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These men want to be the first turbaned Sikhs elected to the B.C. Legislature

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:11:12 EDT


This month marks 70 years since Sikhs were given the right to vote in British Columbia and two South Asian candidates in the upcoming provincial election want to mark the occasion by making a little history of their own.

Vancouver Sun Run hits the road for 33rd time with 40,000 runners

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT


Some road closures along 10-kilometre route will be in effect on Sunday from 5 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT.

Squeamish ceviche: chic raw fish dishes are tasty, but watch for worms

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EDT


With raw seafood dishes growing in vogue, diners up the odds of meeting guests common in fresh fish — parasitic worms.

MMIW advocate a victim in Whitehorse homicide investigation, family, friends say

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:20:15 EDT


A Whitehorse advocate for missing and murdered Indigenous women, whose own daughter was murdered in 2007, is now herself a homicide victim, friends and family tell CBC News.

Driver dies in early morning crash in East Vancouver

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:09:04 EDT


BC Ambulance and Vancouver Fire were called to the crash just after 5 a.m.

OPINION: If you care about climate change, it's time to reject strategic voting

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:00:00 EDT


It’s no time to listen to those who are urging you to vote strategically, writes former B.C. Green leader Adriane Carr.

Seattle Mariners knock it out of the park with toasted grasshopper snack

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:00:42 EDT


Toasted grasshoppers — also known as chapulines — have become a big hit at Seattle's Safeco Field.

10 homes in Salmon Arm under evacuation order due to ground instability

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:53:50 EDT


Residents are being told to only take critical items if they are available and to leave the area immediately.

Serena Williams, Elon Musk to speak at 2017 TED Talks in Vancouver

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EDT


It's that time of year again, when wealthy philomaths from around the globe flock to Vancouver for the week-long festival of ideas known as TED Talks.

'Our DNA comes from this region': Reclaimed land opens up Fraser River to Tsawwassen First Nation

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:00:00 EDT


A waterfront site on the Fraser River is caught in two lawsuits that have wound through the courts for years, and cast doubt over Tsawwassen First Nation's right to buy the land.

Commercial building in Surrey gutted by large blaze

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 09:20:52 EDT


The roof of the building had collapsed, forcing crews to attack the fire from the outside before entering.

New post-secondary sexual assault policies a start but fall short, experts say

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT


Next month, British Columbia will become the second province in Canada with mandatory sexual assault policies in place at its universities — but some experts say while such policies are a good first step they are far from a perfect solution.

Despite special regulations, entrepreneurs hope to take bite of Canada's marijuana edibles market

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT


Evidence from other legal jurisdictions suggests marijuana-infused foods could be hugely popular once Canada legalizes marijuana, but the federal government says it needs extra time to develop special regulations for edibles before they can be legally sold.

Memorable photos from the past week in B.C.

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:00:00 EDT


The week that was in British Columbia — in photos.

Filmmaker Tasha Hubbard's personal connection to the Sixties Scoop

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:33:23 EDT


In Birth of a Family, Tasha Hubbard documents three sisters and a brother who were adopted as infants into separate families meeting for the first time. It premieres at Hot Docs on May 2.

Transgender inmate hopes to make history with transfer to women's prison

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:00:00 EDT


After nearly two decades of taunts, threats and physical abuse behind bars, Fallon Aubee hopes to become Canada's first federal inmate to be placed in a prison based on gender identity rather than genitalia.

CBC B.C. wins 19 RTDNA awards

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:04:49 EDT


The awards from the Association of Electronic Journalists includes a Lifetime Achievement Award for Cecilia Walters.

Downtown Eastside running group takes on the Sun Run

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:30:00 EDT


A running group from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside talks about its preparations for the 10-kilometre Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday.

'As realistic as it can get': Mock disaster zone trains volunteers for the 'Big One' in B.C.

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:21:14 EDT


A large-scale simulation was held at the city's special disaster training site on Saturday.

82-year-old fisherman drowns after boat tips in B.C. lake

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:35:09 EDT


The BC Coroners Service and RCMP are investigating.