|Busy day for BC Ferries: Even foot passengers told to come 45 mins. early - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:25:04 -0700|
Ferry terminals on B.C.'s South Coast are expected to be so busy on Monday, even foot passengers are being told to arrive 45 minutes early for their sailing.
|Elizabeth May's wedding dress a 'walk through a garden' on Earth Day - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:39:51 -0700|
When Elizabeth May walks down the aisle in Victoria this afternoon, she'll be dressed for her wedding along with Earth Day.
|'D'Oh Canada': PM Trudeau to be portrayed on 'The Simpsons' - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:21:00 -0700|
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be portrayed in the Canada-themed episode of “The Simpsons” entitled ‘D’oh Canada,” airing this Sunday.
|Official: Sri Lanka failed to heed warnings of attacks - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 20:15:00 -0700|
Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 200 people, the country's health minister said Monday.
|Vancouverites mourn victims of Sri Lanka explosions - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 17:26:00 -0700|
Easter services across the Lower Mainland said prayers for the victims on Sunday.
|Earth Day: Four things you're doing to save the planet that are actually bad for it - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 06:03:00 -0700|
Four common 'tips' for saving the environment such as using reusable cloth bags at the grocery store and crushing aluminum cans before recycling may be doing more harm than good.
|Vancouver’s ‘mirror man’ helping amputees recover from phantom limb pain - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:36:00 -0700|
Stephen Sumner spent years in excruciating pain. Once he found a cure, he dedicated his life to sharing it.
|Photographer rescued from rising tide on Vancouver Island - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 15:37:00 -0700|
Crews say the man was reluctant to wade back to shore and risk damaging his camera equipment
|'The story's not clear': Police investigate stabbing at Burnaby karaoke bar - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 13:47:27 -0700|
A 23-year-old man was stabbed in the leg and taken to hospital, police say
|St. Paul’s Hospital treats dozens after Vancouver 4/20 event - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:42:00 -0700|
Hospital officials say 42 were treated in the ER, Police say more than 60,000 attended event
|The day a mail-order high from China nearly ended Spenser Smith's life - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:00:00 EDT|
In 2013, Spenser Smith went looking online for a new drug. The 21-year-old addict found Etizolam and ordered it from China.
|How Elizabeth May is making her wedding low-carbon - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:00:00 EDT|
Elizabeth May and her partner, John Kidder, are getting married today in Victoria. The couple is trying to make the wedding a low-carbon event.
|Why Vancouver still doesn't have a 'scramble' intersection for pedestrians - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:00:00 EDT|
Vancouver city officials, who prefer the name "all walk," are now finally planning to bring them to two downtown intersections this summer: at Robson and Howe, and Robson and Hornby.
|City of Maple Ridge mails every B.C. municipality looking for support in feud with government - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 EDT|
There are are 161 municipalities in British Columbia with mayors and councils — and the City of Maple Ridge is reaching out to each and every one in its dispute with the provincial government.
|Earth Day is no longer serving us — the house is already on fire - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 05:00:00 EDT|
The planet now finds itself in grave danger. We're way beyond holding a day once a year to raise awareness on the issue.
|Cowichan Tribes could take land and resource control back from Ottawa - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 22:46:10 EDT|
The Cowichan Tribes, located north of Victoria, B.C., want more economic opportunities. If band members vote in favour of a land code they will no longer need the federal government's approval for land-use decisions.
|'We're still here': Musqueam elder reflects 30 years after Pacific Spirit Park protest - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 21:40:51 EDT|
The urban park, founded on unceded territory, was created 30 years ago amid protest from the Musqueam.
|British Columbia's Sri Lankan community reacts to deadly Easter Sunday explosions - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 20:18:06 EDT|
British Columbians with ties to Sri Lanka say they are standing in solidarity with the victims of Sunday's bombing attack.
|'Is that even legal?': Companies may be sharing new credit or debit card information without you knowing - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 20:00:00 EDT|
A Vancouver woman is sounding the alarm for millions of Canadians who have credit and debit cards, after her financial information was shared without her realizing it. Turns out, some cards have “updating services” that allow banking information to be shared with other companies — a little-known fact for most customers, and something a privacy expert says needs to change.
|Swimsuit-clad performers turn Vancouver sidewalk into beach - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 21:58:11 EDT|
A playful piece of performance art, intended to draw attention to climate change, appeared in downtown Vancouver on Sunday.
|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