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Family sues drunk driver

Dec 13, 2017 / 4:37 pm

The drunk driver who killed West Shore Mountie Sarah Beckett was sentenced to four years in prison. Kenneth Jacob Fenton smashed his truck into Beckett's...

Hockey donor charged

Dec 13, 2017 / 3:57 pm

A man who promised $7.5 million to a junior hockey team in British Columbia has been charged with forgery and fraud after a restaurant owner complained to...

Head-on crash kills one

Dec 13, 2017 / 1:43 pm

A head-on collision near Midway left a 30-year-old man dead Tuesday morning. At about 7 a.m., police responded to the crash on Highway 3, one kilometre east of...

Steelhead endangered?

Dec 13, 2017 / 1:19 pm

A dismal return for steelhead salmon in British Columbia's Interior Fraser River system has prompted an emergency assessment of the species. Eric Taylor,...

BC adoption down

Dec 13, 2017 / 1:07 pm

The provincial government is faltering in its efforts to find permanent homes for the children and youth in its care, particularly for Indigenous children and...

Backcountry shootings

Dec 13, 2017 / 12:14 pm

Chilliwack RCMP is investigating two backcountry shooting incidents. The investigation started after two reports made to the RCMP on the morning December 10th...

Replica gun set off alarms

Dec 13, 2017 / 12:03 pm

Victoria police responded to what they thought was a weapon call Wednesday morning. Turns out the weapon involved was a very realistic looking replica. Officers...

We like BC wine!

Dec 13, 2017 / 10:10 am

Would you like a glass of red or white? British Columbians enthusiasm for B.C. wine is growing, according to an online survey conducted by Insights West in...

Dog dies in fire

Dec 13, 2017 / 10:09 am

An overnight fire in East Vancouver has claimed the life of a pet while the tenant was able to get out alive. CTV Vancouver says the blaze broke out around...

Hit and run witness sought

Dec 13, 2017 / 8:38 am

New Westminister police are asking for the public's help to find the vehicle that struck a little girl in a cross walk last week. Police are asking...

Metal shard in milk?

Dec 13, 2017 / 8:15 am

CTV Vancouver Island is reporting that RCMP has started an investigation into a claim made online that a razor blade was found in a carton of Island Farms milk...

Hows safe is pot?

Dec 13, 2017 / 6:34 am

There is little to no research to support the supposed benefits of medical cannabis, and what evidence exists suggests that using marijuana as medicine may do...

Polygamist back in court

Dec 12, 2017 / 8:31 pm

A B.C. man found guilty of marrying two dozen women says he believed he was entitled to practice polygamy because he wasn't charged when police investigated...

Crash cleared on Hwy 3

Dec 12, 2017 / 5:09 pm

UPDATE: 5:05 p.m. A crash that closed the Crowsnest Highway near Midway in both directions has now been cleared, Drive B.C. reports. The collision reportedly...

Porno pop-up hits teacher

Dec 12, 2017 / 3:31 pm

A B.C. teacher has learned the hard way to not use his work computer to view porn. According to a recently released consent resolution released by the B.C....

Pot, cig rules could match

Dec 12, 2017 / 3:07 pm

Premier John Horgan says marijuana users in British Columbia could face the same rules as those who smoke tobacco in public. Horgan says his government is still...

Gold in surfing for B.C. teen

Dec 12, 2017 / 3:02 pm

A 14-year-old female from Tofino has become the first Canadian surfer to ever medal in an international event. Mathea Olin won a gold medal and a bronze medal...

Sex charge for transit attack

Dec 12, 2017 / 2:42 pm

A man who was charged following an alleged Skytrain attack fuelled by racism is now facing an additional charge of sexual assault. Pierre Belzan, 46, was...

Cops looking for arsonist

Dec 12, 2017 / 1:07 pm

Surrey RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an arson suspect. Cpl. Scotty Schumann said on Dec. 1 at 9 a.m., Surrey RCMP was called...

FN cancer strategy launched

Dec 12, 2017 / 1:06 pm

British Columbia has launched a strategy to prevent, screen and diagnose cancer among Indigenous people aimed at increasing survival rates. Annette Morgan,...

Home prices up 15.5%

Dec 12, 2017 / 1:03 pm

The British Columbia Real Estate Association says a strong economy has pushed up demand and prices for housing in the province compared with last year. The...

