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Slashing on Granville Street

Aug 5, 2020 / 5:47 pm

A campaign has been launched for a woman who was brutally slashed in the face during an altercation on Granville Street in the wee hours of a July morning....

Want to be a park ranger?

Aug 5, 2020 / 5:05 pm

Young people with an interest in environmental management and conservation will now have further opportunity to gain experience and skills. The new government...

Agreement over Site C

Aug 5, 2020 / 4:45 pm

A British Columbia First Nation has ended its legal battle against the provincial government and BC Hydro over the Site C dam, a project the nation originally...

47 new cases, 0 deaths

Aug 5, 2020 / 4:08 pm

There have been 47 new cases of COVID-19 reported in British Columbia in the past 24 hours, including seven in the Interior Health region. No new deaths were...

Super-yacht passing through

Aug 5, 2020 / 4:00 pm

The yacht of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been spotted in the waters off Vancouver Island. Tab McNabb the owner-operator of Ketchikan Outdoors has...

New electric car rebates

Aug 5, 2020 / 3:44 pm

The British Columbia government is offering rebates of up to $50,000 to businesses, regional governments and non-profit groups buying electric passenger...

UBC loses appeal over fine

Aug 5, 2020 / 3:42 pm

The University of British Columbia has lost an appeal of a hefty fine and conviction over an ammonia release that ended up in a fish-bearing streaming. The...

Boat runs over canoe

Aug 5, 2020 / 3:26 pm

A motorboat driver has been charged with operating a vessel without due care after a crash with an Indigenous racing canoe on Cultus Lake in B.C.'s Fraser...

'Death midwife' not a job

Aug 5, 2020 / 2:05 pm

A woman who calls herself a "death midwife" has been banned from using the title after a lengthy legal battle launched by the College of Midwives of...

Helping people into homes

Aug 5, 2020 / 12:46 pm

The British Columbia government and the City of Vancouver are trying a new way to help get homeless people off the streets with the country's first-ever...

Over 2,000 living on streets

Aug 5, 2020 / 12:15 pm

A homeless count conducted across the Lower Mainland in March has revealed that Vancouver saw a slight drop in the number of people living without a home...

Missing kayaker found

Aug 5, 2020 / 11:03 am

A man reported missing while kayaking near Prince George with a friend has been found. Cpl. Craig Douglass says RCMP received a report at roughly 2 a.m. this...

More murder hornets

Aug 5, 2020 / 10:07 am

A Saanich woman believes she spotted an Asian giant hornet — commonly referred to as the “murder hornet” — in her backyard over the...

Head stuck in glass jar

Aug 5, 2020 / 9:49 am

A coyote was not so wily after getting its head stuck in a jar and had to be freed by conservation officers in Maple Ridge. The COs tranquilized the animal,...

BC navy ships set sail

Aug 5, 2020 / 9:19 am

B.C.-based navy ships HMCS Regina and HMCS Winnipeg are in local waters for a few days prior to heading south to join an international marine exercise led by...

Fatality at BC mine

Aug 5, 2020 / 8:53 am

A worker has been killed during maintenance at a gold mine in northwestern British Columbia, north of Stewart. Vancouver-based Pretium Resources says the man,...

Emergency state extended

Aug 5, 2020 / 7:15 am

The B.C. government has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, to...

Schools a 'priority' setting

Aug 5, 2020 / 4:00 am

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry remains confident about children returning to school this fall, despite an online petition protesting the mandatory...

Illegal trap kills young skunk

Aug 4, 2020 / 8:30 pm

Fur-Bearers, a wildlife non-profit, is offering a reward for anyone with information about an illegal leg-hold trap that captured and harmed a young skunk that...

Dr. Henry calls out airlines

Aug 4, 2020 / 6:15 pm

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry called out airlines for their poor collection of passenger data, describing the situation as a “disconnect in...

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