|15-year-old Brazilian student fatally struck in Burnaby identified - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:47:00 -0800|
Fernanda Girotto was hit by a vehicle while crossing Cariboo Road south of Highway 1.
|New video released 6 months after Marrisa Shen murder - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:14:00 -0800|
The video shows the 13-year-old inside a Tim Hortons just hours before her body was discovered.
|Vancouver Aquarium announces 'new era' without whales, dolphins - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:29:00 -0800|
Aquarium president John Nightingale said the fight over keeping whales and dolphins has become too big a distraction from their conservation efforts.
|Vancouver doesn't make short list of Amazon HQ2 candidate cities - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:42:00 -0800|
Toronto is the only Canadian city on Amazon's short list of 20 candidates for its new headquarters.
|OD and medical responses in Vancouver reached new peak in 2017 - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:29:00 -0800|
The city says there were 335 overdose deaths last year, compared with 234 the year before.
|SUV hits hydro pole, cuts power to 1,500 homes, businesses - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:14:14 -0800|
|Fish farm protesters arrested after chaining up DFO office in Saanich - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:31:33 -0800|
Police found two women seated in front of the building's main entrance with chains locking up the doors.
|Why indefinite solitary confinement can cause lifelong harm - Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:59:00 -0800|
Inmates subjected to extended periods of solitary confinement have been known to develop revenge fantasies, hallucinations, panic attacks and even attempt suicide. Those psychological observations were among a trove of evidence that convinced a B.C. Superior Court judge that 'many inmates are likely to suffer permanent harm as a result of their confinement.'
|Tim Hortons protests to expand beyond Ontario, 50 rallies planned across Canada - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:08:00 -0800|
Protesters angered by some Ontario Tim Hortons franchisees who slashed workers' benefits and breaks after the province raised its minimum wage plan to spread their rallies to other areas of the country.
|Council votes in favour of $600K Cambie bridge bike lane - Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:46:00 -0800|
The project will see one of the bridge's southbound lanes temporarily blocked off with removal barriers.
|NEB sets out dispute resolution process for Trans Mountain pipeline - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:00:33 EST|
The National Energy Board says it has established a process to resolve future permitting issues between the builders of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project and provincial and municipal authorities.
|$230 million sale of Vancouver Island craft cannabis producer shocks local industry - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:19:47 EST|
A massive deal for a Vancouver Island cannabis grower could be an indication of what's in store for the local craft cannabis industry.
|NASA tests nuclear power system for future astronauts on Mars - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:08:13 EST|
When humans make it to Mars, they're going to need a source of power. That's why NASA is working on a compact nuclear power system which, they say, passed its first rounds of tests.
|Controlled burn causes panic in fire-ravaged Cariboo - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:25:33 EST|
A controlled burn near 70 Mile House, B.C., on Wednesday caused residents to sound the alarm after enduring the province's worst wildfire season in history last year.
|Vancouver Aquarium will no longer keep whales, dolphins in captivity - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:30:00 EST|
The Vancouver Aquarium is giving up its fight to keep whales and dolphins in captivity, saying the heated public debate on the issue is hindering its conservation work.
|Logging injunction to be lifted in forest popular with mushroom pickers - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 16:02:33 EST|
Logging trucks will return to a community forest on the Sunshine Coast later this month, after a judge agreed to lift a temporary injunction granted to a group of mushroom pickers.
|Toronto man charged after alleged 'disturbance' led to evacuation of Fort St. John, B.C. airport - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:56:05 EST|
A 51-year-old Toronto man is in custody after his alleged "unruly behaviour" led to the evacuation of the North Peace Regional Airport.
|Extreme wave hazard warning issued for Pacific Rim Park - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:58:42 EST|
Parks Canada has issued an extreme wave hazard advisory, warning the public to use extra caution on beaches, shorelines and coastal waters in and around the national park reserve Thursday through Saturday
|Snowmobilers worried heli-skiing proposal will cut off access to safe areas - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:27:28 EST|
The Blue River Powder Packer's Society is worried a change to the Eight Peaks Sustainable Resource Management Plan will limit access to safe snowmobiling.
|TransLink buses wrapped in Chinese language ads cause a stir in Richmond - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:17:48 EST|
Some TransLink buses that travel the Lower Mainland area have been cited because they carry Chinese language ads.
|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