41463
41539

BC News Last 7 days

Fatal crash on Lougheed

Apr 28, 2017 / 8:48 pm

Coquitlam RCMP responded to a fatal multi-vehicle vehicle crash on Lougheed Highway Friday evening, just north of Pitt River Road. CTV reports there were...

Iron Man suit wows crowd

Apr 28, 2017 / 8:34 pm

A British inventor wowed crowds at Vancouver's TED Talk on Thursday when he demonstrated his jet-powered flight suit. Comparisons to the Marvel comic book...

7 car pileup on Hwy. 1

Apr 28, 2017 / 7:30 pm

UPDATE: 7:30 P.M. The front end of a white Jeep was smashed in, and a blue vehicle had damage to the front and back. A tan car could be seen with its trunk...

Fire tears through home

Apr 28, 2017 / 6:42 pm

A fire that started in a garage spread through a home in Surrey in about a minute. The blaze began shortly before 3 p.m. on Friday at a two-storey home on...

Cougar cub wandering city

Apr 28, 2017 / 5:41 pm

An orphaned cougar cub was caught wandering the streets of Courtenay Thursday. The B.C. Conservation Officer Service says the cub is about four months old and...

Fatal crash at Cache Creek

Apr 28, 2017 / 4:01 pm

A collision on the Trans-Canada Highway has left one man dead. Ashcroft RCMP and B.C. Ambulance Service responded to the scene at the intersection with Highway...

Avalanche rolls on by

Apr 28, 2017 / 12:59 pm

A group of backcountry skiers had a frightening experience last week in the Rocky Mountains. Jurek Ziemkiewicz, a former sea kayak guide in Tofino, was walking...

130 ODs in just one day

Apr 28, 2017 / 12:30 pm

New numbers from health officials and first responders in British Columbia confirm a provincewide drug overdose crisis shows no sign of abating. BC Emergency...

8 years for killer drunk

Apr 28, 2017 / 12:17 pm

A B.C. man who killed three people while driving drunk along a winding mountain highway has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison. Samuel Alec...

Officer charged with assault

Apr 27, 2017 / 7:00 pm

A former officer stationed at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt in British Columbia has been charged with sexual assault. National Defence says in a news release...

Wants charge thrown out

Apr 27, 2017 / 6:45 pm

A lawyer for a Mormon fundamentalist leader says he will be seeking a stay of a polygamy charge because the evidence being used in the B.C. Supreme Court trial...

Deadly to dirt bikers

Apr 27, 2017 / 2:58 pm

A terrifying ordeal on an Alberta dirt bike trail could have played out in Kelowna if it weren't for a concerned trail user. The lead rider in a group of...

No to lousy lumber deal

Apr 27, 2017 / 2:45 pm

British Columbia's Liberal leader says everyone involved in a potential softwood lumber agreement said No when the United States offered a "lousy"...

High-risk offender warning

Apr 27, 2017 / 12:31 pm

Police in New Westminster are warning the public of a high-risk offender who has moved to the Lower Mainland. Jared Edward Harris, who has an extensive criminal...

Mom's emotional plea

Apr 27, 2017 / 11:07 am

The mother of a missing Ecuadorian man studying in Vancouver has issued an emotional plea for information that could help find her son. Lupe Carrera travelled...

Winter won't let go

Apr 27, 2017 / 9:25 am

It appears Mother Nature wants us to know who's really in charge. She won't seem to let Spring arrive gracefully without one last reminder of the season...

Hateful flyers target trans

Apr 27, 2017 / 6:21 am

A transgender candidate in the provincial election is the target of hateful flyers in her Vancouver riding. Morgane Oger is running for the NDP in...

Warning after trio of assaults

Apr 27, 2017 / 6:07 am

A trio of incidents in East Vancouver Wednesday has led to a public warning from police. A 21-year-old woman was pulled into some bushes outside an unoccupied...

Boozy bad guy on video

Apr 26, 2017 / 7:22 pm

Nanaimo RCMP are hoping a surveillance video will help them nab a boozy bad guy who went to some effort to steal a couple of bottles of liquor during a early...

Clark: ban coal exports

Apr 26, 2017 / 11:37 am

Premier Christy Clark wants the federal government to ban the shipment of thermal coal through ports in British Columbia after the United States announced new...

Kootenay housing crunch

Apr 26, 2017 / 11:13 am

Residents of Vancouver and Victoria are already coping with near-zero vacancy rates, and now the mayor of a city in southeastern British Columbia says his...

Thief rams RCMP cruisers

Apr 26, 2017 / 9:25 am

Officers were injured Tuesday when police vehicles were rammed during a traffic stop. Mission RCMP pulled over a stolen vehicle on Lougheed Highway that then...

Citizen nabs stabber

Apr 26, 2017 / 8:51 am

UPDATE: 8:50 a.m. Vancouver Police are investigating a fight and stabbing that involved two bus passengers on the city's east side. A news release from...

Float home up in flames

Apr 26, 2017 / 6:13 am

Firefighters in Richmond doused a float home fire overnight. The fire broke out in a home on the docks off Fraserwood Way, near Annacis Island. Flames could be...

First wife testifies

Apr 25, 2017 / 9:10 pm

The first legal wife of a man accused of polygamy has testified in B.C. Supreme Court about her marriage and life as a sister-wife with up to two dozen other...

Sex offender on the lam

Apr 25, 2017 / 5:34 pm

Police are on the hunt for a four-time federal offender. Joseph Davis, 46, served a four-year sentence for sexual assault and is currently serving a long-term...

Fraudster fleeces vacationer

Apr 25, 2017 / 5:30 pm

Nobody likes to come home from vacation, but it's even worse when you return home and find your bank account has been drained. Surrey RCMP are asking for...

