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    Trans Mountain protesters predict arrest numbers will rise, despite threat of jail

    Trans Mountain protesters predict arrest numbers will rise, despite threat of jail


    Protest organizers against the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project say they believe the number of people arrested for civil disobedience will rise or even surpass the number arrested fighting to stop logging in Clayoquot Sound on the west coast of...

    Protest organizers against the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project say they believe the number of people arrested for civil disobedience will rise or even surpass the number arrested fighting to stop logging in Clayoquot Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island more than two decades ago.

    Void left by Greyhound unlikely to be filled by smaller bus companies

    Void left by Greyhound unlikely to be filled by smaller bus companies


    While Canadian bus companies have said they could fill some of the transportation gaps that will be left when Greyhound ends its service in Western Canada, it will not be enough to meet the needs of commuters who had relied on the national...

    While Canadian bus companies have said they could fill some of the transportation gaps that will be left when Greyhound ends its service in Western Canada, it will not be enough to meet the needs of commuters who had relied on the national carrier.

    Landlords wanted: Victoria charity seeks rental spaces for homeless

    Landlords wanted: Victoria charity seeks rental spaces for homeless


    With nearly 1,400 homeless in Victoria and rental vacancy numbers sitting below one per cent, the staff at Pacifica Housing, a charity that connects the homeless with a place to live, are asking for...

    With nearly 1,400 homeless in Victoria and rental vacancy numbers sitting below one per cent, the staff at Pacifica Housing, a charity that connects the homeless with a place to live, are asking for help.

    All-women crew returns from North Pacific with seawater samples

    All-women crew returns from North Pacific with seawater samples


    The 14 women aboard the Sea Dragon spent three weeks collecting seawater samples that will be analyzed by the labs at Ocean...

    The 14 women aboard the Sea Dragon spent three weeks collecting seawater samples that will be analyzed by the labs at Ocean Wise.

    Croatian, French fans celebrate World Cup final in Vancouver

    Croatian, French fans celebrate World Cup final in Vancouver


    France defeated Croatia 4-2 to win the World Cup final, but fans on both sides still celebrated the match in...

    France defeated Croatia 4-2 to win the World Cup final, but fans on both sides still celebrated the match in Vancouver.

    Special air quality statement warns of smoky air for Kamloops, B.C., area

    Special air quality statement warns of smoky air for Kamloops, B.C., area


    Smoke from a 545-hectare wildfire burning on the northeast side of Kamloops is affecting air quality on the north side of the Thompson...

    Smoke from a 545-hectare wildfire burning on the northeast side of Kamloops is affecting air quality on the north side of the Thompson River.

    Unwanted tenants: Elm seed bugs have made the Okanagan their new home

    Unwanted tenants: Elm seed bugs have made the Okanagan their new home


    Standing in his house, looking out his patio door, Kamloops resident Glen Hamilton sizes up his intruders: a swarm of six-legged elm seed...

    Standing in his house, looking out his patio door, Kamloops resident Glen Hamilton sizes up his intruders: a swarm of six-legged elm seed bugs.

    Cravings and curiosity drive cheesecake lovers to wait hours for delicacy

    Cravings and curiosity drive cheesecake lovers to wait hours for delicacy


    The lineup at Uncle Tetsu, a popular Japanese cheesecake franchise that opened a branch in Burnaby eight weeks ago, snakes endlessly as the sweet smell entices...

    The lineup at Uncle Tetsu, a popular Japanese cheesecake franchise that opened a branch in Burnaby eight weeks ago, snakes endlessly as the sweet smell entices customers.

    B.C. economy would take hit if province lost international students, report says

    B.C. economy would take hit if province lost international students, report says


    International post-secondary students contribute big bucks to B.C.’s economy, a new report says, but that cash could be at risk due to rising tuition...

    International post-secondary students contribute big bucks to B.C.’s economy, a new report says, but that cash could be at risk due to rising tuition fees.

    Change 'outdated' zoning policies and densify housing, says Victoria urban planner

    Change 'outdated' zoning policies and densify housing, says Victoria urban planner


    Despite record construction activity in downtown Victoria, B.C., the city's housing crisis is far from over and one affordable housing organization is pushing to make zoning policy changes a priority in the upcoming municipal...

    Despite record construction activity in downtown Victoria, B.C., the city's housing crisis is far from over and one affordable housing organization is pushing to make zoning policy changes a priority in the upcoming municipal elections

    France defeats Croatia in World Cup final

    France defeats Croatia in World Cup final


    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in...

    France won its second World Cup title by beating Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in Moscow.

    Man denied exemption to union dues on religious grounds, after board rules his objections are political

    Man denied exemption to union dues on religious grounds, after board rules his objections are political


    Robert Alan Bogunovic told the B.C. Labour Relations Board his religious and political views had become irreconcilable with his membership in the B.C. Teachers Federation. The board says it was more of a political...

    Robert Alan Bogunovic told the B.C. Labour Relations Board his religious and political views had become irreconcilable with his membership in the B.C. Teachers Federation. The board says it was more of a political disagreement.

    B.C. electoral reform: What's the difference between all these voting systems?

    B.C. electoral reform: What's the difference between all these voting systems?


    This fall, B.C. will choose whether to keep our current first-past-the-post electoral system, or change to a system of proportional representation. Here's what you need to...

    This fall, B.C. will choose whether to keep our current first-past-the-post electoral system, or change to a system of proportional representation. Here's what you need to know.

    Alphonso Davies on track to be Canada's 1st men's soccer superstar

    Alphonso Davies on track to be Canada's 1st men's soccer superstar


    Vancouver Whitecaps forward Alphonso Davies is an ordinary teenager with an extraordinary potential. While he might become Canada's first men's soccer superstar, don't expect the humble young man to boast about his...

    Vancouver Whitecaps forward Alphonso Davies is an ordinary teenager with an extraordinary potential. While he might become Canada's first men's soccer superstar, don't expect the humble young man to boast about his talents.

    Canoes, kayaks take to water around Trans Mountain's marine terminal

    Canoes, kayaks take to water around Trans Mountain's marine terminal


    Paddlers in canoes and kayaks headed toward Trans Mountain's Westridge Marine Terminal on Saturday to attend an Indigenous ceremony to protect the...

    Paddlers in canoes and kayaks headed toward Trans Mountain's Westridge Marine Terminal on Saturday to attend an Indigenous ceremony to protect the water.

    Flesh-eating disease leaves Langley, B.C., man fighting for life

    Flesh-eating disease leaves Langley, B.C., man fighting for life


    In the beginning, the only sign that something was seriously wrong with Rob Erke was the pain and a small bump on his left shoulder — there was no wound, no scratch, no insect...

    In the beginning, the only sign that something was seriously wrong with Rob Erke was the pain and a small bump on his left shoulder — there was no wound, no scratch, no insect bite.

    Hold your nose! Rare corpse flower starts to open at Bloedel Conservatory in Vancouver

    Hold your nose! Rare corpse flower starts to open at Bloedel Conservatory in Vancouver


    The Titan arum is a rare tropical plant that usually requires seven to 10 years of growth before blooming for the first time — but the conservatory says its six-year-old plant has begun blooming unexpectedly and will only last for up to 48...

    The Titan arum is a rare tropical plant that usually requires seven to 10 years of growth before blooming for the first time — but the conservatory says its six-year-old plant has begun blooming unexpectedly and will only last for up to 48 hours.