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'There's nothing to stop it': Floodwaters rising in Abbotsford as Nooksack River overflows

Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun says he's increasingly concerned about rising waters in and around his city as a series of atmospheric rivers continues to pummel B.C.'s...

Coquihalla Highway could reopen for commercial use by end of January, minister says

B.C.'s Coquihalla Highway could be ready for commercial use in about two months, according to Transportation Minister Rob Fleming.  The highway was damaged in 20...

Severe impacts of flooding created by perfect storm of circumstances in southern B.C.

The atmospheric river that passed through B.C., last week, which caused severe flooding that destroyed homes and highways, was only one factor that led to...

Areas hit hard by flooding also dealing with regional COVID-19 restrictions

As emergencies pile up in B.C., health officials are reminding evacuees and those providing aid that COVID-19 is still of great concern, particularly in regions...

Advocates left with more questions than answers following change in support for children with diverse needs

The province's announcement of a brand new system of support and funding for children with diverse needs earlier this week left many advocates and parents...

Vancouver Island, South Coast warned to prepare for Sunday storm

A storm is brewing for Vancouver Island and B.C.'s South Coast this weekend, prompting warnings from weather officials who are urging residents to be prepared....

City of Vancouver plan would more than triple the number of homes in False Creek South

Plans for the future of 32 hectares in Vancouver's False Creek neighbourhood are slowly, but surely, coming together, as city staff put forth a proposal...

How some Indigenous people are reclaiming Thanksgiving to honour their food and culture

As many Canadians gather this weekend to enjoy a feast with loved ones, some Indigenous households are reclaiming the holiday and practising Indigenous gratitude instead. Canadian Thanksgiving...

Vancouver Island school gets new Indigenous name ahead of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

A Vancouver Island school named after a racist politician has been renamed to be culturally appropriate, and honour the land and local First Nations. Children, staff...

Vancouver orange shirt campaign raises more than $37,000 for Urban Native Youth Association

This Thursday, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada, people from across the country will don orange shirts in solidarity with and in...

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