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    B.C. windstorm cost insurers $37 million for loss to homes, businesses, vehicles

    B.C. windstorm cost insurers $37 million for loss to homes, businesses, vehicles


    The cost of damages to homes, businesses and vehicles from the Dec. 20 windstorm that shook the South Coast of B.C. totalled more than $37 million, according to the Insurance Bureau of...

    The cost of damages to homes, businesses and vehicles from the Dec. 20 windstorm that shook the South Coast of B.C. totalled more than $37 million, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada.

    Harassment victims voice concerns about makeup of civilian RCMP watchdog

    Harassment victims voice concerns about makeup of civilian RCMP watchdog


    The federal government's announcement that it will establish an external board of civilian advisors to oversee the RCMP is seen as a step in the right direction by some former staffers — many of them former female Mounties — who complained of sexual...

    The federal government's announcement that it will establish an external board of civilian advisors to oversee the RCMP is seen as a step in the right direction by some former staffers — many of them former female Mounties — who complained of sexual harassment on the national force.

    B.C. tour operator says business suffering as Canada-China tensions escalate

    B.C. tour operator says business suffering as Canada-China tensions escalate


    A Richmond tour operator says he's experiencing a downturn in business due to rising political tensions between China and Canada over the arrest of Chinese tech executive Meng...

    A Richmond tour operator says he's experiencing a downturn in business due to rising political tensions between China and Canada over the arrest of Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou.

    Jagmeet Singh, running to represent Burnaby South, vows he'll lead NDP into 2019 election

    Jagmeet Singh, running to represent Burnaby South, vows he'll lead NDP into 2019 election


    NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh vows he will lead the NDP into the 2019 federal election as he heads into next month's crucial byelection for the vacant Burnaby South seat in...

    NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh vows he will lead the NDP into the 2019 federal election as he heads into next month's crucial byelection for the vacant Burnaby South seat in B.C.

    Man shot in the back gets disturbing Christmas card from imprisoned shooter

    Man shot in the back gets disturbing Christmas card from imprisoned shooter


    Oliver resident Wayne Belleville was shocked and upset to receive a card from a dangerous offender in a maximum security prison who shot him in the back in...

    Oliver resident Wayne Belleville was shocked and upset to receive a card from a dangerous offender in a maximum security prison who shot him in the back in 2015.

    B.C. First Nations leaders lend their support to Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs at Smithers rally

    B.C. First Nations leaders lend their support to Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs at Smithers rally


    First Nations leaders from communities across B.C. gathered in Smithers Wednesday in support of the Wet'suwet'en hereditary leadership following last week’s RCMP enforcement of an injunction to allow access to their territory by a pipeline...

    First Nations leaders from communities across B.C. gathered in Smithers Wednesday in support of the Wet'suwet'en hereditary leadership following last week’s RCMP enforcement of an injunction to allow access to their territory by a pipeline company.

    Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson 'feeling good' but looking at Friday return

    Canucks rookie Elias Pettersson 'feeling good' but looking at Friday return


    Vancouver Canucks star rookie Elias Pettersson skated with his teammates ahead of Wednesday's contest with the Edmonton Oilers, but won't suit up for the...

    Vancouver Canucks star rookie Elias Pettersson skated with his teammates ahead of Wednesday's contest with the Edmonton Oilers, but won't suit up for the game.

    Pair accused in B.C. woman's 'honour killing' to be extradited within days

    Pair accused in B.C. woman's 'honour killing' to be extradited within days


    Arrangements are now being made to extradite the B.C. pair accused of masterminding the so-called honour killing of Jaswinder (Jassi) Sidhu to India to face trial. The federal Department of Justice said her mother and uncle will be extradited to India by...

    Arrangements are now being made to extradite the B.C. pair accused of masterminding the so-called honour killing of Jaswinder (Jassi) Sidhu to India to face trial. The federal Department of Justice said her mother and uncle will be extradited to India by Jan. 25.

    Crown set to consider charges against Vancouver police in Myles Gray's death

    Crown set to consider charges against Vancouver police in Myles Gray's death


    The Independent Investigation Office of B.C. has concluded its investigation into the 2015 death of Myles Gray, and it's now up to Crown to determine if charges will be filed against any Vancouver police...

    The Independent Investigation Office of B.C. has concluded its investigation into the 2015 death of Myles Gray, and it's now up to Crown to determine if charges will be filed against any Vancouver police officers.

    B.C. health official questions value of handing out free naloxone nasal spray

    B.C. health official questions value of handing out free naloxone nasal spray


    A pharmaceutical company was handing out free samples of their naloxone nasal spray at a Surrey, B.C., SkyTrain station on Wednesday — but health officials are skeptical about the...

    A pharmaceutical company was handing out free samples of their naloxone nasal spray at a Surrey, B.C., SkyTrain station on Wednesday — but health officials are skeptical about the approach.

    Burnaby South Liberal candidate quits over her racial comments about NDP leader

    Burnaby South Liberal candidate quits over her racial comments about NDP leader


    Liberal candidate Karen Wang has quit the Burnaby South byelection race over comments she posted on social media about NDP leader and candidate Jagmeet...

    Liberal candidate Karen Wang has quit the Burnaby South byelection race over comments she posted on social media about NDP leader and candidate Jagmeet Singh.

    Mold-a-Rama drama: B.C. company sued over alleged role in modifying vintage machines

    Mold-a-Rama drama: B.C. company sued over alleged role in modifying vintage machines


    Mold-A-Rama Inc. is suing a B.C.-based collector for, it claims, helping a big-time collector buy several of its original machines only to desecrate them with modern parts before trying to resell them under the Mold-A-Rama...

    Mold-A-Rama Inc. is suing a B.C.-based collector for, it claims, helping a big-time collector buy several of its original machines only to desecrate them with modern parts before trying to resell them under the Mold-A-Rama trademark.

    Nearly 6 in 10 Canadians polled call lack of new pipeline capacity a 'crisis'

    Nearly 6 in 10 Canadians polled call lack of new pipeline capacity a 'crisis'


    A slight majority of Canadians are calling the lack of new oil pipeline capacity in the country a crisis, according to findings from a recent survey by the Angus Reid...

    A slight majority of Canadians are calling the lack of new oil pipeline capacity in the country a crisis, according to findings from a recent survey by the Angus Reid Institute.