Trans Mountain investigating oil spill in Abbotsford
Trans Mountain said it is investigating a spill at its Sumas Pump Station in Abbotsford.
May deadliest month for drug overdose deaths in BC’s history
There were 18 deaths in North Shore and the Coast Garibaldi area, which includes Sea to Sky and the Sunshine Coast communities.
Stats Canada launches survey about parenting during COVID-19
Stats Canada has launched a survey asking parents about the challenges of parenting during the pandemic.
Wolf believed to have attacked man in Port Edward destroyed
Conservation officers in Port Edwards captured and destroyed a single wolf they believe is the wolf that attacked a man on Friday.
BC SPCA discovers new virus in cats
A mysterious contagious disease outbreak at the BC SPCA’s Community Animal Centre in Vancouver last year has led to the discovery of a new feline virus.
Sea to Sky Gondola open to public
The Sea to Sky Gondola will be opening today to the public with new COVID-19 safety protocols and reduced capacity. The gondola earlier reopened on May 22 for pass holders.
VPD investigating 29 anti-Asian hate crimes
Vancouver Police is investigating 29 cases of anti-Asian hate crime and hate-related incidents in Vancouver.
Province launches COVID-19 survey
BC Government is inviting people to take part in a COVID-19 survey to gather information on how the pandemic has impacted the health and well-being of people.
Suspect sought in violent attack on woman in Vancouver
Metro Vancouver Transit Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly attacked a woman, pulled her hair and punched her several times on a bus.
Two arrested for stealing 6,000 masks from Vancouver retirement home
Vancouver Police are recommending multiple charges against two men who stole a large quantity of personal protective equipment – including more than 6,000 masks – from a retirement home last week.
Police look for suspect who attacked woman in Downtown Vancouver
Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who assaulted a young woman in downtown Vancouver the afternoon of April 12.
Vancouver company receives $175 million from feds to develop COVID-19 treatment
Government of Canada is giving $175.6 million to AbCellera Biologics, a Vancouver-based biotechnology company that researches and discovers next-generation antibody drugs to fight infection and disease.
Police seizes 1,500 unauthorized COVID-19 test kits
BC RCMP investigation has led to the seizure of 1,500 unauthorized COVID-19 test kits from a Richmond resident.
COVID-19: Free counselling service launched
Government of Canada has launched a new website dedicated to mental health and wellness.
Can you identify the suspect in violent attack on SkyTrain?
Metro Vancouver Transit Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly violently attacked a woman,
Cancer treatments will continue in BC
BC Cancer says cancer treatments will continue in the province, despite the challenges posed by COVID-19.
BC Hydro warns customers of an increase in scams
Since announcing its COVID-19 Relief Fund on April 1, BC Hydro has had over 500 reported incidents of attempted scams targeting its customers.
Province extends liquor store hours
Government of BC has temporarily extended hours of retail liquor service in the province to enhance physical distancing for seniors and people who are immuno-compromised.
Why BC won’t share data on COVID-19 cases in the community
When an outbreak hits a community, one of the most urgent things people want is information. This is human nature, as information allows us to protect ourselves, our families and our loved ones.
Essential service providers not liable for COVID-19 exposure
Those providing essential services cannot be held liable for damages caused by exposure to COVID-19 while continuing to operate, according to a new order from the Government of BC.