- Judge rejects banning witness ID after death threats in mass murder trial The Canadian Press - 1 hour 21 minutes ago
B.C. Supreme Court Justice Catherine Wedge dismissed a second application Thursday for a publication ban on the identity of Michael Le, founder of the Red Scorpions gang, who is now a key witness in the trial of two men accused in the drug-related murders of six people near Vancouver. Jamie Bacon will stand trial sepa …
- Trinity Western law school rejected by Ontario law society CBC - 2 hours 1 minute ago
- Tim Hortons breaks with franchisee after foreign workers claim wage theft CBC - 2 hours 30 minutes ago
- Speeding Ferrari driver sidelined, fined, young passenger OK, in B.C. incident The Canadian Press - 5 hours ago
- Towering Vancouver Island tree officially second-largest in the country The Canadian Press - 8 hours ago
Tape measures confirm that a Douglas fir tree on Vancouver Island is officially the second-largest in Canada. According to the B.C. Big Tree Registry run by the University of British Columbia, the tree stands 70.2 metres high, about as tall as an 18-storey building. Conservationists believe the tree near Port Renfrew, …
- Chinese drivers' licences now accepted by B.C. RCMP CBC - 10 hours ago
- Arson suspect sought in 3 Mission fires CBC - 10 hours ago
- Celebrated Canadian opera singer Ben Heppner announces retirement The Canadian Press - 10 hours ago
TORONTO - Celebrated Canadian opera singer Ben Heppner has announced his retirement. In a statement, Heppner says he wants to enter a new era in his life. The 58-year-old added that he would continue as the host of CBC-Radio's "Saturday Afternoon at the Opera" and "Backstage with Ben Heppner." The B.C.-born Heppner first …
- Good Samaritan gives his shoes to barefoot bus passenger CBC - 12 hours ago
An off-duty Coast Mountain bus driver says it was a bus ride he'll never forget, after seeing a stranger give the shoes off his feet to a barefoot passenger in Surrey, B.C.
- 6.7 earthquake rattles area off northern Vancouver Island; no tsunami expected The Canadian Press - 13 hours ago
PORT HARDY, B.C. - Glass rattled, buildings swayed, but no damage was reported after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit off the northern coast of Vancouver Island on Wednesday night. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the epicentre was about 94 kilometres south of Port Hardy and struck at a depth of 11 kilometres. Emergency …
- How medical marijuana growers make sure they're selling quality pot CBC - 15 hours ago
The recent voluntary recall of medical marijuana from a B.C. producer highlights the growing pains of a burgeoning industry coming to grips with a whole new regulatory process.
- Drivers' privacy concerns grow over B.C. car dealer scanner CBC - 23 hours ago
- Abbotsford police shoot mentally ill man with rubber bullets CBC - Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
Activists in Abbotsford, B.C., are outraged by what they say was unnecessary force that police used in the takedown of a mentally ill homeless man in that city last week. But police say the use of non-lethal force was approppriate.
- Teachers' job action starts today at B.C. schools CBC - Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
Recess will be cancelled in several school districts across B.C. as the province's 41,000 public school teachers begin job action on Wednesday.
- B.C. family with epileptic child wants law allowing her to use medical marijuana The Canadian Press - Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
PENTICTON, B.C. - When a retired police officer from Summerland, B.C., left his job after 25 years, he hardly imagined fighting for his little granddaughter to be given marijuana. Chris Nuessler, along with his wife Elaine, wants Canada to allow two-year-old Kyla Williams to be given a form of medical marijuana known to …
- B.C. health-care worker fired for not getting flu shot or wearing mask The Canadian Press - Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
VANCOUVER - A B.C. health-care employee who refused to get a flu shot or wear a mask was fired for failing to follow a government policy. Interior Health spokesman John Bevanda says the activity worker in Grand Forks was terminated after progressive disciplinary measures that typically involve a warning letter, a one- …
- SkyTrain door opens early during morning commute CBC - Wed, 23 Apr, 2014
SkyTrain commuters got a bit of a scare when a door slid open while the train was still approaching Edmonds Station in Burnaby, B.C. on Wednesday morning.
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