Skip to content
Join our Newsletter
VIA store 300x100
Join our Newsletter

B.C. News

British Columbians can now receive air quality alerts via text

British Columbians can now receive air quality alerts via text

The messages, in the form of air quality advisories and smoky skies bulletins, will also provide health advice and protective actions.

B.C. sees second day in a row with no COVID-19 deaths as schools ready to reopen

VICTORIA — British Columbia announced no new deaths from COVID-19 for the second day in a row on Saturday, as it recorded 11 new cases of the virus. It’s the third time this week that there have been zero deaths from COVID-19 in B.C.
B.C. confirms 11 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 2,573

B.C. confirms 11 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 2,573

For the second day in a row, there are no new deaths to report.
B.C. paddler fights to save turkey vulture after eagle attack

B.C. paddler fights to save turkey vulture after eagle attack

“I don’t want to interfere in nature, but I don’t want to see an animal suffer ... The eagle had taken off and it just didn’t seem right to leave it.”
Tubing on this popular B.C. river gets the 'OK' to go ahead this summer

Tubing on this popular B.C. river gets the 'OK' to go ahead this summer

The Town of Lake Cowichan reversed the decision it made last month to restrict the popular activity.

Police watchdog investigating death of Richmond man

RICHMOND, B.C. — British Columbia's police watchdog has been called in to investigate the death of a shoplifting suspect after an arrest by Richmond RCMP.
These tiny B.C. fawns were rescued after a cougar killed their mother

These tiny B.C. fawns were rescued after a cougar killed their mother

The orphaned fawns will spend their life with Beyond Bears, a specialized animal training company based in Abbotsford.
Handling of pandemic boosts fortunes of Horgan, BC NDP: poll

Handling of pandemic boosts fortunes of Horgan, BC NDP: poll

The approval rating for the two main party leaders has improved dramatically.

Kootenay Boundary region issues evacuation alert due to possible weekend floods

GRAND FORKS, B.C. — An evacuation alert has been issued for 2,300 people due to possible flooding in British Columbia's southern interior along the Kettle River watershed.

Watchdog asks Crown to consider charges against five officers in death of B.C. man

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia's police watchdog is asking Crown counsel to consider use of force and obstruction charges against five police officers after the death of a Prince George man while in custody.