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Energy minister calls independent Site C dam report 'helpful,' will consult cabinet

Energy minister calls independent Site C dam report 'helpful,' will consult cabinet

VICTORIA — British Columbia's energy minister says he has received a report on the status of the Site C dam project and will soon present its findings to cabinet.

Head of B.C. university public health school apologizes for holiday travel

VANCOUVER — The head of the University of British Columbia's school of population and public health is apologizing for travelling during the school's winter break. Dr.

Plane that went into B.C.'s Fraser River hit power lines before crash: TSB

RICHMOND, B.C. — A Transportation Safety Board report says a small plane that vanished in British Columbia's Fraser River last June hit a power line before sinking into the river.
Man with gang ties is victim of targeted shooting in Surrey, B.C., say police

Man with gang ties is victim of targeted shooting in Surrey, B.C., say police

SURREY, B.C. — Investigators are appealing for witnesses, dashcam video or other surveillance tape as they investigate the first homicide of the year in Surrey, B.C.
B.C. aims to reduce backlog of surgeries within 22 months

B.C. aims to reduce backlog of surgeries within 22 months

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister says 90 per cent of patients who had their surgery postponed during the first wave of the pandemic have now had their procedures.
B.C. reports 625 new COVID-19 cases, eight additional deaths

B.C. reports 625 new COVID-19 cases, eight additional deaths

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister and provincial health officer urged people to look after their mental health and well-being as the province reported 625 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

Police say there may be more victims of unprovoked machete attacks in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Police believe there are more witnesses and at least one more victim linked to random machete attacks that injured two people in Vancouver. They're urging more witnesses to speak up about the unprovoked attacks on Dec.
Conditions easing, ferry travel resumes after wind, rain batter B.C. coast

Conditions easing, ferry travel resumes after wind, rain batter B.C. coast

VANCOUVER — Wind and rain warnings have been lifted from coastal British Columbia following a powerful storm that hammered Haida Gwaii, Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast and cancelled sailings on most BC Ferry routes.
B.C. state of emergency extended again as pandemic wears on

B.C. state of emergency extended again as pandemic wears on

VICTORIA — British Columbia has again extended its state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic nearly 10 months after it was first declared. The Ministry of Public Safety says in a news release the extension until Jan.

Man fatally shot by police in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood

VANCOUVER — A 37-year-old man has died after being shot by police in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood early Tuesday.