BC News

Wildfire charges considered

Sep 16, 2019 / 2:57 pm

The RCMP investigation into the cause of a massive wildfire that destroyed homes and charred nearly 2,000 square kilometres of land in British Columbia has now...

Weaver recovering, is OK

Sep 16, 2019 / 2:06 pm

British Columbia's Green party leader is reducing his work schedule while he recovers after recently being diagnosed with labyrinthitis. In a statement,...

BC wants in on opioid claim

Sep 16, 2019 / 2:00 pm

The British Columbia government says any proposed settlement from opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma needs to include Canadian claims for the devastation created...

BC ends 'birth alerts'

Sep 16, 2019 / 1:55 pm

The B.C. government is ending a practice that allowed hospitals to inform child welfare agencies of possible safety risks to infants at birth without the...

Landfill catches fire

Sep 16, 2019 / 1:05 pm

A Prince George area landfill caught fire early Monday. The fire broke out at the Foothills Boulevard Regional Landfill before sunrise. Firefighters doused the...

Honouring fallen climber

Sep 16, 2019 / 12:54 pm

Friends and family will gather in Squamish Sept. 21 to honour fallen climber Ken Anderson. Anderson, 33, died on Aug. 4 after falling while climbing the...

Bus crash victims identified

Sep 16, 2019 / 12:15 pm

One of two 18-year-old students who died when a tour bus crashed on Vancouver Island is being remembered by his former principal as a friend to everyone at the...

Scary school threat

Sep 16, 2019 / 8:27 am

Officials at West Vancouver’s Rockridge Secondary have reassured parents it’s safe for students to go to school today after an alarming post...

Cop assaulted at wild party

Sep 16, 2019 / 7:00 am

A police officer was assaulted at an "out of control house party" in Pitt Meadows Saturday night. "It wasn't supposed to turn out to be,...

Two dead in Island crash

Sep 16, 2019 / 6:45 am

Two people have been killed and two others have been critically injured in a highway crash on Vancouver Island. RCMP in Campbell River say the two-vehicle...

Missing 84 yr old found

Sep 16, 2019 / 6:17 am

UPDATE: 6:15 a.m. Police advised late Sunday night the missing 84 year old has been found and is safe. ORIGINAL: 6:20 p.m. Surrey RCMP is asking for the...

Lululemon's 13-storey plans

Sep 16, 2019 / 5:00 am

Lululemon Athletica outlined its proposal to build a new 13-storey head office on Foley Street in Vancouver during a Sept. 12 open house. The new building will...

Firefighters home: Dorian

Sep 15, 2019 / 7:21 pm

Burnaby firefighters arrived home safe early this morning (Sept. 15) after a week spent helping victims of Hurricane Dorian. Burnaby firefighters were among the...

He's the baron of bannock

Sep 15, 2019 / 4:13 pm

In the year since Paul Natrall — the man behind the wheel and the stove — started his food truck, he’s made quite the name for himself as...

Concern over forest job loss

Sep 15, 2019 / 3:39 pm

The decline of jobs in the forest industry as a result of layered taxes and increased government costs is something all B.C. residents should be concerned...

UVic bus crash aftermath

Sep 15, 2019 / 12:26 pm

The University of Victoria says counselling services are open today for students seeking help after a deadly bus crash on Friday killed two of their peers. The...

Zipper to split bridge lanes

Sep 15, 2019 / 7:19 am

An extra seventh lane is now open, providing commuters some relief on the Lower Mainland's Alex Fraser Bridge. A moveable, zipper-like barrier system will...

Fewer trees, higher costs

Sep 15, 2019 / 7:03 am

High log prices and dwindling timber supply are driving the crisis in British Columbia's forestry industry that has devastated communities and kneecapped...

Pedestrian struck, killed

Sep 15, 2019 / 7:00 am

RCMP are looking for witnesses to a fatal collision in Surrey. They say a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Saturday just after 10:30 p.m. and was pronounced...

$7M sale fails, buyer sues

Sep 14, 2019 / 4:07 pm

A businessman who tried to buy a $7-million West Vancouver mansion is suing the seller of the property and his real estate company after they failed to return...