|Cab driver recorded shouting racial slur at pedestrian in Burnaby - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 15:54:00 -0800|
Tiffany Yee was fearful for her life when a walk with her dog turned into a scary encounter with a taxi driver.
|Australia Day in Vancouver focuses on bushfire relief - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 18:29:00 -0800|
Parts of Vancouver turned green and gold Sunday in celebration of Australia Day, but this yearís festivities were focused on the bushfire crisis, with a number of events held to raise money for relief efforts.
|Lunar New Year parade takes place amid coronavirus concerns - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 17:38:00 -0800|
Hundreds turned out for annual Lunar New Year parade in Vancouver's Chinatown Sunday, many wearing masks out of concern about the novel coronavirus that has caused dozens of deaths and prompted the lockdown of several cities in central China.
|Uber driver says he was ticketed by bylaw officers in Surrey - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 16:47:00 -0800|
While other Metro Vancouver cities have welcomed the long-awaited ride hailing services Uber and Lyft, Surrey's mayor, Doug McCallum, has steadfastly opposed the business model, saying it poses unfair competition to taxi companies.
|Man seen jumping on top of car in Maple Ridge, police investigating - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 16:23:11 -0800|
Police in Maple Ridge are investigating a bizarre incident caught on camera in the city recently.
|Vancouver is prioritizing cars over housing for women and children, says social housing provider - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 13:18:04 -0800|
City staff say a Gastown parkade isnít the right spot for social housing because the developer would have to replace the parking elsewhere.
|Lone wolf may have come to James Bay to search for mate, expert says - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 14:55:00 -0800|
A wolf calmly loping through the cramped neighbourhood of James Bay on Saturday has left bystanders awestruck and wolf experts thrilled.
|Kobe Bryant left deep legacy in L.A. sports, basketball world - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:50:00 -0800|
Kobe Bryant, the 18-time All-Star who won five NBA championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career all with the Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41.
|Some Lunar New Year events cancelled in Metro Vancouver over virus fears - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 09:39:00 -0800|
Events planned for the Semiahmoo Shopping Mall, Surrey Museum and an outdoor plaza at Windsor Square have been cancelled, while Vancouverís Spring Festival parade will go ahead as planned.
|New bridge installed on Highway 4, restoring road access to Island's west coast - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 14:00:00 -0800|
Construction crews were able to install a new bridge at the site of a landslide on Highway 4 on Vancouver Island more quickly than anticipated Saturday night.
|'Share the love as much as you can': Iranian community in Prince George mourns flight PS752 victims - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 23:45:28 EST|
Roughly 120 people placed rose petals and lit candles inside a small Anglican church in Prince George Sunday afternoon at a memorial service for victims of the downed Flight P752†plane in Iran.
|B.C. musicians in the Big Easy for international folk music showcase - Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:00:44 EST|
The artists join musicians and industry insiders in New Orleans for the annual Folk Alliance International conference.
|As fears of coronavirus outbreak grow, Chinese-Canadian mother and activist worries about racist backlash - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 22:36:53 EST|
When SARS†ó an illness caused by a different coronavirus believed to have originated in China ó hit Toronto in 2003, mother and activist Terri Chu says†that her community faced racist backlash.
|Cold weather both helping and hindering Big Bar landslide clean up - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 23:11:57 EST|
Colder temperatures have meant lower water levels at the Big Bar landslide site, so itís been easier for excavators to do work in the river. But the cold snap in mid-January meant it was too cold for equipment or people to work at the site.
|Canadians celebrate Lunar New Year despite concerns over coronavirus - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 14:59:01 EST|
At least one event in the Lower Mainland has been cancelled over fears of coronavirus.
|'The kind of case that tests our system:' B.C. Supreme Court judge mulls fate of Meng Wanzhou - Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:29:15 EST|
Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes is weighing Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou's fate after her extradition hearing wrapped up this week. Meng's defence team was asking for more than just a legal victory.
|Wolf tranquilized after weekend on the run in downtown Victoria - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 20:05:25 EST|
A wolf that's been on the run evading capture since Saturday in downtown Victoria†has been tranquilized, police say.
|NBA legend Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna killed in helicopter crash - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 14:59:03 EST|
Los Angeles Lakers legend and five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was among nine people, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif. He was 41.
|Search on for uphill ski route through Whistler Blackcomb to Garibaldi Provincial Park - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 14:00:00 EST|
Backcountry advocates are working with staff at Whistler Blackcomb to establish an uphill ski route to Garibaldi Provincial Park, something required under a development agreement signed with the province in 2017 and desired by skiers who want free and shorter access.
|Open rehearsal program invites audience to watch theatre in the making - Sun, 26 Jan 2020 17:04:13 EST|
The Public Theatre Project was launched in an attempt to bring the campus community and the arts community in Kelowna together.
|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