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Supreme and provincial courts in B.C. postpone in-person trials as COVID cases surge

Jan 3, 2022 / 11:36 am

British Columbia's Supreme and provincial courts are postponing in-person trials this week as they work with public health officials to update their...

TransLink keeps snow out of SkyTrain doors in the most Canadian way possible

Jan 2, 2022 / 8:00 pm

How can such a Canadian problem as too much snow be solved with an even more Canadian solution? When Metro Vancouver receives its uniquely wet and heavy brand...

No coyote attacks in Stanley Park since fines enacted, cull

Jan 1, 2022 / 9:12 am

There have been no reports of coyote attacks in Stanley Park since fines were approved for feeding wildlife and a cull of the canines was completed in September...

Vancouver's single-use plastic ban takes effect January 1

Dec 31, 2021 / 8:30 am

Starting Jan. 1, 2022, the City of Vancouver is introducing a series of bylaws aimed at reducing single-use items as part of a plan to be a Zero Waste city by...

Joe Rogan cancels sold-out Vancouver show because he isn't vaccinated

Dec 30, 2021 / 6:45 pm

American comedian Joe Rogan has announced that he is cancelling his sold-out Vancouver show due to the province's vaccine passport mandate. Most widely...

Vancouver nurse suspended for feeding resident against their will

Dec 30, 2021 / 8:42 am

The BC College of Nurses and Midwives has suspended a Vancouver nurse for feeding a resident against their will on two occasions. A notice on the college's...

'Despicable': Man who wrote hateful graffiti on Vancouver's Chinese Cultural Centre sentenced

Dec 29, 2021 / 5:27 pm

A man who pleaded guilty to mischief related to hateful graffiti on Vancouver’s Chinese Cultural Centre will spend a further 79 days in jail in addition...

630,000 Canadians surprised by big insurance cheques – it's not a scam

Dec 24, 2021 / 8:34 am

Christmas came early for hundreds of thousand of Canadians. CTV News Vancouver is reporting that 630,000 cheques worth thousands of dollars have been showing up...

Everything B.C. residents need to know about flight changes due to Omicron

Dec 23, 2021 / 9:00 pm

Did you book travel over the holidays or in the new year? If so, you are not alone. Numerous Vancouverites started eagerly booking travel after the federal...

COVID-19 Relief support update and winter weather preparations

Dec 23, 2021 / 11:24 am

UPDATE 11:17 a.m. New one-time grants are on the way for businesses in British Columbia that were forced to shut down by COVID-19 restrictions. Ravi Kahlon, the...

The BCCDC has released updated COVID-19 testing protocol

Dec 23, 2021 / 4:00 am

While health officials are still unsure exactly what symptoms are most common in the recently-identified Omicron variant, B.C. has changed its guidance on when...

Integrated Emergency Response Team deliver gifts Santa-style to kids at the Ronald McDonald House

Dec 22, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Members of the Integrated Emergency Response Team (IERT) with the RCMP arrived Santa-style from the roof and rapelled down to deliver toys for the kids at the...

Listings plunge even as B.C. home sales, prices hit record highs

Dec 22, 2021 / 7:00 pm

With a month remaining in 2021, British Columbia housing sales hit an all-time annual high in November as the number of homes for sale crashed to a record low,...

Burnaby neighbour ‘helped’ porch pirating fake driver steal Amazon packages

Dec 22, 2021 / 4:57 pm

This is a time of year when crime definitely goes up. Christmas means lots of shopping, with more and more people doing it online. That’s led to the...

B.C.-wide salmonella outbreak linked to frozen whole kernel corn

Dec 22, 2021 / 1:13 pm

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is warning Canadians about a salmonella outbreak linked to frozen whole kernel corn. On Dec. 14 and 19, the Canadian...

B.C. researchers get molecular look at Omicron variant spike protein

Dec 22, 2021 / 1:07 pm

The world’s first molecular-level analysis of the Omicron variant has been conducted here in B.C. and researchers are calling their findings...

Snow, storm and bitter cold warnings posted for parts of B.C.

Dec 22, 2021 / 12:55 pm

A weather system from the Pacific Ocean is forecast to bring heavy snow and the risk of freezing rain to several areas of southern and central British Columbia....

SEC demands US$52.9 million from ex-Vancouver lawyer Fred Sharp after default

Dec 21, 2021 / 1:21 pm

Former Vancouver lawyer turned offshore company facilitator Fred Sharp is facing a US$52.9-million judgment against him after he defaulted on a stock fraud case...

Crews work at dizzying heights to maintain Metro Vancouver bridges

Dec 21, 2021 / 11:30 am

Do heights make your palms sweaty? Knees weak? Arms heavy? Well, the workers who de-ice two major Metro Vancouver bridges have to brave an over 500 foot-drop...

Wait times for COVID-19 tests in Vancouver more than 3 hours

Dec 20, 2021 / 3:47 pm

COVID-19 testing centres in the Lower Mainland are seeing a crush of patients on Monday. CTV Vancouver reports some test sites are seeing wait times in excess...

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