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Faces of homelessness

Oct 15, 2019 / 5:23 pm

The night was cold for Jacob Stewart. He spent it in a tent at Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park. He bundled himself in two sleeping bags. “I try to stay...

Cat shot in face with BBs

Oct 15, 2019 / 4:54 pm

A Richmond family's cat was shot by what appears to be airgun pellets. The Buckinghams found their cat, Mittens, last Thursday with his face covered in...

$500K lotto win on Extra

Oct 15, 2019 / 4:43 pm

A couple from Cache Creek is $500,000 richer after matching all four Extra numbers in the Oct. 2 Lotto 6/49 draw. William Morgan and his wife Sandra purchased...

Tentative deal in hotel strike

Oct 15, 2019 / 3:45 pm

A noisy, weeks-long strike at four luxury hotels in Vancouver may be over as the union announced a tentative contract agreement. A statement from Unite Here...

Pressure cooker closes street

Oct 15, 2019 / 10:55 am

A downtown Victoria street was closed to traffic Tuesday morning as police responded to a suspicious item. About 7:30 a.m., the 700 block of View Street was...

Man dies in wake of blaze

Oct 15, 2019 / 10:37 am

A 40-year-old man has died as a result of his injuries after an explosion and house fire Saturday in Prince George. Police say four adult males were taken to...

High-risk offender released

Oct 15, 2019 / 10:22 am

Police are warning the public about a high-risk sex offender who has been re-released from jail and plans to reside in Vancouver. Trevor Leonard Smith, 46, is a...

Charges in Emily Carr fire

Oct 15, 2019 / 10:14 am

Police say a 40-year-old man from Vancouver has been charged in an alleged arson that damaged an art and design university earlier this month. The Vancouver...

Thousands of jobs in danger

Oct 15, 2019 / 7:04 am

Many good paying jobs in Delta will be lost to automation. That’s the warning of International Longshore & Warehouse Union Local 502, which says huge...

30 years without answers

Oct 15, 2019 / 6:58 am

A portion of the Saik’uz First Nation reserve has been scratched off the list of places where clues might be found into the disappearance of an entire...

Winter's dueling forecasts

Oct 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

What does winter have in store for British Columbia this year? Will it be drier, wetter, cooler or warmer than normal? That depends on who you want to believe....

Inclusion at the playground

Oct 14, 2019 / 11:02 am

Just in time for Thanksgiving, kids in the Surrey region got to enjoy a new playground that was built to be accessible to children with disabilities as per CTV...

Left stranded at bus stop

Oct 14, 2019 / 6:57 am

He’s getting tired of spending a fortune on cabs to get around because a bus won’t pick him up. Confined to a wheelchair, longtime Ladner resident...

Emergency landing at PG

Oct 14, 2019 / 6:40 am

Passengers on a WestJet Encore flight that left Prince George Airport Saturday received a scare when the pilots decided to turn back and make an emergency...

Grizzlies could be returned

Oct 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

As debate rages south of the border on the proposed reintroduction of grizzly bears into the North Cascades, it won’t be long before the same discussions...

Turkeys avoid dinner plate

Oct 13, 2019 / 8:00 pm

Two lucky turkeys are spending Thanksgiving dinner at the table instead of on the table in Aldergrove. The Happy Herd Farm Sanctuary, a home for abused or...

B.C. skier remembered

Oct 13, 2019 / 7:09 pm

Eating fondue amid the snow in Elfin Lakes. Making plays and puppet shows as a child. Baking cinnamon buns for friends and family. Getting nearly submerged in a...

Two hurt in inferno

Oct 13, 2019 / 3:05 pm

Two people are recovering from injuries following a fire in Prince George near Abhau Street last night (Oct. 12). At about 9 p.m. Prince George Fire Rescue...

Mayor: use shore power

Oct 13, 2019 / 3:02 pm

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps wants to investigate the city’s ability to crack down on cruise ships and require them to plug into on-shore electrical outlets...

Lawsuit over contamination

Oct 13, 2019 / 2:57 pm

The City of Burnaby is suing Montreal-based pulp and paper giant Domtar for damages and remediation costs to clean up city land it alleges Domtar contaminated...

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