Poll: loving life in BC?

Mar 18, 2019 / 7:37 pm

Vancouver has the highest quality of life among major cities in North America, according to new global rankings. Overall, B.C.'s largest city tied for third...

Poll: regulate gas prices?

Mar 16, 2019 / 7:30 am

B.C. motorists pay more for gasoline than any other province in Canada – a lot more. Castanet took to the streets to see if some government intervention...

Poll: pay the reward?

Mar 14, 2019 / 6:20 pm

A man has reached out to Castanet, claiming he found stolen dog Atlas and deserves the reward money. We’ve chosen not to release the man’s identity...

Poll: going high with wood

Mar 13, 2019 / 7:12 pm

Premier John Horgan was at the Okanagan Falls Structurlam plant Wednesday to announce changes to the B.C. Building Code to allow the construction of taller...

Poll: afraid of flying?

Mar 11, 2019 / 7:38 pm

Transport Minister Marc Garneau says he would board "without hesitation" the type of aircraft that crashed in the Ethiopian Airlines tragedy on...

Poll: drop the time change?

Mar 8, 2019 / 5:52 pm

As we prepare to spring forward this weekend and B.C. Premier John Horgan ponders moving to a unified time zone with the United States, a new study questions...

Poll: ban plastic bags?

Mar 7, 2019 / 5:12 pm

The Regional District of North Okanagan is getting closer to regulating single-use plastics. Officials are encouraging local businesses to be cautious before...

Poll: Libs losing support?

Mar 5, 2019 / 11:15 am

A new Ipsos poll suggests the SNC-Lavalin controversy is affecting the government's popularity with voters. If an election were held tomorrow, the new poll...

Poll: proof of vaccination

Feb 28, 2019 / 7:44 pm

A plan to require proof of immunization for all students will begin next year in B.C. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has recommended the mandatory...

Poll: Should Trudeau resign?

Feb 27, 2019 / 7:39 pm

Justin Trudeau has lost the moral authority to govern and must resign ahead of a police investigation of his government, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says....

Poll: payday loans

Feb 26, 2019 / 7:54 pm

British Columbia is amending consumer protection law to offer more safeguards for people forced to turn to high-cost loan services and risk being caught in an...

Poll: national park?

Feb 25, 2019 / 7:40 pm

Parks Canada says it will extend the public consultation period on a proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen by two weeks. In a news...

Poll: mandatory vaccination

Feb 22, 2019 / 7:08 pm

Two new cases of measles have been diagnosed in the Vancouver area for a total of 10 illnesses as health officials say they're concerned they can't find...

Poll: federal leaders

Feb 20, 2019 / 6:55 pm

A new poll conducted by Leger for The Canadian Press shows that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a personal hit in the SNC-Lavalin controversy. Overall,...

Poll: NDP budget plan

Feb 19, 2019 / 7:14 pm

The B.C. government maintained its focus on providing programs to help families cope financially in its latest budget Tuesday, following efforts a year ago to...

Poll: do you vaccinate?

Feb 16, 2019 / 7:24 am

Vancouver Coastal Health says it's facing an "outbreak" of measles with nine cases in the city this month. The number of confirmed cases more than...

Poll: Crown corp messes

Feb 14, 2019 / 7:08 pm

A newly released report by the B.C. government says BC Hydro customers will pay $16 billion over the next two decades because the Crown utility was pressured to...

Poll: how do you show love?

Feb 13, 2019 / 7:07 pm

Valentine's Day is upon us, and it's a time to show that special someone how much you love them. Here's a few figures from Statistics Canada on the...

Poll: highway snow clearing

Feb 12, 2019 / 7:35 pm

Conditions on Highway 97 in the Okanagan are said to be very slippery and deteriorating. Numerous vehicles have littered the ditches along the highway, with...

Poll: response to landslide

Feb 11, 2019 / 4:31 pm

Extra barriers have been installed to make sure a bypass around Highway 97 is safe for drivers. Ministry spokesperson Paula Cousins said concrete blocks have...