|B.C. reports 47 more cases of COVID-19 as active count tops 350 for first time since May - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 07:41:00 -0700|
Health officials in British Columbia have announced 47 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 3,834 since the coronavirus pandemic began.
|COVID-19 exposure alert for Vancouver 7-Eleven - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 16:27:00 -0700|
A statement from the company says an associate from its location on Davie Street near Hornby in Vancouver has tested positive for the virus. ?
|Call 911 immediately if you see this alleged sex offender, Vancouver police say - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 15:50:00 -0700|
Police are searching for a woman charged with sex offences who they say has not returned to her halfway house in more than two weeks.
|Metro Vancouver count finds decrease in youth homelessness, increase among seniors - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 15:29:00 -0700|
The latest count of people experiencing homelessness in Metro Vancouver finds little change in the overall number, but significant changes in the age demographics of those included in the count.
|Missing woman has mental disability, Surrey RCMP say - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 14:55:51 -0700|
Police are asking the public for help to locate a woman missing since Tuesday afternoon.
|Were you on this international flight to Vancouver? You'll need to watch for COVID-19 symptoms - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 13:52:02 -0700|
One more flight into Vancouver has been added to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control's list of COVID-19 exposures.
|Coyote with glass jar on its head rescued by conservation officers in Maple Ridge - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 08:58:00 -0700|
A coyote in Maple Ridge needed the help of conservation officers after getting its head stuck in a glass jar.
|NFL team owner's yacht spotted off Vancouver Island amid COVID-19 travel restrictions - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 15:06:00 -0700|
On Tuesday, reports started to trickle in that a quarter-billion-dollar yacht, owned by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, was traversing the Johnstone Strait between mainland British Columbia and Vancouver Island.
|78% of Canadians would get a COVID-19 vaccine, new survey suggests - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 13:31:59 -0700|
While 46 per cent of respondents said they would get a vaccine as soon as one became available to them, 32 per cent said they would get one but wait awhile.
|'Pent up demand' leads to big boost in home sales across B.C.'s Lower Mainland - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 10:12:00 -0700|
Home sales across Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley reached levels far above what's typically seen in July, according to data released Wednesday morning by two professional associations of realtors who monitor and analyze market trends.
|B.C. announces 47 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 19:11:59 EDT|
The province released its daily coronavirus update via a written statement Wednesday.
|B.C. Appeal Court prevents woman from using the term 'death midwife' in her job - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 19:22:59 EDT|
A woman who calls herself a "death midwife'' has been banned from using the title after a lengthy legal battle launched by the College of Midwives of British Columbia.
|2 new public COVID-19 exposures in Lower Mainland - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 19:06:28 EDT|
The Fraser Health Authority has issued a warning for the Hookah Lounge in Surrey, while 7-Eleven Canada is notifying its customers that an associate at its Davie Street location has a confirmed case of COVID-19.
|4 Canadians with terminal cancer win the right to try magic mushrooms - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 18:54:40 EDT|
On Tuesday, Laurie Brooks of Abbotsford, B.C., received the news she’s waited more than 100 days to hear — she now has the legal right to use magic mushrooms.
|B.C. asks for Ottawa's help accessing critical flight data during COVID-19 - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 17:48:30 EDT|
Letter sent to federal transportation minister says flight manifests provided to health authorities to try and trace passengers possibly exposed to COVID-19 are often missing critical contact information.
|Human remains found in northern B.C. between Prince George, Purden Lake Provincial Park - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 18:10:20 EDT|
RCMP and the coroners service are investigating after human remains were found 40 kilometers east of Prince George, B.C.
|Overdose calls in July reached new record, B.C. paramedics report - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 17:28:25 EDT|
July saw paramedics in British Columbia respond to the highest number of overdose calls in a month since the overdose emergency was declared four years ago.
|Space, access to outdoors drawing homebuyers to B.C.'s Interior during pandemic: real estate groups - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 16:51:28 EDT|
Property sales in B.C.'s Interior are on the rise, and real estate agents say a growing number of their clients are people looking for more space to wait out the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Health Canada recalls more than 50 hand sanitizers in evolving list - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 14:05:36 EDT|
Health Canada is recalling more than 50 hand sanitizers that contain ingredients 'not acceptable for use' that may pose health risks.
|Vancouver home sales jump in July while prices rise amid lower supply - Wed, 5 Aug 2020 15:41:31 EDT|
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says home sales and prices rose in July as more homebuyers took advantage of low interest rates to boost activity.
|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