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Environment Canada warns of snowfall and hazardous driving on B.C. Interior highways

Environment Canada warns of snowfall and hazardous driving on B.C. Interior highways

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada is warning drivers about snow on some southern British Columbia mountain passes that may cause sudden hazardous driving conditions.
Surrey Board of Trade calls for review of sex offender regulations, protocols

Surrey Board of Trade calls for review of sex offender regulations, protocols

SURREY, B.C. — The Surrey Board of Trade says it is joining Mayor Brenda Locke in "urgently calling" for a comprehensive review of laws and protocols around high-risk sex offenders. Board President Anita Huberman says in an open letter to B.C.
B.C. mayor says drones endangering wildfire helicopter pilots, pleads for patience

B.C. mayor says drones endangering wildfire helicopter pilots, pleads for patience

FORT NELSON, B.C. — The mayor of the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality in British Columbia says drones are endangering helicopters being used to fight wildfires near Fort Nelson, which was ordered evacuated earlier this month.
Northern Rockies Regional Municipality says four homes lost in B.C. wildfire

Northern Rockies Regional Municipality says four homes lost in B.C. wildfire

FORT NELSON, B.C. — The Mayor of British Columbia's Northern Rockies Regional Municipality says four homes have been lost and six other properties have been damaged by a wildfire that forced the evacuation of Fort Nelson more than a week ago.
B.C. boaters ordered to remove drainage plugs to prevent spread of whirling disease

B.C. boaters ordered to remove drainage plugs to prevent spread of whirling disease

VICTORIA — British Columbia's chief veterinarian has issued an order making it illegal to transport boats or other watercraft without removing the drain plug to prevent the spread of whirling disease.
Same alleged B.C. drug house busted repeatedly

Same alleged B.C. drug house busted repeatedly

Creston RCMP were at one house three times and other locations with search warrants. Prohibited weapons, illicit drugs, evidence of drug trafficking and stolen property were found.
City of Richmond cleared of discrimination in employee COVID-19 protocol case

City of Richmond cleared of discrimination in employee COVID-19 protocol case

The city employee was asked to leave the office 'temporarily' after returning from a trip to Hong Kong during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gel blaster drive-by shootings a criminal offence: Campbell River RCMP

Gel blaster drive-by shootings a criminal offence: Campbell River RCMP

Police say they have received reports of teens in vehicles shooting at unsuspecting pedestrians with water gel blasters or airsoft guns
Saanich to ask province for exemption on secondary suites in rural areas

Saanich to ask province for exemption on secondary suites in rural areas

The district doesn’t want to allow secondary and garden suites outside the urban containment boundary
Author Alice Munro's death 'bittersweet' at Victoria bookstore that carries her name

Author Alice Munro's death 'bittersweet' at Victoria bookstore that carries her name

VICTORIA — Justina Elias says she didn't know about the connection legendary Canadian writer Alice Munro had to the Victoria, B.C., bookstore that bears her name, but she quickly found out.