BC News

Highways moving again

Dec 11, 2018 / 5:55 pm

UPDATE: 5:55 p.m. Traffic is again moving on Highways north of Vernon. Drive BC is reporting that the semi-truck incident on Highway 97A 16 km north of Enderby...

Coquihalla moving slowly

Dec 11, 2018 / 3:52 pm

UPDATE: 3:50 p.m. It appears traffic is moving on the Coquihalla again, however slowly. There has been no notice of closure from DriveBC, but highway webcams...

News anchor seeks Lib nod

Dec 11, 2018 / 2:37 pm

A familiar face is seeking to jump into federal politics in Vancouver. Former CTV News broadcaster Tamara Taggart announced Tuesday she is seeking the Liberal...

Wind, rain wreak havoc

Dec 11, 2018 / 2:08 pm

High winds and heavy rains are wreaking havoc on the coast. Flooded roads are reported in low-lying areas of Metro Vancouver, CTV News reports. Meanwhile, BC...

Svend Robinson's back

Dec 11, 2018 / 1:32 pm

Former New Democrat stalwart Svend Robinson says he's strongly considering a return to federal politics. Robinson says these are challenging times for the...

Tent camp levelled

Dec 11, 2018 / 8:51 am

A large tent city was levelled in Nanaimo, Monday, as its residents moved into modular homes. Heavy machinery cleared the downtown waterfront site as dozens of...

Sister saved her life

Dec 11, 2018 / 6:55 am

Police are crediting a teenager with saving her younger sister's life in a pedestrian hit and run, Monday, in Saanich. The 15 year old and her six-year-old...

Folding on casino plan

Dec 11, 2018 / 6:43 am

Victoria's Mayor is folding on plans for a downtown casino in B.C.'s capital. Lisa Helps says she'll submit a motion to council to tell the B.C....

Short-term rentals plunge

Dec 11, 2018 / 6:22 am

The City of Vancouver says nearly 1,000 short-term rental units are no longer advertised after it introduced new rules to free up more housing for long-term...

No charges in 'quick wins'

Dec 11, 2018 / 6:16 am

A special prosecutor says he has not approved charges recommended by the RCMP following the B.C. Liberal government's 2012 leadership election because the...

Grumpy volcano concerns

Dec 11, 2018 / 5:36 am

Climate change is causing glaciers atop Mount Meager in British Columbia to shrink, increasing the chances of landslides and even a new eruption, says an expert...

SkyTrain to Langley planned

Dec 10, 2018 / 3:44 pm

TransLink has released plans for a SkyTrain extension linking Surrey and Langley. That follows plans for a $1.65-billion light rail link that were thrown out by...

25 cm to fall on Hwy 3

Dec 10, 2018 / 3:38 pm

Drivers headed into the Boundary or Kootenays Tuesday are being advised of winter weather. Environment Canada has issued a snowfall warning for the Highway 3...

Xmas cutbacks? No way!

Dec 10, 2018 / 3:30 pm

Criticism has been swift to a Victoria city council motion to review civic Christmas decorations with an eye to making them secular The city spends about...

Charged with manslaughter

Dec 10, 2018 / 2:01 pm

Nearly two years after police began an investigation into the death of 55-year-old Troy Streeper, the man charged in his death made a court appearance. A...

Doing America's dirty work?

Dec 10, 2018 / 12:31 pm

The bail hearing for a senior executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei who is wanted by the United States on allegations of fraud has heard about plans for her...

Death 'suspicious in nature'

Dec 10, 2018 / 11:42 am

Dawson Creek RCMP are investigating a death it is calling "suspicious in nature." There a few details being released, but Cpl. Madonna Saunderson...

China ramps up pressure

Dec 10, 2018 / 11:28 am

China raised the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing for a top Chinese technology executive resumed Monday in Vancouver. Meng Wanzhou,...

System failed autistic boy

Dec 10, 2018 / 11:23 am

British Columbia's children's representative is calling for an overhaul of the system that supports children with complex needs after releasing a report...

Trapped by wires in crash

Dec 10, 2018 / 10:24 am

The driver of a car that slammed into a street light and rolled on its side was trapped in the vehicle late Sunday in Burnaby. BC Hydro crews had to de-energize...