Candidates missing at teen debate

Students organizing an all-candidates federal election debate at Eric Hamber Secondary are calling out the Liberal and Conservative candidates for not bothering to show up.

Jerry Dobrovolny, Vancouver's acting general manager of engineering. Stefania Seccia, 24 hours

Vancouver unveils details on removing viaducts

Vancouver city planners are pitching the $200-million project to remove the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts as the best solution to foster development and allow for seamless traffic into the downtown core — complete with a 13-acre park.

Backpacks stored at the TransLink lost property office. Michael Mui, 24 hours

Top-five things lost on transit

TransLink took 24 hours on a tour of the lost and found office, located at the Stadium—Chinatown Station, to see the top- five items that go missing on transit.


Report finds ‘covert’ harassment in schools

It appears public messaging and education about the negative consequences of bullying may be working — fewer youth surveyed at Abbotsford middle schools reported being victimized this year than a similar survey two years ago.


B.C. employer fined for PTSD discrimination

A registered care aide at a psychogeriatric facility in Victoria was awarded $35,000 from the BC Human Rights Tribunal after an employer asked her to go to the hospital over her childhood trauma.


B.C. cows being potty trained

Potty training for cows — the benefits are many, but with many farmers assuming dairy cows pee and poop where they stand with little thought to hygiene, the practice hasn’t really taken off.

Jade Hatt. (Facebook Photo)

Babysitter's 11-year-old victim 'sex mad'

Don't blame the babysitter, my 11-year-old son is just "sex mad," a dad told a British courtroom deciding on the fate of a 21-year-old woman who had sex with his son, while she was supposed to be watching him.

Just before dawn Friday, paramedic Jamie Edmondson, 25, was driving in her personal SUV along highway 2 near Okotoks, when a huge chunk of concrete fell of the flatbed truck ahead of her. The concrete, estimated to weigh 300 lbs, hit her Jeep on the passenger side as she swerved, ripping off a wheel and destroying her brakes. Edmondson suffered whiplash and minor injures as the Jeep hit the ditch. The truck driver kept on going, probably unaware of the chaos behind. handout/Calgary Sun/Postmedia Network

Stone's throw from death

Somewhere out there, there’s truck driver wondering what happened to the heavy concrete stump he was hauling on his trailer.

Like food items, pizza boxes are also banned from the trash can. Fotolia

Food scraps campaign to expand focus

The humorous, character-based food scraps program is being renewed by Metro Vancouver — this time targeting pizza boxes, coffee filters, napkins and paper plates, seafood shells and sauce.

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Keene, New Hampshire September 30, 2015.(REUTERS/Gretchen Ertl)

Trump: Middle East would be more stable if Saddam

WASHINGTON - U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said on Sunday the Middle East would be more stable if Muammar Gaddafi and Saddam Hussein were still in power in Libya and Iraq, saying it's "not even a contest".

The teeth of Kimbetopsalis is pictured in this undated handout photo provided by Tom Williamson. Scientists on October 5, 2015, announced the discovery in northwestern New Mexico's badlands of the fossil remains of Kimbetopsalis simmonsae, a plant-eating rodent-like mammal boasting buck-toothed incisors like a beaver that lived just a few hundred thousand years after the mass extinction, a blink of the eye in geological time. REUTERS/Tom Williamson/Handout via Reuters

Scientists discover post-apocalyptic 'beaver'

WASHINGTON - The world had been wrecked. An asteroid impact in Mexico compounded by colossal volcanism in India 66 million years ago had killed about three-quarters of Earth's species including the dinosaurs.