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BC announces 1,846 new coronavirus cases; 322 in Interior Health

Oct 18, 2021 / 4:09 pm

The provincial government has announced 1,846 new coronavirus cases, including 322 in the Interior Health region, over the past three days. The new cases bring...

Casino operators tell B.C. money laundering public inquiry they followed money rules

Oct 18, 2021 / 12:48 pm

Lawyers for British Columbia's largest gaming companies say compliance with provincial regulations to combat money laundering is and always has been a top...

Son of Canucks GM Jim Benning attacked in Yaletown

Oct 18, 2021 / 11:59 am

Police are investigating after an assault left a man with "very visible" facial injuries. The attack happened around 2 a.m. on Oct. 17 near the Banter...

Churches in Northern BC go back to virtual services during COVID circuit-breaker

Oct 18, 2021 / 9:53 am

New circuit-breaker measures put in place by the provincial health office Friday to curb the spread of COVID-19 kept churches empty Sunday with live attendance...

Eight sunken boats lifted from area around Oak Bay Marina

Oct 17, 2021 / 10:11 pm

Five sunken boats and big pieces of three others were pulled from the depths around Oak Bay Marina over the weekend — drawing cheers from crowds on the...

Coquitlam RCMP seek suspect with 'round belly'

Oct 17, 2021 / 7:42 pm

Coquitlam RCMP are hoping the public can help identify a man who reportedly approached two girls and offered to give them a ride while they were walking home...

Company set to build wastewater treatment plant decries contract cancellation

Oct 17, 2021 / 4:53 pm

A company formerly contracted to build a wastewater treatment plant in North Vancouver, B.C., calls the deal's cancellation "regrettable,...

Lytton residents protesting TSB wildfire investigation Sunday

Oct 17, 2021 / 1:25 pm

Dozens of Lytton residents have gathered Sunday afternoon to protest the Transportation Safety Board's recent investigation into this summer's wildfire...

Castanet's week in review with Jayden Wasney

Oct 17, 2021 / 12:00 pm

Castanet's week in review with Jayden Wasney. Protesters at middle school Restaurant vandalized Robbery suspect charged Suspicious death on reserve...

Stephen Kaufmann, aka LingoSteve, has taught himself 20 languages

Oct 17, 2021 / 9:29 am

One of West Vancouver’s biggest YouTuber’s won’t show you how to use a glitch in a video game, to draw a perfect cat eye with eyeliner like...

Death cap mushrooms here to stay as they adapt to new tree hosts

Oct 17, 2021 / 7:15 am

The spread of the lethal death cap mushroom could get a lot worse in years to come, says a leading mycologist. The discovery of Amanita phalloides in the roots...

Man captures trail camera video of bear dancing in the woods

Oct 17, 2021 / 4:00 am

More video evidence of bears being bears. This latest one is a little unusual, as it shows a bear wandering through the woods and then stopping at a small tree....

Loss of sea star population negatively impacts Howe Sound: report

Oct 16, 2021 / 5:38 pm

The loss of a sea star population has led to destructive impacts which are affecting Howe Sound. According to a new report from Ocean Wise, the sunflower sea...

Multiple protestors arrested while blocking downtown Vancouver intersection

Oct 16, 2021 / 5:18 pm

Live video from a protest in downtown Vancouver this Saturday (Oct. 16) shows multiple people being arrested. The protest is the first of several planned over...

Alleged pair of attempted child abductions in Port Coquitlam reported to RCMP

Oct 16, 2021 / 4:30 pm

RCMP was made aware of a "suspicious" incident when an unknown man approached children in Port Coquitlam this week. Spokesperson Stefanie Price...

Campbell River driver pleads guilty in crash that killed friend

Oct 16, 2021 / 3:00 pm

A Campbell River man’s blood alcohol level was almost twice the legal limit when he crashed his car, killing his friend in March 2020. That information...

Crown stays case against RCMP member following testimony from alleged victim

Oct 16, 2021 / 2:30 pm

Two Prince George RCMP officers no longer stand accused of criminal charges from an arrest caught on a security camera from a nearby home that suggested...

Canada Post cuts off deliveries for residents living near dog park, citing safety concerns

Oct 16, 2021 / 2:00 pm

About a dozen houses along ­Gonzales Avenue in Victoria's Fairfield area have been cut off from mail deliveries for the past six weeks after Canada Post...

Closing submissions in B.C. money laundering inquiry include call to work together

Oct 16, 2021 / 7:51 am

The commissioner of British Columbia's public inquiry into money laundering was urged to look to future efforts to combat the crime rather than point blame...

There's a new online, independent way to camp in the Okanagan

Oct 15, 2021 / 7:00 pm

There's a new way for outdoor enthusiasts to research and book stays at hundreds of hosts sites across Canada and right here in the Okanagan. Hipcamp Canada...

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