The Canadian Press

Decision in legal battle over Christian law-school graduates expected

Advocates of a proposed Christian law school will find out tomorrow whether its graduates would be allowed to practise in British Columbia. The B.C. Court of Appeal is expected to rule on whether the...

Independent review board to probe actions of Mounties in seniors' arrest

An independent RCMP review board has launched an investigation into how the Mounties handled the arrest of an elderly couple in the Vancouver-area last week. A widely publicized video posted online...
Marilyn Slett, chief of the Heiltsuk Nation

Fisheries, justice minister visit diesel spill site on B.C. coast

Two federal ministers have visited a community on British Columbia's central coast where residents are concerned diesel fuel from a sunken tug could have devastating long-term effects on their...

Vancouver's health authority applies for two more supervised-injection sites

Vancouver’s health authority has applied for two new supervised−injection sites to combat the drug overdose crisis. Vancouver Coastal Health says the proposed sites would be embedded into...

B.C. First Nation angered by federal minister's response to downed tug

Members of a First Nation on British Columbia's central coast say they're angered and dismayed by a federal minister's response to a fuel spill in the area. Fisheries and Oceans minister Dominic...

Sunflower sea star nearly wiped out by virus in B.C., Washington waters: report

There was once a galaxy of sunflower sea stars in the Salish Sea off the B.C. and Washington state coasts, but a new study says the animal's near disappearance from the ocean floor should be of...

CMHC raises its overall risk rating for national housing market to strong

There is growing evidence of risk in the country's real estate markets as home prices have climbed faster than income and population growth, a report by Canada's federal housing agency says. Canada...
Madeleine Thien, in contention for Man Booker Prize

Canadian authors Madeleine Thien, David Szalay in contention for Man Booker Prize

Canadian authors Madeleine Thien and David Szalay are both in the running for the prestigious Man Booker Prize being awarded later today in London. The Vancouver-born, Montreal-based Thien is...
Hjalmer Wenstob listens to Ucluelet Secondary Grade 8 student Tim Masso

Grade 8 student tells federal minister he teaches indigenous language course

A Grade 8 student stunned a gathering of national aboriginal leaders and the federal indigenous affairs minister Monday by saying he volunteered to become his school's indigenous language teacher...
Glynnis Kirchmeier, filed a human rights complaint against UBC

UBC, former student fail to reach agreement on human-rights complaint

A former University of British Columbia student who filed a human rights complaint over the school's handling of sexual assault reports says mediation ended unsuccessfully after 90 minutes on Monday...