Five-foot fence post thrown at Vancouver city bus window, police say

VANCOUVER – Metro Vancouver Transit Police say they are investigating after a five-foot metal fence post was allegedly thrown at the windshield of a city bus on Friday night. They say the impact shattered the glass near the driver’s side of the bus. Police say the driver was able to pull over safely and no […]

Two die in house fire at Comox, B.C.; cause of blaze under investigation

COMOX, B.C. – Emergency officials say two people are dead after a house fire in a rural area near Comox, B.C. Comox Fire Rescue assistant chief Jim Larivier says a male and female have died in a fire at a one-storey home reported Friday afternoon at about 4:30 p.m. He says the cause of the […]

Heavy snow on Coquihalla, bitter cold in northwest and central B.C.: weather alert

VANCOUVER – Environment Canada is warning of heavy snow on the Coquihalla Highway and bitterly cold temperatures in British Columbia’s northwest as arctic air sweeps across the province. Up to 20 centimetres of snow is expected to fall on the highway between Hope and Merritt before easing Sunday afternoon and the snow will also blanket […]

B.C. woman grateful for breast milk donations wants to give back

VANCOUVER – A smooth pregnancy had Cindy Li dreaming of motherhood. But when she suddenly started bleeding at 32 weeks, her baby boy arrived early and needed breast milk that she couldn’t produce. Li was grateful for milk donated by other moms as the best option compared with formula for little Ethan Liang, who was […]

B.C. Electoral Boundaries Commission proposes to add six new ridings

VICTORIA – British Columbia’s Electoral Boundaries Commission has released a preliminary report that recommends the creation of six new electoral districts, which would bring the total number of seats in the legislature to 93. The commission says the proposed ridings would be in “areas of rapid population growth,” specifically Vancouver, Burnaby, Langley, Surrey and Kelowna, […]

Ringo Starr cancels Canadian shows after catching COVID-19

FILE – Ringo Starr plays as part of a concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of Woodstock in Bethel, N.Y., Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Starr has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the former Beatle to cancel several upcoming concerts in Canada with his All Starr Band. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

One dead, one in custody following fatal stabbing at home in Abbotsford

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – One man is dead and another is in police custody following a stabbing at a home in Abbotsford. Officers were called to a residence on the 1900 block of McCallum Road at 5:47 p.m. Thursday for reports of a stabbing. A man was discovered with life-threatening stab wounds and rushed to hospital, […]