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B.C. is using taxpayer money to outlast plaintiffs in health care trial, critic claims

Sat, 27 May 2017 16:04:54 EDT


But the federal government is blaming the delay on the plaintiffs.

Victoria playground opens at site of former tent city

Sat, 27 May 2017 16:43:14 EDT


A year ago, the green lawn next to Victoria's provincial courthouse was a homeless camp, but now, where the tents once stood, there are swing sets and climbing structures.

Good Samaritan allegedly beaten, robbed after suspects ask for help

Sat, 27 May 2017 15:00:12 EDT


The victim was left with minor injuries.

Girl Guides of Penticton confront city council over litter

Sat, 27 May 2017 15:00:00 EDT


The Girl Guides in Penticton don’t just hand out cookies; they are on a mission to keep Penticton’s shoreline clean and have taken the issue to city hall.

Loss of Coast Guard dive team has critics concerned

Sat, 27 May 2017 11:23:57 EDT


"The Liberals do not seem to be learning from their past mistakes of making that cut," said an NDP MP.

Anti-Muslim slurs lead to triple stabbing on Portland train

Sat, 27 May 2017 10:43:35 EDT


A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Ore., commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, police said on Saturday.

'He botched it': how Vander Zalm's labour laws led to one of B.C.'s largest general strikes

Sat, 27 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT


Thirty years ago, nearly 300,000 workers across British Columbia walked off the job as part of a general strike against new labour legislation. It was a sweeping show of protest one expert says is unlikely to ever happen again.

Guatemalan researcher urges speedy resolve to missing and murdered women cold cases

Sat, 27 May 2017 11:00:00 EDT


A Guatemalan researcher who has dedicated his life to finding justice for the victims of Guatemala's civil war, says delays in Canada's inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women could have consequences.

Success of medical-grade heroin in Europe prompts calls for treatment in Vancouver

Sat, 27 May 2017 10:00:00 EDT


An international panel of researchers convened in downtown Vancouver to discuss latest research regarding the use of medical-grade heroin for treating addiction.

Muslims in B.C. dig in for long haul as Ramadan begins during the longest days of the year

Sat, 27 May 2017 09:00:00 EDT


The month-long fasting period known as Ramadan begins this morning, affecting millions of Muslims around the world and thousands across British Columbia.

Enthusiasm and love of sport needed to coach amateur athletes says former Olympian

Sat, 27 May 2017 13:00:00 EDT


Jason Dorland writes about radically changing the way we think and coach amateur sport to keep kids interested and away from yelling adults who use anger as a way to motive.

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

Sat, 27 May 2017 08:00:00 EDT


The week that was in British Columbia — in photos.

New Westminster police warn of deadly unknown drug in the city

Sat, 27 May 2017 05:49:23 EDT


Police said one person is dead and another is in critical condition, after they bought pills from the same street level drug dealer.

Fire at Delta Manor Education Centre damages gymnasium

Sat, 27 May 2017 08:03:31 EDT


Salvage teams are working to get the gymnasium ready for a church service on Sunday morning.

'Steady stream of garbage' left at Cultus Lake after long weekend

Fri, 26 May 2017 22:34:39 EDT


Popular outdoor attractions in BC are being left covered in trash by campers.

Formal governing arrangement 'very close,' says B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver

Fri, 26 May 2017 20:33:14 EDT


B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver says his party is "very, very close" to announcing a more formal governing arrangement, following the final results of the election earlier this week.

Donald Trump's proposed earthquake early warning budget cut could impact B.C.

Fri, 26 May 2017 16:03:58 EDT


Seismology experts and some local leaders say the cuts would be the end of the project.

Fraser Valley realtors warned of illegal practice around foreign money

Sat, 27 May 2017 00:27:00 EDT


The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board has issued an alert to its member realtors, warning about accepting property purchase money from overseas into their private bank accounts.

Downtown Eastside charitable non-profit facing eviction

Fri, 26 May 2017 20:45:30 EDT


A charitable non-profit agency, supporting residents on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside for the last 16 years, is being forced to find another location to operate, after receiving an eviction notice in April.

Conservative leadership camps scramble for final votes amid ballot snags

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:00:00 EDT


Dianne Watts may pack more than a change of clothes when she heads to Toronto for the Conservative leadership convention Saturday. Because of issues with the mail-in ballots, the B.C. MP may hand-deliver some votes as well. But are the reported problems significant enough to affect the outcome?