|VPD apologizes to sex assault victim, pledges to make changes - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:02:00 -0700|
Catherine Francioli had filed a complaint to the board after she felt left in the dark and ignored by investigators working on her case.
|Lawyers pouring money into advertising while ICBC in the red: attorney general - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:28:00 -0700|
David Eby said ICBC ratepayers will ultimately be the ones footing the bill for a more than 50 per cent increase in advertising, when the public auto insurer is on track to lose some $1.3 billion this year.
|'A sound foundation': B.C. introduces provincial marijuana laws - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:05:00 -0700|
The NDP proposed two acts that will serve as guidelines for the distribution, sale and possession of cannabis.
|Driver bursts supply hose as firefighters battle blaze in East Van - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 09:50:00 -0700|
Firefighters were left shaking their heads after a Lexus driver ran over a supply house Thursday.
|One Less Lonely… Beaver? Taxidermied 'Justin Beaver' returned, 2nd donated - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:46:00 -0700|
Another stuffed beaver was donated to a Chilliwack education program after their 10-kilogram teaching tool disappeared last week.
|South Coast sees record-breaking temperatures for 2nd day in a row - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:14:39 -0700|
The hot, sunny conditions are expected to last through Friday before wet weather rolls in.
|Suspicious death, vehicle fire cause road closures in South Surrey - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 17:21:00 -0700|
It's unclear if and how the two incidents might be related.
|West Vancouver senior loses $800K to 'bank inspector' scam: police - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 12:55:22 -0700|
Police say scammers convinced the victim to transfer their assets to foreign account for safekeeping.
|Rodents' paradise? Vancouver named B.C.'s 'rattiest' city - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:43:58 -0700|
Victoria, Burnaby, Richmond and Surrey rounded out the top five when it came to reports about mice and rats.
|Assault victim dies after being found outside Parq Casino - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:39:00 -0700|
Police believe the 38-year-old was attacked in nearby Coopers' Park, then walked to the casino for help.
|Vancouver Police apologize to sex assault victim for handling of case - Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:50:08 EDT|
Vancouver Police Department Deputy Chief Constable Adam Palmer has apologized for the way officers handled a sexual assault case.
|B.C. judge fines man who allegedly lifted $50K worth of mushrooms - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 22:37:25 EDT|
A man accused of helping himself to almost $50K worth of fungi from a mushroom warehouse in Langley B.C., has been ordered to pay a fine.
|Cities being redesigned to protect pedestrians from vehicles - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:11:41 EDT|
Architects and urban planners are working to design cities that remain attractive places but use subtle methods such as bollards, planters and other structures to protect pedestrians from vehicles, including attacks such as the one that took place in Toronto.
|West Van senior loses $800K in phoney 'bank inspector' scam - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 17:40:55 EDT|
In a series of phone calls, the victim was persuaded to move his life savings into an overseas bank account for safekeeping.
|Vancouver's 8th homicide of the year under investigation in Yaletown - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:54:12 EDT|
Vancouver police are investigating the homicide of a 38-year-old man who was found outside the Parq Vancouver casino.
|Vancouver Island hospital security officer honoured for bravery - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 23:45:13 EDT|
Charles Kraeling received the International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety’s Award of Valour for safely disarming a knife-wielding man who was threatening patients and staff at Cowichan District Hospital in Duncan, B.C. last year.
|Rising rivers prompt advisories in central and southern B.C. - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:49:10 EDT|
The centre that monitors river levels around British Columbia has issued high streamflow advisories for a large area of the province's southern, central and southeastern Interior.
|Vancouver 'N' driver has McLaren impounded after speeding through playground zone - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:00:00 EDT|
The driver also faces a $368 fine after clocking more than 70 km/h in a 30 km/h area.
|Question for electoral reform referendum will be ready by fall, says B.C. premier - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 21:04:27 EDT|
Pressure is mounting on the B.C. government to firm up details of the upcoming referendum on proportional representation.
|Vancouver-Seattle downtown seaplane service finally here - Thu, 26 Apr 2018 19:17:14 EDT|
On Wednesday, Vancouver's Harbour Air and U.S. partner Kenmore Air launched its inaugural flight connecting the two cities.
|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