Victoria

B.C. NDP's 1st Budget Marks Turn After Tight-Fisted Liberal Era

VICTORIA — British Columbia moved to ease the province's housing crisis Tuesday with a new tax on property speculators and higher taxes on...

Dog from Mexico who went missing in B.C. found safe after 8-day search

Queenie, a two-year-old pointer mix from Puerto Vallarta, was set to go to her new Victoria-area home early last week.

Police issue warning after 12-year-old girl sexually assaulted in Victoria mall

Police say the man followed the girls in the mall, before sexually assaulting the 12-year-old victim when they were alone.

B.C. New Democrats to target housing in Tuesday budget

VICTORIA — B.C.’s New Democrats are promising initiatives in Tuesday’s budget to increase the supply of affordable homes for families, students and...

Rob Shaw: NDP's transit strategy gives Metro mayors what they want

VICTORIA — When the B.C. NDP government handed over control of the Pattullo Bridge to Metro Vancouver politicians in 1999, it was part of an...

Money Laundering In B.C. Real Estate: Attorney General Vows To Probe 'DIsturbing Allegations'

VICTORIA — British Columbia's attorney general says he's deeply troubled by reports of money laundering and criminal activity in the real...

Province to appeal NEB ruling on Burnaby's Trans Mountain bylaw

VICTORIA — The provincial government is appealing a decision that allows Kinder Morgan Canada to bypass local regulations in constructing its Trans...

Canadians given six months to raise $660,000 for Sask. soldier's historic Victoria Cross

The Currie VC, the Commonwealth's highest honour for bravery in combat, was sold to a British collector for $660,000 at a private auction in...

B.C. health minister approves coverage for new round of rare drugs

VICTORIA — Health Minister Adrian Dix has approved limited coverage for a new round of rare and expensive drugs, funded out of savings the government...

Government gives Canadians six month's grace to buy historic Victoria Cross

Canadians have six months to scrape up the cash to buy Lt.-Col. David Currie’s Victoria Cross, one of only 12 VCs awarded to Canadians fighting in...

Read the ICBC report the B.C. Liberals didn’t want you to see

VICTORIA — The Vancouver Sun is releasing a 2014 report it obtained that details the financial woes at the Insurance Corp. of B.C., following claims...

Political manoeuvres over pipeline in B.C., payback or coincidence?

VICTORIA — Political hurdles in the form of delays, bans and tolls have been raised in British Columbia in the weeks since the province served notice...

Ottawa cancelled B.C. event on child care amid pipeline dispute

VICTORIA – The federal government abruptly cancelled a joint announcement with British Columbia over child care funding late last week, as tensions...

B.C. child care advocates hopeful $10-a-day slogan will become reality in wake of throne speech

VICTORIA — B.C. child care advocates say they’re confident the NDP government is still pursuing its election promise of $10-a-day child care, even as...

B.C. to unveil affordable child care plan in throne speech

VICTORIA – B.C.’s new affordable child care plan, which is expected to be announced in today’s government throne speech, is getting a $150-million...