News

Frigid temperatures, snow may have killed three people in B.C.

Frigid temperatures, snow may have killed three people in B.C.

Coroners service reports two deaths in Cariboo, one in Fraser Valley

Frigid temperatures, snow may have killed three people in B.C.
Ice bombs have hit several cars

Ministry to use chopper as temporary solution for snow clearing on Alex Fraser Bridge

In order to minimize closures due to falling "ice bombs," a heavy-lift helicopter will be used to blow the snow off the bridge's cables.

Ice bombs have hit several cars
Emergency responders are calling for more access to addiction treatment to help get those addicted off the streets.

Nine overdose deaths in one night in Vancouver, four more across province

Police and fire chiefs call for quicker access to addiction treatment

Emergency responders are calling for more access to addiction treatment to help get those addicted off the streets.
The death Tuesday of 69-year-old Canadian actor Alan Thicke while he was playing hockey in Los Angeles has raised some debate about the suitability of the sport for the senior set. Above is action this year from a Parksville Panters game

The death of Alan Thicke — is hockey OK for seniors?

Five players over the age of 65 have suffered heart attacks during, or just after, games at Parksville's Oceanside Arena the past five years

The death Tuesday of 69-year-old Canadian actor Alan Thicke while he was playing hockey in Los Angeles has raised some debate about the suitability of the sport for the senior set. Above is action this year from a Parksville Panters game
Langley singer Karen Lee Batten is co-hosting a fundraising concert Tuesday to help the fire victims from Paddington Station.

TODAY: Musicians host fundraising concert on Tuesday for Langley fire victims

Langley artist Karen Lee Batten and friends are organizing a day-long fundraiser at Langley Events Centre.

  • Dec 15, 2016
Langley singer Karen Lee Batten is co-hosting a fundraising concert Tuesday to help the fire victims from Paddington Station.
Kent Elementary School carolers gave it their all during The Community Christmas Carol Festival at Agassiz Agricultural Hall on Thursday Dec. 8. The evening saw a host of carolers of all ages sing a myriad of enchanting Christmas music to a packed crowd.

Carolers sing to their heart’s content

Kent Elementary School carolers sing to a packed crowd during The Christmas Carol Festival

  • Dec 15, 2016
Kent Elementary School carolers gave it their all during The Community Christmas Carol Festival at Agassiz Agricultural Hall on Thursday Dec. 8. The evening saw a host of carolers of all ages sing a myriad of enchanting Christmas music to a packed crowd.
B.C. to offer interest-free loans up to $37,500 to first-time homebuyers

B.C. to offer interest-free loans up to $37,500 to first-time homebuyers

Premier Christy Clark announced loan will apply to homes costing under $750,000.

B.C. to offer interest-free loans up to $37,500 to first-time homebuyers
Donald Kocurek has been deemed a high-risk violent offender

High-risk offender to live in the Lower Mainland

Transit Police says Donald Kocurek is likely to reoffend

Donald Kocurek has been deemed a high-risk violent offender
Actor Alan Thicke

VIDEO: Actor Alan Thicke dies at age 69

The Growing Pains star died of a heart attack Tuesday in Los Angeles

Actor Alan Thicke
It's an agonizing journey for those caught in the middle of the medication crackdown in B.C.

B.C. medical shift is necessary but painful

People on high doses of opioid prescriptions are being weaned down as the B.C. medical field responds to research revealing harms.

It's an agonizing journey for those caught in the middle of the medication crackdown in B.C.
Mysterious vessel named 'Tail Boat' washes up on shore near Rendall Park in Harrison Hot Springs.

Mysterious boat washes up on shore

Mysterious vessel known as "Tail Boat" washes up on shore near Rendall Park in Harrison Hot Springs

Mysterious vessel named 'Tail Boat' washes up on shore near Rendall Park in Harrison Hot Springs.
Marijuana growing in operations of commercially licensed producer CanniMed.

Battle over future of legal marijuana in B.C. just starting

Big pot decisions face province as Ottawa presses ahead (with video)

Marijuana growing in operations of commercially licensed producer CanniMed.
Seniors waiting longer for residential care in B.C.: watchdog

Seniors waiting longer for residential care in B.C.: watchdog

Advocate’s annual report says seniors wait an average of six more days to get into a care home

Seniors waiting longer for residential care in B.C.: watchdog
Geoffrey Holland and his dog Cinnamon at the Douglas Park rec centre on the day of the fire.

A ‘thank you very much’ to helpful strangers from Langley fire victim

One of more than 100 displaced by the Paddington Station condominium complex blaze on 201A Avenue

Geoffrey Holland and his dog Cinnamon at the Douglas Park rec centre on the day of the fire.
Schools and businesses closed with the recent snowfall in the communities of Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs.

Taking a snow day

Schools and businesses close in the communities of Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs with the heavy snowfall over the weekend

  • Dec 12, 2016
Schools and businesses closed with the recent snowfall in the communities of Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs.
The province is doubling down on overdose prevention.
The province is doubling down on overdose prevention.
WestJet hosted almost 1

A Christmas miracle for Fort Mac

For the fifth year in row, WestJet released its annual tear-jerker Christmas video and this year they stayed close to home.

WestJet hosted almost 1
Estelle Moorcroft and Freda Lombard sort through donations for victims of the Paddington Station fire. Michael Chia

Updated with more locations: Where to donate to victims of Langley fire

Local groups collecting money, clothes and other materials

Estelle Moorcroft and Freda Lombard sort through donations for victims of the Paddington Station fire. Michael Chia
Minister vows long-term child care funding as study details fast-rising fees

Minister vows long-term child care funding as study details fast-rising fees

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the average monthly cost for full-time child care has gone up by more than eight per cent.

Minister vows long-term child care funding as study details fast-rising fees
The Alex Fraser Bridge has been closed in both directions due to ice and snow falling off it.

Updated: Alex Fraser Bridge open after Monday closure

The province closed the Alex Fraser nearly four hours due to safety concern brought on by ice and snow falling off it

The Alex Fraser Bridge has been closed in both directions due to ice and snow falling off it.
Pop-up banner image ×