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Car found in Amber Alert

Jan 23, 2017 / 4:59 pm

UPDATE: 5 p.m. The vehicle of a Vancouver woman who is believed to have abducted her nine-year-old daughter has been located in Bellingham, Wash. Bellingham...

Site C challenge dismissed

Jan 23, 2017 / 4:04 pm

The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a legal challenge filed by two First Nations of the $8.8-billion Site C dam project in northeast British Columbia. The...

Boost for truck loggers

Jan 23, 2017 / 2:03 pm

Minister of Forests Steve Thomson is welcoming the provincial announcement of job training tax credits in the timber harvesting industry. Premier Christy Clark...

Have a say over captivity?

Jan 23, 2017 / 1:53 pm

Park board commissioners could decide tonight whether to seek a plebiscite on next year's municipal ballot, giving Vancouver residents a say on keeping...

Missing her targets

Jan 23, 2017 / 1:36 pm

Premier Christy Clark says her government's retooled jobs plan aims to make British Columbia the most diversified economy in Canada. The premier admitted...

Driver killed in truck crash

Jan 23, 2017 / 11:45 am

A driver is dead after two trucks crashed in Abbotsford Monday morning. The Abbotsford Police Department says the crash happened at about 9:15 a.m. in the...

Dog saves men from fire

Jan 23, 2017 / 6:08 am

A dog saved the lives of two people in an East Vancouver house fire, Sunday. The pet woke up two men, one of whom is blind, and alerting them to the fire, which...

Miracle baby's 1st birthday

Jan 23, 2017 / 5:00 am

A baby dubbed a "miracle baby" born just days before his mother died of cancer has celebrated his first birthday. Baby Salvatore, whose name means...

Man dies in tent explosion

Jan 22, 2017 / 10:25 pm

Police in Squamish say a man has been found dead after an apparent explosion in a tent. RCMP say a resident was walking home Saturday night and spotted a fire...

Homeless after fire

Jan 21, 2017 / 8:40 pm

Renters along with three generations of a family are safe after a fire swept through a home early Saturday morning. The blaze broke out about 2 a.m. in a house...

Whisked off to see Ellen

Jan 21, 2017 / 7:48 am

Ellen DeGeneres has surprised a Vancouver mom and daughter with a dream vacation. Helen and daughter Emerald, who are big fans of Ellen's talk show, were...

Peak named for rescuer

Jan 21, 2017 / 7:07 am

A mountain peak on British Columbia's North Shore is being named in honour of a long-time leader in the province's search and rescue community. Premier...

No stipend for Christy Clark

Jan 20, 2017 / 7:40 pm

British Columbia's premier says she is no longer receiving a $50,000 annual stipend from her political party. Christy Clark says she will instead ask the...

Saved after cop car crash

Jan 20, 2017 / 6:35 pm

Smashing into a police car was a blessing in disguise for two people in Vancouver Friday morning. A marked police vehicle was stopped at about 5:30 a.m. at Main...

Golf courses set to reopen

Jan 20, 2017 / 5:22 pm

There have been more than just the usual hazards on Vancouver's public golf courses this season, in fact snow and ice conditions were so bad that the three...

Toddler's death devastating

Jan 20, 2017 / 4:06 pm

Support is pouring in for the family of a 16-month-old boy who died in a tragic daycare accident. "Baby Mac," is described as a joyful tot whose short...

Black smoke billowing

Jan 20, 2017 / 2:00 pm

UPDATE: 2 p.m. A spectacular fire at a Lower Mainland scrapyard has been brought under control. Smoke from the Richmond fire was visible in neighbouring cities....

Crash involves police car

Jan 20, 2017 / 12:26 pm

RCMP in Surrey are investigating an early morning crash involving a police cruiser. The cruiser was heading to a report of a robbery about 6:15 a.m. Friday when...

Power goes underground

Jan 20, 2017 / 10:29 am

BC Hydro says it is looking underground as it considers future electricity demand in downtown Vancouver. The utility says in a news release that it will upgrade...

Pipe bomb safely destroyed

Jan 20, 2017 / 5:54 am

UPDATE: 5:50 a.m. Police have safely removed and destroyed a pipe bomb from a vehicle in East Vancouver. Just before 9 p.m. Thursday night, Vancouver police...

Skydiver dies in collision

Jan 19, 2017 / 10:38 pm

A Vancouver man has died in a skydiving accident in Arizona. Thomas Koessler, 28, died when a jump went wrong Wednesday, over Eloy, Ariz.. CTV reports Koessler...

Moby Dick offensive?

Jan 19, 2017 / 3:58 pm

A condo council on Vancouver's waterfront is named in a civil lawsuit over allegations it refused to lease space to a fish and chip restaurant called Moby...

Didn't die at own home

Jan 19, 2017 / 3:15 pm

UPDATE: 3:15 p.m. Police in Vancouver are continuing to restrict access to a home where a child died Wednesday. “This is a tragic situation for everyone...

Jury mulls migrant case

Jan 19, 2017 / 3:10 pm

The fate of four men accused of using a derelict cargo ship to smuggle hundreds of Tamil asylum seekers into Canada was placed in the hands of a jury on...

Seal protest to get bloody

Jan 19, 2017 / 12:49 pm

A "bloody" protest will go down outside a Vancouver restaurant on Friday. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will have a costumed...

Shots fired in Vancouver

Jan 19, 2017 / 7:53 am

Vancouver police are investigating after shots were fired at a home in the south end of the city at 3 a.m. this morning. Investigators at the scene found...

Child found dead in home

Jan 18, 2017 / 7:09 pm

A young child was found dead in an East Vancouver home on Wednesday. Officers arrived on scene at a residence in the area of Commercial Drive and Kitchener...

U.S. whines over wine

Jan 18, 2017 / 1:50 pm

UPDATE: 1:50 p.m. B.C. says it will defend against a trade law challenge by the U.S. government over the sale of B.C. wine in grocery stores. “We support...

Freedom denied

Jan 18, 2017 / 12:05 pm

UPDATE: 12:05 p.m. Convicted killer Kelly Ellard won't get the escorted releases from prison she says needs after the recent birth of her child. Ellard was...

Husband's emotional plea

Jan 18, 2017 / 12:02 pm

The grieving husband of a New Westminster woman found dead in waters off Bowen Island last fall has posted a moving tribute to his wife and urges all new moms...

Slightly hurt in shooting

Jan 18, 2017 / 9:36 am

Police are describing a shooting in Abbotsford as targeted. Const. Ian MacDonald says a 22-year-old man left his home in the West Clearbrook neighbourhood at...

Be wary, judge tells jury

Jan 18, 2017 / 6:52 am

A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has instructed a jury to be "very cautious" about relying on eyewitness evidence to find guilt in the case of...

Suing over pipeline

Jan 17, 2017 / 3:01 pm

Three First Nations are taking the federal government to court over its decision to approve the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline that they say poses a...

Trans Mtn may tear us apart

Jan 17, 2017 / 1:16 pm

A revenue-sharing agreement that helped convince British Columbia to support the $6.8-billion Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion threatens to tear the fabric...

Grand theft at gaming studio

Jan 17, 2017 / 11:36 am

A 35-year-old Vancouver man has been arrested and charged with several offences following break-ins that targeted a well-known charity and three businesses in...

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