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E-bike rebates are now available in B.C. and they're expected to be popular
Starting today, B.C. residents over the age of 19 can apply for a government rebate to lower the cost of an electric bike purchase.
Wind, dry heat fuelling wildfires across B.C., with little sign of relief in forecast
Dry, warm weather and windy conditions across British Columbia are creating the perfect conditions for wildfires this week.
B.C. pharmacists set to treat minor ailments, prescribe contraceptives starting June 1
The College of Pharmacists of B.C. says 75 per cent of eligible community pharmacists have completed the training required to be able to diagnose and prescribe medications for 21 minor ailments like acne, shingles or urinary tract infections, as well as prescribe contraception.
Madison Scott's disappearance haunted Vanderhoof for 12 years. Now, the community is grappling with her death
The discovery of a missing woman's remains reopens old wounds and raises new questions in those who've long held out hope she might one day come home.
Remains of Madison Scott found 12 years after mysterious disappearance from party near Vanderhoof, B.C.
RCMP are executing a search warrant on a rural property west of Prince George, B.C.
Donnie Creek wildfire in northern B.C. continues to grow, with more warm, dry weather forecast
Several rural properties in northern B.C. have been ordered to evacuate as the Donnie Creek wildfire continues to spread, while the Klua Lakes wildfire to the north has also triggered evacuation orders.
Evacuation orders issued for remote parts of northern B.C. due to wildfire
Two regional districts have issued evacuation orders in a sparsely populated part of northern B.C. due to the Donnie Creek fire complex, one of the largest fires that remain burning out of control in the province.
B.C. wildfires fuel online conspiracy theories, says researcher
As wildfires burn in parts of British Columbia, rumours and conspiracy theories about their origins are spreading online, according to a researcher.
Nurses warn of 'breaking point' at Prince George hospital, the largest in northern B.C.
Nurses in Prince George are warning the largest hospital in northern B.C. is at a "breaking point," describing long waits in the emergency room and patients lined up in hallways to receive care.
RCMP arrested Indigenous assault victim instead of taking her to hospital, inquest hears
RCMP responding to a 911 call about an assault on an Indigenous woman arrested the victim and took her to the local detachment in handcuffs instead of taking her to hospital, a coroner's inquest in Quesnel, B.C., has heard.
Baby moose causes traffic jam on B.C. highway
A young moose brought traffic to a standstill when it tried to cross a busy highway in Prince George, B.C. on the morning of May 18, 2023.
Man found not guilty of killing 3 people in Prince George, B.C., motel fire
Justin Kyle Aster, 35, was accused of setting a fire that burned the downtown Econo Lodge motel that killed three people.
All evacuation orders lifted in northeastern B.C. as rain dampens wildfire threat
All evacuation orders related to wildfires in northeastern B.C. have now been lifted or downgraded to evacuation alerts as heavy rain eases the fire danger. But swelling rivers are now a concern, with up to 100 millimetres of rain expected.
Heavy rain falls on B.C. wildfires, evacuation orders lifted in northeast
Heavy rain that fell on B.C.'s most concerning fires Monday meant upwards of 450 properties were taken off evacuation orders in the northeast part of the province.
Flood watch issued for parts of B.C. already dealing with wildfires
Heavy rain is in the forecast for the B.C. Peace region and Fort Nelson, with the River Forecast Centre warning conditions are similar to those in 2016, when flooding forced people from their homes and stranded entire communities.
Firefighters watch the weather as wildfire smoke continues to pose issues in B.C.
Evacuation orders and alerts remained in place Saturday due to wildfires in B.C., with thunderstorms forecast for the regions most affected by blazes.
Cherry blossoms steal the spotlight, but across B.C. lilacs are the real sign of spring
In colder climates, the purple perennials signal summer weather is on its way.
Thunderstorms in some regions may spark new wildfires over long weekend, province warns
Smoke is continuing to cause poor air quality and reduced visibility through northeastern and central B.C., and into some southern regions, Environment Canada says.
Smoke provides unexpected help in B.C. wildfire fight
An open burning ban is in place across the province effective noon Thursday.
Small-town gas station pledges to stay open in wildfire evacuation zone
CBC News spoke with people in and around the area to find out how they are dealing with the early-season blazes.
90 properties ordered evacuated due to flooding in northwestern B.C.
Residents of Old Remo and New Remo on the Skeena River in northwestern B.C. have been told to leave home immediately due to the danger of flooding, while another Skeena community, Usk, is still under evacuation alert.
Fort St. John lifts evacuation alert but hundreds still out of their homes
An evacuation alert for the city of Fort St. John has been lifted as easing winds help reduce risk but hundreds of people living in outlying regions are still ordered out of their homes.
Trial begins for Wet'suwet'en hereditary chief accused of blocking Coastal GasLink pipeline
The trial of a Wet'suwet'en hereditary chief charged with criminal contempt for allegedly blocking construction on the Coastal GasLink pipeline opened Monday in B.C. Supreme Court in Smithers in northern B.C.
Fort St. John residents watch and wait as wildfires burn near city
New evacuation orders and alerts were issued overnight as wildfires burn in northeast B.C., while more than 21,000 people in the city of Fort St. John remain on evacuation alert.
Wildfire smoke rated 'very high risk' in B.C.'s Interior drifting toward Vancouver: meteorologist
Wildfire smoke already blanketing much of B.C.'s north and Interior is headed toward Vancouver, forecasters are warning.