British Columbia


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

Indigenous appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline approval dismissed by Supreme court

The Supreme Court Of Canada has dismissed a new appeal from First Nations in British Columbia over the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline.

Sam Edwards

Vehicle with Alberta license plates crashes into Vancouver supermarket on Canada day

According to police, a SUV ran into the Fresh Street Market located at Howe Street and Pacific Street. The incident took place at about 3:30 a.m.

Sam Edwards

BC man will not do jail time after driving quad into sex worker

North Okanagan resident Curtis Sagmoen will not be doing jail time for of driving into an escort with his quad after calling her to his home in 2017.

Sam Edwards

Most BC residents would ban foreigners from purchasing real estate, according to new poll

A recent BC poll finds that over 3-in-4 residents are for a regulation that would stop the majority of foreigners from purchasing Canadian real estate.

Sam Edwards

Largest fentanyl seizure in Ontario history made by OPP and Toronto police

Over 70 kilograms of powder and 120,000 fentanyl pills were obtained in the biggest fentanyl seizure in the history of Ontario law enforcement.

Sam Edwards

Vancouver's Gassy Jack statue vandalized, petition asks for its removal

The Gassy Jack monument in Gastown, Vancouver was defaced with red paint on Tuesday, in protest against the historical figure.

Sam Edwards

Employee of BC Ferries dies after falling into the Fraser River

An employee of BC Ferries died on Friday while working in the fleet maintenance unit, according to Global News.

Quinn Patrick

BC sees highest number of opioid deaths in May

May saw the highest monthly total of drug overdose deaths ever recorded, with 170 suspected toxic drug deaths in BC that month.

Sam Edwards

George Vancouver statue vandalized in city of Vancouver

The statue of George Vancouver was defiled overnight Wednesday with graffiti and paint outside Vancouver's City Hall, according to Global News.

Quinn Patrick

Criminal charges dropped against Wet'suwet'en anti-pipeline protesters in BC

Protestors who were arrested in B.C. in while blockading a section of the Coastal GasLink pipeline have had all criminal charges against them dropped.

Quinn Patrick

BC woman dead after shooting involving police officer in New Brunswick

A request was received by the Edmundston Police Force to check a woman at about 2:30 a.m. at an apartment building located on Canada Road.

Sam Edwards

Man and woman found dead at Salt Spring Island home in BC

Two bodies were found on Salt Spring Island in BC on Monday, prompting a police investigation.

Quinn Patrick