|Police move in to dismantle pipeline protest camp on Burnaby Mountain - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:03:00 -0700|
Journalists were threatened with arrest if they came within 200 metres of the dismantling.
|Baby injured after pickup truck crashes into Surrey home - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:42:31 -0700|
The baby was taken to hospital for treatment and the 57-year-old driver was taken into custody.
|'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:02:00 -0700|
Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," "I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.
|Efforts to raise sunken tug from Fraser River to resume Thursday - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:00:00 -0700|
Salvage crews partially raised the tug on Wednesday before the operation was put on pause.
|Tim Hortons says leaky lids on coffee cups to be phased out - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:02:55 -0700|
Tim Hortons says it is working to introduce new lids to its coffee cups, which have been the subject of consumer complaints for their 20 years of existence.
|12-year-old accepts handgun delivery; Chilliwack father furious - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:06:00 -0700|
Canpar president Brian Kohut said the courier had no idea the package contained a deadly weapon and treated it as it would any other parcel.
|Provincial state of emergency declared over B.C. wildfires - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:43:00 -0700|
The B.C. government has declared a provincial state of emergency as the wildfire situation continues to worsen.
|Witnesses recall screaming, shattered glass during Richmond jewelry store robbery - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:30:00 -0700|
Mounties say the three suspects worked together to distract employees before reaching into the glass display cases and making off with handfuls of jewelry.
|City council hopeful, other pipeline protesters handed jail time - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:25:40 -0700|
Jean Swanson and six other activists were sentenced to spend a week behind bars Wednesday.
|Abbotsford man involved in gang war a 'serious' public safety risk: police - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:42:16 -0700|
Police are asking anyone who sees Varinderpal Singh Gill in a public place to call 911.
|Burnaby RCMP make arrests during Camp Cloud eviction - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:07:04 EDT|
Burnaby RCMP have started the process of evicting protesters from Camp Cloud, the protest camp set up in opposition to the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
|New Westminster Mayor Jonathan Coté currently campaigning against no one - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:08:07 EDT|
The only party that has formed to oppose the government is the New West Progressives, and they're deciding Thursday whether to run someone against Coté or focus solely on council and school board battles.
|Forced out by B.C. wildfires, evacuees frustrated by rules preventing return to rescue pets and valuables - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:57:22 EDT|
Some B.C. fire evacuees are frustrated they aren’t being allowed to return to their homes to rescue personal belongings, while others are defying the leave order and staying put as wildfires grow.
|4-month-old girl pinned under truck after it crashes into Surrey home - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 05:22:31 EDT|
RCMP said the baby is recovering in hospital and the driver, a 57-year-old man, has been arrested.
|Having to pay for your own shingles vaccine isn't ageism, tribunal rules - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 EDT|
When Thomas Hasek decided to get immunized against shingles a few years back, he had to pay $200 for the shot. That struck him as unfair — after all, the childhood chickenpox vaccine addresses the same virus, and it's publicly funded.
|Vote now for Metro Vancouver's Unofficial Ambassador: Michael J. Fox vs. Canuck the Crow - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:51:12 EDT|
We want you to determine who the region's favourite representative is.
|Wooden Horsemen brings a twist to CBC Musical Nooners Aug. 16 - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:51:54 EDT|
Neo-swamp folk rock band Wooden Horsemen returns to the CBC Musical Nooners stage for another concert on Aug 16.
|Andrew Weaver wants B.C. to follow New Zealand ban on foreign homebuyers - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:41:56 EDT|
The B.C. Green Party leader says restricting foreign buyers is a widely used approach globally and could make home ownership more attainable for priced-out residents.
|Here's what British Columbians are facing under a blanket of smoke and blazing wildfires - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:52:51 EDT|
Dozens of evacuation orders and alerts are in effect in the north and central regions of B.C., impacting more than 20,000 people.
|Victoria police seeking more victims after 71-year-old charged with multiple counts of sexual assault - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:47:15 EDT|
A 71-year-old Esquimalt man is in custody and facing four charges of "historical" sexual assaults involving four women.
|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