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Missing hiker found dead

Jul 20, 2017 / 1:15 pm

A hiker has been found dead near Shawnigan Lake on Vancouver Island. The 22-year-old went missing Wednesday night in Koksilah River Provincial Park. Search and...

NDP stamp on Crown corps

Jul 20, 2017 / 11:53 am

British Columbia Premier John Horgan is moving quickly to put the New Democratic Party stamp on the province's Crown corporations and government...

Tangled sea lion freed

Jul 20, 2017 / 6:56 am

A tangled sea lion has been freed from marine debris near Tofino. Vancouver Aquarium says a rescue crew saved the adult female Steller sea lion earlier this...

Schmoozing new premier

Jul 19, 2017 / 6:56 pm

John Horgan has been British Columbia's premier for less than a day and already the requests are flooding in, as various groups compete to get their...

NDP: the wait is over

Jul 19, 2017 / 6:41 am

British Columbia's new premier says the wait is over as promises that he and his freshly appointed cabinet will hit the ground running on their first day in...

Horgan promises fire help

Jul 18, 2017 / 4:47 pm

New Democrat Premier John Horgan took the reins of government Tuesday by noting that nearly 40,000 residents have been forced out of their homes by wildfires...

Airlifted after car hits tree

Jul 18, 2017 / 4:18 pm

One person has been airlifted to hospital after a crash on Highway 4 on Vancouver Island. Photos posted to social media show a car that slammed into a tree. The...

Horgan's new cabinet

Jul 18, 2017 / 2:54 pm

Premier John Horgan announced his new cabinet today in Victoria. "Our government will offer families relief from high costs and fees, strengthen services...

NDP takes the reins

Jul 18, 2017 / 2:49 pm

The British Columbia New Democrats have been sworn in as government after 16 years on the Opposition benches. In a ceremony led by First Nations drumming and...

NDP takes power today

Jul 18, 2017 / 6:54 am

British Columbia's New Democrats will get their first taste of power in 16 years at a swearing-in ceremony in Victoria this afternoon. The New Democrats won...

NDP poised to take power

Jul 17, 2017 / 2:16 pm

British Columbia is on the cusp of a change in government for the first time in 16 years, all while the province scrambles to control scores of wildfires that...

4 years for officer's death

Jul 14, 2017 / 11:00 am

UPDATE: 11 a.m. A man has been sentenced to four years in prison for the death of an RCMP officer who was killed when a truck rammed her cruiser near Victoria...