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"Twilight" co-stars surprise fans at Comic-Con

Cullen family and a couple of werewolves drop in to film preview.

B.C. tree planters found living in squalor still waiting for wages

African workers owed more than $230,000, government holding some of it.

Update: missing 11 year old Asana Gross found

Update:  Vancouver Police are reporting that 11 year old Asana Gross has been found safe and well near Main Street and East 12th Avenue. Asana had been reported missing earlier this...

Vancouver riots: hundreds still to be investigated, as police work continues

More than a hundred people are still under investigation for criminal acts during the Vancouver riots, a police press release said today.  A list of statistics regarding the riots came in this...

Expanding exports, streamlining approvals key to ministers' energy plan

General approach won't be fleshed out with details for some time, they admit.

Health care, Asian trade top premiers' Vancouver talks

Ontario looking to protect its interests against Quebec, West.

Riot fund set to compensate businesses damaged in the playoff chaos

Up to $7,000 each for uninsured damage -- but not for stolen merchandise.

UBC student won't regain eyesight, doctors now say

Attacked during visit home to Bangladesh, mom Rumana Monzur now struggling to keep studies going.

Oilsands will be exploited in socially, physically responsible way: Minister

Statement issued as debate continues over how energy policy should be shaped.

U.S. loses bid to extradite eccentric Lost Canadians Randy and Evi Quaid

Quirky Hollywood couple safe to hide out in Vancouver from "Hollywood star whackers".