Katya Slepian

Abbotsford residents protest against racism.

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Anti-KKK rallies, assisted dying and more you need to know

Abbotsford residents protest against racism.
More than 500 Nelsonites marched down Baker Street on Tuesday as part of the Parents Etc. for Public Education March 2014.

B.C.’s legal battle with teachers’ unions cost $2.6M

Epic feud lasted 15 years and went all the way to the Supreme Court of Canada

More than 500 Nelsonites marched down Baker Street on Tuesday as part of the Parents Etc. for Public Education March 2014.
Transportation Minister Todd Stone

VIDEO: Alex Fraser Bridge to get seventh lane to cut congestion

$70-million project to save commuters up to 16 minutes in the afternoon through new bridge lane, counterflow system

Transportation Minister Todd Stone
New online registry lets renters screen landlords

New online registry lets renters screen landlords

Landlord BC believes the move will help both renters and landlords

New online registry lets renters screen landlords
Finance Minister Mike de Jong will be hosting a telephone town hall on Jan. 23.

Fraser Valley residents to get their say on B.C. budget

Finance Minister Mike de Jong to host telephone town halls

Finance Minister Mike de Jong will be hosting a telephone town hall on Jan. 23.
B.C. health minister suggests increasing smoking age to 21

B.C. health minister suggests increasing smoking age to 21

Terry Lake raises question during National Non-Smoking Week.

B.C. health minister suggests increasing smoking age to 21
Squamish Nation Chief Ian Campbell says the federal government completely failed to consult on the Kinder Morgan pipeline.

VIDEO: Battle against Kinder Morgan far from over, say First Nations

Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Squamish Nation and Coldwater Indian Band reaffirm legal challenges

Squamish Nation Chief Ian Campbell says the federal government completely failed to consult on the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
Serving yourself could mean healthier food choices: SFU study

Serving yourself could mean healthier food choices: SFU study

Research suggests being physically involved in choosing what you want to eat can help you eat better

Serving yourself could mean healthier food choices: SFU study
Langley farmer Marcel Sachse holds up some fennel that has survived the cold at his Pinch of Soil farm.

VIDEO: Fraser Valley farmers weather high costs and damage during cold snap

Crop trouble could come if cold weather continues

Langley farmer Marcel Sachse holds up some fennel that has survived the cold at his Pinch of Soil farm.
Dozens of British Columbians sickened after eating raw oysters

Dozens of British Columbians sickened after eating raw oysters

B.C. Centre for Disease Control records illnesses from Vancouver Island to Metro Vancouver

Dozens of British Columbians sickened after eating raw oysters
B.C. pays more than $600,000 for royal visit

B.C. pays more than $600,000 for royal visit

That’s on top of the about $2 million cost to the RCMP

B.C. pays more than $600,000 for royal visit
The George Massey tunnel is one of Metro Vancouver's worst bottlenecks.

Four Metro Vancouver areas among Canada’s worst bottlenecks: CAA

Granville, West Broadway, West Georgia and Massey Tunnel make the top 20

The George Massey tunnel is one of Metro Vancouver's worst bottlenecks.
New B.C. regulations on payday loans don’t address real issues: advocates

New B.C. regulations on payday loans don’t address real issues: advocates

Despite lower maximum charge on borrowing, groups say rolling over loans and lack of education still a concern

New B.C. regulations on payday loans don’t address real issues: advocates
Lower Mainland house prices drop following foreign buyers tax

Lower Mainland house prices drop following foreign buyers tax

Prices have gone down by as much as 10 per cent in some cities

Lower Mainland house prices drop following foreign buyers tax
Power usage reaches all time high with B.C. cold snap

Power usage reaches all time high with B.C. cold snap

BC Hydro expects demand to remain high as long as mercury stays below zero

Power usage reaches all time high with B.C. cold snap
Lucas and Olivia are B.C. top baby names for 2016

Lucas and Olivia 2016’s top baby names so far in B.C.

Preliminary numbers have them beating out 2015’s Oliver and Emma

Lucas and Olivia are B.C. top baby names for 2016
Dozens of people took part in the third annual Fort Langley polar bear swim on Jan. 1.

Here’s a list of polar bear swims in the Lower Mainland

From Hope to White Rock, welcome 2017 with a splash

Dozens of people took part in the third annual Fort Langley polar bear swim on Jan. 1.
Workers paint a pride crosswalk in Maple Ridge.

Rainbow crosswalks brightened up Vancouver streets in 2016

Pride crosswalks popped up in towns all across B.C. in 2016

Workers paint a pride crosswalk in Maple Ridge.
Canadians are more than ready to bid 2016 goodbye.

Canadians are glad 2016 is over: survey

Poll says British Columbians remain more optimistic than others

Canadians are more than ready to bid 2016 goodbye.
Here's what's open on Christmas Day 2016.

What to do on Christmas Day in the Lower Mainland

Want to get out of the house? Here's what's open on Christmas Day 2016.

Here's what's open on Christmas Day 2016.