British Columbia

One boater rescued, another still missing near Kitimat harbour

Missing person last seen clinging to overturned boat<p>A search was under way Thursday night for a missing boater in Kitimat harbour.<p>The Joint Rescue …

Western Canada

Train derailment near Hell's Gate spills fuel into the Fraser River

Yesterday (November 23) a train derailed near Hell’s Gate, about a 40-minute drive north of Hope.<p>A report of the incident posted online by the B.C. …

Pacific Northwest

Fortis scores B.C.'s first-ever LNG shipment to China

British Columbia has sent its first shipment of liquefied natural gas to China as part of a pilot project, says Canadian gas and power company Fortis …

Business

15 of the world's most opulent ski lodges

Hotels

No frenzy here: Black Friday a chill event in Metro Vancouver

At the Metrotown Best Buy, the first customer in line did eventually break into a leisurely jog<p>Maybe it's because online shopping has taken over.<p>Or …

Shopping

Two people injured in near head-on crash near Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP are asking for people who witnessed a three vehicle crash east of Kelowna Thursday afternoon to come forward.<p>Police received a report of …

Kelowna

B.C. conservation officers free deer of hammock tangled in antlers

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — Hammy the deer is no longer wearing the latest in antler adornments after conservation officers in Prince Rupert, B.C., caught …

Canadian News

Camping Vancouver Island - 3 Best Regions To Camp Or RV

Ucluelet is the base for the Wild Pacific Trail, which has two loops that hug the coastline with storm watching decks along the way.<p>The 2.5km …

Canada

The Old School European Restaurant That Will Hopefully Never Change

Burnaby’s humble, pedestrian Edmonds St. neighbourhood is rapidly developing. A tall condo tower (probably one of many destined for this area) is …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Suspected Vernon drunk driver adds to woes as police look on | The Province

VERNON — A British Columbia woman doubled her trouble when she arrived at the RCMP detachment in the north Okanagan apparently under the …

Canadian News

How to give back this holiday season

LOWER MAINLAND (NEWS 1130) – ‘Tis the season for giving!Charity drives are underway across the Lower Mainland and we’ve put together a list of a few …

Lower Mainland

Several people arrested in counterfeit-money bust in Maple Bay

Mounties have arrested several people after busting a counterfeit money operation in Maple Bay on Thursday.North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP raided a house …

Canadian News

Muddy Highway 1 not expected to reopen between Chilliwack and Hope until Saturday

5 landslides in separate spots closed the stretch earlier in the week<p>B.C.'s Ministry of Transporation says a stretch of Highway 1 in the eastern …

Coast Salish

Rare CP Police Service shooting sparks confusion about use-of-force probe

A shooting involving the Canadian Pacific Railway Police Service marks the first time in more than three decades one of its officers has discharged a firearm, with the rare event sparking confusion about which B.C. agency was supposed to investigate the use of force.<p>A Lower Mainland homicide unit …

Policing

Erratic driver hits 180 km/h on Vancouver Island | The Province

An erratic driver who reached speeds of 180 kilometres an hour on Highway 14 in Langford resulted in so many 911 calls Thursday, it overwhelmed the …

Canadian News

Owner sought after stranger mails gold locket to Kelowna RCMP

Mounties said the locket was mailed with a note saying it was found in Rutland years ago.

Vancouver

Charities struggle to find enough volunteers in Metro Vancouver

Local non-profits losing recruits as people delay retirement and high cost of living drives families away<p>As winter approaches, some Metro Vancouver …

Vancouver

Adult Advent Calendars

The stars in our night sky now appear by dinnertime, and a gentle snowfall comes and goes. This changing of seasons can mean only one thing: the …

Christmas

Rogers and Fido launch Black Friday iPhone deals

When Rogers revealed its Black Friday deals on November 21st along with sub-brand Fido, many wondered about the lack of Apple iPhone or iPad …

iPad

UFV wrestling team is among Canada’s best | Watch News Videos Online

In only its fourth year of existence, the University of the Fraser Valley’s wrestling team ranks among Canada’s best, and is showcase its skills in …

Canadian University Sports

Why John Horgan and the NDP might want to engineer a spring election in B.C.

Things are getting messy in Victoria for the new NDP government—and it may only get worse over the next two years.<p>Public agitation over high housing …

Canada

New festival dedicated to local coffee and craft beer coming to Vancouver

If there’s anything that’s certain in the foodie world, it’s that Vancouver loves its locally-roasted coffee and it loves its craft beer too.So it …

Coffee

Efforts to reopen Highway 1 through Fraser Valley still on track | The Province

VANCOUVER — Clean-up efforts continue in British Columbia’s eastern Fraser Valley as crews work to reopen Highway 1 after sludge and debris covered …

Canadian News

NEWS 1130's 2017 Christmas Lights & Events Spotter - NEWS 1130

LOWER MAINLAND (NEWS 1130) – We here at NEWS 1130 want to help you get into the holiday spirit this season.<p>Brought to you by Fujifilm “makers of …

Christmas

Times are changing and so is the probability of a white Christmas | Tidings

From a probability of more than 80 per cent a half century ago, white Christmases are becoming fewer and farther between.<p>Today, the percentage is …

Canadian News

B.C. NDP referendum plan sparks legislature battle

As B.C. Attorney General David Eby launched a public consultation on changing B.C.’s voting system, opposition MLAs were ramping up their attack on …

Canada

Canada exports 1st liquefied natural gas shipment to China

British Columbia, a province of Canada, has sent its first shipment of liquefied natural gas to China, marking a milestone in LNG transportation …

Business (Canada)

Inside the Dior exhibit

Legendary designer Christian Dior, who resurrected the world of Parisian couture after the Second World War, went on to make an enduring impression …

Christian Dior

Maple Ridge looking at limiting cycling on sidewalks

Maple Ridge council is looking at dialing back its bylaw that allows people to cycle on sidewalks.<p>A report to council from the city’s active …

Maple Ridge

Rail warning signs expected for Langleys in 2018 - Surrey Now-Leader

The long-promised rail warning signs are coming to Langley – years after the overpasses they are linked to were finished.<p>The electronic warning signs …

Fraser Valley