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Salmon Arm boy rests world-record attempt on single Jenga brick

Auldin Maxwell, 12, is now officially a Guinness world record holder.

Health Canada approves Spartan Bioscience’s previously recalled rapid COVID-19 test

The new version uses 'any nasopharyngeal swab' rather than one of the company's own design

  • Jan 24, 2021

Canadians launch new careers, return to school as COVID-19 rages on

As the economic downturn continued, more people were ready to consider bigger moves on the job front

  • Jan 24, 2021

Vaccine delays top agenda as Parliament set to resume after less-than-restful break

Opposition parties have blamed the government for mishandling the rush to approve and buy vaccines

  • Jan 24, 2021

Search plane lights up Nanaimo’s Mt. Benson with flares during icy rope rescue

Search and rescue team gets injured hiker down the mountain to a waiting ambulance

City of Parksville offers details on how leases to non-profit groups work

Officials indicate 'erroneous information' being circulated via social media

  • Jan 24, 2021

Salmon Arm boy rests world-record attempt on single Jenga brick

Auldin Maxwell, 12, is now officially a Guinness world record holder.

  • Jan 24, 2021

VIDEO: From presidents to faded stars, all welcomed by Larry King

He described himself as a minimalist whose chief goal was to make his guests look good

  • Jan 24, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole defends decision to back, then oust, Sloan

O'Toole said he's aware people have 'trust issues' with his party

  • Jan 24, 2021

Rescue crew lifts man up 20-foot embankment near Harrison Lake

Kent Harrison Search and Rescue says this is the fifth call already this year

Early morning downtown Kelowna dumpster fire deemed suspicious

RCMP and the Kelowna Fire Department will conduct investigations into the cause of the blaze

  • Jan 24, 2021

LETTER: We are seeing an increase in positive exposures in our schools

School District 27 superintendent Chris van der Mark pens a letter to families

  • Jan 24, 2021

Rossland council promotes ‘Locals Only’ inititative

Rossland mayor encourages people to restrict travel and enjoy what your home has to offer

Search plane lights up Nanaimo mountain with flares during icy rope rescue

Rescuers got injured hiker down Mt. Benson to a waiting ambulance Saturday night

Taxi companies lose court bid to quash Uber, Lyft approvals in British Columbia

Uber said in a statement that the ruling of the justice is clear and speaks for itself

  • Jan 24, 2021

VIDEO: Metre-and-a-half long snake discovered by landscapers ends up at Maple Ridge vet

Snake discovered at the side of the road in Coquitlam

Lottery ticket worth $4.2 million purchased in Lower Mainland

Lotto 6/49 numbers were drawn Saturday

Stolen truck involved in Okanagan hit-and-run

Incident happened on Highway 97 in Lake Country just before 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16

  • Jan 24, 2021

Oak Bay High alumni buy new scoreboard

Scoreboard to be installed on grass field

Colwood homeowner burns plastic in fireplace, causes emergency response

Colwood Fire Rescue says burn dry, seasoned wood in fireplaces only

  • Jan 24, 2021