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WestJet hosted almost 1,000 local residents to a Snowflake Soiree.

A Christmas miracle for Fort Mac

For the fifth year in row, WestJet released its annual tear-jerker Christmas video and this year they stayed close to home.

WestJet hosted almost 1,000 local residents to a Snowflake Soiree.
Minister vows long-term child care funding as study details fast-rising fees

Minister vows long-term child care funding as study details fast-rising fees

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the average monthly cost for full-time child care has gone up by more than eight per cent.

Minister vows long-term child care funding as study details fast-rising fees
Racist incidents in B.C. spark concern among defenders of tolerance

Racist incidents in B.C. spark concern among defenders of tolerance

Canadian extremists differ from U.S. alt-right but may be emboldened by Trump tide.

Racist incidents in B.C. spark concern among defenders of tolerance
Gaming grant oversight needs overhaul, A-G finds

Gaming grant oversight needs overhaul, A-G finds

Review of B.C.'s $135-million gaming grant fund shows gap in how government measures performance.

Gaming grant oversight needs overhaul, A-G finds
Technical hurdles mean no body-worn cameras for Mounties, for the time being

Technical hurdles mean no body-worn cameras for Mounties, for the time being

RCMP says it is postponing the deployment of body-worn cameras after testing revealed technical problems.

Technical hurdles mean no body-worn cameras for Mounties, for the time being
Cold spell spikes electricity

Cold spell spikes electricity

The first wave of cold arctic air and snow has increased electricity demand by 12 per cent provincewide

  • Dec 7, 2016
Cold spell spikes electricity
Mike Bernier, minister of education.

Province delays launch of new school curriculum

Bernier unveils one-year extension, shift in timing of FSA tests

Mike Bernier, minister of education.
Offenders serving long sentences for crimes such as murder and rape are able to use a website run by a woman in Kingston, Ont., to reach out to pen pals.

Chilliwack man who raped toddler looking for love via online pen pal site

Founder unapologetic about allowing murderers, rapists and pedophiles to post listings on website; local MP not impressed

Offenders serving long sentences for crimes such as murder and rape are able to use a website run by a woman in Kingston, Ont., to reach out to pen pals.
Vancouver Police have found traces of deathly opioid Carfentanil in drugs seized in the Downtown Eastside.

Traces of Carfentanil found in drugs seized by Vancouver Police

Vancouver Police say that Carfentanil is 100 times stronger than fentanyl

Vancouver Police have found traces of deathly opioid Carfentanil in drugs seized in the Downtown Eastside.
AIrbnb has launched a new community commitment to deal with issues of discrimination.

Airbnb pledges to reduce discrimination with community commitment

The online vacation rental broker has announced a new initiative to crack down on discriminatory hosts.

AIrbnb has launched a new community commitment to deal with issues of discrimination.
F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow

F-35A to debut in Canada at Abbotsford International Airshow

See the F-35A on display at Abbotsford International Airshow – August 12-14, 2016.

F-35 - set to debut at the 2016 Abbotsford International Airshow
Lelu Island, the proposed Pacific Northwest LNG site.

Lelu Island: 101

A scorecard on Lelu Island and the proposed Pacific Northwest LNG project to understand the players and who's for and against.

Lelu Island, the proposed Pacific Northwest LNG site.
Possible Robert Pickton memoir removed from Amazon amid outrage, investigation
Possible Robert Pickton memoir removed from Amazon amid outrage, investigation
US F-22 shows off its air superiority in the skies over Abbotsford.

BC Amateur Photographer contest a huge success

Seventy finalists competed at this year's Abbotsford International Airshow for a shot at the title of Amateur Photographer of the year

US F-22 shows off its air superiority in the skies over Abbotsford.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper met Governor General David Johnston Sunday morning to officially start Canada's 42nd General election. Voters go to the polls Oct. 19.

ELECTION 2015: Campaign officially underway, spending limits kick in

Stephen Harper's Conservatives gain edge by launching longest federal election campaign in modern history: political analyst

Prime Minister Stephen Harper met Governor General David Johnston Sunday morning to officially start Canada's 42nd General election. Voters go to the polls Oct. 19.
The aftermath of a flash flood in Cache Creek shows the mud and debris that was left behind.

Village of Cache Creek begins to recover from flood

Money raised through BlackPress4Good will assist those affected by flood

The aftermath of a flash flood in Cache Creek shows the mud and debris that was left behind.

Pacific NorthWest LNG announces positive, conditional, final investment decision

Pacific NorthWest LNG announced today a positive final investment decision for its Lelu Island terminal, subject to two conditions.

Reigning champion Madison Marshall takes the crown at the Miss Teenage Canada - British Columbia competition in Vancouver. The Hope native promised to take her role seriously and looks forward to competing for the title of Miss Teenage Canada in Toronto this summer

The new Miss Teen Fraser Valley

Local girls activist Madison Marshall takes the crown at the Miss Canada — British Columbia in Vancouver.

Reigning champion Madison Marshall takes the crown at the Miss Teenage Canada - British Columbia competition in Vancouver. The Hope native promised to take her role seriously and looks forward to competing for the title of Miss Teenage Canada in Toronto this summer
The Breitling Jet Team will perform at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow.

Aerobatic jet team added to 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow lineup

Breitling Jet Team promises "a meticulously co-ordinated ballet" with seven L-39C Albatros

The Breitling Jet Team will perform at the 2015 Abbotsford International Airshow.
NDP leader John Horgan speaks to delegates at the Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention in Whistler Thursday, while outgoing UBCM president Rhona Martin and incoming president Sav Dhaliwal listen.

Horgan blasts ‘shoddy’ municipal pay study

NDP leader John Horgan says leaked report on generous pay hikes 'an insult' to councils before their November elections

NDP leader John Horgan speaks to delegates at the Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention in Whistler Thursday, while outgoing UBCM president Rhona Martin and incoming president Sav Dhaliwal listen.