|Vancouver pot activists on the future of 4/20 after legalization - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:57:00 -0700|
This is the last 4/20 before cannabis legalization, but advocates for the plant say there's still a lot to fight for.
|Accused in fatal stabbing at high school not fit to stand trial: judge - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:19:00 -0700|
A judge said Gabriel Klein was unfit for the trial scheduled May 7 due to mental illness.
|North Vancouver father who performed CPR on SeaBus hailed as hero - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:03:00 -0700|
Brian Counihan was heading home to the North Shore on April 12 when a man across from him began feeling unwell.
|Taxidermied teaching tool 'Justin Beaver' on the lam, B.C. officials say - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:31:00 -0700|
The toothy, stuffed beaver went missing from a Chilliwack park, and educators hope it will be returned.
|High on love: B.C. couple celebrates wedding anniversary on 4/20 - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:52:00 -0700|
Shawno and Hugh headed to Vancouver's pro-cannabis rally to celebrate their second anniversary.
|Spiritual leaders join Kinder Morgan protest in Burnaby - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:22:09 -0700|
Three people were taken into police custody at the Westridge Marine Terminal Friday.
|Pedestrian fatally struck by semi-truck in New Westminster - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:08:00 -0700|
Sgt. Jeff Scott said a preliminary investigation suggests the man was on a skateboard at the time.
|3 arrested after robbery at Vancouver restaurant - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:16:28 -0700|
Police are recommending charges against two of the suspects, and the third was released.
|B.C.'s two-year lobbying ban for ministers, top officials starts May 1 - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:24:38 -0700|
British Columbia's two-year prohibition on lobbying by former cabinet ministers and senior government officials takes effect May 1.
|Massive pig wrangled by Saanich police before it reaches highway - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:27:00 -0700|
The pig was caught and returned back to her owner.
|Vancouver 4/20 event sends massive clouds of smoke into rainy skies - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 EDT|
With more vendors and the usual massive crowd of cannabis enthusiasts, the Vancouver 4/20 event went about as officials expected, even though the rain began falling just before the countdown at 4:20 p.m.
|400 B.C. businesses sign letter opposing Trans Mountain expansion - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:58:06 EDT|
Previously, 70 Canadian business groups, including the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and the Business Council of B.C., signed an open letter to the federal government, backing the pipeline expansion.
|Social workers ready to help if Indian Horse film stirs traumatic memories - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:32:36 EDT|
An Indigenous health and social service society in Northern B.C. says the film Indian Horse tells an important story. That story, however, may be traumatic for residential school survivors to re-live.
|B.C. grain piling up after weeks of CN rail delays - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:09:01 EDT|
Grain farmers in British Columbia are struggling to get their product to market with backlogs on Canadian National's rail lines and inclement weather causing weeks of delays.
|Police seeking Grindr fraudster accused of stealing thousands of dollars from Metro Vancouver men - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 11:18:09 EDT|
Christian Michael Lee Richardson has been charged with fraud and theft offences.
|Health Canada investigating use of unlicensed homeopathic remedy made from rabid dog saliva - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:12:41 EDT|
The homeopathic remedy made from rabid dog saliva that a Victoria naturopath says she used to treat a small boy was not licensed for sale in Canada, and the federal government is opening an investigation.
|Vancouver restaurant fed up with no-shows, charges $10 reservation fee per person - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:12:16 EDT|
No-shows have long been a major frustration in the restaurant business and, while some restaurants have cancellation fees for larger groups, one Vancouver eatery is taking it a step further.
|Smallville actress charged with sex trafficking offence relating to NXIVM group accused of branding women - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:58:00 EDT|
Federal prosecutors say a television actress best known for playing a young Superman's close friend has been charged with sex trafficking for helping recruit women to be slaves of a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru.
|Years after oil spills, money still owed to Vancouver, aquarium and Heiltsuk Nation - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:48:36 EDT|
The City of Vancouver and Vancouver Aquarium are collectively waiting on nearly $700,000 in losses related to a 2015 leak of bunker fuel, while the Heiltsuk Nation continues negotiating over $200,000 in repayments for its response to a tugboat that ran aground in 2016.
|Warm-water bottlenose dolphins, false killer whales documented off B.C.'s Vancouver Island - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:54:22 EDT|
The scientist behind the discovery of 200 bottlenose dolphins and 70 false killer whales says warmer waters and climate change likely led to their appearance.
|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