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New home for gnome?

Mar 21, 2019 / 6:31 am

The world's tallest gnome is looking for a new home. Howard, the almost eight-metre-tall statue, has stood over Nanoose Bay for 21 years. Originally built...

Trans woman forces change

Mar 21, 2019 / 5:46 am

A transgender woman whose case against Canada's oldest rape crisis centre was dismissed by the courts says she hopes the City of Vancouver's decision to...

Next chapter for visitor stop

Mar 20, 2019 / 9:58 pm

The provincial government is working with Nicola Valley First Nations to redevelop the old Merritt visitor centre property at the corner of highways 97C and 5....

Loose phone OK in vehicle

Mar 20, 2019 / 8:23 pm

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled the “mere presence of a cellphone within sight of a driver" does not necessarily constitute distracted driving....

Derailment blocks tracks

Mar 20, 2019 / 6:35 pm

A CP Rail derailment in Port Coquitlam is delaying commuters on the West Coast Express. Translink says the derailment occurred near the Port Coquitlam Station...

High-risk offender sought

Mar 20, 2019 / 6:01 pm

The Vancouver Police have announced a Canada-wide warrant for a high-risk offender who failed to return to his halfway house. Dillon Earl Gosnell, 44, was last...

Trying to impede pipeline?

Mar 20, 2019 / 4:16 pm

The Canadian government says British Columbia is trying to obstruct the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with "Trojan Horse" legislation that the...

Lawsuit over lotto winnings

Mar 20, 2019 / 3:47 pm

A group of Surrey co-workers claims a former colleague stole their lottery winnings. Lighting factory employees Ding Jiu Du, Haret Dagane, Elwood Prado and...

Woman brings gun to mall

Mar 20, 2019 / 3:22 pm

A woman who brought a gun to an Abbotsford mall should have been under house arrest at the time. Abbotsford Police arrested Danielle Rigdon on Monday after she...

Sea lion shot in the head

Mar 20, 2019 / 1:42 pm

A dead sea lion was found shot in the head on Hornby Island this week. The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society says the animal's death "leaves no doubt...

FN leader seeks NDP nod

Mar 20, 2019 / 11:37 am

A high profile Indigenous leader intends to seek the 2019 NDP candidacy in the federal riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith. Bob Chamberlin is the long-serving chief...

Seniors scammed for $3.1M

Mar 20, 2019 / 11:33 am

Vancouver police are warning of a new scam that has defrauded at least five seniors out of millions of dollars. Police say fraudsters using a landline to call...

Measles catch-up vaxx plan

Mar 20, 2019 / 11:27 am

British Columbia has recorded 19 confirmed cases of measles this year and the province is responding by launching a measles immunization catch-up drive next...

Two teens confirmed dead

Mar 20, 2019 / 9:06 am

UPDATE 9:06 a.m. RCMP in British Columbia confirm two teenagers died when the car they were in slid off a road in southeastern B.C., and tumbled into a frigid...

Rental madness, closet $650

Mar 20, 2019 / 8:53 am

Vancouver is Canada's most expensive rental market, but things appear to be getting out of hand for some. Craigslist ads show closets being rented out as...

Records fall as spring arrives

Mar 20, 2019 / 7:55 am

Spring officially starts this afternoon at 2:58 p.m Pacific Time but unofficially it arrived on the weekend and has been spreading warmth and sunshine across...

Missed ride, mtn rescue

Mar 20, 2019 / 6:52 am

A couple was forced to be rescued after missing the last ride down the mountain at the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish. Shelbee Fulton and her boyfriend hiked...

Overhaul for ferry terminal

Mar 20, 2019 / 6:37 am

Vancouver Island's busiest ferry terminal is getting a major commercial makeover. BC Ferries' Swartz Bay terminal in Sidney will see a waterfront...

Hiker found safe in mtns

Mar 20, 2019 / 6:23 am

Nanaimo Search and Rescue was called out Tuesday after a hiker spent the night in the backcountry. The man’s truck was found by family members Monday...

Special celestial treat

Mar 20, 2019 / 5:00 am

Ever heard of a worm moon? How about a sap moon? Turns out you can see one tonight – and it will coincide with the official start of spring. The third and...

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