Remote avalanche control

Dec 12, 2017 / 9:43 am

Traffic should move a little smoother now that the province has finished the avalanche-control system west of Revelstoke by installing five new remote...

Holiday sailings added

Dec 12, 2017 / 8:40 am

BC Ferries is adding more sailings for Christmas. As the busy holiday season comes around BC Ferries add 176 extra sailings. The additional sailings will be...

BC doctor drought

Dec 12, 2017 / 7:15 am

A new UBC study suggests B.C.'s serious doctors shortage is only likely to get worse. The diagnosis is not positive for those British Columbians searching...

Birders flocking for rare sight

Dec 12, 2017 / 6:45 am

Bird watchers are flocking to British Columbia's Lower Mainland after a wayward summer tanager was spotted pecking at peanuts on a south Vancouver balcony...

Liberals snatch Surrey seat

Dec 11, 2017 / 10:00 pm

Justin Trudeau's Liberals scored another byelection upset Monday, snatching the British Columbia riding of South Surrey-White Rock away from the...

Crown to appeal Bacon stay

Dec 11, 2017 / 3:19 pm

The Crown is appealing a judge's decision to stay a murder charge against a man at a trial stemming from the murders of six people in Surrey, B.C. Jamie...

NDP green lights Site C

Dec 11, 2017 / 11:47 am

John Horgan and the BC NDP will move ahead with the controversial Site C hydroelectric dam. In a news conference this morning, Horgan said his government felt...

Fentanyl behind most ODs

Dec 11, 2017 / 11:02 am

Illicit overdoses have claimed 1,208 lives in British Columbia between January and October this year. The BC Coroners Service says the latest figure compares...

Animal cruelty charges laid

Dec 11, 2017 / 9:58 am

An advocacy group says an animal cruelty charge has been laid against a British Columbia man after a dog nearly died of a serious flea infestation. The SPCA...

Site C decision today

Dec 11, 2017 / 6:20 am

British Columbia Premier John Horgan will be giving his government's decision on the future of the controversial Site C hydroelectric dam this morning. The...

Workers out of hospital

Dec 10, 2017 / 11:21 am

UPDATE: 11:15 a.m. A fire chief says poor ventilation at a Delta greenhouse is to blame for sending dozens of workers to hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning....

Remember treaty rights

Dec 10, 2017 / 11:14 am

The premier is being urged to remember the treaty rights of First Nations battling against the Site C dam project in northeastern B.C. The Prophet River and...

Special ed gap warns BCTF

Dec 10, 2017 / 7:13 am

Teachers have their pick of jobs in British Columbia, but the head of their union warns that some students are going without their specially trained educators...

Man stabbed in north Surrey

Dec 9, 2017 / 10:16 pm

A man is in hospital in serious, non-life-threatening condition after being stabbed in the early evening on Saturday in Surrey. Forensic investigators are...

Homeless camp fire doused

Dec 9, 2017 / 5:38 pm

No one was hurt in a fire at a Vancouver homeless camp on Saturday thanks to a response by fast-acting residents. The blaze was sparked in one of the tents at...

Landlord loophole closing

Dec 9, 2017 / 2:28 pm

Renters in British Columbia no longer need to worry about their landlords hiking up rates to match high rents in hot neighbourhoods. The NDP government...

Time running out for money

Dec 9, 2017 / 9:07 am

Time is running out for several groups to apply for government monies. First Nations, local governments and not-for-profit organizations must have their...

1/4 kg of fentanyl seized

Dec 9, 2017 / 6:32 am

Police have confiscated enough fentanyl to potentially kill 125,000 people The quarter kilogram of the deadly drug was heading for Victoria when police seized...

Pedestrians seriously hurt

Dec 9, 2017 / 6:19 am

Two pedestrians were seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle in the Newton area of Surrey Friday evening. On Dec. 8 at 7:37 p.m., two pedestrians were...

Bevy of bad guys busted

Dec 8, 2017 / 7:30 pm

Four people have been arrested in relation to a series of residential break-ins in South Vancouver. Since Nov. 9, several residents reported their homes were...

Police seek masked groper

Dec 8, 2017 / 7:15 pm

Vancouver police have released a surveillance photo of a man suspected in two sexual assaults. Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a...

Deer rescued from lake

Dec 8, 2017 / 6:04 pm

Two members of a British Columbia search crew carried out an unusual rescue this week after they received a call about a deer stranded on an ice-covered lake....

