|'Like a bad dream': Sister convinced online romance scam took more than her brother's savings - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 14:03:00 -0700|
A B.C. woman whose brother was found dead in his apartment shortly after they reconnected says she's convinced an online romance scam is to blame.
|Americans in Point Roberts want special access via closed Canadian border - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 20:30:48 -0700|
Longtime Point Roberts, Wash., resident John Beals has launched a petition, hoping the governments of Canada and the United States will make an exception, and allow residents of the tiny, isolated American town to cross the border.
|22 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C., 1 more death in last 24 hours - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 07:24:00 -0700|
Health officials in British Columbia have announced 22 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one additional death from the coronavirus in their province over the last 24 hours.
|Two weeks after reopening, some Vancouver restaurants nearly empty - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 18:36:00 -0700|
A Vancouver restaurateur has a dire prediction for the future of the restaurant industry and is concerned many places will go under during the pandemic.
|Lack of statement from VPD officer helped sink criminal case against him: report - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 18:14:00 -0700|
A Vancouver Police Department constable accused of striking his girlfriend while off-duty on a trip to Oregon promised American investigators he would give them a statement on the incident — but then waited five months before ultimately refusing.
|IHIT called to investigate suspicious death on side of B.C. highway - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 17:56:00 -0700|
Mounties in the Upper Fraser Valley are investigating a suspicious death that happened on the side of the Trans Canada Highway north of Yale early Wednesday morning.
|Video of officer punching man's face 'concerning,' says head of Kelowna RCMP - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 19:26:00 -0700|
Witness video that shows a Kelowna RCMP officer punching a man in the head repeatedly during an arrest is "concerning" at first glance, the head of the detachment acknowledged this week.
|Langley residents hold rally to support care home hit hard by COVID-19 - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 17:05:00 -0700|
Another death has been reported at a Langley care home that has been devastated by COVID-19.
|Homicide team called in to investigate death of Surrey woman - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 17:08:07 -0700|
The Integrated Homicide Investigation team is investigating the death of a woman who was brought to Surrey Memorial Hospital in medical distress early Tuesday morning.
| Premier John Horgan’s advice to would-be staycationers: 'There’s no guarantee you’ll get there' - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 16:55:00 -0700|
Premier John Horgan is encouraging B.C. residents eager for staycations to book their favourite spots but to keep in mind they might not be able to get there.
|COVID-19 survivor emerges from 8-week hospital stay, issues warning to remain vigilant - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 07:00:00 EDT|
Atish Ram, 58, who has been discharged from hospital after 54 days, is reminding British Columbians that the pandemic isn't over, and the disease can be devastating.
|B.C. announces 22 new COVID-19 cases, nearly all in the Fraser Health region - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 19:22:59 EDT|
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry is reporting 22 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C. on Wednesday and one new death in the past 24 hours. Twenty-one of the 22 new confirmed cases are in the Fraser Health region.
|New video of Kelowna RCMP arrest shows officer punching suspect at least 10 times - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 20:54:52 EDT|
A second video of a violent arrest in Kelowna, B.C., shows an RCMP officer who appears to punch a suspect at least 10 times while the man is being restrained by two other officers.
|Delta politicians band together to oppose local hospice's moves to ban assisted death - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 21:11:25 EDT|
Delta Mayour George Harvie, MLAs Ian Paton and Ravi Kahlon and MP Carla Qualtrough have joined forces to opposed the society's efforts to transform into a staunch Christian organization. George Harvie is also worried that the controversy is undermining the important end-of-life services the society is supposed to provide to the greater community.
|What you need to know about COVID-19 in B.C. for June 3, 2020 - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 08:00:00 EDT|
B.C. health officials have confirmed another 22 cases of COVID-19 and recorded one more death from the disease.
|Lawyers ask for 'referee,' as Meng Wanzhou hearing set to expand - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 21:56:48 EDT|
Legal arguments at the B.C. Supreme Court in the extradition case of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou may stretch into next year.
|Premier John Horgan says he hopes anti-racism protests remain peaceful and follow health guidelines - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 23:11:00 EDT|
So far, protests in B.C. have been law abiding, but some businesses in Vancouver have been seen with boarded up windows.
|Police investigating after person found dying at the side of the road near Yale, B.C. - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 16:47:02 EDT|
Officer were called to a location north of Yale Wednesday morning, RCMP said, for reports of a person lying next to the highway. The person had life-threatening injuries and died at the scene.
|Racist incident on First Nation near Port Alberni, B.C., prompts RCMP investigation, says mayor - Thu, 4 Jun 2020 00:52:59 EDT|
A video capturing a group of people shouting racial slurs while driving late at night through the Tseshaht First Nation's reserve in Port Alberni was shared and condemned on social media.
|Family calls for traffic control after son seriously injured in collision - Wed, 3 Jun 2020 21:02:26 EDT|
The family of an 18-year-old man hit and seriously injured in a collision in Prince George, B.C., is calling for traffic lights at that particular intersection.
|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