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    Coquihalla Highway closed between Hope and Merritt, B.C.

    Coquihalla Highway closed between Hope and Merritt, B.C.


    Stormy conditions have made for other closures as well. Highway 99 between Whistler and Pemberton is currently closed as is Highway 19A between Parksville and Campbell...

    Stormy conditions have made for other closures as well. Highway 99 between Whistler and Pemberton is currently closed as is Highway 19A between Parksville and Campbell River.

    Vancouver Park Board hires reconciliation planner

    Vancouver Park Board hires reconciliation planner


    The Vancouver Park Board has hired a reconciliation planner, after approving the new position in the board’s 2018...

    The Vancouver Park Board has hired a reconciliation planner, after approving the new position in the board’s 2018 budget.

    New housing strategy to build 80K affordable rental units for Canadians 'feeling the pinch'

    New housing strategy to build 80K affordable rental units for Canadians 'feeling the pinch'


    Those struggling to keep a roof over their heads — whether looking to ease the burden of monthly rent payments or in desperate need of help to get off the streets — will find out later this week how the Liberal government hopes to deal with Canada's...

    Those struggling to keep a roof over their heads — whether looking to ease the burden of monthly rent payments or in desperate need of help to get off the streets — will find out later this week how the Liberal government hopes to deal with Canada's ever-present shortage of affordable housing.

    Rap film takes aim at politically correct language

    Rap film takes aim at politically correct language


    Battle rap and political correctness don’t typically mix, but that’s exactly the point of Bodied, a film written by Canadian author and rapper Alex Larsen, better known to some as Kid...

    Battle rap and political correctness don’t typically mix, but that’s exactly the point of Bodied, a film written by Canadian author and rapper Alex Larsen, better known to some as Kid Twist.

    Cryptocurrency is hot commodity as Bitcoin reaches record-high value

    Cryptocurrency is hot commodity as Bitcoin reaches record-high value


    Once purchased or mined, cryptocurrency lives in the individual's digital wallet and can be used to purchase items online or at local stores that accept the...

    Once purchased or mined, cryptocurrency lives in the individual's digital wallet and can be used to purchase items online or at local stores that accept the currency.

    Kick off the Christmas season with new cookie recipes

    Kick off the Christmas season with new cookie recipes


    The days are darker and temperatures lower, making it a great time to start thinking about cooking comfort and party food as the holiday season...

    The days are darker and temperatures lower, making it a great time to start thinking about cooking comfort and party food as the holiday season approaches.

    Tips and tricks for winter camping from the Happy Camper

    Tips and tricks for winter camping from the Happy Camper


    Kevin Callan says winter camping allows people to explore the great outdoors while no one else is out...

    Kevin Callan says winter camping allows people to explore the great outdoors while no one else is out there.

    Woman hurt by SkyTrain car while running on platform

    Woman hurt by SkyTrain car while running on platform


    A woman was hurt when she was caught in a moving SkyTrain while running alongside it at Main Street Station at approximately 1:15 a.m. PT Monday...

    A woman was hurt when she was caught in a moving SkyTrain while running alongside it at Main Street Station at approximately 1:15 a.m. PT Monday morning.

    20 years after Reena Virk's murder, family reflects on anti-bullying legacy

    20 years after Reena Virk's murder, family reflects on anti-bullying legacy


    Since Reena Virk’s death, her family have campaigned for anti-bullying programs and shared her story in schools across the country. Her father said he hopes his daughter’s legacy will continue reach...

    Since Reena Virk’s death, her family have campaigned for anti-bullying programs and shared her story in schools across the country. Her father said he hopes his daughter’s legacy will continue reach teenagers.

    The Problem With Apu: new doc critiques South Asian stereotype

    The Problem With Apu: new doc critiques South Asian stereotype


    Apu, the Simpsons’ character who owns the famed Kwik-E-Mart, is the focus of a documentary by Indian-American comedian Hari Kondabolu, which premiers...

    Apu, the Simpsons’ character who owns the famed Kwik-E-Mart, is the focus of a documentary by Indian-American comedian Hari Kondabolu, which premiers Sunday.

    Vancouver stalled on demolition permit for historic home to avoid paying owners, judge says

    Vancouver stalled on demolition permit for historic home to avoid paying owners, judge says


    Vancouver city staff intentionally dragged their feet for years on an application to demolish a century-old Shaughnessy mansion, waiting for council to approve a heritage protection bylaw, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has...

    Vancouver city staff intentionally dragged their feet for years on an application to demolish a century-old Shaughnessy mansion, waiting for council to approve a heritage protection bylaw, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has found.

    20 years after 'date rape drug' first reported on, experts call for broader cultural change

    20 years after 'date rape drug' first reported on, experts call for broader cultural change


    Twenty years after CBC News first began reporting on the date rape drug, experts say the only way to change the risk of drug-facilitated sexual assault is to address the root of the issue: a lack of discussion about what healthy sexual intimacy looks...

    Twenty years after CBC News first began reporting on the date rape drug, experts say the only way to change the risk of drug-facilitated sexual assault is to address the root of the issue: a lack of discussion about what healthy sexual intimacy looks like.

    Party bus erupts into flames in downtown Vancouver

    Party bus erupts into flames in downtown Vancouver


    No one was injured after a party bus caught fire on Smithe Street near Granville Street late Saturday...

    No one was injured after a party bus caught fire on Smithe Street near Granville Street late Saturday night.

    B.C. rainfall, snowfall warnings issued by Environment Canada

    B.C. rainfall, snowfall warnings issued by Environment Canada


    A strong weather system moving across the province is expected to bring up to 90 millimetres of rain to parts of the South Coast, while mountain passes will see significant dumps of...

    A strong weather system moving across the province is expected to bring up to 90 millimetres of rain to parts of the South Coast, while mountain passes will see significant dumps of snow.