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B.C. has two of the world's best train trips, report shows

B.C. has two of the world's best train trips, report shows

BC Feb 27, 2024 / 5:48 pm

The insurance website InsureMyTrip.ca today released its list of what it calls the "greatest train trips in the world." Two of what it considers...

Rickety, ramshackle, rumbling trucks rolled off the road

Rickety, ramshackle, rumbling trucks rolled off the road

Abbotsford Feb 27, 2024 / 5:47 pm

The motoring public may feel a bit better for awhile, knowing that 70 unsafe trucks are no longer on Metro Vancouver roads. A multi-agency crackdown and...

Vancouver park board 'Transition Team' messages deleted

Vancouver park board 'Transition Team' messages deleted

Vancouver Feb 27, 2024 / 5:46 pm

Something caught a former commissioner’s eye on Dec. 11 when the Vancouver park board met for the first time after Mayor Ken Sim declared his intention to...

West Kelowna councillor wants commercial operators to pay to use city boat launches

West Kelowna councillor wants commercial operators to pay to use city boat launches

West Kelowna Feb 27, 2024 / 5:43 pm

A West Kelowna councillor believes it's time commercial boat operators start paying to use the city's boat launch facilities. Coun. Garrett Millsap will...

Kamloops council wants city staff involved in TRU overpass study

Kamloops council wants city staff involved in TRU overpass study

Kamloops Feb 27, 2024 / 5:38 pm

Kamloops city council wants staff to be involved in a study commissioned by Thompson Rivers University to investigate locations for a proposed overpass spanning...

Lengthy Trans-Canada closure planned between Revelstoke, Golden while crews conduct avalanche control work

Lengthy Trans-Canada closure planned between Revelstoke, Golden while crews conduct avalanche control work

Revelstoke Feb 27, 2024 / 5:20 pm

The Trans-Canada Highway will be closed between Revelstoke and Golden on Wednesday night while crews conduct avalanche control work. According to DriveBC, the...

Canadians down Trinidad 3-0 to qualify for CONCACAF U-20 Championship

Canadians down Trinidad 3-0 to qualify for CONCACAF U-20 Championship

Soccer Feb 27, 2024 / 5:18 pm

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad And Tobago — Canada booked its ticket to the CONCACAF U-20 Championship with a 3-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday, completing...

Offseason QB derby could be dictated by what Bears do with the No. 1 pick and Justin Fields

Offseason QB derby could be dictated by what Bears do with the No. 1 pick and Justin Fields

NFL Feb 27, 2024 / 5:10 pm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Eberflus already endured one round of the Justin Fields debate. He's hoping, for everyone's sake, the second...

Extended range stun weapon not enough to bring down armed suspect in North Kamloops, police say

Extended range stun weapon not enough to bring down armed suspect in North Kamloops, police say

Kamloops Feb 27, 2024 / 5:06 pm

An extended range weapon intended to help police arrest dangerous suspects wasn't enough to take down a man in north Kamloops last week armed with a knife....

Six-storey rental apartment proposed for Rutland

Six-storey rental apartment proposed for Rutland

Kelowna Feb 27, 2024 / 4:57 pm

A new rental-only apartment complex is being proposed for Valleyview Road in Rutland. The application before city planners is for a six-storey, wood-frame...

Rapidly expanding wildfires in the Texas Panhandle prompt evacuations

Rapidly expanding wildfires in the Texas Panhandle prompt evacuations

Texas Feb 27, 2024 / 4:49 pm

A rapidly widening Texas wildfire doubled in size Tuesday and prompted evacuation orders in at least one small town as strong winds, dry grass and unseasonably...

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman calls on Jets, Winnipeg fans to find solution to falling attendance

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman calls on Jets, Winnipeg fans to find solution to falling attendance

Hockey Feb 27, 2024 / 4:46 pm

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — NHL commissioner Gary Bettman called Winnipeg a strong market where “hockey matters,” and said he believes the team's falling...

Flyers, Lightning play with reduced lighting after partial power outage at arena

Flyers, Lightning play with reduced lighting after partial power outage at arena

Hockey Feb 27, 2024 / 4:41 pm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning were playing at the Wells Fargo Center partially in the dark on Tuesday. With the Flyers...

Pistons coach Monty Williams not exactly backing off comments about refs following missed call

Pistons coach Monty Williams not exactly backing off comments about refs following missed call

Basketball Feb 27, 2024 / 4:38 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — Detroit Pistons coach Monty Williams wasn't exactly backing down a day after ripping the officials for missing a critical call near the end of...

Peachland councillors ask if extension of Beach Ave. pathway is necessary

Peachland councillors ask if extension of Beach Ave. pathway is necessary

Peachland Feb 27, 2024 / 4:38 pm

Lakeside parking restrictions might be a better way to improve pedestrian safety than building a temporary pathway at the north end of Beach Avenue, some...

US men's soccer to play exhibition against Brazil on June 12 at Orlando, Florida

US men's soccer to play exhibition against Brazil on June 12 at Orlando, Florida

Soccer Feb 27, 2024 / 4:33 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play Brazil in an exhibition at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, on June 12 ahead of the Copa América. The...

RCMP arrest suspect in Trail, B.C. motel explosion

RCMP arrest suspect in Trail, B.C. motel explosion

Trail Feb 27, 2024 / 4:23 pm

Police in the Kootenays have made a second arrest in relation to an explosion at a motel. A blast on Feb. 10 at 10:30 p.m. in a room at the Glenwood Inn in...

Why enthusiasm might be fading for B.C.'s housing initiatives

Why enthusiasm might be fading for B.C.'s housing initiatives

BC Feb 27, 2024 / 4:16 pm

The province’s flurry of housing announcements that began last fall may no longer be captivating some stakeholders in quite the same way. The NDP...

Outrage over Pickton T-shirt, death threats cause cancellation of New West comedy show

Outrage over Pickton T-shirt, death threats cause cancellation of New West comedy show

New Westminster Feb 27, 2024 / 4:15 pm

The House of Comedy in New Westminster has cancelled a performance by a controversial comedy group in response to public concerns. The Danger Cats’...

B.C. Premier Eby apologizes to Doukhobors, for wrongs that 'echoed for generations'

B.C. Premier Eby apologizes to Doukhobors, for wrongs that 'echoed for generations'

BC Feb 27, 2024 / 4:10 pm

British Columbia Premier David Eby has officially apologized in the Victoria legislature to members of the Doukhobor religious community, including children who...

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