February 9, 2019 - 11:04pmUpdated: February 11, 2019 - 1:07pm
TORONTO — The $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw was won by a ticket holder in British Columbia, while the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in the Prairies.
February 7, 2019 - 6:37pmUpdated: February 8, 2019 - 11:15am
VICTORIA — The British Columbia legislature's two top officials say they have responded to a report released by the Speaker alleging they engaged in flagrant overspending, questionable expenses and inappropriate payouts of cash.
February 7, 2019 - 4:31pmUpdated: February 8, 2019 - 11:16am
VICTORIA — British Columbia's mental health and addictions minister has joined health officials to call for a safer drug supply to fight the rising overdose death toll while urging the federal government to open a "courageous conversation" on decriminalization.
February 7, 2019 - 12:08pmUpdated: February 7, 2019 - 5:43pm
PRINCE GEORGE - The BC Coroner Service says more people died of illicit drug overdoses last year, despite significant efforts to combat the crisis. The provincial coroner said Thursday that illicit overdose deaths increased to 1,489, just over the 2017 death total.
February 5, 2019 - 5:53amUpdated: February 5, 2019 - 10:38am
FIELD, B.C. — A Canadian Pacific freight train fell more than 60 metres from a bridge near the Alberta-British Columbia boundary in a derailment that killed three crew members, a union representative said Monday.
The westbound freight jumped the tracks at about 1 a.m. near Field, B.C.
February 4, 2019 - 5:36pmUpdated: February 5, 2019 - 10:38am
PORT COQUITLAM, B.C. — A man who faces a series of charges including alleged assaults of escorts in British Columbia's North Okanagan has pleaded guilty to assault in an unrelated incident involving a sex worker in Maple Ridge in 2013.
February 4, 2019 - 4:30pmUpdated: February 5, 2019 - 10:38am
VICTORIA — Fair regulations and wide-open markets should be the main drivers behind the British Columbia government's move to accommodate both the taxi industry and ride-hailing services, says the federal Competition Bureau.