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What are the most popular baby names in B.C. in 2018?

New additions to the Top 10 lists: Isla and Leo

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First responders at the scene of a shooting in the 600 block of Seylyn Crescent in North Vancouver on Dec. 25, 2018. (Shane MacKichan)

UPDATED: Man dead in Christmas Day shooting in North Vancouver

The Integrated Homicide Investigation team has been called in.

First responders at the scene of a shooting in the 600 block of Seylyn Crescent in North Vancouver on Dec. 25, 2018. (Shane MacKichan)
This dead killer whale was discovered on Nootka Island on Nov. 14, 2018. (Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation)

Orca calf found dead on Vancouver Island coast was only a few days old

Necropsy results show the calf may have died from maternal separation or other factors

This dead killer whale was discovered on Nootka Island on Nov. 14, 2018. (Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation)
A bus driver yells at a woman not to touch him after he missed her stop and she slapped his arm. (@steveangelis/Twitter)

VIDEO: B.C. bus driver vindicated after raging at elderly woman

Transit police said woman had slapped driver’s arm after he apparently missed her stop in Vancouver

A bus driver yells at a woman not to touch him after he missed her stop and she slapped his arm. (@steveangelis/Twitter)
If you still don’t have a voting package yet, you have until midnight on Friday, Nov. 23, to request one. (File photo)

Deadline extended to submit electoral reform ballots to Dec. 7

Elections BC has pushed back the date to get your referendum packages in

If you still don’t have a voting package yet, you have until midnight on Friday, Nov. 23, to request one. (File photo)
Karin Adams and her daughter, Catherine, were sentenced for animal cruelty charges relating to animals seized by the BC SPCA from a property near Houston on Aug. 28, 2014. (Contributed photo)

Former B.C. woman gets 90 days in jail for latest animal cruelty

Catherine Adams, mother Karin, under 20-year ban on owning animals, stemming from 2014 case in B.C.

Karin Adams and her daughter, Catherine, were sentenced for animal cruelty charges relating to animals seized by the BC SPCA from a property near Houston on Aug. 28, 2014. (Contributed photo)
How to get government cheques if Canada Post staff go on strike

How to get government cheques if Canada Post staff go on strike

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers said members could go on rotating strikes as early as Monday

How to get government cheques if Canada Post staff go on strike
Iain Black posted this photo of a bear he says crawled into his neighbour’s van and took some food. (Iain Black/Twitter)

Bear climbs inside B.C. family’s van with boy still inside

Aggressive or threatening bears can be reported at the RAPP line at 1-877-952-7277

Iain Black posted this photo of a bear he says crawled into his neighbour’s van and took some food. (Iain Black/Twitter)
Vancouver General Hospital. (Kyle Pearce/Flickr)

Prisoner charged after alleged Vancouver General Hospital escape

Andrew Barry Dollman charged with assaulting peace officer with weapon, escaping from lawful custody

Vancouver General Hospital. (Kyle Pearce/Flickr)
President Donald Trump listens during a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto about a trade agreement between the United States and Mexico, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

One in four British Columbians have changed brands to avoid U.S. retailers: poll

A new survey suggests B.C.ers’ news and shopping habits have changed since Donald Trump was elected

President Donald Trump listens during a phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto about a trade agreement between the United States and Mexico, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Two kids injured in separate cougar attacks in B.C.

The latest round-up from the BC Conservation Officer Service

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Police at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on 264 Street. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

18 motorcycle deaths in B.C. last month prompt safety reminder

The BC Coroners Service says everyone on the road should use caution this long weekend

Police at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on 264 Street. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Oil rig in northern B.C. (Wikimedia Commons)

45% of oil and gas workers have noise-induced hearing loss: WorkSafeBC

Agency releases new safety bulletin as data show increase of 33% to 45% over five years

Oil rig in northern B.C. (Wikimedia Commons)
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Child, 4, attacked by cougar near Fernie

The BC Conservation Officer Service said it happened while the family was fishing

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The area near Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park where a woman reported she was sexually assaulted in the early morning hours of Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.

Woman sexually assaulted at Beacon Hill Park

Victoria police are investigating after the incident early Sunday morning

The area near Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park where a woman reported she was sexually assaulted in the early morning hours of Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.
Susan Jenkins of Vancouver won $400,000 while playing Keno. (BCLC)

B.C. woman cheers record $400,000 Keno win

It’s the largest Keno prize ever won at a retail location

Susan Jenkins of Vancouver won $400,000 while playing Keno. (BCLC)
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Black Press Media journalists win big at Canadian community newspaper awards

Newsrooms earn recognition for editorial and photography excellence

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Thousands of young athletes will descend on the Cowichan region this July for the B.C. Summer Games. (Facebook/BC Games Society)

Almost 2,400 young athletes set to compete at BC Summer Games

Full list of participants was released Friday for the Cowichan Valley event

Thousands of young athletes will descend on the Cowichan region this July for the B.C. Summer Games. (Facebook/BC Games Society)
Mark your calendars, yoga fans. An outdoor practice set for the lawn of the B.C. Legislature is coming up. (Wikimedia Commons)

Outdoor yoga session planned for B.C. legislature lawn

Event set to mark fourth annual International Day of Yoga

Mark your calendars, yoga fans. An outdoor practice set for the lawn of the B.C. Legislature is coming up. (Wikimedia Commons)
Golden retriever Lola starts Monday as a trauma dog for Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services. (@VFRS_Lola)

PHOTOS: Lola, the trauma dog, joins Vancouver firefighters

Golden retriever will help fire crews deal with mental health issues and healing.

Golden retriever Lola starts Monday as a trauma dog for Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services. (@VFRS_Lola)