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Amber Alert issued in U.S. for B.C. mother and daughter

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:17:25 EST


New Westminster police have issued an Amber Alert for a mother and daughter believed to have entered the U.S.

Nicholas Hannon's 3 killers sentenced to life with no chance of parole for 18 years

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:35:09 EST


Three young men charged with killing 19-year-old Nicholas Hannon have all been handed sentences of life in prison after pleading guilty to the 2nd-degree murder of their former friend.

Federal court dismisses First Nations' challenge of Site C dam

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:58:59 EST


The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a lawsuit from two B.C. First Nations trying to prevent the Site C dam project from going ahead.

B.C. government touts job growth in 5-year update

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:35:28 EST


B.C. Premier Christy Clark says great improvements have been made in the five years since the introduction of the B.C. Jobs Plan.

'America's worst mom' comes to B.C.

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:11:44 EST


Leonore Lkenazy found herself in the centre of a media storm after she let her 9-year-old son ride the New York City subway by himself.

Alberta couple fined $486,000 after following B.C. tax evader's scheme

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:18:18 EST


A Grande Prairie couple who say they believe taxes are a form of slavery have been fined nearly half a million dollars for tax evasion.

Vancouver Park Board considers plebiscite on whales in captivity at aquarium

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:22:33 EST


The Vancouver Park Board will debate a proposal tonight to let the public have its say on keeping cetaceans in captivity at the Vancouver Aquarium.

Changes needed on popular Vancouver bike route, says city

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:02:48 EST


The City of Vancouver is proposing changes to one of its busiest bike routes to make it safer for cyclists and pedestrians.

2017 British Columbia election: Cariboo North riding profile

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:06:47 EST


A look at Cariboo North, one of the 87 electoral districts in British Columbia.

'Whatever means necessary': How these insiders tricked Loblaws shoppers into signing up for credit cards

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:00:52 EST


Three salesmen who were tasked with pitching plastic at Loblaws-owned grocery stores say they were pressured to sign up as many as 50 people a day by targeting young and low-income shoppers.

Vancouver barbers question value of new B.C. liquor law changes

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:00:00 EST


The latest revisions to B.C.'s liquor laws come into effect today, affecting businesses from barbershops to cooking schools and art galleries — but many of them are downplaying the changes.

Mandatory warning stickers on opioid prescription bottles to come

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:25:06 EST


A Health Canada official says the agency wants pill bottles for prescription opioids to carry warning labels.

Black ice turns Metro Vancouver Monday morning commute slippery

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 11:08:55 EST


Morning commuters are having to deal with wide spread black ice throughout Metro Vancouver and a number of police forces are urging drivers to slow down and use extra caution.

How British Columbia's Garbage Gobblers nearly went extinct

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:00:00 EST


Trash cans decorated as garbage-eating monsters once lined B.C. highways. Today they are preserved by a handful of enthusiasts.

Why some people who hate their jobs never end up quitting, according to a psychologist

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 09:46:34 EST


Workplace psychologist Jennifer Newman says giving your two weeks notice is easier said than done.