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Financial wrongdoing rare 'tragedy' for B.C. PACs

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:30:18 EDT


An expert on parent advisory councils says PACs are usually free from the type of financial wrongdoing suspected at two Surrey elementary schools.

Kamloops man dies of fentanyl-related overdose after Kelowna wedding

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:15:07 EDT


A man from Kamloops, B.C., has died after he and four other people overdosed on cocaine laced with fentanyl at a wedding in nearby Kelowna.

Rising sea levels a threat to Metro Vancouver, prof says

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:09:01 EDT


"These are your great-grandchildren that will have to deal with this problem. Perhaps your grandchildren," Simon Fraser University earth sciences professor John Clague said.

Senior lobbies TransLink for public washroom at Waterfront station

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:10:53 EDT


A New Westminster woman is lobbying TransLink to provide a public washroom in paid fare zone areas at Waterfront Station.

$4.1M lottery win a loss for former friends

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:51:36 EDT


A lottery winner, who claimed the $600,000 she gave to a friend was actually a loan, has been vindicated in B.C. Supreme Court. But sadly for Enone Rosas, the same judge who decided she was owed money also ruled that Rosas waited too late to collect.

2nd Surrey school has parent advisory council bank account drained

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:19:16 EDT


Police are investigating the disappearance of funds from the bank account of the parent advisory council at a second elementary school in Surrey.

Mayors from Iceland visit Vancouver to learn about its transit systems

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:58:38 EDT


A group of mayors from Iceland has come to B.C. to study Metro Vancouver's transit system in hope of getting some good ideas for a similar system back home.

Conservation officers capture grizzly bear unfazed by barking dog

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:49:08 EDT


A grizzly bear caught on video enjoying fruit from a tree while ignoring a barking dog has been captured.

Body found at Vancouver's historic Gabriola Mansion

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:09:39 EDT


A 48-year-old man is in custody after Vancouver police discovered a body at a historic building in downtown Vancouver.

Man arrested after woman found dead in East Vancouver apartment

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:39:11 EDT


A man is in police custody after the body of a woman was discovered in an East Vancouver residence early Thursday morning.

Power restored to Gabriola, Mudge Islands

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:49:09 EDT


BC Hydro has repaired overhead lines that provide power to the two islands. They were were damaged Tuesday night by a barge carrying a tall crane.

Vancouver begins public consultation on proposed empty home tax

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:39:59 EDT


The city is asking residents to complete an online survey about the tax, which is intended to encourage owners to rent out their secondary properties rather than leave them empty.

B.C foster parents lose emergency Supreme Court motion to keep Métis toddler

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:29:54 EDT


The B.C foster parents of a Métis toddler have lost an emergency motion in the Supreme Court of Canada to keep the little girl until their appeal is settled.

LNG project's 190 conditions 'not onerous,' says environmental assessment expert

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:04:17 EDT


The federal government approved the Pacific NorthWest LNG project with 190 conditions. Kevin Hanna, director of the Centre for Environmental Assessment Research at UBC Okanagan, explains what those conditions mean for the project.

Vancouver police release video of vicious attack against 2 women

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:51:46 EDT