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126 children and youth died from toxic drugs in five years, says BC Coroners Service

126 children and youth died from toxic drugs in five years, says BC Coroners Service

Unregulated drug toxicity was the leading cause of unnatural death for children and youth younger than 19 from 2019 to 2023.
ICYMI: Local Squamish hero gets national recognition

ICYMI: Local Squamish hero gets national recognition

Chris Evans broke down a door to lead a resident to safety last month.
Trustee concludes Greg Martel ran a massive Ponzi scheme

Trustee concludes Greg Martel ran a massive Ponzi scheme

Investors were told their money would be used for bridge loans for real estate transactions, but it wasn’t.
Nature Conservancy of Canada buys B.C. grasslands for new conservation area

Nature Conservancy of Canada buys B.C. grasslands for new conservation area

CRANBROOK, B.C. — The Nature Conservancy of Canada says a new conservation area north of Cranbrook, B.C., will protect important bird habitat and preserve grasslands in the province's southeast.
Woman questions court’s authority, cites Indigenous rights; her case involves Victoria police chief

Woman questions court’s authority, cites Indigenous rights; her case involves Victoria police chief

Kati George-Jim is charged with obstructing police as they tried to arrest a person believed to have thrown water on the police chief at a memorial.
B.C. man charged with attempted murder after alleged knife attack: RCMP

B.C. man charged with attempted murder after alleged knife attack: RCMP

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. — Police say a man has been charged with attempted murder and other offences after he allegedly used a knife to slash cars, then attacked a motorcyclist riding in North Vancouver, B.C., over the weekend.
5 unusual pieces of public art you (probably) haven't seen in Vancouver

5 unusual pieces of public art you (probably) haven't seen in Vancouver

From a "demon beaver" and "berserker rats" to an auditory experience to a baseball-and-Wordsworth themed piece, these aren't new, but may be new to you.
Updated: RCMP confirm two dead after plane crash in 'remote' Howe Sound location on May 24

Updated: RCMP confirm two dead after plane crash in 'remote' Howe Sound location on May 24

The plane, carrying a pilot and passenger, crashed between Ellesmere Creek & Potlatch Creek across from Furry Creek.
Students build connection to military veterans through music project

Students build connection to military veterans through music project

Eight Greater Victoria piano students have written piano compositions to honour soldiers from the Canadian Scottish Regiment who died during the D-Day landings on June 6, 1944.
Update: Two taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash near Whistler this afternoon

Update: Two taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash near Whistler this afternoon

Crash occurred 10 kilometres north of Whistler, closing the Sea to Sky Highway for a time.