Substance use costing B.C. economy nearly $5B per year: S...
Alcohol is the top cost driver, accounting for $1.9 billion in economic costs, the study found.
‘Running 24-7’: Behind the scenes of Site C Dam construction
Nearly a year after the NDP government confirmed the Site C Dam would go ahead, Global News is taking a behind-the-scenes look at the project.
Pedestrian struck by vehicle in South Surrey, in serious ...
Surrey RCMP said it happened in the 700-block of 176 Street, just before 5:30 p.m.
Three-quarters of Canadians want legal age raised for can...
While just over one-in-four (27 per cent) say that 18 is the right age, nearly the same number (26 per cent) believe that 21 would be more appropriate.
Vancouver Island dog owner issues warning after pet dies ...
Veterinarians say the bacterial infection can cause liver or kidney failure, or a condition that can cause blood vessels to bleed internally.
'It's absolutely appalling': Indigenous youth in care vul...
When Indigenous child welfare advocate Cindy Blackstock heard that a B.C. social worker had allegedly defrauded Indigenous children and youth in care, her he...
Life-threatening injuries possible in pedestrian-involved...
The collision occurred at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 700-block of 176 Street, Mounties said.
'We want to make sure we have a community that's safe': D...
The city of Dawson Creek, in northeastern B.C., has been hit with a string of crimes. In the first two weeks of November, RCMP have responded to multiple sho...
Toronto man says he was ‘carded’ by Vancouver police whil...
Desmond Cole was in Vancouver to speak about racism, and was on his way to a meeting about police street checks when he alleges the incident happened.
Toronto man says he was ‘carded’ by Vancouver police whil...
Desmond Cole was in Vancouver to speak about racism, and was on his way to a meeting about police street checks when he alleges the incident happened.
‘I think I strangled her’: Video shows alleged confession...
The public is getting its first look at an undercover video that appears to show accused child killer Garry Handlen confessing to murder.
Black mould growing on walls, windows of subsidized housing
Residents of a subsidized housing complex south of Vancouver are wondering how the situation got to be so bad.
Election referendum: Who wins and loses with different sy...
As of Wednesday only 6.5 per cent of eligible voters have returned their ballots on election reform.
Toronto anti-carding activist stopped by police in Vancouver
A Toronto activist known for his criticism of the controversial police practice known as "carding" claims he was stopped by an officer in Vancouver because h...
Vancouver council approves launching city-wide plan
The City of Vancouver looks set to embark on its first city-wide plan in nearly a century, which could result in the mass rezoning of large parts of the muni...
Curtis Sagmoen denied bail
A provincial court judge in Vernon, B.C., has denied Curtis Sagmoen's bail application.
Calgary woman warns about booking airline tickets online ...
A Calgary woman is warning others to read the fine print and be careful which site you're on when booking flights online.
Surrey is unveiled as fourth Urgent Primary Care Centre i...
The provincial government has unveiled a new Surrey Urgent Primary Care Centre in order for patients to get same-day access to health care professionals.
Campbell River ice rink first in B.C. to switch from ammo...
A community on Vancouver Island is set to be the first ice rink in B.C. to make the switch from using ammonia to a carbon dioxide system.
Police Investigate Robbery in Courtenay
On November 13, 2018 the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a robbery at a business on the 1500-block of Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay.
Unpaid taxi fares on the rise in Vernon: taxi company
In general, the taxi company manager believes fare shirking is connected to drug use in the community.
B.C. launches 'No Trucks in the Left Lane' program on Coq...
The B.C. government is banning commercial trucks from using the far left lanes on part of the Coquihalla Highway in an attempt to reduce the impact of spin-o...
Comox Valley RCMP Investigate Possible Child Luring
On November 10th, 2018 at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a suspicious incident involving an 11-year old girl on Willemar...
Why do houses burn but trees remain? Photos from Californ...
The wildfire situation in California is being called the deadliest in the state's history and lessons for British Columbia are emerging from the photos of th...
No charges for cop accused of taking cash from suspect's ...
The Abbotsford police officer who was accused of taking money from a suspect's home last year will not face charges, the B.C. Prosecution Service announced W...
19-year-old victim of gang-linked shooting was class clow...
Jagvir Malhi was shot multiple times near his parents' home in Abbotsford Monday afternoon.
‘Mr. Big’ sting video shows alleged confession of accused...
Newly released video from the trial of Garry Handlen shows the accused killer allegedly confessing murder to an undercover police officer. Ted Cherneki expla...
Questions about Marrisa Shen murder investigation
A number of men from Metro Vancouver’s south Asian community are coming forward to claim they were ‘profiled’ by investigators looking into...
The staggering cost of substance abuse in B.C .
A new report outlines the staggering cost to B.C. from substance abuse. And as Nadia Stewart reports, the real story on the streets could be even worse.
Surrey introduces municipal police ‘czar’
The city of Surrey has introduced the man who’ll undertake the daunting task of transitioning the city from the RCMP to a municipal police force in two...
Toronto activist claims discrimination by Vancouver Police
An Ontario activist says Vancouver police demanded he turn over his identification, and threatened to handcuff him, for what appeared to be a minor bylaw inf...
Judge in Vernon turns down Sagmoen bail request
Accused will be back in court facing separate charges on Dec. 10th.
Decision on new Surrey SkyTrain could come Thursday
TransLink is recommending Metro Vancouver mayors approve a motion Thursday that would see the immediate start of a planning and design process for a new SkyT...
BC Evening Weather Forecast: Nov 14
The Wednesday, November 14, 2018 evening weather forecast for Vancouver, British Columbia and the surrounding area.
Average of 4.3 people/day died of illicit drug overdose i...
In September, 128 people died from a suspected overdose in B.C. – an increase of 38 per cent from the same month last year.
Commercial trucks banned from left lane on part of Coquih...
All commercial vehicles are restricted to the centre and right lanes on Snowshed Hill between Box Canyon and Zopkios beginning this week.
Defence ministry says it takes sex assault 'very seriousl...
The woman, a waitress from southern Vancouver Island, alleges she was drugged, brought to CFB Esquimalt and sexually assaulted.
No charges laid against Abbotsford police officer accused...
The B.C. Prosecution Service has decided not to lay any charges against an Abbotsford police office who allegedly stole money from a suspect's home while con...
Province rolls out new highway program: No Trucks in Left...
Pilot program starts this week; affects portion of Coquihalla Highway.
Metro Vancouver gas prices going down?
Could it be true? Gas prices are about to go down in Metro Vancouver? Aaron McArthur explains why, and how long it might last.
Vancouver Island woman warns dog owners about deadly bact...
A Sooke woman says she wishes she’d had her dog vaccinated against the rare, but deadly bacteria that killed her beloved pet. Catherine Urquhart has he...
Public invited to help improve access to Cathedral Grove
Park visitors, interest groups and people who live in surrounding communities will have a chance to shape future access to Cathedral Grove, with a series of ...
Feds, B.C. expand protected habitat for 40 species at ris...
A conservation area in British Columbia's southeast mountains is being expanded with the help of the federal and provincial governments.
Behind-the-scenes tour of Site C dam construction
Nearly a year after B.C. Premier John Horgan made the controversial decision to continue construction of the Site C dam, Global’s Jordan Armstrong take...
Sedins to be inducted into BC Sports Hall of Fame
About a year after the Sedin twins took to the ice for their final game, Daniel and Henrik will be honoured for their 18-year careers with the Vancouver Canu...
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