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Sechelt man dives to safety as float plane runs over his skiff

Sechelt man dives to safety as float plane runs over his skiff

Andrew Stones is accustomed to the proximity of Harbour Air float planes while he rows his skiff between his anchored houseboat and the Porpoise Bay government wharf in Sechelt. It normally takes five to seven minutes to cover 200-metre distance.
Defamation trial: Witnesses defend Furlong, call journalist aggressive

Defamation trial: Witnesses defend Furlong, call journalist aggressive

A former head coach of Canada’s men’s basketball team took the stand yesterday in defence of John Furlong at the trial at which the former Vancouver Olympic CEO is being sued for defamation.
Air India memorial service marks 30th anniversary of deadly bombing

Air India memorial service marks 30th anniversary of deadly bombing

A solemn crowd of about 100 gathered at the Air India memorial in Stanley Park Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the deadly terrorist bombing that shattered the country’s innocence.
Nurses at work up in B.C., yet number of graduates down

Nurses at work up in B.C., yet number of graduates down

The number of registered nurses working in B.C. is up slightly, according to a new federal report, but the number of nursing school graduates is dropping.
Cougar sightings on the rise in Metro Vancouver

Cougar sightings on the rise in Metro Vancouver

Hot, dry weather fuels dramatic spike in encounters with the big cats
Firefighters make ‘significant progress’ on Lytton-area wildfire

Firefighters make ‘significant progress’ on Lytton-area wildfire

Despite the continuing hot and dry weather near Lytton, firefighters have made significant progress in containing the Cisco Road wildfire.
Christy Clark's approval rating continues to slide in B.C.: poll

Christy Clark's approval rating continues to slide in B.C.: poll

Less than a third of British Columbians are happy with Christy Clark’s performance as premier, according to a new poll.
B.C. teen wins coveted international biotechnology prize

B.C. teen wins coveted international biotechnology prize

Like a lot of high school students, Austin Wang isn’t exactly sure what he’s going to do with his life.
B.C. burns through budget for fighting forest fires

B.C. burns through budget for fighting forest fires

Hot, dry conditions presage bad fire season; some rivers at near-record low levels
Moving to northeast B.C.? Apartment rents could surprise you

Moving to northeast B.C.? Apartment rents could surprise you

Sara Duncan and her husband recently found a two-bedroom apartment in Fort St. John, but it wasn’t easy. “I’ve lived in Vancouver and in Victoria, and the rent is higher here than it was there,” she said.