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'Dooring' fine quadruples

Sep 17, 2020 / 8:41 am

Bikers in British Columbia are getting more protection on the road. The province has announced that the fine for "dooring", opening a car door when it...

Aquarium seeks lifeline

Sep 17, 2020 / 6:54 am

Lillooet stepped out of her travelling cage, stretched her wings, shook her tail feathers and looked around the empty foyer of the Vancouver Aquarium. The...

BC to release recovery plan

Sep 17, 2020 / 6:49 am

The British Columbia government is expected to reveal how it plans to stimulate an economic rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic. Premier John Horgan and Finance...

Schools to report virus cases

Sep 17, 2020 / 6:42 am

Families with school-age children in British Columbia will soon be able to go to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control website for information about COVID-19...

COVID still disrupting work

Sep 17, 2020 / 4:00 am

A new survey reveals more than half of British Columbians are still experiencing significant disruption to their employment, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Changes for flu shots

Sep 17, 2020 / 4:00 am

Getting your flu shot this fall will look different as pharmacies are planning to add additional precautions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. These precautions...

Missteps in deadly outbreak

Sep 16, 2020 / 8:00 pm

An internal report detailing the deadliest COVID-19 outbreak in British Columbia has painted a grim picture of the failures of the Langley Lodge long-term care...

122 new cases, 0 deaths

Sep 16, 2020 / 4:35 pm

ORIGINAL: 4:35 p.m. While the Ministry of Health reported six new cases of COVID-19 in the Interior earlier Wednesday afternoon, Interior Health says the region...

Owner of truck found

Sep 16, 2020 / 4:27 pm

UPDATE 4:16 p.m. RCMP tell Castanet they have located the man who was reported missing on September 15, 2020 after his truck was found abandoned at the Upper...

Cabinet minister not running

Sep 16, 2020 / 3:18 pm

A fourth cabinet minister in British Columbia says she won't run in the next election. Michelle Mungall, the minister of jobs, economic development and...

Fake grenade spooks cops

Sep 16, 2020 / 2:53 pm

Burnaby RCMP officers had to respond in a cautious manner this week with the report of a grenade. Officers were called out to the report that the grenade had...

IH alerted to mass gathering

Sep 16, 2020 / 1:48 pm

A large camping party last weekend in the Kootenays has Interior Health concerned. The health authority sent out a notice Wednesday about a group of about 150...

Tourists overrun Tofino

Sep 16, 2020 / 11:45 am

For years, a large piece of winding driftwood has been stationed on Chesterman Beach. It has become an iconic meeting place for residents, who can tell you...

Repairs after derailment

Sep 16, 2020 / 11:32 am

CN Rail says work is now underway to recover the 60 freight cars that derailed off a bridge Monday about 100 kilometres east of Vancouver. A statement from the...

Ignition operations on cam

Sep 16, 2020 / 11:29 am

The BC Wildfire Service was successful during a small-scale ignition operation at the Doctor Creek wildfire on Wednesday. The Doctor Creek wildfire, outside...

Charged with feeding bears

Sep 16, 2020 / 11:03 am

Two people suspected of feeding black bears in an upscale Whistler neighbourhood are facing charges following a lengthy investigation. In a Facebook post on...

'Getting worse by the day'

Sep 16, 2020 / 10:51 am

An independent restaurant in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is closing its Hastings Street location due to what management is calling "deplorable...

UBC party animals scatter

Sep 16, 2020 / 10:40 am

University of British Columbia students were busted by police Saturday for an outdoor party on campus. In a 30-second video posted to Twitter Sept. 12 –...

Nurses to prescribe drugs

Sep 16, 2020 / 10:10 am

Registered and psychiatric nurses in British Columbia will be able to prescribe safer drugs for people at risk of overdose under a new public health order....

Pro golfer's clubs stolen

Sep 15, 2020 / 8:12 pm

A Port Coquitlam professional golfer is scrambling to recover his stolen clubs after someone pilfered his “whole life in a bag” Friday night. Steven...

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