|‘Everyone here is in disbelief’: Canadian pilot Patrick Forseth killed in Honduras plane crash - Sun, 19 May 2019 12:51:00 -0700|
Friend and coworker Edil Mendez says Forseth was "a hero" to the local community.
|Vancouver yacht club expansion worries rowers in Coal Harbour - Sun, 19 May 2019 18:41:00 -0700|
The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club hopes to add 47 new slips, but the Vancouver Rowing Club has concerns.
|Brazen bike theft caught on camera in Victoria - Sun, 19 May 2019 18:22:00 -0700|
Video posted to Facebook as a warning to other business and a deterrent to would-be thieves.
|Structure fire closes part of Fraser Highway - Sun, 19 May 2019 11:45:00 -0700|
Thick dark smoke could be seen billowing from the area around a Fountain Tire shop.
|Man struck and killed while crossing the street in Vancouver - Sun, 19 May 2019 12:42:00 -0700|
Police say the 38-year-old was crossing East 57th Avenue near Prince Edward Street
|Rock climber rescued after fall near Penticton - Sun, 19 May 2019 16:28:02 -0700|
Rescue crews long-lined a 36-year-old woman to safety after the incident in Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park
|New SeaBus arrives in local waters - Sun, 19 May 2019 15:32:19 -0700|
The $32 million vessel will undergo local sea trials before going into service.
|Busy weekend for Lions Bay Search and Rescue - Sun, 19 May 2019 13:24:00 -0700|
Video on the organization’s Instagram page shows one of a dozen calls received Saturday alone.
|Daughter hopes reward, public inquiry will lead to clues in dad's murder - Sat, 18 May 2019 17:01:00 -0700|
Ten years after her father was an innocent victim caught in the crossfire of a gang hit, and as the province opens up a new front in tackling gang violence, a Surrey teen is still mounting an extraordinary effort to find answers in the murder.
|East Vancouver seniors fear losing their home to redevelopment - Sat, 18 May 2019 18:13:00 -0700|
More than 64 seniors call Alice Saunders House their home -- but there are fears a complete renovation to the low income building would force them out.
|Swirling currents, frigid water and sea lions: Vancouver Island students attempt open-water swim - Mon, 20 May 2019 08:00:00 EDT|
The students plan to swim through six kilometres of choppy open water off Metchosin, B.C., in a unique end-of-year challenge.
|'Our culture is in everything': This Indigenous chef is on a crusade for food sovereignty - Mon, 20 May 2019 04:00:59 EDT|
Provincial food safety legislation can make it tricky to serve traditional Indigenous cuisine, says chef Jared Qwustenuxun Williams, who is part of a growing movement of Indigenous chefs and food activists pushing for food sovereignty — the right to define their own food systems.
|How the Liberals spent the week blaming everyone else for the Mark Norman fiasco - Mon, 20 May 2019 04:00:00 EDT|
The fallout from Vice-Admiral Mark Norman's criminal case has seen the Trudeau Liberals deploy the popular political tactic of throwing people under the bus.
|Have you jumped on the bidet bandwagon yet? You should - Sat, 18 May 2019 21:38:42 EDT|
Bidets have been common in Europe and Japan for centuries and have never really cracked the North American market. But sales of an affordable new type of bidet attachment are bringing these gizmos mainstream.
|Doesn't look like it belongs in B.C.? Please report it, say invasive species officials - Sun, 19 May 2019 11:00:00 EDT|
From scorpions, to beetles and giant hornets, Metro Vancouver is at risk from pests that could harm the region's biodiversity.
|B.C. pilot Patrick Forseth among 5 killed in Honduran plane crash - Sun, 19 May 2019 10:39:16 EDT|
Five foreigners, including Canadian pilot Patrick Forseth, died on Saturday when a private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatán island, a tourist destination on the Caribbean Sea coast of Honduras.
|BC Ferries ship stops to let black bear swim past - Sun, 19 May 2019 18:57:07 EDT|
The ferry operator seemed keen to, ahem, bear the extremely B.C. news.
|Vancouver seniors facing 'demoviction' oppose new affordable housing building - Sun, 19 May 2019 19:22:11 EDT|
The Alice Saunders House is being torn down to make way for a bigger building with more affordable units. But the current tenants, most of them seniors, say they don't want to be displaced and potentially dispersed throughout the city.
|Watch as orcas surround a Howe Sound sailboat and delight all on board - Sat, 18 May 2019 00:57:41 EDT|
Bradford McArthur was on a sailboat last week when a pod of killer whales swam around and underneath the vessel, including one with a freshly caught seal in its mouth.
|Pedestrian dies after being struck in East Vancouver - Sun, 19 May 2019 15:57:57 EDT|
A 38-year-old Vancouver man has died after being struck by a vehicle while crossing East 57th.
|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