|Dr. Henry says B.C.'s surge in COVID-19 cases 'not unexpected' - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 07:25:00 -0700|
Health officials have identified another 13 cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia, but no one has died from the virus since their last update on Monday.
|3,200 pounds of rice recovered in warehouse full of stolen goods, police say - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:56:00 -0700|
Mounties say a stolen shipping container of rice led them to a warehouse full of stolen goods, which included large quantities of toilet paper, paper towels and diapers.
|Abbotsford family raising funds for custom trailer for daughter with severe allergies - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 18:44:00 -0700|
An online fundraiser is collecting donations to help a former teacher living with severe allergies improve her living situation, including finding her a more reliable vehicle and ordering a custom self-contained trailer.
|Christian counsellor accused of sexually abusing teens he met through church - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 12:27:00 -0700|
A Christian counsellor from B.C.'s Lower Mainland has been charged in a series of historical sex crimes involving teenage boys.
|Woman and dogs attacked by pack of aggressive coyotes in Kamloops - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 21:19:00 -0700|
Kristin Simkins is warning her fellow Kamloops residents to be careful after she had a frightening encounter with a pack of aggressive coyotes.
|Several kids experienced burning, skin redness after encountering 'unknown substance' at Mission spray park - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 18:27:30 -0700|
In a Facebook post, a parent said several kids were crying and had burning eyes and mouths after someone let off pepper spray -- though authorities have not been able to confirm what the substance was yet.
|TransLink is selling its Vancouver transit-themed face masks online - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:24:00 -0700|
Metro Vancouver's transit provider is selling its transit-themed cloth face masks, which feature the SkyTrain, SeaBus and West Coast Express symbols.
|B.C. extends liquor delivery service from pubs, restaurants until Halloween - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 17:28:00 -0700|
Restaurants and pubs in British Columbia can continue to sell and deliver alcoholic beverages to their customers until the end of October.
|New wolf cull study finds it will not save western Canada's endangered caribou - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:48:00 -0700|
A study says a government-sponsored wolf kill in Western Canada has had "no detectable effect" on reversing the decline of endangered caribou populations.
|'The whale is doing well': Scientists say B.C.'s rare white orca is thriving - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:22:00 -0700|
Spotting an orca, or killer whale, in frigid Pacific waters is a rare treat delivered by nature. So, laying eyes on a white whale swimming next to its traditionally black family members should be even more rare. While it is uncommon to see, a researcher says Tl'uk, a white orca living near the waters off Vancouver Island, isn't that hard to find.
|North Van women recovers her own stolen bike — and says police just followed along - Wed, 15 Jul 2020 07:00:16 EDT|
A North Vancouver mountain biker has happily reunited with her stolen bike, but she says it happened because of her own legwork and police did little to follow the leads she provided.
|A year after Northern B.C. murders, victim's mother finds support in Canadian trucker who also lost child - Wed, 15 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
A year after the murders of three people in Northern B.C. led to the largest manhunt in Canadian history, the mother of one of the victims and the Whitehorse trucker who built a memorial for her daughter reflect on the impact of the tragedy.
|Province admits harm in multimillion dollar agreement with victims of B.C. social worker - Wed, 15 Jul 2020 03:28:54 EDT|
Ministry of Children and Family Development has reached a proposed multimillion dollar settlement agreement with more than 100 alleged victims of a Kelowna social worker accused of stealing from some of the province’s most vulnerable foster children.
|B.C. RCMP officer suspended over racially offensive content posted on Facebook - Wed, 15 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
An RCMP officer in B.C. has been suspended and has resigned from the force after members of the public complained about posts on his Facebook account criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement that they say are racially insensitive. He says he's being punished for a difference of opinion and plans to fight the suspension.
|Justice minister says he's ready to legislate if pandemic delays lead to charges being tossed - Wed, 15 Jul 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
Justice Minister David Lametti said he is prepared to introduce legislation to prevent charges from being thrown out due to court delays caused by COVID-19 disruptions.
|As COVID-19 cases tick upwards, Dr. Bonnie Henry urges B.C. not to let our sacrifices go to waste - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 17:20:21 EDT|
B.C.'s provincial health officer says recent increases in the number of new COVID-19 cases being confirmed each day is an expected result of people opening up their social circles and spending more time outside the home.
|Summerland, B.C., family shocked and scared after swastika painted on their house - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 22:06:08 EDT|
The RCMP Hate Crime Team is investigating after someone spray painted a swastika and obscene graffiti on the side of an Indo-Canadian family's home on Monday night.
|6 children treated for possible exposure to pepper spray at B.C. water park - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 18:49:42 EDT|
First responders were called to the children's water park at the Mission Leisure Centre Tuesday morning to treat several children suffering from irritation to their eyes and mouths. One child was taken to hospital.
|B.C. forecasting 'staggering' $12.5B deficit due to COVID-19 pandemic - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:42:59 EDT|
Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday, Finance Minister Carole James called the projected scenarios "staggering, but not without hope."
|Suspect arrested after tow truck driver's window smashed in Vancouver parking lot dispute - Tue, 14 Jul 2020 20:04:36 EDT|
Vancouver police have arrested and are holding a suspect in custody in connection with an incident caught on video Monday, showing what police describe as an "act of violence" against a tow truck driver.
|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