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 […]

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 […]

Arrests are ‘futile’ to curb crime, B.C.’s attorney general says |

More arrests are “futile,” British Columbia’s attorney general says as he rebuffed criticism of government policies on repeat offenders and violent crime across the province. Murray Rankin told the legislature on Tuesday that increasing arrests is not the answer to battle crime. Read more: B.C. government releases final expert report investigating repeat offenders  His statement […]