The Canadian Press

Search continues for two men missing on B.C.'s North Shore mountains

North Shore Rescue says the search for two men who have gone missing while snowshoeing near Cypress Mountain is particularly challenging because crews don't know what route they took. West Vancouver...

Benefit or boondoggle? Housing experts chime in on B.C.'s homeowner loans

Economists are panning the British Columbia government's recent pledge to help first-time homebuyers get into the housing market by pitching in for the down payment. Experts say the policy could end...

Trudeau promises two emergency towing vessels for West Coast

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says two emergency towing vessels that were promised as part of a federal plan to protect Canada's oceans will operate on the West Coast. Trudeau toured a Canadian Coast...

B.C. offers anglers gift-card reward for help in trout research project

One hundred cutthroat trout on Comox Lake have been tagged as part of a B.C. government research project to assess the fish population's health. The tags have a four-digit identification number and...

B.C. offers five-year, interest-free down-payment loans to first-time buyers

British Columbia's government wants to help first-time homebuyers get into the market by offering interest-free and payment-free loans for the first five years.Premier Christy Clark says the...

Solar power lights school at off-the-grid Vancouver Island alternative bastion

The solar-power energy system that lights up False Bay School on Lasqueti Island passed a major test this fall when the tiny two-classroom building suddenly went dark. That was when Principal Reid...

Notley aims to sell pipeline in B.C. after federal approval sparks protests

Some observers say Alberta's premier will have a difficult job trying to convince British Columbians to support the Trans Mountain pipeline project between the provinces as she began a two-day visit...

Weather warnings issued as snow hits B.C.'s south coast and Vancouver Island

The first significant snowfall to hit the Vancouver region in more than two years is causing widespread transit delays and has prompted several school closures, including the shutdown of a university...

Vancouver to help homeowners become landlords in leadup to empty homes tax

Vancouver wants to make it easier for homeowners to become landlords ahead of an empty homes tax designed to put more properties on the rental market. The city is collaborating with LandlordBC, a...

B.C. plans to use 'fair share' pipeline money on environmental fund

Premier Christy Clark says British Columbia will create an environmental fund with money that it expects to receive as part of a deal to support Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion project. Clark said...