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BC NDP announce fund to upgrade sports fields

BC NDP leader John Horgan said his party, if elected, would create a Community Partnership Fund to upgrade needed infrastructure.

One year later: B.C.’s first public health emergency continues

Provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall reflects on the past year of the deadly overdose crisis

B.C. paramedics’ effort to be named essential service fails

Members didn’t gather the required number of signatures from each electoral riding to trigger further action

Motorists urged to use road sense and not cause ‘bear jams’ on B.C. roadways

Conservation officers are warning drivers of dopey, hungry bears emerging from hibernation.

On centennial, Canadians to stop and mark bloody legacy of Battle of Vimy Ridge

On Sunday morning, millions of Canadians will stop for a moment to remember those lost during the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

BC Ferries cancelled due to weather Friday afternoon

BC Ferry Service routes between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island have been cancelled until further notice.

Mom of B.C. toddler who died in unlicensed daycare calls on premier to create registry

Shelley Sheppard has written an open letter to Christy Clark, asking for a way to evaluate daycares.

Surrey Creep Catchers aiming to expand into small-town B.C.

Exactly where, says SCC president Ryan LaForge, is 'a secret'

Province announces new Aboriginal affordable housing projects across B.C.

Most number of units to go to Surrey, Langford, Abbotsford.

New paramedic to help make sure unusual symptoms get the right response

Trial program underway at Vancouver Communications Centre, which handles 911 calls

Candidates in upcoming B.C. provincial election to receive housing data

Officials with the BC Non-Profit Housing Association say it will provide each candidate with a comprehensive report.

Pitt Meadows senior waited two and a half hours for ambulance

86-year-old woman died the next day after surgery on a broken femur

Walk-in clinic closures ignite petition demanding more doctors in B.C.

Since 2010, 45 clinics have closed in B.C., and 290 vacancies remain unfilled in the province, Walk-in Clinics Association of BC says.

VIDEO: Social workers demand better workplace conditions from B.C. government

Ministry of Children and Family Development employees rally for higher wages and proper training for social workers in Vancouver.

Totem pole raised at UBC honours First Nations victimized by residential schools

The pole was carved from a 800-year-old red cedar tree on B.C.'s north coast.

WestJet employee diagnosed with measles, seven flights possibly exposed

Measles is a highly contagious disease that spreads easily to those who are not immune or are vulnerable, health officials warn

Wearable overdose detector prototype could combat opioid death crisis

Designed by UBC Students, the aim is to produce the gadgets for about $30 each so they could be used at overdose prevention sites.

VIDEO: B.C. to develop own regulations on driving while high on marijuana, minister says

Public Safety Minister Mike Morris weighs in on the news that Ottawa is set to consider a bill on marijuana legalization next month.

VIDEO: Record $75 million donated to St. Paul’s Hospital

Largest donation by a private citizen, Jim Pattison, will go toward a new 18-acre campus.