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Nelson couple’s holiday turns to nightmare

Nelson couple’s holiday turns to nightmare

‘Their disregard for passenger safety was unconscionable’

Agassiz man Marc-Andre Leclerc and Ryan Johnson of Alaska are missing in Juneau after failing to return from a climb of the Mendenhall Towers on Wednesday. Some of the men’s gear has been found but search efforts over the weekend revealed no clues. (@mdre92/Instragram)

UPDATED: Missing B.C. climber and partner reported dead

Search ends when climbers’ gear found near crevasse

Federal Crown drops appeal after charges against pot activist dismissed

Federal Crown drops appeal after charges against pot activist dismissed

Dana Larsen said he was served notice at his home in Vancouver and the case was to be heard July 2

Cowichan Valley’s Green MLA Sonia Furstenau will help lead a new working group on proportional representation. (File photo)

Island MLA will co-lead working group on proportional representation

Cowichan Valley Green MLA Furstenau encourages public to participate

Cowichan Valley’s Green MLA Sonia Furstenau will help lead a new working group on proportional representation. (File photo)
BC Hydro issues storm safety tips

BC Hydro issues storm safety tips

Bulletin indicates “electrical contact incidents resulting in serious injury are on the rise.”

BC Hydro issues storm safety tips
Kelowna man convicted of fraud for scamming former Google executive

Kelowna man convicted of fraud for scamming former Google executive

“If it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.”

Kelowna man convicted of fraud for scamming former Google executive
At least 6 dead after vehicle rams Manhattan bike path

At least 6 dead after vehicle rams Manhattan bike path

New York Police say that one person is in custody

At least 6 dead after vehicle rams Manhattan bike path
ICBC says 25 per cent more traffic crashes happen on Halloween

ICBC says 25 per cent more traffic crashes happen on Halloween

It works out to 330 people injured in 920 crashes across the province.

ICBC says 25 per cent more traffic crashes happen on Halloween
'If you don't have at your core places where people can gather to grow physically, spiritually, culturally, you're not a full community,' BC NDP leader John Horgan said.

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.

'If you don't have at your core places where people can gather to grow physically, spiritually, culturally, you're not a full community,' BC NDP leader John Horgan said.
One year later: B.C.’s first public health emergency continues

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

One year later: B.C.’s first public health emergency continues
B.C. paramedics’ effort to be named essential service fails

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

B.C. paramedics’ effort to be named essential service fails
Motorists urged to use road sense and not cause 'bear jams' on B.C. roadways

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.

Motorists urged to use road sense and not cause 'bear jams' on B.C. roadways
On centennial, Canadians to stop and mark bloody legacy of Battle of Vimy Ridge

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.

On centennial, Canadians to stop and mark bloody legacy of Battle of Vimy Ridge
BC Ferries cancelled due to weather Friday afternoon

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.

BC Ferries cancelled due to weather Friday afternoon
Mac Sain was one day shy of turning 16 months old.

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.

Mac Sain was one day shy of turning 16 months old.
Surrey Creep Catchers president Ryan LaForge with his 'promise to appear in court' document

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

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

Surrey Creep Catchers president Ryan LaForge with his 'promise to appear in court' document
Province announces new Aboriginal affordable housing projects across B.C.

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

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

Province announces new Aboriginal affordable housing projects across B.C.
New paramedic to help make sure unusual symptoms get the right response

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

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

New paramedic to help make sure unusual symptoms get the right response
Candidates in upcoming B.C. provincial election to receive housing data

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.

Candidates in upcoming B.C. provincial election to receive housing data
Barbara Wood waited for an ambulance for two and a half hours with a broken thigh. She died the next day after surgery.

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

Barbara Wood waited for an ambulance for two and a half hours with a broken thigh. She died the next day after surgery.