Machete attack by intruder

Apr 25, 2017 / 3:50 pm

A man broke into a Vancouver Island home and attacked a woman with a machete Tuesday morning, sending her to emergency surgery. The attack took place in Oak...

Keep calm and lumber on

Apr 25, 2017 / 2:39 pm

The softwood lumber dispute sidetracked the British Columbia election campaign Tuesday as every party leader pivoted to address the impact a new tariff will...

Murder victim was shot

Apr 25, 2017 / 1:12 pm

Police have confirmed a man found dead in a rural park in Richmond Monday suffered gunshot wounds. RCMP confirmed the information Tuesday, while also...

Senior pelted with rock

Apr 25, 2017 / 1:08 pm

A senior citizen was knocked to the ground Monday when someone in a passing vehicle threw a baseball-sized rock at the man. Police in Duncan are looking for the...

2 burned in highrise fire

Apr 25, 2017 / 9:06 am

Two people were badly burned in a Burnaby highrise fire Monday night. The fire started in the kitchen of a seventh-floor suite about 10:30 p.m. The residents...

Didn't know wife was 15

Apr 25, 2017 / 5:55 am

The trial of a British Columbia religious leader charged with polygamy heard Monday that the accused told police he didn't know a teenage girl's true...

Heroin to curb opioid crisis

Apr 25, 2017 / 5:49 am

Health Canada's proposal to loosen regulations on importing prescription-grade heroin to treat opioid addiction is being hailed as a crucial step to...

Premier vows lumber fight

Apr 24, 2017 / 7:15 pm

Premier Christy Clark stepped away from the campaign trail Monday night to talk about a U.S. decision to begin charging duty on Canadian softwood lumber...

No charges in derailment

Apr 24, 2017 / 4:13 pm

There will be no criminal charges in a fatal Vancouver Island train derailment. The incident Thursday in Woss killed three people and injured two others. RCMP...

Search for bridge jumper

Apr 24, 2017 / 3:05 pm

RCMP are continuing to search for a female who jumped off a bridge in Prince George, Sunday. A passing driver observed a female with long, blonde hair and...

30 pets saved from breeder

Apr 24, 2017 / 2:05 pm

Dozens of animals have been removed from a puppy breeding operation near Lillooet. A total of 24 dogs, including puppies, and six cats were all suffering from...

Dead body by river

Apr 24, 2017 / 1:19 pm

UPDATE: 1:20 p.m. Richmond RCMP confirmed they found a body in a park off River Road. The body they found was a deceased male and police said his death appears...

Appeal over 'pay-to-play'

Apr 24, 2017 / 12:51 pm

The group Democracy Watch is appealing a B.C. Supreme Court decision tossing out a case involving allegations that Premier Christy Clark was in a conflict of...

$300K fentanyl bust

Apr 24, 2017 / 12:29 pm

A months-long drug investigation has resulted in the seizure of $300,000 worth of fentanyl and fentanyl-laced heroin. Search warrants were executed in Surrey...

Third fire in four years

Apr 23, 2017 / 9:29 pm

A blaze in a Surrey building Saturday night marks the third time that building has gone up in flames in less than four years. The fire, on the 8300 block of...

Standoff ends peacefully

Apr 23, 2017 / 8:34 pm

A Courtenay standoff has come to a “peaceful resolution,” including at least one arrest after two people surrendered to police. Reports of a man...

Deadly crash in Vancouver

Apr 23, 2017 / 1:23 pm

The Vancouver Police Department's collision investigation unit remained on the scene for hours Sunday after a man drove his car into a power pole. The man,...

Hikers safe after rescue

Apr 23, 2017 / 1:11 pm

Two more hikers have the busy North Shore Search and Rescue and the police to thank after being found, and rescued, on Saturday night. “It was our first...

Clark heckled at sun run

Apr 23, 2017 / 10:16 am

B.C.'s election campaign is nearing the halfway point and one party leader says she's feeling optimistic, but acknowledges that the race is far from...

First Nations urged to vote

Apr 23, 2017 / 8:45 am

First Nations leaders are urging their members to get out and vote in the B.C. election. The First Nations Leadership Council calls the May 9th vote “a...

TSB at derailment scene

Apr 23, 2017 / 7:16 am

Transportation Safety Board investigators have arrived at the scene of a fatal logging train derailment on northern Vancouver Island. The team of two arrived...

Accessible baseball field

Apr 22, 2017 / 8:18 pm

A new fully accessible baseball field for children with disabilities has opened in Vancouver. “It’s just so rewarding for families because they just...

Fatal pickup crash

Apr 22, 2017 / 8:14 pm

A man was killed when a pickup went over an embankment in Abbotsford early this morning. The crash happened about 3:45 a.m. near Straiton and Willet roads. Two...

Honouring those who help

Apr 22, 2017 / 10:18 am

They have saved countless lives while risking their own and B.C.'s ground, air and marine search and rescue organizations are recognizing their more than...

In desperate need of help

Apr 22, 2017 / 9:42 am

Emanda Tetreault is hoping someone will be able to save her life. The 25-year-old single mom has stage 5 chronic kidney failure and is in desperate need of a...

13 years for senior assault

Apr 22, 2017 / 7:26 am

Stephen Thomas Morse has been sentenced to 13 years in jail for a vicious assault on a senior. The 43-year-old Langley man pleaded guilty to the 2015 assault of...

Was derailment a crime?

Apr 22, 2017 / 7:21 am

Police are investigating the possibility of an intentional criminal act or negligence in a fatal train derailment on Vancouver Island. Three workers were killed...

Greyhound crash kills 1

Apr 22, 2017 / 6:56 am

UPDATE: 6:50 a.m. One person has been killed and seven others injured in a crash involving a Greyhound bus and three other vehicles near Quesnel. The accident...

41387
40247
41361
40015