BC News

Tree poaching from forests

May 16, 2021 / 6:57 am

Big trees, small trees, dead trees, softwoods and hardwoods have all become valuable targets of tree poachers in British Columbia as timber prices hit record...

Judge wrongfully detained

May 15, 2021 / 4:34 pm

The mayor of Vancouver says he is "appalled" that police officers wrongfully detained and handcuffed a retired British Columbia Supreme Court justice...

Man injured in melee

May 15, 2021 / 2:05 pm

Surrey RCMP is investigating after an altercation left a man with a head injury. Police said the man was allegedly assaulted with a pipe-like object Saturday...

Missing woman found dead

May 15, 2021 / 1:52 pm

RCMP do not suspect foul play after a woman's body was found in Salt Spring Island. CTV News Vancouver reported Sinikka Elliott was a UBC professor who went...

Eyes peeled for motorcycles

May 15, 2021 / 10:00 am

With warm weather in the forecast for the weekend, BC RCMP traffic services are reminding motorists to keep an eye out for motorcyclists and scooters. Kelowna...

Man drove girl to buy drugs

May 15, 2021 / 9:45 am

A 33-year-old Langford man who was one of the last people to see a 12-year-old suspected overdose victim alive says he was helping the Grade 6 student and her...

Cruise ships may bypass BC

May 15, 2021 / 9:37 am

The U.S. Senate has given unanimous consent to temporarily allow Alaska-bound cruise ships to bypass Victoria and Vancouver ports in an attempt to salvage a...

Buy a drink, support a dog

May 15, 2021 / 9:00 am

Canada’s largest spirits festival devoted exclusively to local artisan distilleries remains on hiatus until 2022. But in the meantime, its organizers have...

Coleman back in hot seat

May 14, 2021 / 5:32 pm

UPDATE 5:30 p.m. British Columbia's former gaming minister said comments he made more than a decade ago about a top-ranking financial crime...

Trauma rising for nurses

May 14, 2021 / 5:22 pm

At least half of critical care nurses have experienced probable or significant post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms as a result of the pandemic, new research...

494 new cases, 2 deaths

May 14, 2021 / 3:29 pm

The provincial government has announced 494 new coronavirus cases, including 33 in the Interior Health region. The new cases bring the province's total...

Gang violence a 'scourge'

May 14, 2021 / 2:28 pm

Police have mounted an all-out, joint effort to end the "scourge" of gang violence in Metro Vancouver that has seen deadly shootings in public places...

Mussel checkstops begin

May 14, 2021 / 1:50 pm

Inspection stations are now open across the province to prevent invasive zebra and quagga mussels from entering B.C. waterways. Now through late October,...

Another coyote attack

May 14, 2021 / 1:41 pm

Conservation officers are investigating another coyote attack in Vancouver's Stanley Park. The BC Conservation Officer Service posted on its Facebook page,...

Pent-up demand to fill seats

May 14, 2021 / 1:16 pm

With B.C. and the rest of Canada in the midst of a third COVID wave, any hope of a normalized summer where people can gather for concerts, festivals and...

Chinese consulate targeted

May 14, 2021 / 12:17 pm

Vancouver police are investigating two acts of mischief at the Chinese consulate. “These are such disrespectful and intolerable acts,” said Const....

'Demovicted' eagles OK

May 14, 2021 / 10:23 am

Volunteers from the North Shore Eagle Network say two eagles successfully relocated to an artificial nest after being "demovicted" from a North...

Police seek Gastown groper

May 14, 2021 / 10:20 am

Vancouver police are looking for a Gastown groper. The incident occurred in March and police are hoping the public can help them identify the suspect. “It...

Harnessing wave energy

May 14, 2021 / 10:13 am

Inspiration and passion for a life-changing project can strike at a moment’s notice – for Charles Haynes, that moment was 3 a.m. at his cabin on...

Bear sprayed by courthouse

May 14, 2021 / 10:03 am

A group of people were unwitting bear spray victims in Prince George this week. About 7 p.m. Tuesday, Amelia Merrick was enjoying the spring evening with seven...