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B.C. forest communities getting help to cope with COVID-19 pandemic: province

VICTORIA — Forests Minister Katrine Conroy says communities that depend on forestry and have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic are taking on more than 180 local projects to help cope with the economic fallout.
Henry urges patience as B.C. tops 500k individuals vaccinated against COVID-19

Henry urges patience as B.C. tops 500k individuals vaccinated against COVID-19

About 12% of population has received at least one dose so far

Child suffers life-threatening injuries at hotel pool in Victoria: police

VICTORIA — Police say a child is in hospital after suffering life-threatening injuries at a hotel pool in Victoria on Wednesday. Victoria police say in a news release that officers were called to the hotel, which they didn't identify, at about 6 p.m.
'She was so smart': Coquitlam student faces $12,000 vet bill after losing puppy to virus

'She was so smart': Coquitlam student faces $12,000 vet bill after losing puppy to virus

A GoFundMe fundraiser has been started to help the student pay a $12,000 vet bill for his puppy after it went into septic shock from a parvovirus infection, despite the efforts of an emergency vet — now the Coquitlam student is worried about paying his bills
Richmond RCMP and CBSA respond to questions over Erjon Kashari case

Richmond RCMP and CBSA respond to questions over Erjon Kashari case

The CBSA is saying that it is tied to whatever direction it gets from the Immigration and Refugee Board
Romanian police protest cutbacks, poor conditions

Romanian police protest cutbacks, poor conditions

BUCHAREST, Romania — Hundreds of police protested Thursday in the Romanian capital of Bucharest over cutbacks and poor working conditions.
BC SPCA asks public to remove bird feeders as salmonella outbreak continues

BC SPCA asks public to remove bird feeders as salmonella outbreak continues

Bird feeders are to be removed until April or May.
Disability assistance recipients trapped by rules, advocates say

Disability assistance recipients trapped by rules, advocates say

Moving in with a partner is usually an exciting step in a relationship, one that also brings financial benefits as costs for things like housing are shared. But the prospect filled Shawn with dread.
B.C. records deadliest February yet for illicit drug overdose deaths

B.C. records deadliest February yet for illicit drug overdose deaths

VICTORIA — Another record death toll for overdoses in British Columbia shows this isn't just a big-city problem and it must be addressed in every community in the province, Premier John Horgan said Wednesday.
New sketch of Michael Dunahee released 30 years after he vanished from Victoria playground

New sketch of Michael Dunahee released 30 years after he vanished from Victoria playground

Police have also launched a new tip portal.