Bella Jones, 17, died last week in Nanaimo, the second youth to die of a suspected overdose on Vancouver Island in as many months.
Kylie Stanton is Global BC’s Vancouver Island videojournalist.
Shortly after they moved from Calgary, the mother said she tried to get her daughter into a drug rehab facility but was told there were none for children under the age of 14.
Canada is in the process of developing its earthquake early warning system, meant to detect shaking and send notifications that could buy the crucial seconds that save lives.
Yana Hempler is hoping to raise half a million dollars for the Victoria Hospitals Foundation.
A.P. Hovasse spends plenty of time in Metro Vancouver’s regional parks, where he said he’s grown frustrated with a common trend.
Despite new travel restrictions set to go into effect, some British Columbians are still booking driver road tests out of town.
Mayor Leonard Krog says the increased security is intended to supplement law enforcement and other measures already in place.
BC Ferries said traffic was down about 50 per cent on major routes but also added extra sailings. Many passengers Global News spoke with were using the weekend for a brief getaway.
It comes at the end of a record-breaking week for the COVID-19 pandemic in the province, with daily cases topping 1,000 for the first time Wednesday.
Hope is on the horizon for the Tsleil-Waututh First Nation as hundreds of members are vaccinated against COVID-19 in an effort to achieve “community immunity.”
The mix-breed dogs included Terriers, Shih Tzus, Papillions and other small-breed crosses and although none were emaciated, the BC SPCA confirmed, most had medical issues.
A B.C. woman who filed a complaint about a massage therapist for what she calls inappropriate behaviour; wants to know why he’s still practising while the investigation drags on.
Unfortunately the effort, which included up to a dozen people carrying the large creature up over 100 stairs, wasn’t able to save it.
The graffiti turned up a day after a man was arrested at Beacon Hill Park for taking a sledgehammer to a city vehicle.
Outgoing Indigenous collection curator Troy Sebastian took to Twitter this week, blasting the institution he says is mired in a racist, colonial mindset.