|Wildfire evacuation orders lift for 100 Mile House and Princeton - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:50:00 -0700|
Ottawa has also pledged more money for B.C. wildfire evacuees.
|Richmond parents call for model airplanes to be grounded - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 18:49:00 -0700|
One mother says a plane crashed and nearly hit her daughter.
|Change of plans for raving hikers - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:06:57 -0700|
About 60 people went dancing through the woods Friday, but in a different location than originally planned.
|Small dog killed by aggressive coyotes near Alice Lake - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:32:00 -0700|
Officials say at least three coyotes were involved in the attack.
|Police investigate shots fired in Surrey - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:42:00 -0700|
Police didn't find any victims at the scene, but they're looking for more information.
|Vancouver asks council to green light additional $600,000 to fight opioid crisis - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:46:07 -0700|
If approved, the funding would empty Vancouver's $3.5M contingency budget for the opioid crisis.
|North Shore Rescue nervous about planned 'Hike Rave' on Seymour - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:12:00 -0700|
Search and rescue volunteers are concerned about the idea of hundreds of people hiking down in the dark.
|New tool promises to help Vancouver police predict property crimes - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:26:00 -0700|
Police boast the predictive model has reduced monthly property crime by as much as 27 per cent.
|Fatal shooting in Chilliwack parking lot appears targeted: RCMP - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:30:00 -0700|
The male victim of the shooting at the Kal Tire on Progress Way has not been publicly identified.
|Memorial grows for Marrisa Shen as police tape removed from park - Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:01:00 -0700|
Flowers, stuffed animal, candles and cards have been dropped off in tribute to the slain 13-year-old.
|'We might have to get the heck out again': B.C. wildfire evacuees prepare to return home - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 23:21:27 EDT|
Evacuees granted the right to return home Saturday afternoon greeted the news with a mix of relief and the pragmatic acknowledgment that they could be forced to abruptly leaving again soon after returning home.
|Thousands free to return home as some B.C. wildfire evacuation orders downgraded - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:28:13 EDT|
As thousands of evacuees got the OK to return home Saturday, federal public safety Min. Ralph Goodale said Ottawa will match financial aid contributions to the Canadian Red Cross.
|First Nation dealing with wildfires shocked outgoing B.C. government granted mining permits during crisis - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 22:34:42 EDT|
While Tsilhqot'in elders and leaders were held up in a Abbotsford hotel because of smoke and fire back home, they learned that the B.C. government granted drilling permits to Taseko's controversial New Prosperity Mine.
|This cannibalistic invasive species could be coming to your dinner table - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 06:30:00 EDT|
Food scientists are exploring ways to turn the European green crab into a lucrative commercial industry.
|Kelowna teen becomes youngest Canadian to swim English Channel - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:04:00 EDT|
B.C. teen Emily Epp has become the youngest Canadian to swim across the English Channel.
|Vancouver police now using machine learning to prevent property crime - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:56:43 EDT|
The Vancouver Police Department is implementing a city-wide "predictive policing" system that uses machine learning to prevent break-ins by predicting where they will occur before they happen — the first of its kind in Canada.
|Experts say don't be a 'garden hose hero' in the face of an evacuation order - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:00:00 EDT|
Some in B.C. have defied evacuation orders to defend properties, but emergency management experts urge people to follow orders.
|How Vancouver's Georgia Straight became a 'hippie newspaper' - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:56:10 EDT|
A lot has changed since 1967's Summer of Love in Vancouver, but fifty years on the Georgia Straight is still printing papers.
|The Lost Art of Play: Crossing cultures to build connections - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:00:00 EDT|
For kids from immigrant families who are settling in Canada, play can be a way to fit in and adapt to a new home. But some parents worry that these new ways of playing mean their children are losing touch with their family’s cultural heritage.
|Victoria shelter offers pet boarding for women leaving violence - Sat, 22 Jul 2017 13:00:00 EDT|
Leaving violence behind can be scary, challenging and logistically overwhelming, especially for women who have pets to consider.
|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