Skip to content

BC News

Invasive Canada geese in the crosshairs as B.C. council approves planned cull

Invasive Canada geese in the crosshairs as B.C. council approves planned cull

VERNON, B.C. — A program to cull invasive, non-migratory Canada geese in British Columbia's North Okanagan has the strong support of Vernon city council.
WorkSafeBC blitz finds COVID-19 violations at more than half its Whistler inspections

WorkSafeBC blitz finds COVID-19 violations at more than half its Whistler inspections

Common infractions include employers not conducting proper health checks, not having proper equipment available or used correctly, and infractions to occupancy limits
Casino investigation boss lacked confidence in RCMP financial crime unit

Casino investigation boss lacked confidence in RCMP financial crime unit

Doug Scott, manager of the Gaming Police and Enforcement Branch (GPEB) between 2011 and 2013, tells of a lack of police participation at B.C. casinos as suspicious transactions reached hundreds of millions of dollars each year
B.C. to do clinical trial of COVID-19 drug on emergency basis to treat severe cases

B.C. to do clinical trial of COVID-19 drug on emergency basis to treat severe cases

VICTORIA — British Columbia will begin a clinical trial on a COVID-19 drug therapy approved by Health Canada on an emergency basis for patients who are at risk of being hospitalized with severe illness. Provincial health officer Dr.
Some B.C. seniors may receive vaccine clinic instructions within days

Some B.C. seniors may receive vaccine clinic instructions within days

Older British Columbians may receive instructions for getting vaccinated against COVID-19 within the coming days
Active COVID-19 infections, and hospitalizations continue to fall across B.C.

Active COVID-19 infections, and hospitalizations continue to fall across B.C.

Another 13 people have died from COVID-19 in B.C., raising the province's death toll to 1,259
Divers haul 792 pounds of trash out of Cultus Lake

Divers haul 792 pounds of trash out of Cultus Lake

Pack in, pack out
B.C.'s post-secondary 'micro credentials' program aims to build fast track to jobs

B.C.'s post-secondary 'micro credentials' program aims to build fast track to jobs

BURNABY, B.C. — British Columbia is launching a post-secondary training program that aims to put students on the fast track to high-demand jobs.
BC SPCA needs the public's help to fund a surgery for injured kitty

BC SPCA needs the public's help to fund a surgery for injured kitty

The leg amputation is estimated to cost $1,500
Northern B.C. woman dies walking home from next-door neighbour in extreme cold

Northern B.C. woman dies walking home from next-door neighbour in extreme cold

RCMP warn exposure in these temperatures can be threatening