Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

British Columbia News

Local news for British Columbia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

'Not criminally responsible' law misses point: Critics

Darcie Clark's cousin Stacy Galt, left, sits with Prime Minister Stephen Harper before he announced a plan to give courts new powers to lock up people found not criminally responsible for crimes due to mental problems, in Burnaby, B.C., in February 2013.

Comment?

Related Topix: Stephen Harper, Canada

7 hrs ago | CBC News

Aggressive raccoon attacks puppy in Vancouver's West End

It was raccoon versus puppy in the West End on Wednesday, and it ended with a trip to the hospital for the dog's owner.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada

11 hrs ago | CBC News

B.C. climber remembers Everest Sherpa killed in avalanche

Vancouver climber Sam Wyatt scaled Everest in 2012 with the help of Sherpa Then Dorjee, one of the 12 climbers killed April 18, 2014 The Sherpas killed in the deadliest avalanche to sweep through Everest were the most experienced climbers to work on the mountain, says a B.C. climber.

Comment?

Related Topix: Avalanche, Canada

15 hrs ago | CBC News

Arson suspected in 5 suspicious Abbotsford fires

Abbotsford police suspect an arsonist may have set five suspicious fires in Abbotsford over the past 48 hours, including this one at an abandoned home on Hillcrest Avenue on Thursday morning "All five fires have started after midnight and all have been in a fairly small geographic area of central Abbotsford," said a statement issued by APD on ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada

19 hrs ago | The Chilliwack Progress

Road rehab in Chilliwack explained

They use a "worst first" system, so that roads in the worst condition get repaved first, according to Rod Sanderson, manager of transportation and drainage.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

Extraditing Dutch man charged in Amanda Todd case could take years: expert

Inspector Paulette Freill announced Thursday that a 35-year-old Dutch man has been charged in connection to the 2012 death of 15-year-old Amanda Todd.

Comment?

Related Topix: Prison, Canada

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Column: Extinguishing the European fire ant invasion

They swarm and deliver a painful sting that, while not life-threatening, burns then itches for days and can trigger swelling or a possible allergic reaction.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada, Entomology, Science, Agriculture, Opinion

Chilliwack Times

Local cheesemaker wins national award

Cheese lovers across B.C. have long savoured the handmade artisanal creations from the Farm House Natural Cheeses in Agassiz.

Comment?

Related Topix: Life, Food, Cheese, Canada,

Greenwich Citizen

Dutch man's case linked to Amanda Todd

Carol Todd fights back tears as she listens during a Royal Canadian Mounted Police news conference in Surrey, British Columbia, on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada, Suicide

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Ridge man cleared of trafficking charges, guilty of possession

A Maple Ridge man has been acquitted of trafficking charges after a judge ruled he was not selling illegal drugs, found in his bedroom during a police raid.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs, Canada, Marijuana

CBC News

Barinder Rasode expected to run against Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts

Speculation is mounting that Surrey Mayor Dianne Watts may be facing a challenge to her leadership after high-profile city councillor Barinder Rasode announced Thursday she was leaving the mayor's Surrey First party.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Dutch man charged in Amanda Todd case

A Dutch man is accused of sexually exploiting and blackmailing Amanda Todd, a Port Coquitlam teen who killed herself in 2012 following years of torment online.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada,

Canada.com

Chris Hadfield thrills Coquitlam kids by flying paper airplanes

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's passion for space travel isn't limited to rockets - he was just as happy flying paper airplanes with a bunch of giddy Grade 5 kids in Coquitlam, B.C. Hadfield joined 60 students at a theatre where the youngsters later joined an audience of high schoolers who heard the high flyer talk about the importance of ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada

Prince George Citizen

AC/DC guitar stolen in dirty deed from B.C. restaurant: RCMP

A1961 Gibson SG Les Paul re-issue in a cherry finish, signed by Angus and Malcolm Young of the band AC/DC is shown in police handout photo.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, Canada

Cloverdale Reporter

Jury finds Surrey man not guilty of sex assault, choking

Andrew Aurie Jefferson's trial on the charges took place April 14 and 15 in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada

Surrey Leader

Metro Vancouver's menu of garbage-burning sites shrinks

A proposed Duke Point site for a future Metro Vancouver garbage incinerator appears dead after Nanaimo city council unanimously rejected the proposal.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada,

Canada.com

Arrest made in Netherlands in Amanda Todd online extortion case: reports

The Vancouver Canucks have the sixth overall pick in the June 27-28 NHL Entry Draft.

Comment?

Related Topix: Education Etc., Canada,

Regina Leader Post

I never got close to him, testifies Hells Angels associate accused in beating death of Kelowna dad

Norman Cocks , 31. a full-patch Hells Angels member, is shown with dad Robert Cocks, 53, a member of the Throttle Lockers, an HA support club.

Comment?

Related Topix: Canada

CBC News

Electric car struggles to get off ground in B.C. despite hype

Environmental groups and local and provincial governments are promoting electric cars as the zero-emission alternative for commuters, but interest has been slow to grow, and only about 1,000 electric cars have been sold in B.C. "It's still a problem because the initial cost is high.

Comment?

Related Topix: Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan, Canada

Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows Times

Help bust crime in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows - April 17, 2014

The TIMES and local Mounties partner each week to bring readers the top four most sought individuals of the week.

Comment?

Related Topix:

•••
•••
•••
•••
 
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••