Shooting victim targeted

Dec 8, 2017 / 4:05 pm

UPDATE: 4:05 p.m. Police have confirmed the man shot and killed in Langley Friday morning is 21-year-old Dai Duong of Abbotsford. Duong was known to police and...

Grizzly hunt decision soon

Dec 8, 2017 / 2:00 pm

B.C.'s Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, Doug Donaldson, says a decision on the controversial grizzly bear hunt...

Teens charged after fight

Dec 8, 2017 / 1:33 pm

Charges have now been laid after a brawl between a group of Duncan students earlier this week. The fight was caught on camera Monday near the James Street...

Shots fired in Surrey

Dec 8, 2017 / 11:43 am

Surrey RCMP is investigating shots fired in the 17000 block of 21st Avenue Friday morning. RCMP arrived on scene at approximately 9:30 a.m., after a report of...

Overdoses bury fire crews

Dec 8, 2017 / 11:17 am

Vancouver firefighters have responded to more than 6,000 overdose calls this year, a 28 per cent increase over last year with a month remaining in 2017. Mayor...

Another foot washes up

Dec 8, 2017 / 11:04 am

Another human foot has been found on British Columbia's coastline, the latest in more than a dozen such grim discoveries over the past decade. RCMP say a...

Amazing survival story

Dec 8, 2017 / 8:03 am

A Vancouver Island woman who tried to take her own life in October by jumping off a ferry now savours her second chance. Mya DeRyan was diagnosed with a...

Second charge on SkyTrain

Dec 7, 2017 / 10:09 pm

The man accused of a racism-fuelled assault of a woman on a SkyTrain Monday night has previously been charged with a second SkyTrain assault of a 10-year-old...

Son arrested in death

Dec 7, 2017 / 6:20 pm

UPDATE 6:20 P.M. Family have confirmed the man taken into custody for the murder of Heather Jones is Jones' 22-year-old son, Martin Vandenberg. While...

Giving up on coastal link

Dec 7, 2017 / 4:46 pm

Building a bridge or road link to British Columbia's Sunshine Coast has too many technical and financial hurdles, so the provincial government says it's...

Skytrain attack victim speaks

Dec 7, 2017 / 3:15 pm

An 18-year-old Muslim woman who was allegedly attacked on a SkyTrain in Vancouver says the incident is a warning for all minorities to be mindful of their...

Trans Mtn wins over city

Dec 7, 2017 / 3:13 pm

The National Energy Board has ruled in favour of Kinder Morgan Canada in its efforts to bypass Burnaby, B.C., bylaws that stand in the way of its Trans Mountain...

Disappearance now murder

Dec 7, 2017 / 2:36 pm

Surrey RCMP now say they believe San Li Liao may have been murdered. Liao was reported missing by her family back on May 29, 2017. After an extensive search and...

Workplace women harassed

Dec 7, 2017 / 2:35 pm

Half of working women in Canada have endured sexual harassment in their careers, according to a recent Insights West survey. The online survey released on Dec....

A very foggy Coquihalla

Dec 7, 2017 / 1:32 pm

DriveBC has issued a warning for drivers heading to Vancouver. The connector has some serious fog patches, especially near Brenda Mine. Travellers are being...

Historic Whistler investment

Dec 7, 2017 / 9:48 am

Whistler Blackcomb is getting a 66 million dollar cash injection for expanded services. Vail Resorts has made a historic investment in the heart of Whistler...

Trade vote against Canada

Dec 7, 2017 / 9:08 am

The U.S. International Trade Commission has unanimously voted that the American lumber industry has been harmed by Canadian softwood lumber imports. In a 4-0...

BC girl video trending

Dec 7, 2017 / 7:52 am

That brazen sea lion who bit a young girl posing for a photo, dragging her into the water near Richmond B.C. is among the top trending videos for 2017....

B.C. byelection test

Dec 7, 2017 / 6:30 am

Inside a colourful candy shop in a bustling Vancouver suburb, Andrew Scheer and Kerry-Lynne Findlay marvelled at delicate British chocolate bars, chewy Red...

Millennials don't donate

Dec 7, 2017 / 5:00 am

A new poll conducted by Angus Reed shows that Millennials aren't inclined to donate to charitable organizations. Canadians under 35 are less likely to...

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