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UPDATE: Fatal crash closes Highway 97

  • Quesnel updated Apr 22, 2017 at 3:28 PM

Reports from the scene indicate one person was killed in an accident involving a bus, a tractor and a car

ELECTION 2017: Party leaders square off in first debate

  • Vancouver BC updated Apr 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Christy Clark, John Horgan and Andrew Weaver go head to head on issues for the May 9 B.C. election

MSP would shift to income tax, NDP’s Carole James says

  • Victoria BC posted Apr 19, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Both Christy Clark and John Horgan have promised to get rid of medical services plan charges.

ELECTION 2017: What’s up with BC Hydro rates?

  • B.C. updated Apr 19, 2017 at 1:48 PM

B.C. party leaders are making conflicting promises on utility rates

BC NDP announce fund to upgrade sports fields

  • British Columbia updated Apr 18, 2017 at 2:27 PM

BC NDP leader John Horgan said his party, if elected, would create a Community Partnership Fund to upgrade needed infrastructure.

ELECTION 2017: Parties square off on schools

  • B.C. posted Apr 17, 2017 at 12:00 PM
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No matter who wins, B.C.’s schools will see an influx of education funding after May 9

Canadian teens thoughts on pot unchanged after legalization news

  • Canada updated Apr 17, 2017 at 9:10 AM

Government officials announced Thursday that cannabis would be made legal for recreational use by July 2018

One year later: B.C.’s first public health emergency continues

  • B.C.  posted Apr 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall reflects on the past year of the deadly overdose crisis

UPDATED: NDP vows big spending, balanced budget

  • Vancouver BC updated Apr 13, 2017 at 12:48 PM

John Horgan plans to raise carbon tax sooner, use revenue from Christy Clark's 'LNG fantasy fund' to eliminate bridge tolls

B.C. paramedics’ effort to be named essential service fails

  • B.C. posted Apr 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Members didn’t gather the required number of signatures from each electoral riding to trigger further action

VIDEO: Election kicks off with promises, rallies

  • Victoria BC updated Apr 11, 2017 at 4:40 PM

Visit to Government House formally begins election campaign, party leaders begin touring province

VIDEO: NDP to freeze Hydro rates if elected

  • North Delta updated Apr 11, 2017 at 9:30 AM

NDP leader John Horgan hinted at some election promises at a campaign stop in North Delta.

BC Liberals stand pat with platform

  • Vancouver BC posted Apr 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Election shapes up as battle of freezes, income taxes for BC Liberals and BC Hydro rates for the NDP

Advocates say $1.8B per year will tackle B.C.’s affordable housing crisis

  • B.C. posted Apr 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM

The $1.8 billion in funding would be used to create about 7,000 units each year for ten years, and close affordability gap

VIDEO: John Horgan promises no tolls and better jobs at NDP campaign kickoff

  • B.C. updated Apr 9, 2017 at 5:51 PM

The NDP leader attacked the BC Liberals on education, jobs and their handling of Crown corporations

UPDATE: Two homes destroyed in Sunnybrae mudslide

  • Tappen posted Apr 7, 2017 at 6:00 PM

A mudslide in Sunnybrae has sent two people to hospital with injuries.

On centennial, Canadians to stop and mark bloody legacy of Battle of Vimy Ridge

  • Canada updated Apr 8, 2017 at 9:07 AM

On Sunday morning, millions of Canadians will stop for a moment to remember those lost during the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Motorists urged to use road sense and not cause 'bear jams' on B.C. roadways

  • B.C.  updated Apr 8, 2017 at 9:56 AM

Conservation officers are warning drivers of dopey, hungry bears emerging from hibernation.

UPDATE: Cash, apologies coming for fired health researchers

  • Victoria BC updated Apr 6, 2017 at 1:40 PM

No political interference in 'rushed decision' to terminate seven employees and a drug research contractor, Ombudsperson says

Province announces new Aboriginal affordable housing projects across B.C.

  • B.C.  posted Apr 5, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Most number of units to go to Surrey, Langford, Abbotsford.

Walk-in clinic closures ignite petition demanding more doctors in B.C.

  • B.C.  posted Apr 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Since 2010, 45 clinics have closed in B.C., and 290 vacancies remain unfilled in the province, Walk-in Clinics Association of BC says.

VIDEO: Social workers demand better workplace conditions from B.C. government

  • Vancouver updated Apr 4, 2017 at 5:33 PM

Ministry of Children and Family Development employees rally for higher wages and proper training for social workers in Vancouver.

Candidates in upcoming B.C. provincial election to receive housing data

  • B.C.  updated Apr 4, 2017 at 4:40 PM

Officials with the BC Non-Profit Housing Association say it will provide each candidate with a comprehensive report.

New line paints to light highway nights

  • Victoria BC updated Apr 4, 2017 at 9:57 AM

Thicker application of water-based paint stands up to winter grading, and glass beads reflect better

Dutch court clears Aydin Coban's extradition to B.C.

  • B.C. updated Apr 4, 2017 at 9:43 AM

The man accused of cyberbullying Amanda Todd pending ministerial approval