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B.C. SPCA introduces pocket-sized guide to cruelty-free grocery shopping

This week the B.C. SPCA released a new pocket guide to help consumers understand marketing labels at the grocery store. The launch is part of the animal welfare organization's initiative to have people think more about the ethics of what they are buying.

North Vancouver residents in turf war with football club over proposed playing field

The District of North Vancouver is debating a plan to add either a new playing field to a park near Lynn Creek, but the project is meeting resistance from residents.

'Almost everybody has a story': B.C. actors union to host sexual harassment forum

The union representing B.C. performers is encouraging its members to share their stories of sexual harassment at a town hall meeting Monday night.

Burnaby mayor says Kinder Morgan's NEB appeal is 'insulting'

The mayor of Burnaby has criticized Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd., after the company filed an affidavit last week asking the National Energy Board for approval to start work on its Trans Mountain Pipeline.

3-day music festival planned for Vancouver's Stanley Park

The producers of the Squamish Valley Music Festival and the Celebration of Light fireworks show are planning on launching a new music event in Vancouver for the summer of 2018.

No more social media: B.C. school district restricts Wi-Fi access

Five high schools in Maple-Ridge and Pitt Meadows are cutting off students from one of their favourite things: social media.

Strike by Lower Mainland Coca-Cola workers affecting some supplies

Lower Mainland Coca-Cola workers have walked off the job following the collapse of contract talks.

'Please save my pets': B.C. fire evacuee family pleads for help

Some fire evacuated families in B.C.'s Interior are urging emergency crews and animal rescue workers to save the pets in their locked homes after not having the time to get them following swift evacuation orders.

'We were just blind': Vancouver café staff still stung after pepper spray attack

Staff at a popular Vancouver café are shaken up after a man entered the restaurant Wednesday morning and attacked them, along with several customers, with pepper spray, just before rushing out.

'All he heard was the word die': father says son's past fire trauma empowers him today

Children are among those impacted the most by the wildfires raging in B.C.'s Interior. Having to be forcefully removed from their homes can induce a lot of stress and anxiety, child psychiatric expert says.

'It's just such a shame': B.C. residents open their homes to wildfire evacuees with little response

Several B.C. residents are offering free accommodation for wildfire evacuees, as an alternative to emergency centres and evacuation shelters but many say they have not been taken up on their offers.

B.C. wildfire evacuee falls victim to rental scam

A B.C. woman who was ordered to evacuate due to a wildfire near her home in B.C.'s south Cariboo region says she has fallen prey to a rental scam.

'We are going back to nothing': B.C. wildfire evacuees left with just ashes

Thousands of BC residents are afraid for their homes as they are forced to evacuate in the face of ravaging fires.

BC Ferries reminds customers it is not a booze cruise

Last year there were over 100 instances where police were called to ferry terminals because of drug or alcohol use.

Vancouver man faces second-degree murder charge in 2011 fatal shooting

A Vancouver man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 21-year-old man in Vancouver nearly six years ago.