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Widow claims cancer report fell through the cracks, costing her husband his life

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 05:00:00 EDT


A B.C. woman claims a report with her husband's positive cancer diagnosis fell through cracks in the medical system, costing her partner his life — and her a $1-million life insurance policy.

Suspect arrested in Chilliwack in connection to commercial vehicles shot at on Highway 97

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:13:33 EDT


RCMP say they have arrested a suspect in Chilliwack in connection to a series of shootings targeting commercial vehicles over an eight-hour period along B.C. highways.

Earth Hour, ' a great opportunity to talk about energy conservation,' says BC Hydro despite low participation

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:30:00 EDT


Participation in Earth Hour in B.C. has been in a free fall since 2013 when a record 136 megawatt hours were saved, but some communities like Whistler are still doing their best to keep the world-wide practice relevant.

Vancouver hot-shots tie for title at national yo-yo championships

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:30:22 EDT


'It feels unreal. I'm still really surprised. I can't believe that I made it this far,' says Harrison Lee who along with Luckey Li will represent Canada at the yo-yo World Championships in Iceland.

Toddler tragedy emboldens Vancouver parents to rally for $10-a-day child care

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 20:28:41 EDT


Demonstrators brought signs reading, 'For Mac,' as they marched on Attorney General Suzanne Anton's constituency office, hoping the tragic death of Macallan Saini at a daycare in January will spur the B.C. Liberals to adopt a $10-a-day child care plan.

Victim of targeted Abbotsford shooting identified

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:34:00 EDT


IHIT has released the identity of a 20-year-old man fatally shot in Abbotsford last night.

4 people found dead in home near Ashcroft, B.C.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:59:54 EDT


RCMP and the B.C. Coroners Service are investigating the deaths of four people found in a home in Venables Valley, south of Ashcroft, Friday afternoon.

Would-be homeowners take advantage of partnership program, says province

Sat, 4 Feb 2017 21:59:37 EST


Since applications opened on Jan. 16, 2017, more than $1 million in loans has been handed out to first-time home buyers through the province's B.C. Home Partnership Program.

Suspect in fatal shooting on Las Vegas Strip surrenders after standoff

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:39:52 EDT


The suspect in a fatal shooting on the Las Vegas Strip on Saturday surrendered to police after barricading himself inside a bus.

Pro golfer Michelle Wie's outfits banned from top B.C. greens

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 14:00:00 EDT


When is a golf skirt too short? Pro golfer Michelle Wie’s would be banned on B.C. greens.

Beach reopens but dog ban still in place after wolf attack near Ucluelet

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:01:52 EDT


Pacific Rim Park officials have reopened Wickaninnish Beach near Ucluelet, B.C., after a series of wolf attacks prompted its closure Thursday.

Canucks' Brock Boeser scores game-winner in NHL debut

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:01:35 EDT


Brock Boeser scored in his NHL debut and Vancouver also got a pair of goals from Reid Boucher as the Canucks defeated the slumping Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Saturday.

More senior day program spots coming to Richmond

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:55:17 EDT


A program for seniors who are still healthy enough to live at home, but could benefit from a little time socializing with other seniors and getting medical help is expanding to Richmond.

'They want to see if you're squishy': Swarm of sea lions nibble on divers in stunning video

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 21:00:00 EDT


Underwater filmmaker Russell Clark got up close and personal with dozens of curious sea lions off the coast of Vancouver Island.

That time Vancouver's hippies took over Stanley Park 50 years ago

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:00:00 EDT


Carol Reid was 23 years old when she donned a garland of iris flowers and walked out the door of her Fourth Avenue home to join hundreds of hippies making their way to Stanley Park.

Outdoor enthusiast cries foul over B.C. Parks licence plates

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 23:10:07 EDT


A Vancouver man is calling out the province for what he says is misleading information about how much of the $50 fee for specialty B.C. Parks licence plates actually goes to enhance parks.

Bomb survivor walks runway for Vancouver Fashion Week

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:00:00 EDT


Professional dancer Adrianne Haslet, who lost her leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, is walking in a show that celebrates body diversity.

6 memorable photos from the past week in B.C.

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:00:00 EDT


The week that was in British Columbia — in photos.

Bard on the Beach searches for pooch to put on stage

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 16:00:00 EDT


Any pet can pose for a cute Facebook photo but only a few four-legged stars will make it to the stage of a Shakespeare play.

'Rocket Man': Astronaut Chris Hadfield performs with Victoria Symphony

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:00:00 EDT


Famed astronaut Chris Hadfield performs classic space songs, as well as some originals, alongside the Victoria Symphony.