- Pure fentanyl and heroin seized in major Lower Mainland drug bust
New Westminster police say they have seized $300,000 worth of heroin laced with a lethal amount of fentanyl and a quantity of pure fentanyl.
- Small B.C. town turns fashion faux-pas into unexpected retail hit
Small towns in B.C. aren't usually known as hotbeds of fashion, but one town in the Kootenays is capitalizing on its rugged sense of style.
- Why the Canada Revenue Agency is using this simple tactic to get you to pay your taxes
The Canada Revenue Agency says it's begun using carefully crafted messages as a way of increasing the likelihood that people who owe taxes will pay up.
- Steelworkers Union paying salaries of top NDP staffers during B.C. Election
The United Steelworkers union confirms it is paying the salaries of three people in the NDP headquarters.
- Vancouver tree sale wildly popular but not for apartment dwellers
Each spring, the Vancouver Park Board holds a tree sale, selling varieties like Prairie Torch Buckeyes, Showy Mountain Ashes, and Purple Lily Magnolias, for $10 a piece.
- Nature Trust looks to acquire Okanagan property for bighorn sheep
The CEO of non-profit conservation organization Nature Trust is asking for help to acquire private land next to a popular site for big horn sheep in the Okanagan.
- B.C. Green Party would run deficits to pay for platform
In an ambitious platform, the B.C. Green Party has laid out plans to run a deficit of $146 million dollars in its first full year in office. But — based mainly on increased carbon tax revenues — the party has committed in the platform released on Monday to running a surplus in its fourth year in office.
- Victoria council votes for 15 per cent foreign buyers tax
Victoria City Council has voted to ask the province to implement the same 15 per cent foreign buyers tax that currently exists in Metro Vancouver to their city.
- Conversation about race, identity must come out into the open, Adrienne Clarkson says
Clarkson, the former Governor General of Canada, is hosting a speaker series and workshop in Vancouver about inclusion and citizenship.
- How not to give a TED Talk: Advice from the head of TED
As the TED Talks once again bring 'thought leaders' to Vancouver, the head of TED deconstructs the best and worst of public speaking in the viral video age.
- Homeowners association wants Revelstoke Mountain Resort to build more infrastructure
The newly formed Revelstoke Mountain Homeowners Association says its members are frustrated the resort they bought into hasn't become the world-class ski destination it was billed as in 2007, while resort officials say development at the southeastern B.C. site is tied to market pressures.
- Trial begins for 3 men charged in Prince George homicide
A 12-week trial begins Monday in Prince George, B.C. for three menin the death of 22-year-old Jordan Christian Reno. His body was discovered in a mobile home in June of 2012.
- Softwood lumber decision Tuesday is Trump's next chance to hammer Canada
Donald Trump's attack on Canada's softwood lumber industry last week was pretty vague. But this trade dispute is about to get very specific: the U.S. Department of Commerce will release its decision Tuesday on potentially damaging countervailing duties on Canadian imports.
- Richmond shuts down seniors' small-stakes poker circle
The city of Richmond recently shut down the poker circle played by a seniors' group. They were playing for cash, which violates a city bylaw.
- Simple food, exercise and friendship at core of Vancouver Island food program
Combining easy exercise, healthy eating and social interaction is at the core of a new education program for low-income residents.
- 16K eSports fans pack Vancouver arena for League of Legends championship
Thousands of fans have filled Vancouver's Pacific Colliseum this weekend to watch professional video gamers battling for top spot at a League of Legends championship.
- These men want to be the first turbaned Sikhs elected to the B.C. Legislature
This month marks 70 years since Sikhs were given the right to vote in British Columbia and two South Asian candidates in the upcoming provincial election want to mark the occasion by making a little history of their own.
- Tips on spring foraging: Don't venture to B.C.'s provincial parks
Chef and forager Robin Kort has a laundry list of plants to harvest this spring, but says following the rules are key to sustainability.
- Victoria HarbourCats baseball team welcomes first chaplain
West Coast League team introduces chaplain Park Jung to the world of collegiate baseball.
- Vancouver Sun Run hits the road for 33rd time with 40,000 runners
Some road closures along 10-kilometre route will be in effect on Sunday from 5 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT.