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Police forces across Canada warn of risks involved with playing Pokemon Go

In Vancouver, police have observed the game’s colourful digital characters inside their own headquarters.

B.C. First Nation anxious to "find centre" after attacker injures 11

Appeal comes just hours after an unidentified member of the band burst into the community's southern interior office and injured 11 people.

Argentinian ballerina released from B.C. hospital after rollerblading accident

Ballerina made speedy recovery after braking a number of bones, including her pelvis, and suffered severe head trauma.
Premier announces additional funding for B.C. mining

Premier announces additional funding for B.C. mine safety and permit process

"we have a significant opportunity to create thousands of jobs by opening new mines and expanding existing ones," says Clark.
BC Coroners Service urges pedestrian safety

BC Coroners Service urges pedestrian safety

The BC Coroners Service is urging both pedestrians and motorists to take extra care in the wake of five deaths of elderly pedestrians at intersections during the past 11 days.

Mustang Survival Corp partners with WorkSafeBC to improve high seas rescues

Mustang Survival Corp, embarked on a study to find ways to make the rescue process more effective.

Odd Squad Productions celebrates 15th anniversary in style

The Vancouver Convention Centre was overflowing with black ties and evening gowns at the OSP 15th Anniversary Gala, with everyone looking chic as they mingled and sipped on a glass of wine.

Are pedestrian issues too pedestrian for Vancouver's bicycle-automobile wars?

Over 80 per cent of pedestrian accidents are caused by cars turning when the pedestrian has the right of way, according to a City of Vancouver report.

Ruling expected Friday in Occupy Vancouver injunction hearings

Arguments address the protest's impact on other events, possible damage to art, and the homeless population at camp.

Top five Halloween safety tips

Halloween is a scary day, but it shouldn’t be an unsafe day. Kids of all ages will be out celebrating the spooky holiday, partying and trick-or-treating. The B.C. Injury and Prevention Unit reports...