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Thousands of racers take to the water as part of Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival

Thousands of racers take to the water as part of Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival

VANCOUVER — Racers took to the water for what organizers say is North America’s largest dragon boat festival in Vancouver.
Pedestrian dies after bus carrying elementary school pupils crashes in B.C. Interior

Pedestrian dies after bus carrying elementary school pupils crashes in B.C. Interior

100 MILE HOUSE, B.C. — A pedestrian is dead after a bus carrying elementary school students crashed and ran off a highway in British Columbia's central Interior.
Large, smoky fire extinguished in Metro Vancouver, no injuries reported

Large, smoky fire extinguished in Metro Vancouver, no injuries reported

RICHMOND, B.C. — The assistant deputy chief of Richmond Fire-Rescue says no injuries have been reported in relation to a massive fire that engulfed a trestle bridge in Richmond, B.C., and triggered an air quality warning.
B.C. police warn of safety risk after male arrested for manslaughter, then released

B.C. police warn of safety risk after male arrested for manslaughter, then released

SICAMOUS, B.C. — Police in Sicamous, B.C., are warning of a "potential public safety risk" after a male was arrested then released with conditions over the death of a woman at a mobile home park.
William Shatner dives into salmon farm debate with profanity-laden campaign

William Shatner dives into salmon farm debate with profanity-laden campaign

Canadian actor William Shatner is wading into the debate over open-pen salmon farming in British Columbia, saying it's time to stop being polite in an F-word-filled video that calls for an end to the ocean farms.
Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival will go ahead after sewage leak into False Creek

Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival will go ahead after sewage leak into False Creek

VANCOUVER — Organizers of this weekend's Dragon Boat Festival in Vancouver say a sewage leak into False Creek where the races are held won't have a major effect on the event.
Surrey, B.C., police officer charged with excessive speeding

Surrey, B.C., police officer charged with excessive speeding

VICTORIA — Prosecutors say they have charged a Surrey, B.C., police officer with speeding following an incident last year. A statement from the BC Prosecution Service says the charge against Surrey Police Service Const.
Victoria police say fatal dog shooting was justified

Victoria police say fatal dog shooting was justified

VICTORIA — Victoria police say they have full confidence in the decision of an officer to shoot and kill a dog that was chasing him.
Othello Tunnels set to open following severe flood damage

Othello Tunnels set to open following severe flood damage

A full reopening will take place in 2025.
'Senseless violence': Woman killed in Surrey, B.C., home invasion, father says

'Senseless violence': Woman killed in Surrey, B.C., home invasion, father says

SURREY, B.C. — The father of a homicide victim in Surrey, B.C., says she was killed in a home invasion on the weekend.