The Canadian Press

Ottawa says orca protection part of $1.5 billion marine protection plan

The federal government says part of its $1.5 billion ocean protection plan includes new measures to protect British Columbia's endangered southern resident killer whales. North Vancouver MP Jonathan...

Housing starts in Vancouver fall to lowest level since 2011: CMHC

Home construction is slowing down in British Columbia, with housing starts in Vancouver falling to their lowest level in more than five years, according to the latest data from Canada Mortgage and...

Canada and B.C. contribute total of $90M for new building at university

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has committed $45 million in federal funding for a new building at the Surrey, B.C., campus of Simon Fraser University to advance research and innovation in the energy...

Canada's oceans get $1.5 billion over five years for marine protection plan

The federal government announced a $1.5 billion marine safety plan Monday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says will make Canada a world leader in protecting the Pacific, Atlantic and Arctic oceans...

Trudeau expected to make announcement on West Coast spill response

The prime minister is expected to make an announcement in Vancouver today about the future of responses to tanker and fuel spills along the West Coast. Justin Trudeau is scheduled to take a tour of...
Makeshift Memorial at Abbotsford Senior Secondary

Students say 'it's scary' to return to school after teen fatally stabbed there

Students at a British Columbia high school say it's scary to be heading back into a building where a Grade 9 girl was stabbed to death. Letisha Reimer was killed and her friend was injured last...

Woodfibre LNG says it is proceeding with LNG project, B.C.'s first

Woodfibre LNG said Friday it is proceeding with its proposed liquefied natural gas development near Squamish, B.C., in what would be the province's first LNG project. The $1.6-billion...

Vancouver home sales plunge 38.8% last month, real estate board says

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says home sales plunged 38.8 per cent last month compared with October 2015. The board said 2,233 properties were sold in October of this year, down from...
Abbotsford Senior Secondary

One female student dead, one injured after stabbing at B.C. school

Police say a female student is dead and another is in hospital following a stabbing at a high school in Abbotsford, B.C. Abbotsford police Chief Bob Rich says a young man is in custody and it appears...

Schools superintendent says stabbing was 'random act'

Every school in the Abbotsford, B.C., district has locked all but one of its doors after a female student was stabbed to death and another was injured in what an official says was a "random act of...