currently building the camp that will house workers near Houston in B.C.'s northern Interior.
|Police rescue woman robbed at gunpoint and kidnapped in Kamloops - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:57:00 EST|
The captive woman was found in a vehicle with firearms near Falkland, B.C., after being robbed in downtown Kamloops and held against her will as her captors travelled to Kelowna.
|Liberal MP Joyce Murray's son critically hurt on Mexican honeymoon - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 17:18:24 EST|
Liberal MP for Vancouver-Quadra says her son fell from a height while on vacation in Cancun and is awaiting medical evacuation to Vancouver.
|New $1.9B St. Paul's Hospital gets green light - Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:36:30 EST|
Officials expect shovels in the ground at the 18-acre site near Main Street and Terminal Avenue some time in 2020.
|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