Skip to content
Join our Newsletter
Join our Newsletter

BC News

Moving some ICBC matters to tribunal acceptable, top court rules

Moving some ICBC matters to tribunal acceptable, top court rules

ICBC's financial viability was being threatened by its previous motor vehicle accident compensation regulatory scheme, B.C.'s Chief Justice Robert Bauman said in a May 12 decision approving moving issues to the Civil Resolution Tribunal.
Government lawyer defends B.C.'s 2020 snap election call

Government lawyer defends B.C.'s 2020 snap election call

Lawsuit seeks ruling that Premier John Horgan and Lt. Gov. Janet Austin broke B.C. election law in approving vote that gave majority to BC NDP.
B.C. invests $789 million for new safe, accessible and culturally inclusive museum

B.C. invests $789 million for new safe, accessible and culturally inclusive museum

VICTORIA — The Royal British Columbia Museum needs to be brought into the 21st century and that means spending nearly $800 million on a new building, Premier John Horgan says. The current museum next door to the B.C.
Another BC NDP government official quits to join a lobbying firm

Another BC NDP government official quits to join a lobbying firm

Departure of health minister’s senior aide continues trend that began after party came to power in 2017.
Lytton mayor vows town 'will be rebuilt' as Ottawa promises cash

Lytton mayor vows town 'will be rebuilt' as Ottawa promises cash

The site is still toxic, meaning residents can't return to rebuild their homes.
Inaugural Vancouver Hong Kong Fair to re-ignite culture

Inaugural Vancouver Hong Kong Fair to re-ignite culture

Vancouverites interested in Hong Kong culture may attend an inaugural fair celebrating the city's culture on May 14.
Chilly conditions break century-old temperature records in parts of southern B.C.

Chilly conditions break century-old temperature records in parts of southern B.C.

VANCOUVER — Highways through southern British Columbia's mountain passes looked more like mid-winter than mid-May Friday as Environment Canada advised another five centimetres of snow was expected before the latest unseasonable weather eased.
Electric vehicle shortage as gas prices drive B.C. demand

Electric vehicle shortage as gas prices drive B.C. demand

British Columbians are willing to fight each other, wait in line or buy out of province in order to get their hands on an electric vehicle.
B.C. student headed to Ottawa to work in the House of Commons

B.C. student headed to Ottawa to work in the House of Commons

A Kamloops student will be bringing his passion for politics to Parliament Hill this fall, having been selected as one of 40 youths to take on a one-year term working as a House of Commons page.
Researchers in B.C. to map landslides in Fraser River, help protect salmon

Researchers in B.C. to map landslides in Fraser River, help protect salmon

VANCOUVER — British Columbia geoscientists are returning to the scene of a massive landslide on the Fraser River to map its effects and assess the risk of future slides on salmon.