First major snowfall of the season creates havoc on roads of Parksville Qualicum Beach

!Snowy conditions, followed by overnight cold that created ice, were making the drive around Parksville Qualicum Beach hazardous on Monday night and Tuesday morning. - JOHN HARDING PHOTO
  • Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanoose Bay, Deep Bay, Bowser, Qualicum Bay, Coombs, Errington updated Dec 6, 2016 at 12:41 PM

More snow expected starting Thursday; residents urged to stay off the roads if possible


B.C. wood high-rise is the talk of Asia

  • Penticton Tsukuba Japan updated Dec 7, 2016 at 7:29 PM

#BCForestFuture series: Structurlam of Penticton has builders and engineers asking questions in Japan and China


Technical hurdles mean no body-worn cameras for Mounties, for the time being

  • B.C. posted Dec 7, 2016 at 2:00 PM

RCMP says it is postponing the deployment of body-worn cameras after testing revealed technical problems.


Cold spell spikes electricity

  • British Columbia updated Dec 7, 2016 at 1:43 PM

The first wave of cold arctic air and snow has increased electricity demand by 12 per cent provincewide


London Drugs 'ready' to dispense marijuana

  • British Columbia posted Dec 7, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Vice-president John Tse says their pharmacists have been training for months


Ottawa to announce $3 billion search and rescue plane contract

  • British Columbia posted Dec 7, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Sources say Airbus has won the deal, which could have big payoffs for B.C.

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Federal-provincial climate plan summit won't result in full ledger of GHG cuts

  • posted Dec 7, 2016 at 2:23 PM

Fed-prov climate plan won't detail GHG ledger

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Should municipal governments donate land and/or use taxpayers' money to help combat homelessness in their towns and cities?

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