A Canadian accused of torturing, disfiguring and ultimately killing his girlfriend in their West Hollywood apartment last week could be put to death by the state of California if convicted because of the gruesome nature of his alleged crime.
Forty-three soapbox racers will compete Saturday in Tsawwassen down a 700-foot raceway on Sixth Avenue as part of a local rotary club’s fundraising event.
A former Ministry of Education data worker has come up with his own version of school rankings that show how well students at schools are performing — by looking at score differences through the grades — without making the results a measuring contest.
Pay-by-phone parking appears to be coming to Burnaby in the near future, although some members of council weren’t pleased with how the city plans to pay for the service.
An apology has been issued and a full refund granted after a Pen Centre store came under fire this weekend for what many people considered mistreatment of an autistic man.
Vancouver’s homeless population is rising — the city has identified an increasing number of new homeless, either residents becoming homeless through poverty or new people moving in from other parts of B.C. and Canada.
The City of Coquitlam’s animal shelter routinely has more food than it has use for, so it’s been passing meals on to pets in need for years through its Pet Food Bank program.
The average resident living in a Downtown Eastside single room occupancy suite has a 6% chance of becoming homeless, says a University of B.C. researcher.
Two teens wanted in connection with the brutal beatings of workers at the Behavioural Health Foundation near Selkirk have been arrested.
The man accused of walking into a military recruitment centre and stabbing soldiers at the behest of Allah is now facing nine terrorism charges, the RCMP announced Tuesday.
In an interview with police, Angela Nicholson said she agreed to go along with Curtis Vey's idea for her to light his house on fire by leaving a pot on a lit stove after Vey slipped sleeping pills into his wife's coffee because she loved Vey.
Although the possibility of a significant earthquake impacting British Columbia is often a local focus, the Fraser Basin Council on Monday highlighted the devastation that a major coastal or Fraser River flood would have on the Lower Mainland.
A UBC student could be the youngest person to ever discover a planet outside of our solar system — and she’s found four of them.
DNA belonging to fatal stabbing victim Lukas Strasser-Hird was found on the clothing of three of his alleged killers, court heard Monday.
More than 700 students swarmed the pitch at BC Place Monday as part of a program targeted towards east side Vancouver schools to give kids the opportunities to try sports.
A Vancouver special needs teacher will be suspended for three months after a series of incidents where he went to do something else — despite working with students who require constant supervision.
A Coquitlam councillor is asking the provincial government to change regulations for funding and donations of local government campaigns.
The Vancouver cycling group HUB is calling for more investment from both the provincial and municipal governments for bike-friendly infrastructure as Bike to Work Week begins on Monday.
Two Manitoba teenage boys are being sought by police after two female staff members were allegedly attacked and robbed at a long-term residential addictions treatment facility just north of Winnipeg.