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B.C. to phase out private housekeeping, food service contracts in acute care

B.C. to phase out private housekeeping, food service contracts in acute care

VANCOUVER — Workers employed by private contractors who provide housekeeping and food services at acute care facilities in British Columbia will have their employment returned to the province's health authorities.
Kelowna residents trying to buy horse medicine to treat or prevent COVID-19

Kelowna residents trying to buy horse medicine to treat or prevent COVID-19

Ivermectin is used in humans mostly for treating rare tropical diseases in developing countries.
Surrey Mounties charge woman with arson following church burning

Surrey Mounties charge woman with arson following church burning

Kathleen Panek of no fixed address faces two criminal charges.
U.S. arrest warrant out for ex-Vancouver lawyer on pump-and-dump charges

U.S. arrest warrant out for ex-Vancouver lawyer on pump-and-dump charges

Fred Sharp faces two criminal charges in the United States for allegedly orchestrating stock scheme
Forecast: B.C. home prices soar as supply falls

Forecast: B.C. home prices soar as supply falls

Typical B.C. home price will top $937,000 in 2022 – and $1.2 million in Metro – as housing starts plunge 12.8 per cent
Watchdog gets over 90 complaints on RCMP enforcement at Fairy Creek

Watchdog gets over 90 complaints on RCMP enforcement at Fairy Creek

The complaints cover a range of allegations including excessive use of force, refusal of medical attention and improper arrest.
Wildfire grows near Penticton; more military crews join B.C. blaze battle

Wildfire grows near Penticton; more military crews join B.C. blaze battle

PENTICTON — Officials are warning that a wildfire burning southwest of Penticton, B.C., may affect operations at the local airport as crews made headway this weekend on several blazes in the province.
​​​​​​​Richmond violinist rediscovers his love for a 264-year-old violin, which was stolen on public transit

​​​​​​​Richmond violinist rediscovers his love for a 264-year-old violin, which was stolen on public transit

Recorded violin album connects artist and listeners

Girl, 3, dies after rock falls on her at Vancouver Island ski resort

COMOX, B.C. — A three-year-old girl has died after a rock fell on her at a resort on Vancouver Island.
B.C man acquitted of sex abuse charges

B.C man acquitted of sex abuse charges

Complainant alleged prolonged abuse began when she was four
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