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Police say man found dead after a trailer fire in Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — A 66-year-old man has been found dead following a fire at a home in Abbotsford, B.C. Police say in a news release the Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service responded to a 911 call about a fire in a trailer on Monday.
Skier escapes slide as weak snow sustains avalanche risk in parts of B.C.

Skier escapes slide as weak snow sustains avalanche risk in parts of B.C.

REVELSTOKE, B.C. — Avalanche Canada has lifted a recent warning about the extreme potential for slides on eastern British Columbia mountains, but backcountry users are urged to remain cautious because of weak snowpack layers across the province.
Remote B.C. First Nations to begin getting Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine this week

Remote B.C. First Nations to begin getting Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine this week

The Moderna vaccine will be offered to everyone aged 18 and over in 10 rural and remote Indigenous communities in B.C.

RCMP identify victim in fatal shooting in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP in British Columbia have identified a 19-year-old who was fatally shot in Surrey on Sunday night. Sgt. Frank Jang says in a statement that Harman Singh Dhesi was found inside his vehicle with gunshot wounds shortly after 10:30 p.
Stolen jade boulder found and returned, says B.C. gift shop owner

Stolen jade boulder found and returned, says B.C. gift shop owner

CACHE CREEK, B.C. — The owner of a gift shop in British Columbia's southern Interior says a jade boulder stolen from outside the store earlier this month has been found.

Delta police investigating 'suspicious' fire in Ladner, B.C.

LADNER, B.C. — Police in Delta say they're investigating a fire deemed "suspicious" in the downtown core of Ladner, B.C., Sunday night.
B.C. health authorities report new COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care homes

B.C. health authorities report new COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care homes

SURREY, B.C. — Three regional health authorities in British Columbia are reporting new COVID-19 outbreaks in assisted-living facilities and long-term care homes.
New U.K. variant of Covid-19 confirmed in Island Health region

New U.K. variant of Covid-19 confirmed in Island Health region

A new, highly transmissible COVID-19 variant that has spread across the United Kingdom has been confirmed in B.C., involving a person who lives on Vancouver Island. It is the province’s first case of a person infected with the U.K. variant.
Unknown how rapidly new COVID-19 variant might spread in B.C.: epidemiologist

Unknown how rapidly new COVID-19 variant might spread in B.C.: epidemiologist

Daniel Coombs, an epidemiologist the ­University of British Columbia, said he’s surprised to see the presence of the U.K. variant of COVID-19 on Vancouver Island, which has had relatively limited spread of the virus.

Crash on B.C. highway sends four to hospital

COQUITLAM, B.C. — Four people, two of whom are in critical condition, have been taken to hospital after a crash Sunday morning in Coquitlam, B.C. B.C. Emergency Health Services says they received a call for a collision on Highway 1 near Brunette Ave.