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Over 2,000 living on streets

Aug 5, 2020 / 12:15 pm

A homeless count conducted across the Lower Mainland in March has revealed that Vancouver saw a slight drop in the number of people living without a home...

Missing kayaker found

Aug 5, 2020 / 11:03 am

A man reported missing while kayaking near Prince George with a friend has been found. Cpl. Craig Douglass says RCMP received a report at roughly 2 a.m. this...

More murder hornets

Aug 5, 2020 / 10:07 am

A Saanich woman believes she spotted an Asian giant hornet — commonly referred to as the “murder hornet” — in her backyard over the...

Head stuck in glass jar

Aug 5, 2020 / 9:49 am

A coyote was not so wily after getting its head stuck in a jar and had to be freed by conservation officers in Maple Ridge. The COs tranquilized the animal,...

BC navy ships set sail

Aug 5, 2020 / 9:19 am

B.C.-based navy ships HMCS Regina and HMCS Winnipeg are in local waters for a few days prior to heading south to join an international marine exercise led by...

Fatality at BC mine

Aug 5, 2020 / 8:53 am

A worker has been killed during maintenance at a gold mine in northwestern British Columbia, north of Stewart. Vancouver-based Pretium Resources says the man,...

Emergency state extended

Aug 5, 2020 / 7:15 am

The B.C. government has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, to...

Schools a 'priority' setting

Aug 5, 2020 / 4:00 am

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry remains confident about children returning to school this fall, despite an online petition protesting the mandatory...

Illegal trap kills young skunk

Aug 4, 2020 / 8:30 pm

Fur-Bearers, a wildlife non-profit, is offering a reward for anyone with information about an illegal leg-hold trap that captured and harmed a young skunk that...

Dr. Henry calls out airlines

Aug 4, 2020 / 6:15 pm

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry called out airlines for their poor collection of passenger data, describing the situation as a “disconnect in...

Checking in on self-isolators

Aug 4, 2020 / 6:00 pm

Self-isolation check ins aren't just a new part of the job for employees of Service BC, they're also a privilege, says the organization. For the past...

Load of lumber hits cyclist

Aug 4, 2020 / 5:27 pm

A Vancouver man is nursing serious injuries while RCMP say the driver of the truck whose load knocked him off his bicycle has been ticketed. A statement from...

Search for missing python

Aug 4, 2020 / 4:58 pm

Police say a large snake is missing somewhere in a Victoria-area neighbourhood. Victoria police issued a statement saying the nearly 1.4-metre long ball python...

3 more YVR flights exposed

Aug 4, 2020 / 4:06 pm

The B.C. Centre for Disease control is warning passengers aboard another three flights through Vancouver over possible exposure to COVID-19. Two flights...

Doctors urge mask mandate

Aug 4, 2020 / 3:40 pm

Eighty-two B.C. doctors and dentists have signed a document urging the provincial government to mandate the wearing of face masks on transit, in crowds and for...

Saves a life, loses his own

Aug 4, 2020 / 3:28 pm

Just 20 minutes before he was stabbed to death, Thomus Donaghy had saved a life at the overdose prevention site at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver....

146 new cases, 0 deaths

Aug 4, 2020 / 3:11 pm

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced 146 new cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia since Friday, including 9 new cases in the Interior Health...

Man in tree opposes TMX

Aug 4, 2020 / 2:39 pm

A Vancouver-area doctor has occupied several trees in the area around the Brunette River, which straddles the border between New Westminster and Burnaby. The...

Feds back conservation

Aug 4, 2020 / 1:39 pm

The federal government is investing $2 million over four years to support species at risk and habitat protection in southeastern British Columbia. Jonathan...

New rules for retail pot

Aug 4, 2020 / 1:31 pm

The British Columbia government says new rules for private cannabis retailers will allow pot to be reserved and paid for online, but customers still have to...

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