British Columbia

BC woman charged after failing to self-isolate and visiting Cape Breton brewery

A British Columbia woman has been charged after failing to self-isolate and proceeding to visit a Cape Britain brewery.

Sam Edwards

BC landlord removes tenants doors and windows after she falls behind on rent

A landlord in B.C. removed the doors and the majority of windows from one of his rental houses after a renter fell behind on her payments.

Sam Edwards

Victoria Police issue public warning after used needle found wrapped around a railing

Police say the needle was found at around 5 pm on Sunday, with the exposed needle being tied to the handrail of a heavily used stairway.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

BC to reopen schools full-time and in-person this fall

K-12 students in British Columbia will return to full-time, in-class learning this fall as the province moves to Stage 2 of its 5-part "Education Restart Plan."

Mia Cathell

BC woman reunited with teddy bear containing her late mother's voice recording

Mara Soriano had been searching for her stolen teddy bear—containing a voice recording of her late mother—for the last four days.

Sam Edwards

Naked border jumper evades RCMP for hours during 'float chase' down BC river

A border jumper was arrested by Grand Forks RCMP after a float chase on Kettle River that lasted for hours.

Sam Edwards

12 men arrested in Surrey BC after filming TikTok video with fake guns

Twelve men were arrested in Surrey, B.C. on Tuesday after filming a social media video involving fake firearms.

Sam Edwards

YouPorn offers to fund glory holes across BC for COVID safety

In response to the sex tip, YouPorn sent a letter to the aptly named BC Health Minister Adrian Dix offering to build glory holes across the province.

Roberto Wakerell-Cruz

Abbotsford police officer dies in Nelson, BC following violent incident

A police officer from Abbotsford has died following an incident in Nelson, British Columbia.

Sam Edwards

7.8 magnitude earthquake strikes off coast of Alaska, no threat to BC

A major earthquake has been reported by Emergency Info B.C. off of Alaska’s coast.

Sam Edwards

BC government recommends 'glory holes' for COVID safety

In an effort to help British Columbians navigate intimacy in the time of coronavirus, the BC Centre for Disease Control has issued safe sex guidelines that recommend use of "glory holes."

Libby Emmons

Busting the myth of opposition to gas and oil by First Nations

Contrary to the anti-oil and gas narrative, for British Columbia and Alberta First Nations with a public position on oil and natural gas development, most favour it.

Gregory John and Mark Milke

BC hockey team changes name from 'Braves' just in case it might be offensive

A hockey team on Vancouver Island will be changing their name and logo after the team's owners felt it may be disrespectful to Indigenous communities.

Quinn Patrick

BC female RCMP officer punished for sexual misconduct that occurred a decade ago

A female RCMP officer has been docked 20 days' worth of pay and 10 days' worth of annual leave as punishment following a complaint of sexual misconduct.

Quinn Patrick

BC man's Canada Day flag display vandalized

A man who hangs Canadian flags proudly outside his Victoria home every Canada Day was dismayed to find that his display had been vandalized.

Libby Emmons