The Canadian Press

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Critics call ICBC a ‘financial train wreck’

Crisis at ICBC is shaping up to be the first major financial hurdle for B.C.’s new NDP government.

  • Aug 13th, 2017 2:45pm

B.C. minister apologizes to former LNG advocate

The NDP’s Bruce Ralston releases a retraction about comments he made about Gordon Wilson

  • Aug 12th, 2017 1:56pm

3 dead in violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville

A state of emergency has been declared

  • Aug 12th, 2017 1:05pm

Canada to host New Zealand’s Maori All Blacks at B.C. Place

‘We can’t wait to play them in front of some of Canada’s most passionate rugby fans’

  • Aug 10th, 2017 1:02pm

Overbilling concerns spark audits at three B.C. health clinics

Financial reviews stem from worries over integrity of public health-care system

  • Aug 10th, 2017 4:20am

B.C. hands out 19 tickets to those who think campfire ban doesn’t apply to them

The B.C. Conservation Office says each one of those tickets carries a $1,150 fine.

  • Aug 9th, 2017 1:44pm

Food guide prompts battle over beef and butter

Industry advocates say new guidelines might encourage lower consumption of beef, butter and cheese

  • Aug 9th, 2017 1:25pm

VIDEO: Triple murderer Derek Saretzky gets no parole for 75 years

Alberta resident Saretzky was convicted of three counts of first-degree murder in June

  • Aug 9th, 2017 12:00pm

Bear complaints nearly double across B.C.

Conservation service says they received nearly 9,000 calls about black bears between April and August.

  • Aug 9th, 2017 11:30am

Ottawa seeks to alter blood/alcohol levels

Justice minister says change would ‘make it easier to fight the danger’ posed by drunk drivers

  • Aug 8th, 2017 5:05pm

Indigenous heritage doesn’t overrule other factors in adoption: B.C. court

Unanimous decision is latest ruling on how much weight cultural identity should have in adoptions

  • Aug 8th, 2017 4:00pm

Canadian wine is on NAFTA negotiating table

U.S. dispute over Canadian wine sales restrictions on the table at NAFTA talks

  • Aug 8th, 2017 3:30pm

Cop buys shirt, tie for alleged thief who was taking them for job interview

Toronto police officer praised for a compassionate approach to the situation

  • Aug 8th, 2017 1:56pm

Legal pot may breathe life into small Canadian towns hit by resource losses

Harvest One Cannabis Inc.’s grow facility is on land owned by the Cowichan Tribes just outside Duncan

  • Aug 6th, 2017 9:30am

Williams to make Lions debut as B.C. welcomes Saskatchewan

B.C. will be looking to be better in many areas after last Friday’s 37-26 loss to the Eskimos

  • Aug 5th, 2017 8:00am

Trump ambassador to Canada confirmed

Kelly Knight Craft swiftly confirmed by U.S. Senate

  • Aug 4th, 2017 9:30am

1 in 5 sausages tested had meat not on label: Study

Canadian research found that one of 38 supposedly pure pork sausages contained horse meat

  • Aug 4th, 2017 8:50am

NHL superstar Sidney Crosby at 30: The can’t miss ‘kid’ who didn’t

‘He was not only the best player I ever saw, but significantly the best player.’

  • Aug 4th, 2017 5:30am

Trailblazing B.C.-born magician Celeste Evans dies at 85

Evans offered a uniquely feminine take on a craft that generally relegated women to the sidelines

  • Aug 3rd, 2017 7:35am

B.C. asks utilities commission to review Site C

The regulator will assess the project’s economic viability, with a final report in three months.

  • Aug 2nd, 2017 3:35pm