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Black bear stops for a paws at Lower Mainland home

Black bear stops for a paws at Lower Mainland home

No SeaBus cancellations this weekend as Metro Vancouver transit strike continues

VANCOUVER — Commuters who rely on a busy pedestrian ferry connecting Vancouver to the North Shore are enjoying a reprieve from cancellations.

B.C. teachers reject mediator's recommendation to settle contract with employer

VANCOUVER — Teachers in British Columbia have rejected a mediator's report that suggested they accept their employer's latest offer of a three-year contract with an annual two per cent wage increase.

Police investigate after teen stabbed at house party in Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Police are investigating a stabbing at a large house party in Abbotsford, B.C. Officers responded just before 11 p.m. Friday to a report of a stabbing.

Lumber mill in southern B.C. cites rising costs for closing doors

KELOWNA, B.C. — A lumber mill in southern British Columbia that employs 174 people is to shut its doors in the new year. Tolko Industries says it will permanently close its Kelowna division on Jan. 8.

Man struck store employee with hatchet during robbery attempt: Victoria police

VICTORIA — Police in Victoria say a man who allegedly attacked a store employee with a hatchet he tried to steal is facing multiple charges following his arrest.

Vancouver sets record for longest fall dry spell but forecasters say end in sight

VANCOUVER — Usually soggy, blustery fall weather across Metro Vancouver has been replaced by a record-breaking dry spell through October and November.
Vancouver transit dispute ramps up as premier warns against lengthy disruption

Vancouver transit dispute ramps up as premier warns against lengthy disruption

VANCOUVER — Bus service reductions or cancellations hit 25 of Metro Vancouver's busiest bus routes Friday as job action by Unifor maintenance workers and drivers entered a second week.

Number of short-term rentals down in Vancouver after one year of regulations

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver says its efforts to regulate short-term rental units and bring more long-term rental options back into the pricey housing market are working.

Epic voyage for BC Ferry passengers after malfunction extends Gulf Island trip

VICTORIA — A mechanical problem on a BC Ferries vessel turned a 40-minute sailing into a four-hour marathon for passengers travelling through British Columbia's southern Gulf Islands.