|Thousands line up at Fraser Health COVID-19 'Vax-a-thon' - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 18:26:01 -0700|
As soon as Fraser Health’s "Vax-a-thon" clinic opened Saturday at 11 a.m., people began lining up to get their shots.
|Drone affecting efforts to fight wildfire burning in B.C. Interior, crews say - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 13:58:00 -0700|
A wildfire burning south of Lytton in B.C.'s Interior remained out of control Saturday, and fire crews said a drone sighting in the area has hampered their efforts.
|Police allege a man assaulted an officer when they intervened in 'large fight' at a popular Vancouver beach - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 11:19:00 -0700|
Police officers in Vancouver say they responded to a 'large fight and a possible assault' at English Bay on Friday evening, and a person who witnessed the incident is accusing the police of racism.
|'It was a tough year for them': Couple gives $500 to every Grade 12 student in Kelowna district - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 16:21:00 -0700|
In a letter to students, the couple suggested that the teens use the money as they please, but they also gave some parental guidance.
|Dock fire lights up Fraser River north of Surrey, burns through the night - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 12:44:00 -0700|
An abandoned dock on the Fraser River in North Surrey went up in flames Friday night and burned until morning, according to fire officials.
|1 in 4 tailing pond sites failed safety requirements, says B.C. mines auditor - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 13:21:00 -0700|
A review of more than 60 tailings storage facilities determined that 18 sites had not met at least one of three new safety requirements.
|Metro Vancouver weather: Short heat wave expected on Father's Day - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 11:47:03 -0700|
Environment Canada says that residents of B.C.'s southwest coast can expect a short burst of heat in time for Father's Day.
|7 catalytic converter thefts in a single day in Delta, police say - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 09:06:02 -0700|
Police in Delta say there has been another rise in the number of catalytic converter thefts occurring across the city, highlighted by seven thefts in a single day this week.
|B.C. premier gets 2nd AstraZeneca dose, says best choice is 'first vaccine you're offered' - Fri, 18 Jun 2021 17:30:00 -0700|
The premier of British Columbia received a second dose of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, following updated national immunization recommendations that have left some Canadians scratching their heads.
|B.C. pharmacies seeing cancelled vaccine appointments after new AstraZeneca guidance - Fri, 18 Jun 2021 19:03:00 -0700|
Some people are cancelling their vaccine appointments at B.C. pharmacies after new guidance was issued for AstraZeneca.
|Wildfire near Lytton has tripled in size, Fraser Canyon remains under evacuation alert - Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:58:21 EDT|
On Thursday, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District issued an evacuation alert to 10 properties along George Road and Trans-Canada Highway south of Lytton, B.C.
|Brother carvers Frank and Danse remembered by Vancouver's Commercial Drive community - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 11:00:00 EDT|
The Ahousaht First Nation pair were fixtures in the neighbourhood, creating and selling beautiful works of art outside the Home Hardware.
|Penticton joins Victoria in cancelling Canada Day activities - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 19:22:43 EDT|
The City of Penticton has joined Victoria in cancelling its Canada Day celebrations in the wake of the discovery of what are believed to be the unmarked burial sites of children's remains near the former Kamloops Indian Residential School.
|Remember that big tree on the truck? Experts say it probably wasn't big enough to save under B.C. rules - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 09:00:00 EDT|
A massive spruce trunk photographed being transported down a Vancouver Island highway last month might not have been big enough to warrant saving under B.C.'s new protections for big trees.
|B.C. woman awarded $15K by human rights tribunal in workplace discrimination case - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 10:00:00 EDT|
A former Windward Software employee has been awarded $15,000 for injury to her dignity and self-respect caused by offences that included her bosses or colleagues putting her in a headlock and hitting her buttocks with keys.
|RCMP say man arrested in Fort St. John allegedly solicited children to touch him sexually - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 22:36:32 EDT|
Police in Northeaster B.C. say they've arrested a 32-year-old man who allegedly offered video game cards to children at a local park Saturday morning in exchange for sexual touching.
|Kamloops Heritage Railway classroom on track to roll in September - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 12:00:00 EDT|
A restoration project in Kamloops, B.C. is giving new life to a decommissioned heritage rail car, thanks to a provincial grant of $80,000.
|Vancouver stars as a dystopian, post-noir home for animal characters in new video game - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 13:00:00 EDT|
It's not Chicago or New York, but Vancouver is "the perfect noir city," according to Nikita Danshin, a designer with Vancouver-based developer Eggnut, which has been working on the adventure game Backbone for the past five years.
|The fight for Muslim representation in Hollywood — and the danger of falling behind - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
Last week, Riz Ahmed introduced a report that found Muslim characters are significantly underrepresented in film. CBC News spoke with three Canadian creators about the importance of increasing that representation and the real-world risks of failing to act.
|How my adoptive father motivated me to revitalize Indigenous kinship law - Sat, 19 Jun 2021 08:00:00 EDT|
My relationship with my dad was profoundly close, even though we were never related biologically. He was able to help transform my life and give me an important purpose — to uphold our spiritual law.
|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