The Canadian Press

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Several new blazes sparked over the weekend

Wildfire conditions remain stable in B.C., although several new blazes sparked

  • Jul 24th, 2017 8:00am

Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Spicer’s daily press briefings had become must-see television until recent weeks

  • Jul 21st, 2017 12:08pm

B.C. state of emergency hits two-week mark

B.C.’s state of emergency over wildfires hits its two-week mark with no end in sight

  • Jul 21st, 2017 7:45am

Looters at B.C. wildfires typical in disasters: expert

The RCMP said they have arrested a half-dozen people accused of exploiting the evacuations

  • Jul 15th, 2017 8:00am

Lumber prices see ‘big jump’ after wildfires in B.C.

As early as Sunday, several companies temporarily closed some of their mills as evacuation orders

  • Jul 14th, 2017 8:30am

Loonie soars as interest rates rise

The Bank of Canada hiked the interest rate for the first time in 7 years on Wednesday.

  • Jul 12th, 2017 9:30am

VIDEO: Help pours in from all over Canada for evacuees, firefighters in B.C.

Everyone from Fort Mac to New Brunswick is pitching in

  • Jul 11th, 2017 7:10am

B.C. forests more fire-prone than in the past

One expert says past firefighting efforts have made B.C. forests more fire-prone

  • Jul 10th, 2017 10:30am

B.C. wildfire situation deteriorates

B.C. orders more people to evacuate as wildfire situation deteriorates

  • Jul 10th, 2017 10:00am

UPDATE: Crews battle as wildfires rage in B.C. Interior

Crews brace for another day on B.C. firelines as no let up is likely

  • Jul 9th, 2017 8:30am

McMorris weighs in on near-fatal crash

‘I broke everything:’ Canadian snowboarder McMorris says of crash in B.C. backcountry

  • Jul 7th, 2017 8:50am

Deep fried Jell-O, chicken feet new additions to Calgary Stampede menu

There are around 50 new foods on the menu this year

  • Jul 7th, 2017 8:30am

Supreme Court upholds procedures for breathalyzer evidence

Crown can rely on a simple certificate recording the breath readings of the accused

  • Jul 6th, 2017 11:30am

Amelia Earhart’s fate solved?

A new film claims to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart’s fate

  • Jul 6th, 2017 9:00am

Vancouver wants to license Airbnb hosts

New Vancouver rules would allow most Airbnb-style rentals – with a licence

  • Jul 5th, 2017 5:30pm

VIDEO: Word of Omar Khadr’s $10.5-million deal sparks fury

$10.5-million settlement with former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr, sources say

  • Jul 5th, 2017 11:30am

VIDEO: Trump criticized over tweeted video ‘beating up’ CNN

The 28-second clip was posted on U.S. President Donald Trump’s official Twitter account

  • Jul 2nd, 2017 1:30pm

Interac’s e-Transfer service back online

The banking service seems to be fixed after after troubles that began Thursday

  • Jul 2nd, 2017 9:30am

Vancouver Canucks sign veteran centre Sam Gagner

Gagner, a 27-year-old native of London, Ont., had a career-high 50 points in 81 games last season

  • Jul 1st, 2017 6:40pm

Trudeau unveils Canada’s newest astronauts

Jen Sidey and Josh Kutryk will officially be welcomed at the Canadian Space Agency headquarters

  • Jul 1st, 2017 6:20pm