Skip to content
Join our Newsletter

Local News

VIDEO: RCMP seek witnesses to three-vehicle crash

VIDEO: RCMP seek witnesses to three-vehicle crash

RCMP are asking for the public to come forward with information as they continue to investigate a serious three-vehicle accident that forced the closure of parts of Hwy. 99 late Sunday afternoon. Photograph By PAT HEINEKEY B.C.
VPD adds 20 electric vehicles to fleet

VPD adds 20 electric vehicles to fleet

Photo Pexels The Vancouver Police Department is replacing its gas-powered vehicles with 20 electric Ford Focus hatchbacks.
Parking spots to be removed in Yaletown starting in April

Parking spots to be removed in Yaletown starting in April

The city is looking at eliminating some parking on Mainland and Hamilton streets in Yaletown in order to make access easier for the fire department.
British Columbia's economy is forecast to remain strong through 2020

British Columbia's economy is forecast to remain strong through 2020

Photo Shutterstock British Columbia is predicted to have solid economic growth through 2020 by a trade association of credit unions. Central 1 Credit Union says 2017 was a year of "stellar growth" and the positive momentum will continue in B.C.
Human rights hearing proceeds: Waiter argues his French culture behind firing

Human rights hearing proceeds: Waiter argues his French culture behind firing

Photo Shutterstock A waiter in British Columbia who is disputing his firing argues his French culture led to his dismissal. Guillaume Rey appealed to the B.C.
Kinder Morgan pipeline protester faces immigration charges

Kinder Morgan pipeline protester faces immigration charges

A female pipeline protester confronts police at an incident on March 16 that saw another protester chain herself to a work truck outside of Kinder Morgan’s Burnaby Mountain tank farm.
Trudeau apologizes to B.C.'s Tsilhqot'in for hanging of chiefs in 1864 'Chilcotin War'

Trudeau apologizes to B.C.'s Tsilhqot'in for hanging of chiefs in 1864 'Chilcotin War'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a statement of exoneration on behalf of the Government of Canada to the Tsilhqot’in Nation and the descendants of six Tsilhqot’in Chiefs in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 26,
BC SPCA: choose chocolate bunnies this Easter

BC SPCA: choose chocolate bunnies this Easter

A living and breathing rabbit is long-term commitment. That's why the BC SPCA is reminding the public that chocolate bunnies make better gifts for Easter than real rabbits unless a family is already considering adopting a pet.
Province scales back speculation tax, cuts rate for B.C. residents

Province scales back speculation tax, cuts rate for B.C. residents

Parksville on Vancouver Island will no longer be affected by the new speculation tax, in changes announced March 26, 2018 Under changes to the proposed speculation tax, B.C. residents will now only have to pay 0.
Off-roaders now face $1M in fines, jail if they spark a wildfire

Off-roaders now face $1M in fines, jail if they spark a wildfire

Shutterstock Possible payment of firefighting costs, up to $1 million court fines and up to three years in jail — the province means business when it comes to off-road vehicle users who start wildfires.