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Snow blankets B.C.'s south coast while freezing conditions raise ice jam concerns

Snow blankets B.C.'s south coast while freezing conditions raise ice jam concerns

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada lifted all but a handful of the warnings that covered British Columbia on Thursday as frigid arctic air blanketed the province this week, but it has posted new storm watches for another system that was headed toward the
Police officer dragged but recovering after vehicle stop in Victoria

Police officer dragged but recovering after vehicle stop in Victoria

VICTORIA — Police say an officer is recovering from a leg injury after a traffic stop near downtown Victoria.
New dump of snow headed for Metro Vancouver and B.C. Interior, as cold snap continues

New dump of snow headed for Metro Vancouver and B.C. Interior, as cold snap continues

VANCOUVER — Weather warnings covered most of British Columbia on Wednesday as bitter arctic winds sent temperatures plunging, and another round of snow could add new challenges to the bone-chilling conditions.
B.C. Teachers Federation wants delay of school restart as COVID-19 cases surge

B.C. Teachers Federation wants delay of school restart as COVID-19 cases surge

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Teachers Federation wants the province to delay the start of the winter term in public schools across B.C. as cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 mount.
B.C. health officials scheduled to provide an update on preliminary COVID-19 data

B.C. health officials scheduled to provide an update on preliminary COVID-19 data

VICTORIA — British Columbia health officials are scheduled to release an update today on COVID-19 cases, vaccinations, hospitalizations and deaths in the province. The health ministry reported 1,785 new cases of the virus in B.C. on Tuesday.
British Columbia records 1,785 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday

British Columbia records 1,785 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday

VICTORIA — British Columbia health officials are reporting 1,785 new cases of COVID-19. In a news release Tuesday, they say Fraser Health has the highest number of cases at 791. They say this data is preliminary.
Vancouver police nab driver for speeding in snowy and icy conditions

Vancouver police nab driver for speeding in snowy and icy conditions

"The posted speed limit is the maximum speed when [the] road is in good condition," emphasized the officer.
Massive ice floes form on Fraser River in Metro Vancouver (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

Massive ice floes form on Fraser River in Metro Vancouver (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

The rare sight was captured by numerous locals.
Police seize 150K potentially fatal fentanyl doses in Metro Vancouver (PHOTOS)

Police seize 150K potentially fatal fentanyl doses in Metro Vancouver (PHOTOS)

The busts also resulted in the seizure of $150,000 in cash
CN Rail wins right to privately prosecute northern B.C. rail blockade participants

CN Rail wins right to privately prosecute northern B.C. rail blockade participants

The group was arrested on Feb. 24, 2020