The Canadian Press

B.C. to bring in a 15 per cent additional real estate tax on foreign buyers

"Today we are taking measures to ensure home ownership remains within reach of the middle class," said BC Premier Christy Clark.

B.C. mining code standards aims to eliminate disasters such as Mount Polley

In August 2014, a massive dam breached at the mine in B.C.'s Interior, sending 24 million cubic meters of waste and water into nearby rivers and lakes.

B.C. to change human rights code to protect transgendered people

Justice Minister Suzanne Anton says the code will be changed to include "gender identity or expression" among the protected grounds its covers.

B.C. wildfire costs, numbers down over last year thanks to wet weather

Hot, dry conditions fuelled a number of blazes early in May, but wet weather has created a downturn in fire activity over the past month.

Illegal venomous snakes found in mail Canada Post distribution centre in B.C.

Three mountain pit vipers were inside a package destined for Manitoba.

Ratification of CPP enhancement deal delayed as B.C. asks for more time

The B.C. government skipped Friday’s deadline to ratify an agreement−in−principle reached in June 2016.

Fentanyl a main cause in surge in B.C. drug deaths this year: coroner

The proportion of deaths where fentanyl was detected in toxicology tests jumped to about 60 per cent.

Police forces across Canada warn of risks involved with playing Pokemon Go

In Vancouver, police have observed the game’s colourful digital characters inside their own headquarters.

B.C. Appeal Court upholds prison sentence for Mountie convicted of perjury

Kwesi Millington claimed the lower−court judge made numerous errors in finding him guilty of perjury.

Food chain changes may be luring humpbacks to B.C.'s south coast: researchers

The Pacific Whale Watch Association says the number of whales is unprecedented around the southern end of Vancouver Island.