|'Their entire purpose is to kill': Vancouver candidates support handgun ban - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:08:00 -0700|
The call for a ban on handguns that began in Toronto last month and was echoed in Montreal enjoys support among the majority of mayoral candidates in Vancouver.
|Canadians advised against non-essential travel to Hawaii as hurricane nears - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:17:00 -0700|
The hurricane is expected to pass by on Aug. 23 and 24, bringing excessive rainfall and violent winds.
|$4M for a pile of trash? Vancouver lot full of rubble for sale - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:39:47 -0700|
Billed as a "rare development opportunity," the lot at 2573 West 3rd Ave. is for sale for $3.99 million.
|Suspects run off after Mercedes slams into garage, bursts into flames - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 16:12:04 -0700|
Two people were seen fleeing from the crash scene, but police managed to find one suspect nearby.
|Former VPD detective who kissed young witnesses jailed 20 months - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:20:00 -0700|
James Fisher pleaded guilty to breach of trust and sexual exploitation earlier this year.
|Police ID parent of young boy found in South Vancouver - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 14:22:00 -0700|
B.C.'s Ministry of Children is working to determine how the three-year-old ended up alone.
|B.C. Appeal Court orders new trial for polygamous leader in child bride case - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:09:22 -0700|
James Oler is the former leader of a Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints community in Bountiful, B.C.
|One year after Tanner Krupa murder, family 'grieving without any closure' - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:42:00 -0700|
Police are looking for a group of men who were in a Toyota Corolla and a Honda Civic the night of the murder.
|Wildfires prompted unprecedented 2nd state of emergency: premier - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:13:00 -0700|
John Horgan travelled to the central Interior before meeting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Nanaimo.
|Wildfire smoke forces float plane cancellations for second straight day - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:38:00 -0700|
A 10:30 a.m. flight to Vancouver was put on a weather day, and a possible delay was also expected for an 11:30 flight.
|Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit first responders, evacuees of B.C. wildfires - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 11:35:33 EDT|
B.C. Premier John Horgan said earlier Tuesday that destructive wildfires annually "may be the new normal."
|Lower Post, B.C. evacuated, Alaska Highway closed due to fires - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 21:28:32 EDT|
The town of Watson Lake, Yukon, has opened its recreation centre for evacuees from the nearby community of Lower Post.
|Family of murdered teen makes public appeal 1 year after son's death - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:32:18 EDT|
On the one-year anniversary of the unsolved murder of teenager Tanner Krupa, police and the young man's family are appealing to the public for information concerning his death.
|How B.C. budgets for wildfires: 'Choose an arbitrary number. Put it in the books' - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 19:45:55 EDT|
As B.C. once again blows through its budget for fighting wildfires, Premier John Horgan has acknowledged the government's usual method for estimating the need is "laughable."
|As B.C. burns, air quality remains poor for much of province, including Metro Vancouver - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 12:31:00 EDT|
As smoky skies from the wildfires burning throughout B.C. persist, air quality has continued to plummet around the province, including in Metro Vancouver.
|Former VPD detective sent to jail for sex-related crimes - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 17:11:22 EDT|
A former Vancouver police detective has been sentenced to 20 months in jail for breach of trust and the sexual exploitation of a teenage girl.
|'This is about what we breathe': Doctors warn about health impacts of climate change - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 18:27:03 EDT|
While fires continue to burn, smothering the province under a cloud of smoke, a group of Canadian doctors says wildfires in British Columbia illustrate the threat to human health posed by climate change.
|'These women will have long-lasting, emotional scars': Date rapist sentenced to 4 years in jail - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 08:00:00 EDT|
WARNING: This story contains graphic details of sexual assault
|Muslim families open their homes and dinner tables to share Eid al-Adha celebrations with non-Muslims - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:47:33 EDT|
The Islamic festival of Eid al-Adha begins on Tuesday and, across the country, Muslim families are opening their homes and dinner tables to share their annual celebration.
|Company's unpaid tax bill leaves huge hole in B.C. village's finances - Mon, 20 Aug 2018 19:08:48 EDT|
An unpaid tax bill in a small town on Vancouver Island is bringing the community to the financial brink and leading to drastic cutbacks.
|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