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Cautioned before road trips

Jul 29, 2021 / 7:02 pm

If you were thinking about taking a road trip through British Columbia, make sure you plan ahead. With extreme heat on the horizon and a rapidly dynamic...

Octopus fire, ignition works

Jul 29, 2021 / 4:00 pm

BC Wildfire Service reports a planned ignition at the Octopus Creek wildfire burning near Fauquier was successful. “Overnight Wednesday into Thursday,...

SkyTrain attendant attacked

Jul 29, 2021 / 3:57 pm

A 29-year-old man is in custody following a violent attack on a SkyTrain attendant in New Westminster. On July 25 at approximately 7:10 a.m., a man followed a...

204 new cases, no deaths

Jul 29, 2021 / 3:25 pm

New COVID-19 cases continue to rise in British Columbia, with another 204 new cases announced Thursday, 107 of which came from the Interior. The new cases, the...

Some rain, cooler conditions

Jul 29, 2021 / 3:05 pm

UPDATE: 3:05 p.m. More stable weather has resulted in relatively fewer wildfire starts in the past week, and cooler temperatures and some rain is forecast...

Random muggings on rise

Jul 29, 2021 / 2:44 pm

Stranger assaults are on the rise in Vancouver, and police say the trend is "very concerning." Now authorities are turning to the public to help them...

Infant's death a homicide?

Jul 29, 2021 / 2:26 pm

The regional homicide team has been brought in to investigate the death of an infant in New Westminster. On July 24 at approximately 4:20 a.m., New Westminster...

Tons of rock break off Chief

Jul 29, 2021 / 1:30 pm

Numerous rock climbing routes on the renowned Grand Wall of the Stawamus Chief in Squamish, B.C., are closed after a large slab broke off. The society that...

CP Rail douses brush

Jul 29, 2021 / 12:57 pm

The Three Valley Lake remains out of control at more than 309 hectares. A post on the Shuswap Emergency Program Facebook page said the fire did not see...

Lots of 2nd homes in region

Jul 29, 2021 / 12:33 pm

A recent survey has found that Greater Vancouver has the most multiple property owners in Canada. Carried out by Royal LePage, the online survey asked 1,500...

Education the key in jabs?

Jul 29, 2021 / 10:08 am

With COVID-19 immunization rates in France trailing most other developed economies, French President Emmanuel Macron decreed in mid-July that residents would...

Investigating child's death

Jul 29, 2021 / 8:40 am

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is on the case after a young child's death has been deemed suspicious. CTV News Vancouver has learned that...

Big quake off BC coast

Jul 29, 2021 / 7:59 am

A powerful earthquake off Alaska Wednesday night triggered tsunami warnings and watches far across the Pacific and led to some anxious hours for residents of...

Fire off Coquihalla grows

Jul 29, 2021 / 4:00 am

A wildfire burning within several hundred metres of the Coquihalla Highway has now grown to 1,870 hectares. The July Mountain wildfire was previously mapped at...

No backcountry ban yet

Jul 29, 2021 / 4:00 am

Don’t expect to see the use of B.C.’s backcountry outlawed any time soon, despite the hundreds of fires currently burning across the province. BC...

Fur babies and smoky skies

Jul 29, 2021 / 4:00 am

The BC SPCA is offering tips on how to care for pets during fire season. Like humans, pets can be impacted by the smoke generated by the numerous fires burning...

Life without restrictions

Jul 29, 2021 / 4:00 am

It’s been more than a year since British Columbians have been able to eat at a restaurant, leave the house without a mask, travel or even throw a party....

Fire ban lifts in Northern BC

Jul 28, 2021 / 5:41 pm

Campfires are now permitted throughout the Northwest and Prince George Fire Centres. The B.C. Wildfire Service (BCWS) lifted the ban at 12 p.m. today (July 28)....

J-Pod returns to Salish Sea

Jul 28, 2021 / 5:34 pm

J-Pod is back in town. The group of endangered southern resident killer whales was spotted Tuesday near Sooke travelling eastbound on inland waters toward...

Freakout trashes McDonald's

Jul 28, 2021 / 4:46 pm

A Delta man got violent, smashing over display cases and throwing a trash can at staff, at a Richmond McDonald’s when his order was mixed up. In a video...

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