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Latest news from Cbc.ca - British Columbia feed

  1. Whistler mountain biker loses lawsuit over spinal injury

    06.19 / 21:48 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    A Whistler mountain biker who was paralyzed in a bike park accident should have known the risks he was facing when he signed the waiver, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has…
  2. Quake measuring 4.6 rattles central Vancouver Island, no damage reported

    06.19 / 20:44 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 has rattled an area of central Vancouver…
  3. Summer temperatures on the way after stint of 'Juneuary' weather

    06.19 / 19:18 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    After a wet start to the week in Metro Vancouver, warm weather is coming — just in time for the official first day of summer, W…
  4. No pepper spray, batons for Kamloops bylaw officers, report recommends

    06.19 / 19:18 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    A new report says Kamloops bylaw officers shouldn't be armed with pepper spray and batons and the department should move to a "friendlier" community-focused…
  5. B.C. teen swims around Bowen Island to prep for English Channel

    06.19 / 17:51 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    It took nearly 11 hours, but a 17-year-old girl from Kelowna, B.C., has completed her gruelling goal of swimming around Bowen Island, just north of…
  6. Driver rescued after car swept away in major washout of Highway 20 near Williams Lake

    06.19 / 16:21 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    A driver had to be rescued after a car was swept away in a washout early this morning along Highway 20 near Williams…
  7. Tiny B.C. community loses only food bank due to high demand

    06.19 / 15:54 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    Greenwood — a city with a population of 665 in B.C.'s Interior — is losing its only food ban…
  8. B.C. Liberals to promise major policy changes in upcoming throne speech

    06.19 / 14:44 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    Premier Christy Clark is promising to change course on several contentious issues in the upcoming speech from the throne in the B.C.…
  9. Penticton radio host who took his life was 'passionate advocate' for mental health, says widow

    06.19 / 14:19 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    The widow of former Penticton radio host Jeremy McGoran wants people to remember her husband for the work he did speaking out about mental health issues, and not for the way he…
  10. 'A long time coming': Highway of Tears gets 2 new bus routes

    06.19 / 13:14 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    More than a decade after First Nations along northern B.C.’s so-called Highway of Tears began pleading for reliable public transportation, two new bus routes have started regular service along Highway 1…
  11. London anti-terror team investigating after van strikes pedestrians

    06.19 / 11:09 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    London police say anti-terrorism officers are investigating after a vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday…
  12. How rural school closures are 'ripping the heart out of the community'

    06.19 / 09:14 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    The Ontario Liberal government has come under pressure over the closing of rural schools in the province. But with changing demographics, it's an issue facing many small Canadian communities that fear it can have a significant negative impact on growth and their local…
  13. Soapbox racers zoom down North Shore slope

    06.19 / 04:01 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    Local youth spent months building colourful vehicles as part of a community…
  14. New housing helps B.C. kids aging out of care, but advocates say more needs to be done

    06.19 / 01:19 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    New housing for kids transitioning out of foster care have opened in Surrey, B.C., but advocates say there's still a lot to be done to help young adults aging out of the…
  15. Around an alpaca farm: Funny haircuts, goofy grins and woolly sweaters

    06.19 / 00:56 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    Catherine Simpson never imagined she would own a farm overrun with alpacas and yet, now, she has more than 40 of the furry camel-related animals and knows all the ins-and-outs of the…
  16. Jason Foulds charged in Lund, B.C. deaths

    06.18 / 23:01 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    RCMP say 19-year-old is from Powell River and faces 2 counts of murder and 1 count of attempted…
  17. High school? Colorado outfit offers niche program for marijuana sommeliers

    06.18 / 20:45 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    A marijuana aficionado in Colorado has launched a program he hopes will make the title of cannabis interpener as familiar as wine sommelier, cheesemonger and…
  18. Hidden Group of Seven painting found on back of another art piece

    06.18 / 20:22 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    Few people in the world own a painting by Group of Seven artist Alexander Young Jackson and fewer still have the experience of one B.C. gold miner who got more than he bargained for when he bought the art…
  19. Millions of tropical sea creatures 'blooming' off B.C. coast

    06.18 / 18:33 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    Millions of translucent, sea cucumber-shaped pyrosomes have 'invaded' northern waters. Local scientists know little about them and say it's unclear how long the tropical creatures will survive or what impact they might have on the local food…
  20. 6 memorable photos from the past week in B.C.

    06.18 / 18:10 www.cbc.ca Cbc.ca - British Columbia
    The week that was in British Columbia — in p…