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‘Bear jams’ on B.C. highways bad for people, animals [with video]

Conservation officers have 300 bear conflict calls so far this month, with roadside bear viewing, feeding among problems

Seniors may miss out at tax time

Guaranteed Income Supplement, rental assistance and discount bus pass depend on Canada Revenue Agency filing

Single parent employment growing

Up to 100 income assistance clients a week signing up for job training, child care and transportation, minister Michelle Stilwell says

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Orcas make rare visit into Victoria harbour
Fashion designer Kate Spade dies at 55
REPLAY: This week in B.C. in video
Chicken crosses B.c. Highway, gets police escort

Directory compares B.C. seniors’ homes

Health and recreation services compiled for 292 publicly funded facilities, as well as 'serious adverse events'

  • Mar 30th, 2016

Photos: Signs of Spring

A rare set of quadruplet lambs were born on an Aldergrove farm last week

  • Mar 29th, 2016

Disability benefits increasing

Social Development Minister Michelle Stilwell says subsidized bus pass system continues, 40,000 rural people to get same value

Assisted living rules to be eased

Health Minister Terry Lake says changes to 'rigid regulations' coming on advice of BC Seniors' Advocate

Two live concerts as part of Variety Show of Hearts Telethon

Event, taking place on Feb. 13 and 14, celebrates its 50th anniversary

  • Feb 9th, 2016

Pacific Rim Whale Festival returns to Tofino-Ucluelet

Annual festival returns to two-week length starting March 12

Olivia, Ethan are B.C.’s top baby names

Top choices extend their streak of popularity in 2014, according to Vitals Statistics Agency

Northern lights may end year with a spectacle thanks to solar flare

Aurora borealis set to blaze further south than usual after Monday's sunspot eruption

B.C. joins clean vehicle club in Paris

Zero-emission vehicles group wants to reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions 40 per cent by 2050.

Harvesting a Christmas tree on Crown land

Free use permits are available for most areas of the province, good for one tree in designated areas of provincial forest

Influenza vaccine now available in B.C.

H2N2 influenza cases already showing up around B.C., strains of influenza B expected to show up by February

Tofino, Stanley Park voted B.C.’s ‘best places’ to visit

A new poll of British Columbians has the Park and surfer's paradise one-two atop the province's travel destinations.

Heat wave about to hit Lower Mainland and here’s how to keep your cool

Hottest weather expected Saturday and Sunday, residents of Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley urged to take precautions

Super, virtual B.C. seen world-wide

Virtual reality lets people experience a boat trip and a hike into the high country of the remote central coast at Nimmo Bay

APPLE EVENT LIVE: The watch, a gold MacBook, HBO on iPhone

Apple Watch unveiled: lots of features, functions, price tags. So... Do you want it?

  • Mar 9th, 2015

UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 per cent of diet

No way to sugarcoat this: WHO says sugar should be no more than 5-10 per cent of total calories

  • Mar 4th, 2015