BC News

Plan to protect caribou

Mar 21, 2019 / 7:25 pm

An agreement has been reached between the federal, provincial and two First Nations to offer temporary protection to the central caribou population in British...

Cheetahs will not prosper

Mar 21, 2019 / 2:47 pm

The owners of two cheetahs will not be allowed to return the large, African cats to Southeastern B.C. to use them as ambassador animals promoting conservation...

Tsunami threat is real

Mar 21, 2019 / 2:44 pm

Researchers say a tsunami alert in British Columbia that rang out in the dead of night 14 months ago serves as a preparation blueprint for coastal communities...

Disabled woman spat on

Mar 21, 2019 / 12:15 pm

Police have arrested a Vancouver man after he allegedly spat on a woman in a wheelchair on the downtown Granville Strip. Daniel Bielewcz, 28, has been charged...

Hit pedestrians, took off

Mar 21, 2019 / 12:05 pm

A hit-and-run driver likely knew he hit two pedestrians, Vancouver Police say. Police are appealing for the driver to come forward after the pedestrians were...

Charges laid in stabbing

Mar 21, 2019 / 11:39 am

Two men have been charged in a stabbing incident at a Coquitlam grocery store on Aug. 2, 2018. At 4:15 p.m., two suspects allegedly attacked two other men at a...

Legislation targets pipeline

Mar 21, 2019 / 11:31 am

The proponent of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion says legislation proposed by British Columbia is targeting the project and would significantly impact it....

Left numb by killer's death

Mar 21, 2019 / 11:15 am

The mother of a B.C. gas station attendant dragged to death under a vehicle more than a decade ago, says she is "numb" to learn her son's killer...

48 weather records fall!

Mar 21, 2019 / 8:04 am

It was another record-breaking weather day across B.C. and right here in the Okanagan. Environment Canada tells Castanet that 48 records fell across the...

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...