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Five skiers missing in Whistler found safe

Five skiers missing in Whistler found safe

Whistler Mar 4, 2024 / 6:16 am

Five skiers are safe after getting lost in the backcountry near Whistler on Sunday evening. North Shore Rescue (NSR) was requested to assist Whistler Search...

City of Prince Rupert says 19 eagles dead at landfill due to 'deleterious' substance

City of Prince Rupert says 19 eagles dead at landfill due to 'deleterious' substance

Prince Rupert Mar 3, 2024 / 5:32 pm

The City of Prince Rupert says 19 eagles are dead after someone dumped an unknown "deleterious substance" at a local landfill on Friday. The city says...

Planned avalanche control work will close Highway 93, Monday

Planned avalanche control work will close Highway 93, Monday

Mar 3, 2024 / 4:41 pm

Two planned avalanche control works will close portions of Highway 93 near the Alberta border starting Monday. The highway will be closed in both directions...

North Van inventor brings home Oscar for science and technology

North Van inventor brings home Oscar for science and technology

North Vancouver Mar 3, 2024 / 10:45 am

On Sunday, March 10, all eyes will be on Hollywood for the 96th Academy Awards. But a North Vancouver man has already brought home some 2024 Oscar glory. Lynn...

Inaccurate data on forest fuels may stoke B.C. wildfires, study finds

Inaccurate data on forest fuels may stoke B.C. wildfires, study finds

Mar 3, 2024 / 6:45 am

Wildfire fighting and forest management decisions are potentially being hampered by inaccurate government data that misrepresents forest fuel loads in British...

Richmond police appeal for info, dash-cam footage in pedestrian fatality

Richmond police appeal for info, dash-cam footage in pedestrian fatality

Richmond Mar 2, 2024 / 5:10 pm

Richmond RCMP are appealing to the public for information about a collision a month ago that resulted in a pedestrian fatality. Shortly after 6:30 p.m. on Feb....

Victoria man arrested in connection with Sidney stabbing

Victoria man arrested in connection with Sidney stabbing

Victoria Mar 2, 2024 / 5:08 pm

A Victoria man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing in downtown Sidney. The late night stabbing at the corner of Beacon Avenue and Fifth Street at...

Skiing or golf? Spring break choices follow Canada's weird winter

Skiing or golf? Spring break choices follow Canada's weird winter

Mar 2, 2024 / 5:03 pm

Bin Xie's children typically spend spring break at ski camps but, after unseasonably warm and unpredictable weather upended much of this year's ski...

March is Pet Poison Prevention Month and the BC SPCA wants everyone to keep their pets safe

March is Pet Poison Prevention Month and the BC SPCA wants everyone to keep their pets safe

Thompson Okanagan Mar 2, 2024 / 5:00 pm

March is Pet Poison Prevention Month and the BC SPCA is offering tips on how to keep your furry friends as safe as possible. When it comes to “pet...

'You always think I'll never get caught': Crofton senior tells how she was conned

'You always think I'll never get caught': Crofton senior tells how she was conned

Vancouver Island Mar 2, 2024 / 7:25 am

Crofton senior Marlaine ­Williams considers herself pretty aware when it comes to money matters, having spent many years working in the financial field. But...

Parents of boy who died in care say apprehensions need more oversight

Parents of boy who died in care say apprehensions need more oversight

Victoria Mar 2, 2024 / 7:15 am

The parents of a six-year-old boy who died in foster care this week just days after being removed from his home are demanding better support for families and...

B.C. nurse suspended for insensitive patient interactions

B.C. nurse suspended for insensitive patient interactions

Mar 1, 2024 / 9:45 pm

B.C.’s College of Nurses and Midwives has suspended a registered nurse for nine weeks for insensitive patient interactions and inappropriate workplace...

First robot bubble tea shop in B.C. to open in Richmond

First robot bubble tea shop in B.C. to open in Richmond

Richmond Mar 1, 2024 / 7:50 pm

Yet another shop will enter Richmond's busy bubble tea scene, but this time the drinks will be made by a "robot." Tea Industries is set to open...

Owners of Richmond vault company sued for almost $300K in missing gold, metals

Owners of Richmond vault company sued for almost $300K in missing gold, metals

Richmond Mar 1, 2024 / 6:35 pm

Two customers of a Richmond safety deposit box business have been given the green light to pursue claims against its owners for allegedly removing gold and...

B.C.'s eviction moratorium effective but reveals flaws in tenancy branch

B.C.'s eviction moratorium effective but reveals flaws in tenancy branch

Mar 1, 2024 / 6:28 pm

New research shows that B.C.'s COVID-19 evictions moratorium achieved its goals, while simultaneously exposing deficiencies within the province's...

Alleged B.C. drug traffickers, conspiring killers' court cases underway

Alleged B.C. drug traffickers, conspiring killers' court cases underway

Vancouver Mar 1, 2024 / 6:27 pm

Court proceedings have begun in Vancouver and Abbotsford for eight men connected to alleged drug trafficking conspiracy, the investigation into which also...

GoFundMe launched for Vancouver firefighter who had leg amputated due to flesh-eating disease

GoFundMe launched for Vancouver firefighter who had leg amputated due to flesh-eating disease

Vancouver Mar 1, 2024 / 6:25 pm

A fundraiser has been launched for a Vancouver firefighter who lost his leg following an infection with flesh-eating disease overseas. Christopher Won, an...

B.C. announces minimum nurse-to-patient ratios, $237M to recruit and retain staff

B.C. announces minimum nurse-to-patient ratios, $237M to recruit and retain staff

Mar 1, 2024 / 4:03 pm

British Columbia has established minimum nurse-to-patient ratios for a range of different hospital settings and is investing $237 million to ensure they are...

Trans-Canada Highway reopens between Revelstoke, Golden after planned closure

Trans-Canada Highway reopens between Revelstoke, Golden after planned closure

Revelstoke Mar 1, 2024 / 3:22 pm

UPDATE: 3:22 p.m. Highway 1 has been reopened between Revelstoke and Golden after an earlier closure due to avalanche control and vehicle recovery work. ...

B.C. man jailed six years for manslaughter

B.C. man jailed six years for manslaughter

Surrey Mar 1, 2024 / 2:31 pm

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has jailed a Surrey man for six years after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter for his part in a 2019 fatal stabbing connected to the...

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