The Canadian Press

Thousands rally in Vancouver on eve of global climate change summit in Paris

Gathering coincided with what organizers said were more than 2,000 similar events taking place around the world on the eve of the 21st U.N Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris.

B.C. climate report says hike carbon tax, extend reduction targets to 2050

Climate leadership team concluded the province will fail to meet its 2020 targets and recommends focusing emission-reduction targets for 2030 and 2050.

Alan Kurdi's aunt hopes her brother Mohammed's family will arrive in Canada soon

Tima Kurdi said her brother Mohammed, his wife and five children have been accepted by Citizenship and Immigration Canada - but her nephew's death still haunts her.

Federal government settles wrongful-conviction lawsuit with Ivan Henry

Federal government settles with Ivan Henry for an undisclosed amount, after city settles with wrongfully-convicted B.C. man last week.

Booze and bravado fuelling one-punch attacks that change lives: Vancouver police

At least 10 people this year have fallen to the ground unconscious after being hit once in the head, says Vancouver police spokesman Const. Brian Montague.

B.C., Alaska sign cross-border mining collaboration pact

Threat of mining disasters like Mount Polley prompts British Columbia has prompted the province and Alaska to sign an environmental protection pact.

Refugee in youth detention sues B.C. government for alleged solitary confinement

Refugee's lawyer said client's "unacceptable" punishment was meted out after the young man assaulted a staff worker.

B.C. slammed over announcing $1.5B Site C deal while project's future uncertain

$9 billion dam will be the third on the Peace River in northeastern B.C., creating a 83-kilometre-long reservoir and enough power for 450,000 homes.

Former 2010 Olympics CEO makes first major speech after abuse allegations case

VANCOUVER — John Furlong felt accused of letting Canada down when a newspaper published allegations that he abused First Nations children, the former Vancouver Olympics boss said in his first major...

Ottawa sues UBC, former dentistry faculty member over alleged misuse of funds

Statement of claim alleges that UBC overbilled Health Canada by $3.3 million and that Dr. Christopher Zed hid $5.1 million in spending from the university.