Katya Slepian

B.C.’s minimum wage will go up to $11.35 an hour in September

B.C.’s minimum wage will go up to $11.35 an hour in September

The province will have the fourth-highest minimum wage in the country

B.C.’s minimum wage will go up to $11.35 an hour in September
Most B.C. parents don’t know if their kids’ carseats are safe: BCAA

Most B.C. parents don’t know if their kids’ carseats are safe: BCAA

Association’s research suggests only one-quarter get their carseats checked by an expert

Most B.C. parents don’t know if their kids’ carseats are safe: BCAA
Ottawa is expected to table marijuana legislation in the spring.

Feds stop by Mission, Abbotsford to talk marijuana legalization

Department of Justice is meeting with police and city officials from Ontario to B.C.

Ottawa is expected to table marijuana legislation in the spring.
Christy Clark defends Liberals’ budget

Christy Clark defends Liberals’ budget

Welfare rates, MSP cuts and $10-a-day childcare were on the table

Christy Clark defends Liberals’ budget
B.C. BUDGET: School funds added as BCTF talks continue

B.C. BUDGET: School funds added as BCTF talks continue

Interim deal with the BCTF will be worth $320 million over three years

B.C. BUDGET: School funds added as BCTF talks continue
Want to climb the Lions Gate Bridge?

Want to climb the Lions Gate Bridge?

An adventure tourism company is offering a new view of Vancouver

Want to climb the Lions Gate Bridge?
B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake says the province has negotiated a unilateral healthcare funding deal with the federal government.

B.C. and Ottawa reach $1.4-billion mental health and home care deal

The province is the sixth to sign a separate deal after failed attempts to secure a multilateral accord.

B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake says the province has negotiated a unilateral healthcare funding deal with the federal government.
A mockup of a high-speed train in California.

Too early to talk B.C. funding for high speed Vancouver-Seattle rail: Stone

Washington state is proposing a $1 million study

A mockup of a high-speed train in California.
B.C.'s PharmaNet system records names

B.C. government investigates PharmaNet data breach

Prescription drug information of 7,500 people exposed in breaches at four doctors' offices, Health Minister Terry Lake says

B.C.'s PharmaNet system records names
B.C. public elementary schools show improvement: Fraser Institute

B.C. public elementary schools show improvement: Fraser Institute

Schools in Mission, Vancouver and Terrace showed marked improvement since 2011/2012

B.C. public elementary schools show improvement: Fraser Institute
Crews work to restore power in Maple Ridge.

UPDATE: Lights out for 3,000 customers in Lower Mainland

Port Mann bridge reopens, school closures and dangerous driving conditions continue across the region

Crews work to restore power in Maple Ridge.
Lower Mainland population jumps by 6.6 per cent: Stats Can

Lower Mainland population jumps by 6.6 per cent: Stats Can

Whistler, Squamish and Langley record fastest growth in the region

Lower Mainland population jumps by 6.6 per cent: Stats Can
B.C population grows by 5.6 per cent: census

B.C population grows by 5.6 per cent: census

Province hits 4.6 million people, according to Statistics Canda

B.C population grows by 5.6 per cent: census
A side street in Surrey's Boundary Park was covered by snow on Sunday afternoon.

ICBC hits record call volume on Monday

Almost 5,500 drivers called claims into the auto insurer on Feb. 6

A side street in Surrey's Boundary Park was covered by snow on Sunday afternoon.
Millennial women were the most to overspend in Canada during the holidays: poll

Millennial women were the most to overspend in Canada during the holidays: poll

Survey says only 58 per cent of people in B.C. vowed to spend less in 2017

Millennial women were the most to overspend in Canada during the holidays: poll
Low vitamin A in pregnant women linked to Alzheimer’s later in child’s life: UBC study

Low vitamin A in pregnant women linked to Alzheimer’s later in child’s life: UBC study

The tests conducted on genetically-engineered mice also looked at link in humans

Low vitamin A in pregnant women linked to Alzheimer’s later in child’s life: UBC study
TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond believes that more work needs to be done on the future of the West Coast Express.

No changes expected for West Coast Express: TransLink CEO

Future of passenger travel down that corridor will have to be worked out

TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond believes that more work needs to be done on the future of the West Coast Express.
Stanley Park is a big draw for tourists.

B.C. sees 12 per cent international tourism increase in 2016

Tourism officials point to more direct daily flights.

Stanley Park is a big draw for tourists.
One-third of B.C. residents to be immigrants by 2036

One-third of B.C. residents to be immigrants by 2036

Statistics Canada says most will live in Vancouver or Abbotsford-Mission

One-third of B.C. residents to be immigrants by 2036
BCCPA CEO Daniel Fontaine says the province needs to invest an extra $300 million in seniors care over the next five years.

VIDEO: $300 million needed for seniors’ care in B.C. over next five years, says report

Care providers’ group says seniors need to be kept out of acute care

BCCPA CEO Daniel Fontaine says the province needs to invest an extra $300 million in seniors care over the next five years.