Ashley Wadhwani

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Victim in fatal ammonia leak remembered for his passion and smile

Friends and colleagues remember Lloyd Smith as someone who was always willing to help people

  • Oct 19th, 2017 3:30pm

VIDEO: Investigators hone in on timeline of deadly ammonia leak in Fernie

Police, fire and city officials provide an update on the investigation into Tuesday’s ammonia leak

  • Oct 19th, 2017 10:30am

Great Shakeout earthquake drill happening at 10:19 a.m.

Worldwide event has become an annual practice set for the third Thursday every October

  • Oct 19th, 2017 8:15am

Year of the Dog: Vancouver Police dog charity calendar now on sale

The $15 calendar raises money for the BC Cancer Foundation and the BC Children’s Hospital

  • Oct 18th, 2017 4:30pm

VIDEO: Three workers identified as victims of Fernie ammonia leak

A local state of emergency will remain in effect until Oct. 24 after the leak at the ice rink

  • Oct 18th, 2017 10:00am

Mounties raise more than $2 million for fight against childhood cancer

Cops for Cancer riders made stops across B.C., raising close to $2 million

  • Oct 7th, 2017 2:00pm

UPDATE: Coquihalla re-opened following accident

The accident occured south of Merritt Saturday afternoon

  • Oct 7th, 2017 11:30am

Hurricane Nate forms, heads to central Gulf of Mexico

U.S. National Hurricane Center warned that Nate could raise sea levels by 4 to 7 feet

  • Oct 7th, 2017 10:30am

Number of medically assisted deaths in B.C. rise in first half of 2017

Across Canada, there have been 1,982 assisted deaths since it became legal

  • Oct 6th, 2017 4:30pm

Majority of Canadians open to a Sikh Prime Minister, but three-in-ten aren’t

Recent survey suggests three-in-ten Canadians would not vote for a Sikh leader

  • Oct 6th, 2017 10:30am

B.C. teen’s death points to gaps in youth mental-health supports: rep

Report into in-care death calls for a more comprehensive continuum of youth mental health program

  • Oct 4th, 2017 2:45pm

Two dead in collision with tour bus near Clearwater

A man in his 60s and woman in her 40s were pronounced dead at the scene, RCMP said

  • Oct 3rd, 2017 7:00pm

VIDEO: Kestrel chicks released into wild bring a happy end to wildfire season

Work crews on frontlines of worst wildlife season in B.C. history helped save two birds

  • Oct 3rd, 2017 11:45am

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

  • Oct 1st, 2017 12:30pm

B.C. announces funding for First Nations, Metis family agencies

Funding stems from Grand Chief Ed John’s 2016 report on Indigenous child welfare

  • Sep 30th, 2017 3:30pm

Sears Canada seeks court approval to close more B.C. stores

Sears Canada says it will seek extension of stay period until November

  • Sep 30th, 2017 11:50am

143,000 First Nations to switch to tailored B.C. Pharmacare plan

FNHA clients who need prescription medications will have to provide their status card and care card

  • Sep 30th, 2017 8:30am

Province backs Metro Vancouver bid for new Amazon headquarters

Premier John Horgan announces $50,000 for a regional Metro Vancouver bid

  • Sep 29th, 2017 11:18am

Virtanen, Nilsson lead Canucks past Flames 3-1 in pre-season action

Vancouver win without Henrik, Daniel Sedin, Thomas Vanek, Bo Horvat, Alexander Edler and Markstrom

  • Sep 29th, 2017 8:30am

VIDEO: Rock climber dies after falling from B.C. mountain

Two men were climbing the Widowmaker route when the lead climber fell, ripping his fall-protection

  • Sep 28th, 2017 7:10am