The Canadian Press

UBC says acclaimed writer Steven Galloway removed over breach of trust

A woman who complained to the University of British Columbia about the chair of its writing program says she's glad the acclaimed writer is no longer employed by the school. The university...

Death of sea stars in Howe Sound reveals ecological domino effect

The mass death of sea stars in British Columbia's Howe Sound has created a trickle-down effect that a researcher says should be a warning about the depletion of any species in the ocean. Sea...

Emergency declared in Dawson Creek after unprecedented rain creates flood damage

A local state of emergency has been declared in Dawson Creek, in northeastern B.C., as receding flood waters reveal the extent of damage from two days of record−setting rain. Mayor...

Trudeau warns housing solution in Vancouver could hurt markets elsewhere

A direct admission from the PM: overseas money is playing a role in fuelling superheated markets such as Vancouver, where the average price of a single-family detached home is $1.5 million.

Heavy rains cause floods in northeastern B.C., damaging rail lines, bridges

Flooding has forced some residents out of their homes while leaving thousands of others in the dark as heavy rain washed out major roads and bridges, and damaged powerlines in northeastern British...

Canadian Real Estate Association says home sales down month-over-month

Canadian home sales started off the year at a torrid pace, fuelled by Vancouver and Toronto, but the Canadian Real Estate Association says sales in the country’s hottest markets are...
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Former seniors care facility in Victoria to become housing for the homeless

The purchase comes as the province heads to B.C. Supreme Court in its second attempt to evict the 80 to 100 people who have been camping on the grounds of the Victoria courthouse since last year.
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Climate change could be responsible for this dolphin-sighting near Victoria

According to experts, this species of dolphin rarely ventures north of California.

Vancouver group faces complaint after walking to Yellowstone hot spring

A group of Vancouver men who posted pictures and videos of their travels on social media are in hot water with Yellowstone National Park officials after allegedly walking out to a hot spring...

B.C. whale-watching company says capsizing that killed 6 people was 'act of God'

The owner of a whale−watching vessel that capsized on Vancouver Island, killing six people, describes the tragedy as an "act of God" arising from unforeseeable ocean conditions. Court documents filed...