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Advocate wants more oversight of publicly funded long-term care homes in B.C.

VICTORIA — For-profit operators of long-term care homes made 12 times more money than their not-for-profit counterparts but provided less hours of care and paid their employees wages that are much lower than the industry standard, British Columbia's

B.C. First Nations disappointed while industry welcomes Trans Mountain ruling

VANCOUVER — First Nations and environmental groups in British Columbia are promising to continue to fight the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion while business leaders are celebrating a court decision that upheld the federal government's approval of t

Teen recovering after Edmonton police shooting during robbery investigation

EDMONTON, B.C. — A teenager is in hospital in Edmonton, recovering from injuries after being shot by police.

One man missing after avalanche in northeastern B.C., Chetwynd RCMP say

VANCOUVER — A man is missing after an avalanche in northeastern B.C. and RCMP say they won't be able to launch a search until snow conditions improve in the area.

Southern B.C. coast, Island told to expect 5 to 20 cm of snow

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada has issued snow alerts in several areas of British Columbia for Tuesday. Special weather statements cover eastern and inland Vancouver Island, the Fraser Valley, Howe Sound, the Sunshine Coast and Metro Vancouver.

14-year-old snowboarder found safe and sound at B.C.'s Sun Peaks ski resort

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The RCMP say a 14-year-old snowboarder who was missing near Kamloops, B.C., has been found "safe and sound.

Southern B.C. rivers recede after weekend deluge but some areas still affected

VANCOUVER — Flood warnings and watches for rivers and streams on Vancouver Island have been downgraded as southern British Columbia emerges from a storm that dumped up to 14 centimetres of rain in some regions.
David Suzuki and wife Tara Cullis take to the stage in theatrical debut

David Suzuki and wife Tara Cullis take to the stage in theatrical debut

VANCOUVER — One of Canada's best-known environmentalists and broadcasters is making his theatrical debut in a performance that explores whether people can learn to love the planet the way they love each other.

Two men found dead, third still missing in B.C. search that involved hundreds

SOOKE, B.C. — There's been a tragic end to a weekend search for three young men on southern Vancouver Island. RCMP Staff Sgt.

Teeming rain on B.C.'s coast swells rivers, floods roads and forces evacuations

VANCOUVER — Relentless rain along British Columbia's southern coast has closed roads, swollen rivers and prompted a state of local emergency in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island.