|New lease means aquarium can stay in Stanley Park another 35 years - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:01:35 -0700|
The association behind the Vancouver Aquarium has signed a new lease with the Vancouver Park Board that will let the facility remain in Stanley Park for another 35 years
|Whistler pimping investigation: Victims asked to come forward - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:04:16 -0700|
Mounties in Whistler are asking anyone with information to come forward as they investigate allegations of payment for sexual services.
|UBC fined for ammonia leak from arena that killed fish - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:32:22 -0700|
Environment and Climate Change Canada says the University of British Columbia and a refrigeration company have been handed significant fines for releasing chemicals into a fish-bearing stream that joins the Fraser River.
|Heading to Joffre Lakes? Here are some changes you should know about - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:49:36 -0700|
Some changes are being made at one of B.C.'s most Instagrammable parks in response to what the province calls "pressing safety concerns."
|Sunshine Coast wildfire: Blaze out of reach of homes for now - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 06:59:00 -0700|
A two-hectare blaze is burning for the second day near Pender Harbour on the Sunshine Coast.
|Liquor stolen during bartending school break-in was fake - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:11:00 -0700|
Thieves who broke in to a Vancouver bartending school earlier this month were probably disappointed when they inspected their haul.
|Metro Vancouver gas prices affecting Canada Day travel plans - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 08:38:00 -0700|
Metro Vancouver residents are feeling the pinch at the pump these days, and nearly one-third say gas prices will affect their Canada Day travel plans.
|'It's a hazard': Public asked to avoid Burnaby Mountain after bear swipes at tourist - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 08:02:00 -0700|
A trap has been set, but there’s still no sign of an aggressive black bear that took a swipe at a tourist having a picnic on Monday afternoon.
|African colonist's name to be removed from Vancouver public school - Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:17:00 -0700|
The Vancouver School Board has unanimously passed a motion to permanently remove a sign prominently bearing the name of a controversial British colonialist.
|'I just wanted the bullying to stop': Boy suspended for standing up for little sister - Mon, 24 Jun 2019 18:11:00 -0700|
A Coquitlam, B.C. boy claims he was unfairly suspended from school for standing up to his little sister's bully.
|Tech startup founder was forced out of company so investors could make 'gobs of cash,' lawsuit claims - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 EDT|
Kathryn Loewen says investors conspired to push Control Mobile Inc. into receivership before they bought her intellectual property and assets in a foreclosure sale for $1.8 million — and then had the company appraised at close to $90 million.
|Crews battling wildfire near Pender Harbour - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:21:38 EDT|
The B.C. Wildfire Service says the fire on Cecil Hill broke out late Monday afternoon.
|Conifex sawmill to close in Fort St. James - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:25:41 EDT|
Another sawmill company has announced that one of its B.C. operations is shutting down, adding to the growing list of mill closures or slowdowns across the province.
|Eligible electric vehicle buyers to get money back after province abruptly slashes rebates - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 06:00:00 EDT|
Buyers who ordered cars before the province's cut-off date of June 22 will be eligible under former incentives.
|Indigenous-language speakers from around the world gather in Victoria for revitalization conference - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:17:41 EDT|
Let the Languages Live conference brings together 1,000 delegates from 20 countries with the aim of revitalizing Indigenous languages.
|Should B.C. keep or drop daylight time? The province wants your input - Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:56:36 EDT|
B.C. Premier John Horgan says it's time to consider it as legislators in Washington, Oregon and California are pushing to dump the clock change.
|Richmond council votes to install permanent rainbow crosswalk - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:54:44 EDT|
The crosswalk would cost approximately $15,000 to install and would be located on Minoru Boulevard close to Richmond Centre and the library.
|TransLink expected to announce expanded late-night service - Tue, 25 Jun 2019 08:48:39 EDT|
TransLink is scheduled to make an announcement Thursday morning on the results of its Late Night Transit Service Review, with significant increases in night service expected.
|Angry scene unfolds at Surrey RCMP headquarters for Pride flag raising - Mon, 24 Jun 2019 18:00:00 EDT|
A chaotic and angry scene unfolded in front of Surrey RCMP headquarters Monday morning where dozens of people for and against the raising of a Pride flag took turns shouting each other down and waving signs.
|'Aggressive' black bear attacks 2 people near Simon Fraser University - Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:52:45 EDT|
Police and conservation officers are trying to find an aggressive black bear on Burnaby Mountain after it attacked two people Monday afternoon.
|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