Vancouver, Victoria & British Columbia online meteo news

  • 24.05.2017 19:32

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Almost every year, the reports filter down from the highest mountain in the world, and talk among the climbing teams at Everest Base Camp turns to the latest person to die. On Everest, tragedy is almost normal. Ten people have die

  • 24.05.2017 18:56

    DETROIT – A certified pre-owned vehicle costs more than a regular used car, but it can give buyers some peace of mind in an often murky market. Certified pre-owned vehicles are used cars that are backed by an automaker’s guarantee. They’

  • 24.05.2017 18:20

    A hotter than normal summer weather outlook is renewing the danger of wildfires in BC. Two notable wildfires are currently burning in the province.

  • 24.05.2017 17:08

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Qatar said hackers allegedly broke into the website of its state-run news agency on Wednesday and published a fake story quoting the ruling emir making controversial comments. The purported fake story prompted Saudi Ara

  • 24.05.2017 17:08

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s proposal to slash food stamps by a third will be a hard sell in Congress, even as Republicans have tried repeatedly to scale back the program’s $70 billion annual cost. Democrats will oppose any chan

  • 24.05.2017 16:32

    TORONTO – Home Capital Group says it has drawn down a further $250 million this week from its emergency line of credit to repay deposit notes due Wednesday. That leaves the Toronto-based mortgage company (TSX:HCG) with $350 million left from a $2 bi

  • 24.05.2017 11:08

    NAIROBI, Kenya – Three police officers were killed and two others injured when their vehicle ran over an improvised bomb near Kenya’s eastern border with Somalia, a Kenyan official said Wednesday. The police vehicle was moving from Kula Police

  • 24.05.2017 05:08

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island House of Representatives has passed legislation that would deregulate the business of African-style hair braiding, which practitioners say is a cultural tradition and art form that shouldn’t be subject to co

  • 24.05.2017 05:08

    AUSTIN, Texas – The often-combative Texas Board of Education would expand its ability to reject textbooks it doesn’t like, rolling back limits that have been in place for more than two decades, under a proposal on the verge of clearing the sta

  • 24.05.2017 03:56

    20,000 homes and businesses are without power, as winds pick up across the Lower Mainland and the rest of the South Coast.

  • 24.05.2017 03:24

    The second day of absentee ballot counting ended Tuesday May 23 with no changes to the makeup of seats that resulted from the initial vote count on election night. The tally still stands at 43 seats for the BC Liberals, 41 for the NDP and three for the Greens. There are close to 180,000 absentee ballots to be counted before a final vote is concluded. Elections BC began counting them on May 22, and ...

  • 24.05.2017 02:08

    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Police have charged a woman in southern Alberta with making online threats against the prime minister’s wife and the Canadian government. RCMP Cpl. Hal Turnbull said investigators were able to trace the social media account

  • 24.05.2017 02:08

    THOMPSON, Man. – A young man says he’s devastated after his father and his dad’s best friend died in a canoeing accident in northern Manitoba along with two of their sons. James Cripps says it’s surreal that his father and younger

  • 24.05.2017 01:36

    New home construction in B.C. remained strong in April with urban-area housing starts at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 44,600 units. Following a similar March pace, builders have played catch-up after a weaker beginning  to the year when starts tracked about 27,000 units led by a rebound in multi-family activity. Weather-related factors may have played a factor in early-year sluggishness, ...

  • 23.05.2017 23:44

    TORONTO – A long-awaited report on labour laws in Ontario was released Tuesday, recommending wide-ranging updates to workers’ rights. The government has not yet said which of the 173 recommendations it will act on, but here are key suggestions

  • 23.05.2017 21:56

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration’s budget plan for 2018 assumes that a mix of sharp spending and tax cuts can both shrink the deficit and fuel economic growth of 3 per cent a year — a level it hasn’t achieved in more than a dozen ye

  • 23.05.2017 21:30

    Hey, remember the time you got stuck in traffic because of a little kid riding a bicycle with training wheels? That's what happened to a bunch of cyclists riding around Vancouver's Stanley Park Seawall. Good thing Jonathan Molcan uploaded the LOL-worthy scene to YouTube for everyone to slow down and enjoy the small, funny moments in life. You do you, kid. Follow HuffPost Canada on Facebook, ...

  • 23.05.2017 21:20

    BC's flooding situation "isn't going to be resolved any time soon", according to the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre, with more rain and strong wind in the forecast.

  • 23.05.2017 20:08

    Environment Canada has issued special weather advisories for all of Metro Vancouver as wind gusts up to 70 km/h barrel in from the west.

  • 23.05.2017 19:00

    Question: How do you create a medium-sized tourist attraction in Vancouver? Answer: You take a large tourist attraction and put it in the hands of the city’s park board. While we were awaiting word last week on the economic destiny of our province – that is, the legislature’s composition and the governing party’s identity – Vancouver took a blunt instrument and whacked its most significant tourism ...

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