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Multiple early season wildfires burning in B.C.'s Cariboo and Prince George regions

Multiple early season wildfires burning in B.C.'s Cariboo and Prince George regions

QUESNEL, B.C. — Wildfire season is off to an early start in British Columbia's central Interior and Cariboo regions, with at least one fire listed as out of control and continuing to grow in the Quesnel area. The B.C.
Woman dies in pedestrian fatal collision on Highway 11 near Abbotsford, B.C.

Woman dies in pedestrian fatal collision on Highway 11 near Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The Abbotsford Police Department says it is investigating a fatal collision involving an unidentified female on Highway 11, known locally as the Abbotsford-Mission highway.
Search underway for two kayakers reported missing near Sidney, B.C., say RCMP

Search underway for two kayakers reported missing near Sidney, B.C., say RCMP

NORTH SAANICH, B.C. — RCMP say two kayakers are missing in waters near Sidney, B.C., located just north of Victoria, and a search is underway.
Home away from everything: A beach house on a remote island becomes a 10-year retreat

Home away from everything: A beach house on a remote island becomes a 10-year retreat

Twenty years ago, kayaker John Dowd stumbled upon an empty beach house on Vargas Island in Clayoquot Sound, part of an off-grid, 10-acre stretch in a provincial park reserve
First Nation solar farm in B.C. expected to save 1.1 million litres of diesel a year

First Nation solar farm in B.C. expected to save 1.1 million litres of diesel a year

ANAHIM LAKE, B.C. — A First Nation in central British Columbia will build what the federal government says will likely be the largest off-grid solar project in Canada.
Three B.C. hunters fined and banned for unlawfully killing wildlife near Kamloops

Three B.C. hunters fined and banned for unlawfully killing wildlife near Kamloops

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Three men from British Columbia's Lower Mainland have been fined and banned from hunting for 10 years each for "unlawfully killing wildlife," including a deer pregnant with two fawns.
MNP threatens to sue Merritt-based electric vehicle maker over kickback allegations

MNP threatens to sue Merritt-based electric vehicle maker over kickback allegations

Edison Motors co-founder and CEO: "I cannot afford a legal battle with a billion-dollar company. I live in my parents' basement."
Lysol-wipe COVID profiteer sentenced for extortion of estranged Burnaby wife

Lysol-wipe COVID profiteer sentenced for extortion of estranged Burnaby wife

Mandeep Kumar Ranga, 41, threatened to release videos of him and his estranged wife engaged in sexual acts if she didn't let him see their kids more.
B.C. police seize guns, 14 kilograms of fentanyl in Lower Mainland trafficking probe

B.C. police seize guns, 14 kilograms of fentanyl in Lower Mainland trafficking probe

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — Mounties in B.C.'s Lower Mainland say a months-long trafficking investigation spanned multiple cities and led to the seizure of significant quantities of illicit drugs, along with guns and $500,000 in cash.
30 months' jail for hiding shotgun, bulletproof vest in Richmond yard

30 months' jail for hiding shotgun, bulletproof vest in Richmond yard

"The shotgun was originally in his car, it was loaded, he had extra rounds of ammunition," the judge said in sentencing Derek David Allenby.