137236
136752

BC News

Owner of hwy dog found

Jan 20, 2019 / 9:39 am

A dog that was rescued from the Coquihalla Highway on Friday will be reunited with its owner. Carlie Holman was plowing on Highway 5 between Zopkios brake...

Byelection tests minority

Jan 20, 2019 / 8:21 am

B.C.'s minority New Democrat government faces a crucial popularity test this month in a byelection in one of its traditionally safe constituencies where the...

Why bands signed deal

Jan 20, 2019 / 8:13 am

It was a difficult decision to sign a benefit sharing agreement with Coastal GasLink that would allow for a natural gas pipeline through the...

Fire near pipeline tanks

Jan 20, 2019 / 8:09 am

A fire just a few hundred metres from the Kinder Morgan fuel tank facility in Metro Vancouver raged for a few hours before it was contained by about three dozen...

Female firefighters learn

Jan 19, 2019 / 8:26 pm

Women interested in a firefighting career got a hands-on glimpse into what that would be like in Vancouver this week. Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services and...

5 weeks of boiling water

Jan 19, 2019 / 5:22 pm

A boil water advisory for Prince Rupert, B.C., has entered its fifth week, prompting one citizen advocate group to criticize city officials for not having a...

Dog found shivering on hwy

Jan 19, 2019 / 10:00 am

A snowplow operator made a startling discovery on the Coquihalla Friday afternoon. At about 1 p.m., Carlie Holman was plowing the highway between the Zopkios...

Liberals pick new candidate

Jan 19, 2019 / 9:51 am

The federal Liberals have named a new candidate to run against NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in the Burnaby South byelection. They say former provincial legislator...

Pitfalls of identity politics

Jan 19, 2019 / 7:40 am

Inside a sunlit co-operative housing complex in Burnaby, federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh knocked on doors of residents whose first languages included Croatian,...

One of two crashes cleared

Jan 18, 2019 / 7:04 pm

UPDATE: 7 p.m. Drive BC is reporting that one of two incidents causing delays on Highway 1 near Golden has been cleared. The vehicle at the snowshed has been...

Mother charged in murder

Jan 18, 2019 / 5:56 pm

A Langley mother accused of murdering her seven-year-old child last year is now facing upgraded charges, looking at first-degree murder instead of second. ...

Surrey six cop pleads guilty

Jan 18, 2019 / 4:37 pm

A lead investigator in the largest-ever gang-related mass murder in British Columbia has pleaded guilty to breach of trust and obstruction of justice involving...

Embezzlement penalty cut

Jan 18, 2019 / 4:24 pm

The B.C. Court of Appeal has ruled a North Vancouver man does not have to pay back nearly a quarter million dollars stolen by his wife from her employer before...

Arrest in church arson

Jan 18, 2019 / 1:25 pm

A Merritt man is set to appear in a Kamloops courtroom to face four counts of arson. Kamloops RCMP Const. Tracy Dunsmore says the 37-year-old man was arrested...

BC Hydro: scams on rise

Jan 18, 2019 / 7:13 am

BC Hydro says fraudsters posing as employees of the Crown utility conned customers out of thousands of dollars last year, making it the most scam-ridden period...

25 cm expected on Coq

Jan 18, 2019 / 6:57 am

Environment Canada has issued a weather warning for the Coquihalla Highway - Hope to Merritt. Snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected. An intense...

Opt out or face big tax bill

Jan 18, 2019 / 6:51 am

Millions of homeowners in areas of B.C. soon to be hit by the new real estate speculation and vacancy tax must apply to be exempted. Homeowners in Kelowna, West...

Threatened over spec tax?

Jan 18, 2019 / 6:31 am

The mayor of Victoria suburb Langford says he was threatened over B.C.s new speculation tax. Stew Young, who opposes the tax and has worked to have his...

Feds, RCMP knew all along

Jan 18, 2019 / 5:22 am

Documents that say money laundering in British Columbia now reaches into the billions of dollars are startling to the province's attorney general who says...

Revitalizing forestry industry

Jan 17, 2019 / 7:40 pm

Plans are in the works to rebuild the wood and secondary timber industries in British Columbia by ensuring more logs are processed in the province, said Premier...

136505