|Surrey election: Can mayor-elect Doug McCallum deliver on transit, policing promises? - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:07:00 -0700|
Doug McCallum ran on a platform to scrap already approved light rail plans and replace the RCMP with a dedicated municipal police force.
|Canadian rapper dies after falling off airplane wing in failed stunt - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:10:00 -0700|
A statement from the group that represents Jon James McMurray says he died Saturday.
|Mayoral candidate Ken Sim concedes Vancouver election - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:32:00 -0700|
Sim issued a statement Monday afternoon congratulating rival Kennedy Stewart on his victory.
|Three strong earthquakes hit off coast of Vancouver Island - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:57:00 -0700|
The strongest quake was a magnitude 6.8, and the shaking could be felt on parts of the island.
|Surrey assault victim dies in hospital after fleeing from police - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:31:00 -0700|
Wesley Dean Rideout mysteriously turned up to the hospital where he died half a day after the assault.
|Will the postal strike impact B.C.'s voting referendum? Officials monitoring situation - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:04:00 -0700|
Elections BC began sending mail-in ballots to about 3.3 million voters across the province on Monday.
|Man killed in police-involved shooting at Nanaimo ferry terminal shot himself: IIO - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:28:00 -0700|
The weapon the suspect shot himself with was a .22 calibre pistol with a silencer welded on to it, according to the IIO.
|Parties prepare for high-stakes byelection in Nanaimo - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 18:01:00 -0700|
Leonard Krog's victory in the mayoral race means he will have to give up his seat as an NDP MLA.
|Tent city group's U-Haul seized after lock cut on gate at Thetis Lake campground - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:28:00 -0700|
West Shore RCMP said a caretaker living at Thetis Lake campground noticed the truck and its occupants inside the locked campground at 12:40 a.m. Monday.
|Feds announce new monitoring of vessel noise impacts on orcas - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:23:43 -0700|
The news comes as the government faces new scrutiny of the impacts of the Trans Mountain pipeline.
|Ken Sim concedes Vancouver mayoral race - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 22:05:12 EDT|
Two days after Vancouver's municipal elections, former Non-Partisan Association (NPA) mayoral candidate Ken Sim has conceded the election.
|Trial begins for man accused of cold-case murder of 12-year-old Monica Jack - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:17:43 EDT|
Prosecutors claim a man on trial for the murder of a 12-year-old girl nearly 40 years ago admitted to the crime after police made him the target of a so-called "Mr. Big" undercover operation.
|Kamloops homeowner to plead guilty to driveway attack that put 18-year-old Jesse Simpson in a coma - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:56:21 EDT|
Kamloops homeowner Kristopher Teichrieb is expected to plead guilty in connection with an attack on 18-year-old Jesse Simpson in his driveway in June 2016.
|Nanaimo's new mayor, Leonard Krog, on housing and moving past last council's troubles - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:47:20 EDT|
"I think the people who got elected are very conscious of the responsibility they’ve been given not to make us a laughing stock but to restore the reputation this city deserves."
|B.C.'s natural gas supply could be reduced as much as 50% this winter - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:42:32 EDT|
FortisBC is warning customers that the gas pipeline explosion earlier this month will reduce natural gas supply between 20 and 50 per cent of normal levels going into the winter.
|Near whiteout: Where's the diversity on Vancouver's new council? - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:31:11 EDT|
More than half of Vancouver residents are people of colour, but nine of 10 newly elected councillors appear to be white.
|Fresh faces in the mayors' chairs: 16 new civic leaders elected in Metro Vancouver - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:19:46 EDT|
From itsy-bitsy Belcarra to vast Vancouver, the 2018 municipal election has delivered new mayors to most of the region's municipalities.
|New Burnaby Mayor Mike Hurley on housing, demovictions and working with council - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:27:27 EDT|
While Mike Hurley will be the city’s next mayor, he faces a council dominated by Derek Corrigan's party — the Burnaby Citizens Association.
|Somali refugee elected Victoria city councillor in first election he votes in - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:53:25 EDT|
For Sharmarke Dubow, a refugee from Somalia, the Victoria municipal elections over the weekend were a groundbreaking day — he cast a vote for the first time and was elected city councillor.
|Musician falls to death from plane while wing-walking for video shoot - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:16:45 EDT|
Jon James McMurray, originally from Calgary, died Saturday while performing the stunt above the B.C. Interior.
|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