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B.C. retracts plan to scrap individualized autism funding

B.C. retracts plan to scrap individualized autism funding

VICTORIA — A government plan to phase out individualized funding for children diagnosed with autism in British Columbia was dropped Friday by Premier David Eby, who said families don't need the stress of worrying about losing supports for their kids.
Snowfall warnings, storm watches issued for southern B.C.

Snowfall warnings, storm watches issued for southern B.C.

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada has issued a dozen snowfall warnings or winter storm watches for communities across southern British Columbia. A Pacific frontal system is expected to sweep through the B.C.
Crews find wreckage of fatal B.C. plane crash, TSB team deployed to the site

Crews find wreckage of fatal B.C. plane crash, TSB team deployed to the site

PORT HARDY, B.C. — The wreckage of a Cessna float plane has been found in Strachan Bay on British Columbia's central coast two days after it crashed, killing all three aboard. Cpl.
Gang dispute believed to be behind double murder in Coquitlam, B.C.: police

Gang dispute believed to be behind double murder in Coquitlam, B.C.: police

COQUITLAM, B.C. — Police in Metro Vancouver say they believe the shooting deaths of two people inside a vehicle is related to the ongoing gang conflict.
Search on after float plane with three aboard crashes into B.C. bay

Search on after float plane with three aboard crashes into B.C. bay

PORT HARDY, B.C. — A search is underway in Strachan Bay on British Columbia's central coast for a float plane that crashed into the water. Mounties in Port Hardy say the plane went down Wednesday afternoon with three people on board. Cpl.

BC Children's Hospital triages patients from E/R due to respiratory illness spike

VANCOUVER — The BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver says it's triaging less serious patients from its emergency department to a nearby area due to a surge of people with respiratory illnesses.
B.C. Premier Eby promises $230M in police funding for RCMP vacancies, new hires

B.C. Premier Eby promises $230M in police funding for RCMP vacancies, new hires

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier David Eby has announced $230 million in police and other public safety funding, the latest in a whirlwind series of commitments since he was sworn in last week.
B.C. New Democrat housing legislation moves toward third reading after Tuesday votes

B.C. New Democrat housing legislation moves toward third reading after Tuesday votes

VICTORIA — The first two pieces of legislation proposed by Premier David Eby are expected to be passed Thursday, despite testy exchanges in the legislature about the government's move to impose time limits on debate.
Robbery, chase, shooting, crash and police response cause mayhem in Coquitlam, B.C.

Robbery, chase, shooting, crash and police response cause mayhem in Coquitlam, B.C.

COQUITLAM, B.C. — A search is underway for two people linked to a violent series of events that brought the Tuesday evening rush hour to a standstill along a section of Highway 1 through Coquitlam, B.C.
Man casually clings onto transport truck for 25+ blocks before falling on B.C. highway

Man casually clings onto transport truck for 25+ blocks before falling on B.C. highway

"This is a terrible idea, and no one should ever do this," said Vernon RCMP.
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