|Suspected money launderer survives targeted shooting, second man dies - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 09:54:00 -0700|
A targeted shooting at a Richmond restaurant Friday night left a man in his 40s dead and a suspected money launderer injured.
|'It's a really exciting thing for us': Documentary series features North Shore Rescue - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 18:27:00 -0700|
North Shore Rescue is being featured in a new documentary series airing on B.C.’s Knowledge Network.
|'Chilli' the Yorkie-Terrier is reunited with her family after she went missing in Vancouver - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 16:20:00 -0700|
Chilli, a Yorkie-Chihuaha mix vanished into Vancouver’s Pacific Spirit Park in August after she got spooked in an altercation with another dog.
|Air quality advisory lifted in Metro Vancouver and B.C.'s Fraser Valley - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 12:35:00 -0700|
An air quality advisory that had been in place for more than 10 days in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley has been cancelled, Metro Vancouver said Saturday.
|5 flights added to B.C.'s COVID-19 exposure warning list - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 14:58:32 -0700|
Travellers on three international flights and two domestic ones are being warned of possible COVID-19 exposures.
|Annacis Island McDonald's closed after 2 employees test positive for COVID-19 - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 13:54:02 -0700|
McDonald's Canada has closed another restaurant in B.C. for cleaning after employees there tested positive for COVID-19.
|Former prime minister John Turner dies at 91 - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:47:00 -0700|
Former prime minister John Turner, whose odyssey from a "Liberal dream in motion" to a political anachronism spanned 30 years, has died at the age of 91.
|B.C. disburses first half of federal funds to reclaim dormant oil and gas wells - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:55:21 -0700|
There are about 14,000 abandoned wells in B.C. that are either dormant or orphaned.
|Pandemic prompts B.C. to suspend civil jury trials for a year - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:31:59 -0700|
Civil trials will instead be heard by a judge alone and neither side will be allowed to adjourn unless the judge orders it.
|B.C. adds 179 cases of COVID-19 to total, including 40 historic cases - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 07:20:00 -0700|
Health officials have added 179 cases of COVID-19 to B.C.'s total, including 40 "historic cases" that involved people who don't have a personal health number.
|'Ecological anxiety' and the psychological toll of choking wildfire smoke - Sun, 20 Sep 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
Smoke in the summer has become common in B.C., a province with a warming climate marked by longer, nastier wildfire seasons. As the environmental catastrophes become more regular, so too do the psychological consequences — a sensation called "ecological grief" or "ecological anxiety," caused by seeing loss in the natural world.
|Crown seeks 3-year sentence for B.C. woman who injected teen boyfriend with morphine, killing him - Fri, 18 Sep 2020 20:59:28 EDT|
The Crown is seeking a three-year prison sentence for a young Penticton woman who injected her 17-year-old boyfriend with morphine to ease his pain, killing him.
|7 shootings in 5 days in B.C.'s Lower Mainland - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 15:58:47 EDT|
B.C.’s Lower Mainland has seen a rash of shootings throughout the region since Monday. Over a five-day period, there were seven shooting incidents, resulting in four deaths, multiple injuries and a burning vehicle.
|B.C. man facing new charges over revenge website targeting ex-wife - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 04:00:00 EDT|
A B.C. man convicted of running a revenge website targeting his ex-wife has been arrested again — charged with continuing to defy court demands that he pull down the offensive site. Patrick Henry Fox, 46, faces two new counts of breach of probation for operating the website.
|Whitecaps muster win over under-manned Real Salt Lake - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 23:58:31 EDT|
David Milinkovic and Lucas Cavallini scored on Saturday, leading the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake in Utah.
|Metro Vancouver ends air quality warning after days of smoky skies - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 14:48:43 EDT|
Environment Canada says air quality in southern and central British Columbia is expected to improve through the weekend as a new weather system moves in.
|B.C. migrant, undocumented workers rally for permanent residency program - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 21:07:30 EDT|
Migrant workers and advocates called for a "just recovery'' from the COVID-19 pandemic during a digital rally on Saturday based out of Vancouver.
|Richmond man sentenced to 2 years less a day in jail for wedding day manslaughter - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 16:35:18 EDT|
Aneil Sanghera has been sentenced to two years less a day in jail and 18 months probation for the manslaughter of 41-year-old Pardeep Terry Dulay during a wedding ceremony at the Fraserview Hall in South Vancouver in 2017.
|Researchers discover undocumented insects, including parasitic wasp, near Prince George, B.C. - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 13:00:00 EDT|
Entomologist says the central Interior of B.C. has been neglected when it comes to biodiversity surveys. Knowing what bugs exist helps scientists better understand the impacts of climate change on an ecosystem.
|1 person dead, another injured after shooting in Richmond, B.C. - Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:04:57 EDT|
The victims were rushed to hospital Friday shortly after 7:30 p.m., following the shooting in the 9000 block of Capstan Way, according to a police news release.
|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