Vancouver Island

Human foot washes ashore in Canada for 13th time in a decade

Canadian Mike Johns made grisly find on Vancouver Island coastline Another dozen feet have washed up in British Columbia since 2007<p>Canadian officials are investigating after a human foot washed up on the shores of British Columbia – marking the 13th time in the past decade that tides have carried a …

Canada

Another human foot has washed up on a Canadian shore

It sounds like the scenario for a thrilling TV crime drama, but in a mysterious - and very real - set of circumstances, a human foot has washed up on Canada's British Columbia coastline. It's the 13th dismembered foot that's been discovered there in 10 years.<p>The <i>New York Times</i> reports the latest …

British Columbia

Your 1 week Travel Plan For Things To See In And Around Vancouver

Vancouver is one amazing city to visit! Hands down, it’s been one of my favourite cities since my very first visit around 7 years ago and I’ve no …

Asia Travel

Another Human Foot Washes Ashore in Canada. That Makes 13.

The exceptionally high tides this time of the year off British Columbia can turn the rocky western coast of Vancouver Island into a graveyard. Bones from gray whales, sea lions and killer whales wash ashore, piling on the beach along fallen evergreens.<p>But on Thursday morning, Taz, a 6-year-old …

World News

Another Human Foot Has Washed Up On Canada's West Coast

This is the 13th foot found in the last decade.

British Columbia

Island tops list of fatalities from illicit-drug overdoses

More than 1,208 people have died from illicit drug overdoses in B.C. this year, the coroners service reported Monday.Victoria and Vancouver Island …

Addiction

Animal cruelty charges in flea infestation case on Vancouver Island

NANAIMO (NEWS 1130) – A Vancouver Island man has been charged with animal cruelty after his dog nearly died of a flea infestation earlier this …

British Columbia

Heating oil stolen from Port Alberni home

Port Alberni RCMP are warning residents after the theft of heating oil from a city home.Several hundred litres of fuel were stolen from the victim, a …

British Columbia

Driver tries to leave scene of Port Alberni crash

The driver of a pickup truck is being investigated for impaired driving by Port Alberni RCMP after trying to leave the scene of an early-evening …

British Columbia

Santa's new workshop!

The Joy of Tech is a comic about technology and pop culture, created by Nitrozac and Snaggy, and updated three times a week. We like to feature the …

Microsoft Office

Vancouver's Ultimate Coffee/Work Spots, Mapped & Ranked by Our Highly Caffeinated Readers

We’ve mapped out and expanded Scout’s existing list of Vancouver’s most work-friendly coffee establishments. We’re doing this for three reasons: 1.) …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Extortionist Hazelnut Espresso Stout – Tin Whistle Brewing

Brew reviews and news<p>Craft Beer Vancouver<p>The Beer, my story<p>an unfiltered look at the World of Craft Beer<p>If it's about beer, you'll find it here.<p>Three …

Victoria, BC

BC Ferries adds extra sailings — and cheaper sailings — for holiday season

BC Ferries has added 176 sailings between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island for the busy travel window between Dec. 21 and Jan. 2.The …

Travel

John Horgan's legacy to British Columbia will be forged by his government's decision on Site C dam

The headline on this commentary is about the Site C dam. But I'm going to start with a walk down memory lane to another controversial government …

Canada

Doja Cannabis successfully imports cannabis seeds

DOJA Cannabis, a small licensed medical cannabis producer in Kelowna BC, this week announced the successful importation of cannabis seeds from …

Medical Marijuana

Vancouver Island-based air tankers help with Southern California fires

PORT ALBERNI (NEWS 1130) – A couple of Vancouver Island-based air tankers are helping fight wildfires in California.<p>Port Alberni’s Coulson Aviation …

British Columbia

BC company sends planes to fight California wildfires

Coulson Aviation of Port Alberni has sent two of its aerial firefighting C-130 tankers to California to help fight fires that have been raging out of …

Santa Ana

School fight caught on video ignites racism debate at Vancouver Island school | Watch News Videos Online

December 7 2017 10:42pm<p>01:59<p>There are conflicting opinions on whether racism is a problem at a Vancouver Island school, after a video of a fight was …

Racism

Paddles and Planks on the Inside Passage

The Inside Passage is a tidal labyrinth, home to extraordinary marine life and surrounded by rocky shores, temperate rainforest, glaciers, fjords, …

Kayaking

Charges laid against three after Vancouver Island school fight

Three young men have been arrested for assault and a fourth is expected to be charged in relation to a fight that occurred between a group of …

Viral

Fog cancels flights from Vancouver Island - Surrey Now-Leader

Flights to Vancouver International Airport have been cancelled due to dense fog blanketing eastern Vancouver Island.<p>Environment Canada issued a fog …

Aviation

Man, 27, charged in connection with stabbing at Saanich party

A 27-year-old man has been charged in connection with a stabbing at a party in Gordon Head last weekend.<p>Saanich police responded to a report of a …

Tim Hortons

We Asked People for Their Wildest Hitchhiking Stories

"Apparently I blacked out with my knife in my hand, and my friends kept hitting me. We all had the same fear of death."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>There's no such thing as an unremarkable hitchhiking story. I learned this pretty quickly when I started asking the people around me …

British Columbia

Legal pot growers might want to check their house insurance

Anyone in the Cowichan Valley who is legally growing medical marijuana in their homes should check their house insurance policy to see if they are …

Cannabis Industry

Foreign buyer tax stabilizes Metro Vancouver home prices – 2018 BC property assessment

<b>By ThinkPol Staff</b><p>Home prices in areas subject to British Columbia’s foreign buyer tax stabilized while the real estate market frenzy continued …

Vancouver

Do you know this man? Vancouver police ask for help in sex assault cases

Surveillance photos show person of interest in two East Vancouver groping incidents<p>Vancouver police are asking for help identifying a person of …

Crime

Eleven people face charges related to Vancouver drug trafficking ring

Print<p>VANCOUVER — Police are recommending charges against 11 people accused of trafficking drugs in Vancouver's impoverished Downtown Eastside.<p>Besides …

Crime

As dam decision looms, Greens urge email flood to premier's office

Green, Liberal MLAs make last-ditch appeals to kill or continue $8.8-billion project<p>As the decision looms on the future of the B.C. Hydro Site C dam, …

Canada

Weather forecast: Fog advisory posted for Metro Vancouver

A fog advisory is in effect for Metro Vancouver.<p>Environment Canada posted the advisory early Friday morning, saying near zero visibility is expected …

British Columbia

BC Coroners Service investigating after human remains found on Vancouver Island

The BC Coroners Service is investigating after human remains were found near Jordan River on Vancouver Island.<p>RCMP is helping with the case.<p>The …

Archaeology