A battle over police services in one of British Columbia's largest cities is looming with the election in Surrey of a new mayor promising to bring back the RCMP, who are currently being replaced with a municipal force.
Voters in British Columbia ushered in a wave of sweeping political change throughout the province in municipal elections on Saturday, October 15, 2022, that saw new mayors elected in Vancouver and Surrey and other major communities.
A report by British Columbia's seniors advocate says the province ranks last in Canada in providing key financial support to elders, with 84 per cent of its low-income seniors sometimes running out of money to buy food.
Dignitaries including British Columbia's premier and lieutenant-governor joined a commemorative service on Monday, September 19, 2022, in honour of Queen Elizabeth in the capital city named after her great-great-grandmother.
The summer of 2022 is shaping up to be a bumper season for both pink and sockeye salmon in British Columbia rivers, with one veteran Indigenous fisherman reporting the biggest catches of sockeye in decades.
British Columbia Premier John Horgan suggested on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, the approach of a Victoria couple who placed a newspaper ad to find a family doctor could be one of his next steps to pressure the federal government to increase health funding.
A plan to tear down and replace British Columbia's provincial museum was put on hold indefinitely on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, by Premier John Horgan who admitted he miscalculated public support for the $789 million project.
Money laundering in British Columbia reached "staggering" levels due to inadequate efforts by police, politicians and regulators to curtail the crime, but there was no evidence it involved official corruption, a long-awaited public inquiry report has concluded.