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1 hr ago | Squamish Chief
The Parti Quebecois is set to announce that media baron Pierre Karl Peladeau will run for the party in the provincial election.
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5 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight
She has won six straight elections in Vancouver East, slaughtering her nearest competitor, Conservative Irene Yatco, by nearly 20,000 votes in 2011.
9 hrs ago | Penticton Herald
Researching the case of a young female servant who shot and killed a member of Toronto's prominent Massey family after he tried to kiss her in 1915 proved particularly challenging for renowned Canadian non-fiction writer and historian Charlotte Gray.
High-risk sex offender Michael Sean Stanley, shown here in Seattle in October, cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet and fled Canada earlier that month.
With measles, a rash often appears two or three days after the onset of cold-like sympoms and red, sore eyes.
Police have closed West Hastings Street between Richards and Homer to investigate the death of a woman who was hit by this semi truck at around 8 a.m. Saturday morning.
James Dessert, a Grade 8 student from Charles Bloom Secondary in Lumby, was the big winner of the 2014 Spaghetti Bridge contest held at Okanagan College's Kelowna campus on March 7. Dessert's bridge weighed in at a mere 994.99 grams, but more than held its weight as it took on 112.58 kilograms of pressure before collapsing before an enthusiastic ... (more)
A 32-year-old Salmon Arm man is in police custody after a workplace incident in that community Friday morning.
Homeless people living in Abbotsford, B.C., are taking the city to court, alleging bylaws and tactics used to harass them breach their charter rights.
Six-year-old Vondrae Martin holds a teddy bear at news conference in November. He had nearly drowned in a swimming pool earlier in the year and was saved by his grandmother.
Survivors and relatives of those killed in a pair of sawmill explosions in northern B.C. came to the B.C. legislature Thursday to back calls for an independent inquiry into the disasters and how they were investigated.
An RCMP investigation spanning British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan has resulted in allegations that a former Mountie sexually assaulted eight boys in the late 1970s and early '80s.
A former Mountie and minor league coach has been charged with eight counts of indecent assault on boys under 18 years old who he had coached during the late 1970s and early '80s.
B.C. RCMP Major Crimes Supt. Brendan Fitzpatrick is set to announce charges against a man in connection with eight historical sexual assaults spanning three provinces.
A six-year-old boy who died after being pulled from Taylor Creek in North Vancouver Thursday afternoon was involved in a previous near-drowning incident, CBC News has learned.
Testimony has ended in a trial over Michigan's ban on gay marriage after a Canadian economist made unflattering remarks about homosexuals.