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B.C.'s anesthesiologists say surgery wait list has grown faster than population

VANCOUVER — Anesthesiologists in British Columbia say the waiting list for medically necessary surgeries has grown to more than 85,000 patients. The B.C.

RCMP say public not at risk after deadly shooting in Ashcroft, B.C.

ASHCROFT, B.C. — A man has been killed in an apparent shooting in Ashcroft, B.C. RCMP say in a news release that officers in the community west of Kamloops were called to a home at about 7 p.m. Monday. The unnamed victim was found at the scene.

Four vehicle crash in B.C. leaves one dead, closes Highway 16 for hours

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — One woman has died in a four vehicle crash west of Prince George, B.C. RCMP say the unnamed victim was in an eastbound Ford SUV on Highway 16 between Vanderhoof and Prince George at about 6 p.m. Monday.

No injuries but fog traps smoke from stinky blaze over northeast Vancouver

Vancouver firefighters expect to begin scouring the charred remains of a Vancouver scrapyard, searching for the cause of a Monday night blaze that rattled the area with the sound of exploding fuel tanks.
Canadian actors push for more diversity in television, film casting

Canadian actors push for more diversity in television, film casting

VANCOUVER — Raugi Yu was thrilled when he nabbed an audition to play a French ambassador. It was about 15 years ago, early in his acting career, and a rare time he'd been welcomed to try out for a role not specifically written for an Asian actor.

Canadian actors push for more diversity in television, film casting

VANCOUVER — Raugi Yu was thrilled when he nabbed an audition to play a French ambassador. It was about 15 years ago, early in his acting career, and a rare time he'd been welcomed to try out for a role not specifically written for an Asian actor.

Police recover body believed to belong to missing woman, 59, in Lions Bay, B.C.

LIONS BAY, B.C. — RCMP say they have recovered a body they believe belongs to a 59-year-old woman who went missing Sunday in the Lions Bay area, about 30 kilometres north of Vancouver.

Police say male knocked down and exposed himself to girl, 10, in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP say they're investigating an alleged indecent act involving a 10-year-old girl near a high school in Surrey, B.C.

Man pleads guilty to killing common-law partner as trial set to begin in B.C.

KELOWNA, B.C. — A Kelowna, B.C., man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of his common-law partner in 2013. Jay Sinclaire Thomson was arrested on Nov.

Head-on crash in Nanaimo, B.C., kills two after RCMP try to pull over pickup

NANAIMO, B.C. — Two people have been killed in a head-on crash on Highway 1 in Nanaimo, B.C.