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External LinkHe raped her 10 years ago. Now she wants his latest victims to know they're not alone

For years after Michael Bannon was sent to prison for raping her when she was 17, R.H. kept tabs on his his whereabouts.

Sat, 26 May 2018 11:00:00 EDT

External LinkFuture of historic Vancouver building that once housed RCMP in jeopardy
Heather Lands redevelopment

The City of Vancouver says its looking at options to move and renovate a historic building that once served as RCMP headquarters, but there are no guarantees it will be able to do so.

Sat, 26 May 2018 13:00:00 EDT

External LinkNo guarantee Ottawa can come to terms with Kinder Morgan over Trans Mountain, says Jim Carr
Cabinet 20180410

Canada's natural resources minister says there's no guarantee that Ottawa can reach a deal with Kinder Morgan to keep the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project alive.

Sat, 26 May 2018 04:00:02 EDT

External Link'It's the Wild West out here': Gulf Islanders raise alarm over too many whale-watching boats
Watching Whales near Saturna

Some residents of the southern Gulf Islands are worried too many whale-watching boats are chasing too few killer whales stressing the already at-risk species.

Sat, 26 May 2018 10:00:00 EDT

External LinkHigher grades, lower dropout rates among benefits of taking 'gap' year, says youth development group
Lattitude Volunteer gap year

"We don't give kids much time to think about who they are and where they're going to go," says former university instructor and regional director of Lattitude Global Volunteering.

Sat, 26 May 2018 14:00:00 EDT

External LinkStreet festivals in Vancouver face uncertain future as operating costs rise
Canada Day Parade Vancouver Flag

Street festivals in Vancouver, like Italian Day and Car Free Day, face an uncertain future as operating costs rise.

Sat, 26 May 2018 12:00:00 EDT

External Link'We didn't know if she would survive long enough to do it': Vancouver sisters embark on emotional sailing race
Geminis Dream

Nearly 200 sailboats crossed the start line of the 75th annual Swiftsure International Yacht Race in Victoria on Saturday but only one has an all-female crew.

Sat, 26 May 2018 07:00:00 EDT

External LinkEvacuation order issued for 14 properties as wildfire burns north of Kamloops
Wildfires BC 20170908

An evacuation order has been issued for more than a dozen properties near Allie Lake due to "potential danger to life and health" from a wildfire burning in the area.

Fri, 25 May 2018 22:23:21 EDT

External LinkMounties save injured eagle using leather jacket and dog kennel
rcmp eagle rescue

Const. Casey Charles and Const. Marina Coan were called when someone spotted a juvenile eagle with a broken wing on the bank of a local creek.

Sat, 26 May 2018 01:43:18 EDT

External LinkRichmond rabbit shelter at max capacity as problem bunnies run amok
Feral Rabbit

A Richmond rabbit shelter that's trying to contain the city's swelling feral rabbit problem says its kennels are full.

Fri, 25 May 2018 22:55:21 EDT

External LinkNew minor planet named after B.C. First Nation
Tsawout orbit

After more than 10 years of work with a telescope, a Victoria astronomer honours the Tsawout First Nation with their own minor planet.

Fri, 25 May 2018 15:55:26 EDT

External Link'For choice, for progress, for health': woman flies home from Vancouver to vote in Irish abortion referendum
Street Art Repeal

Michelle Sweeney has lived in Vancouver for the past year and drained her savings account for a last minute ticket home to Ireland on the afternoon of May 22.

Fri, 25 May 2018 17:00:04 EDT

External LinkMussels off Washington state test positive for opioids and antibiotics
Puget Sound Shorelines

Biologist says chemicals may impact fish and shellfish in the area.

Fri, 25 May 2018 21:21:21 EDT

External LinkTrump administration pins target on B.C. wine sales

The Trump administration has pinned a target on B.C.'s wine regulations, promising to escalate the ongoing trade dispute at the World Trade Organization.

Fri, 25 May 2018 14:05:14 EDT

External LinkWarmer than normal summer forecast for most of B.C.
Kits pool (outdoor saltwater pool), Kitsilano Beach, Vancouver, B.C.

After a long and wet spring in B.C., CBC Vancouver meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe says the long range outlook for much of B.C. is warmer than normal.

Fri, 25 May 2018 07:00:00 EDT

External LinkNational paddleboarding competition leaves Tofino, B.C.

Sidney, B.C., will now be home to the Canadian National Stand Up Paddleboarding Championships.

Fri, 25 May 2018 17:41:56 EDT

External LinkWestJet agrees to settlement process with pilots union
WestJet 20180508

WestJet and the Air Line Pilots Association have agreed to a settlement process through the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.

Fri, 25 May 2018 21:20:55 EDT

External LinkB.C. government to fund 1,500 homes for women fleeing violence
Horgan housing women violence

The B.C. government says it will build 1,500 supportive homes across the province for women and children fleeing violence.

Fri, 25 May 2018 18:41:09 EDT

External LinkIndigenous delegates travel across U.S. to demand orca's release from aquarium
Lummi totem pole

The Lummi Nation is sending a delegation to Seaquarium in Miami to call for the release of a 51-year-old whale. One member of that delegation says the effort is about "healing in different ways."

Fri, 25 May 2018 21:05:24 EDT

External LinkRCMP release sketch of suspect believed to have groped 3 women
Surrey sex assault groping suspect

Three women were groped in Surrey, B.C., between April 24 and May 21. Investigators now believe the crimes may have been committed by the same person and have released a sketch.

Fri, 25 May 2018 19:45:05 EDT