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Spring rain needed in B.C., as low snowpack and drought readings raise concern

VANCOUVER — Drought forecasts from Agriculture Canada show most of British Columbia is abnormally dry or enduring some level of drought, similar to dry conditions that are being experienced across a swath of Western Canada. Snowpack levels in B.C.
B.C. premier hints at twin-tunnel plan for Metro Vancouver's Massey Tunnel

B.C. premier hints at twin-tunnel plan for Metro Vancouver's Massey Tunnel

SURREY, B.C. — Premier John Horgan says a twin-tunnel proposal for a major Metro Vancouver traffic bottleneck will get serious consideration from his government.

Woman injured after being pushed off cliff into Thetis Lake near Victoria

VIEW ROYAL, B.C. — A woman is recovering from injuries after being pushed off a cliff and into a lake in a regional park near the Victoria suburb of View Royal.

B.C. toddler airlifted after tumble from third-floor balcony in Kelowna

KELOWNA, B.C. — A toddler had to be airlifted to hospital in Vancouver after tumbling from a third-floor balcony in Kelowna, B.C.

Surrey, B.C., man is accused of fraud and impersonating police officer

SURREY, B.C. — Charges have been laid against a Surrey, B.C., man who is accused of impersonating a police officer in an attempt to obtain money from an elderly couple.

Vancouver police officer charged with dangerous driving for incident last year

VANCOUVER — A Vancouver police officer has been charged with dangerous driving causing bodily harm. The BC Prosecution Service says Const. Luke Bokenfohr was on duty and driving a police vehicle on May 18, 2018.
Federal minister stops in Kamloops to announce funding for visually impaired Canadians

Federal minister stops in Kamloops to announce funding for visually impaired Canadians

Regulator investigating high gas prices in B.C. has power to examine gouging

VICTORIA — British Columbia's independent energy regulator will have the power to call oil company representatives as witnesses into an investigation of high gasoline prices in the province. Premier John Horgan has tasked the B.C.

Mother of accused charged as accessory in 2017 murder of B.C. woman

SURREY, B.C. — The mother of a man accused of the second-degree murder of a British Columbia woman has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

Horse-drawn carriage industry supporters in Victoria plan rally

VICTORIA — Supporters of Victoria's horse-drawn carriages plan a rally on Thursday after learning city councillors have asked staff to examine phasing out the industry.