Katya Slepian

Nearly half of recently immigrated kids in B.C. are poor: report

A new study suggests immigrant children make up a large percentage of B.C.’s impoverished

VIDEO: Coquihalla reopens near Merritt

Detours are available via Hwy. 8 and Hwy. 1

Heavy rains, winds hit B.C.’s south coast

Localized flooding, gusts up to 70 km/hr expected for the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island

Ban moves ahead in B.C. against same real estate agent for buyer and seller

New real estate consumer protection rules to take effect in March

Man arrested after allegedly groping woman, fondling himself on bus

Nanaimo man was taken into custody in West Vancouver

Rain and wind to pummel B.C.’s south coast

Vancouver, Vancouver Island and Howe Sound will get the worst of it

UPDATE: BC Ferries resumes Tsawwassen-Vancouver Island service as winds ease

Most morning sailings had been cancelled

UPDATE: Wind, snow and rain on the way for B.C.’s south coast

Metro Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Fraser Valley could see winds up to 80 km/hr

Small knives okay, baby powder out on flights in Canada

Transport Canada amends list of prohibited items

September least deadly month for drug overdose this year: coroner

Carfentanil was detected in 37 deaths between June and September

B.C. rolls out 2017 flu shots

Provincial health officer urges people to get their vaccine early

VIDEO: #280characters comes to Twitter

Social media site says it expects most users to stick to short tweets

Shoppers Optimum to merge with PC Plus

Loblaws to combine both in PC Optimum

MAP: B.C. freezes as temperatures dip to record lows

26 new cold records were set Monday

Hands-on Naloxone courses go Canada-wide

St. John Ambulance has offered the training in B.C. for months to combat growing crisis

B.C. to hike distracted driving penalties by $740

Two tickets over three years could net fines of up to $2,000

UPDATE: Death of young girl who fell from Burnaby high-rise a ‘tragic accident’

Mounties are continuing to investigate why the child fell

‘Red zones’ keep offenders trapped in criminal justice system: SFU study

Researchers stake aim at geographic restrictions imposed as part of bail or sentencing

Man charged in First Nations woman’s 2014 killing near Fort St. John

Pamela Napolean’s body was found in a burned cabin

UBC team develops system to predict human-caused wildfires

Researchers tracked when forests went green to predict the most risky time for fires