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Brain injury endemic among homeless populations: Vancouver research

Brain injury endemic among homeless populations: Vancouver research

VANCOUVER — Traumatic brain injury is so common among the homeless that prevention should be prioritized for people facing multiple challenges and worse outcomes compared with "affluent populations," says the lead author of a study in Vancouver that
Cities in British Columbia prepare for trucker convoy protests

Cities in British Columbia prepare for trucker convoy protests

VICTORIA — British Columbia's public safety minister says Victoria residents should plan for a potential truck convoy protest against COVID-19 measures this weekend at the legislature as the government works with police to prepare for possible disrup
Judge to decide Saturday on petition over B.C. Liberal leadership vote

Judge to decide Saturday on petition over B.C. Liberal leadership vote

VANCOUVER — A judge has reserved her decision on a last-minute petition that asks the British Columbia Supreme Court to delay the scheduled release of results from the B.C. Liberal party's leadership vote on Saturday.
B.C. reports 946 patients in hospital, 19 more deaths due to COVID

B.C. reports 946 patients in hospital, 19 more deaths due to COVID

VICTORIA — Health officials in British Columbia say 19 more people have died due to COVID-19, bringing the total number of fatalities in the province to 2,675.
B.C. Supreme Court rejects request from Capilano band to 'divorce' Squamish Nation

B.C. Supreme Court rejects request from Capilano band to 'divorce' Squamish Nation

Call to quash 100-year-old amalgamation must be heard in Federal Court, says B.C. Supreme Court justice. Lawyer for hereditary chief says Capilano band plans to appeal
B.C. adds 4,200 jobs in January as Omicron wallops Central Canada

B.C. adds 4,200 jobs in January as Omicron wallops Central Canada

British Columbia's unemployment rate falls to 5.1%
Police say one male dead after suspected targeted shooting in North Delta, B.C.

Police say one male dead after suspected targeted shooting in North Delta, B.C.

DELTA, B.C. — A person has been killed in a shooting in Delta, B.C. A statement from Delta Police says officers responded to a call of shots fired just after 2 a.m. at a home on the northeast side of the city.
Trial for Squamish woman accused of animal cruelty wraps up

Trial for Squamish woman accused of animal cruelty wraps up

Closing arguments in the case, which involved the seizure of 29 dogs from Brackendale property, hinge on whether pets were knowingly left in distress.
Canada-wide recall of soda due to possible presence of glass

Canada-wide recall of soda due to possible presence of glass

Loblaw Companies Ltd. is recalling PC brand soda across Canada
Humpback calf severely injured by boat propeller last year on the mend

Humpback calf severely injured by boat propeller last year on the mend

In recent sightings, the whale appears to be doing well despite suffering a huge gash