Katya Slepian

Specialty licence plates raise over $500,000 for BC Parks

37,000 plates have been sold since January

VIDEO: Rescued otter pup hangs out at Vancouver Aquarium

The tiny yet needy pup was rescued near Vancouver Island

Instagram doesn’t show the whole hike: rescue groups

Hikers should check conditions and charge their phones before heading out

One in eight B.C. kids enrolled in independent schools: report

Fraser Institute study finds that public school enrolment is falling

B.C. hospital cleaners and dietary workers vote to strike

The strike could affect 75 hospitals all across B.C.

UPDATE: Record heat hits B.C.

Ashcroft, Agassiz and Port Alberni all saw record-breaking temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius

Elections BC prepares for possible snap election

Staff not expecting voters to head to the polls yet, but want to be ready

VIDEO: B.C.-made glow-in-the-dark toonie coming for Canada 150

The design is one of five released by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2017

UPDATE: Tim Shields’ defence suggests ‘bathroom incident’ was consensual

Worker says she was told by RCMP adviser she would be labelled troublemaker if she complained

UPDATE: Complainant describes details of ex-RCMP Tim Shields’ alleged sexual assault

Former civilian employee claims former Mountie assaulted her in a bathroom

Complainant to describe sexual comments in former Mountie’ case

Crown allegations include list of times Tim Shields allegedly harassed complainant

UPDATE: RCMP investigate milk recalls in B.C. due to “extraneous material”

Island Farms, Lucerne and Natrel milk recalled

UPDATE: Ex-RCMP officer Tim Shields’ trial hears from alleged victim

Complainant at former Mountie’s sex assault trial was ‘taken aback’ when she was told to report to him

UPDATE: Company responds to Transportation Safety Board report on Leviathan II capsizing

The report makes three recommendations, after the 2015 incident that killed six people

Green-NDP government in B.C. could mean $600 tax hike: report

The Fraser Institute attributes most of the potential increase to carbon taxes in a new study

Former supervisor testifies to character of complainant in Shields’ sex assault trial

Shields’ trial is expected to last three weeks in provincial court in Vancouver

Nine arrested in Lower Mainland money laundering scheme

Cash, drugs, luxury vehicles seized from six houses

Father’s Day comes second behind mom: study

Dads don’t get the same love come June as moms did in May

UPDATE: Lack of fuel caused plane crash in North Vancouver

The Cessna 172 was flying from Tofino to Langley

First witness takes stand at former Mountie Tim Shields’ sex-assault trial

Former RCMP spokesperson pleads not guilty