|Alleged flashing incident triggers warning at all-girls private school - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:20:40 -0800|
Police are investigating an alleged flashing incident in South Vancouver that triggered a safety warning for students at an all-girls private school this week.
|Search resumes for snowshoer caught up in avalanche - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:37:00 -0800|
A change in the weather Wednesday is allowing North Shore Rescue to resume the search for a missing snowshoer swept in away in an avalanche in the deep backcountry of Mount Seymour Provincial Park on Monday.
|Anti-poverty groups say B.C.'s budget has left them hanging - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:01:00 -0800|
Advocates are waiting in anticipation for details outlining the minority NDP government's promised poverty reduction strategy.
|Trudeau welcomes Wilson-Raybould testifying on SNC-Lavalin affair - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 01:25:00 -0800|
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he welcomes former minster Jody-Wilson Raybould testifying before the House Justice Committee as part of its probe into the ongoing SNC-Lavalin affair.
|Measles outbreak: 33 students at 2 Vancouver schools ordered to stay home - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:01:00 -0800|
Vancouver Coastal Health says 33 students at two French language schools in Vancouver have been ordered to stay home because they haven’t provided proof of measles vaccination.
|CRTC report confirms unacceptable sales practices used by telecom industry - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:12:53 -0800|
The Canadian Television-Radio and Telecommunications Commission confirmed Wednesday what has been widely alleged for years -- that Canada's telecommunications industry uses unacceptable sales practices that mislead consumers and harm vulnerable members of the public.
|Budget 2019: Parents to start receiving B.C.'s child tax credit for 18 years - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0800|
The latest B.C. budget promises a major expansion of the province’s child tax credit, new funding for schools and hospitals, and an immediate end to student loan interest — but no action on the NDP’s election promise of $10-a-day child care.
|Together, but apart: 1.5 million Canadians living away from their partners - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:02:00 -0800|
Nearly 1.5 million Canadians between the ages of 25 and 64 consider themselves to be in a couple with a partner who lives somewhere else, according to new data from Statistics Canada.
|Political leaders, advocates react to 2019 B.C. budget - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:24:05 -0800|
The new provincial budget unveiled Tuesday is promising everything from more affordable housing options to better financial support for parents and a resolution to ICBC's financial woes, but the plan was met with mixed reaction from political leaders and advocacy groups.
|Surrey pastor, son hit with sanctions over alleged fraud - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 13:06:00 -0800|
The B.C. Securities Commission has imposed financial sanctions and a market bans on a Surrey pastor, his son, a White Rock resident and three companies they controlled.
|New Heritage Minute features highs and lows of Japanese Canadian baseball pioneers - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:31:47 EST|
A new Heritage Minute is sharing the story of a pioneering baseball team in British Columbia and the government policy that tore it apart
|Search for hiker caught in North Shore avalanche likely a recovery mission, rescue leader says - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:37:41 EST|
Search and rescue crews will resume efforts Wednesday to find a missing hiker near Mount Seymour after pausing for bad weather Tuesday.
|Councillor urges rethink on 'unsustainable' snow removal methods in Prince George - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:00:00 EST|
Brian Skakun is a city councillor in Prince George. He says that the city is spending too much on snow removal and that it could be done more efficiently.
|B.C. pastor, son fined for $450K fraud over real estate investments - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 EST|
A B.C. Securities Commission panel fined a B.C. pastor, his son and a third man for real estate fraud.
|'Steady as she goes': B.C. budget has little to hate, but few new policies to love - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:00:00 EST|
After the breakneck speed of announcements over their first 18 months in power, the NDP presented a budget that shows them settling into their role — content with the path they’ve charted out for the foreseeable future.
|Man killed in Kamloops drug war was shot dead in case of mistaken identity - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:32:24 EST|
Kamloops RCMP say a series of deaths and arrests are related to a local drug war, but confirm that Rex Gill, who was gunned down in January, had no connection to the drug trade and was a mistaken target.
|Former B.C. premier dropped as lead of Manitoba Hydro review amid sex assault allegations - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:37:03 EST|
A Manitoba government spokesperson confirms former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell will no longer take part in a review of Manitoba Hydro project cost overruns.
|B.C. measles outbreak: 33 students, staff ordered to stay home from schools - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 02:16:31 EST|
Students and staff at two Vancouver French-language schools who have not provided proof they have been vaccinated against measles have been sent home and will only be allowed to return if there are no new cases by March 7.
|Helicopter parenting: Does it work? And at what cost? - Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:29:54 EST|
Helicopter parenting and Tiger Moms and Dads have gotten a bad rap — but what if they're the key to successful kids?
|Prospective workers outweigh protesters, claims pipeline company rep - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:00:00 EST|
Coastal GasLink has been holding a series of job fairs and networking events this year in Northern B.C. towns and Indigenous communities to connect job seekers with contractors connected to its pipeline's construction.
|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