|Victoria man accused of killing daughters to take the stand in murder trial - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:13:00 -0700|
A Victoria man accused of killing his two little girls on Christmas Day 2017 will be taking the stand at his murder trial to testify in his own defence.
|Man charged with drunk driving in crash that killed young lacrosse player - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:21:00 -0700|
More than a year after the crash that killed teenage lacrosse player Olivia Malcom, a 44-year-old man has been charged with drunk driving.
|Camera system tested on Galiano Island could be used to alert ferries of passing whales - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:58:30 -0700|
Cameras installed at a BC Ferries terminal will help monitor passing whales around-the-clock.
|7 arrest warrants executed in 6 hours by transit police on Monday - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:26:00 -0700|
Seven arrest warrants were executed in the span of six hours Monday night, Metro Vancouver Transit Police say.
|Widow found out she won the lottery on anniversary of husband's death - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:51:00 -0700|
A pair of friends who've spent more than five decades together are the latest to claim a lotto win, and the victory came at what is usually a difficult time.
|Major collision closes block of Southwest Marine Drive - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:49:00 -0700|
A serious collision has closed part of Southwest Marine Drive in both directions, police say.
|Deadline day: Homeless camp residents must leave Vancouver park - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:46:00 -0700|
Residents of a downtown Vancouver homeless camp have just hours left to pack up and leave, after being issued an order from the city earlier this week.
|Winner of B.C.'s largest ever Lotto Max jackpot to be revealed - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:17:00 -0700|
After nearly a month of mystery, the winner of a record-breaking B.C. lottery prize will be revealed Wednesday afternoon.
|Rollover inferno involving waste oil truck closes off-ramp in North Vancouver - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 06:19:00 -0700|
A rollover crash led to a waste oil transport truck bursting into flames early Wednesday morning, closing a highway off-ramp by North Vancouver RCMP.
|American tourism to Canada hits 12-year high - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 10:00:00 -0700|
The number of Americans visiting Canada is at its highest level since 2007, according to new data from Statistics Canada.
|Andrew Berry, B.C. man accused of killing daughters, to testify in double murder trial - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:42:56 EDT|
Andrew Berry, an Oak Bay man accused of murdering his two little girls, will testify that he was not responsible and that someone else attacked him in his bathroom on the day of the fatal stabbings, his defence says.
|Tax-evading 'natural person' claims B.C. courts don't have jurisdiction over him - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 07:00:00 EDT|
A B.C. man who describes himself as a "natural person" not subject to tax law has taken his fight against prison time to the province's highest court — and he has lost, resoundingly.
|Volunteer trail builders in Fraser Valley describe provincial crackdown - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:00:00 EDT|
Volunteer trail builders in the Chilliwack. B.C., area say provincial enforcement officers are cracking down on their unauthorized trails on Crown land, but gaining permits takes years in some cases.
|Trans Mountain mobilizes workforce to start pipeline expansion, expects completion by mid-2022 - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:15:48 EDT|
The federally owned Trans Mountain Corporation said Wednesday it has issued "notice to proceed" directives to construction contractors, mobilizing the workforce it needs to expand the pipeline.
|Broadway Subway Project lane closures begin Thursday - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:57:41 EDT|
Temporary traffic lane closures will be in place this month as work on the Broadway Subway Project on Vancouver's West Side gets underway.
|British Columbia experiences jump in consumer insolvencies - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:55:37 EDT|
According to data from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, the number of British Columbians who filed for insolvency this quarter of 2019 was up 11.1 per cent compared to earlier in the year.
|Pembina Pipeline to buy Kinder Morgan Canada for $4.5B - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:19:04 EDT|
Pembina Pipeline Corp. has signed a deal to buy Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. and the U.S. portion of the Cochin pipeline system in an agreement it valued at a total of about $4.35 billion.
|Government says new Victoria micro-apartments will help with middle-income housing crisis - Tue, 20 Aug 2019 22:47:38 EDT|
The federal government says a new micro-unit apartment in downtown Victoria will be a step closer to relieving the ever-growing middle-income housing crisis, by offering cheaper homes to single professionals. Housing advocates say the project doesn't address the many middle-income families in Victoria.
|7 years after their son died in B.C. wilderness, Ohio couple returns to spread ashes and goodwill - Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:02:35 EDT|
Carla and Herb Sill have kept in touch with Terrace Search and Rescue and have given them an estimated $23,000 in the years since their son's death.
|2 bodies found near Ashcroft, B.C., confirmed to be missing Surrey men, police say - Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:25:39 EDT|
Officers were called Saturday afternoon to a rural area near Ashcroft, B.C., for a report that two bodies had been discovered north of Spences Bridge.
|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