Jeremy Hainsworth

No pandemic airline refund, B.C. tribunal rules

A man who booked a holiday flight from Vancouver to Germany is not entitled to a refund after the B.C. Civil Resolution Tribunal ruled not travelling during the pandemic was a personal...

Expect news on permanent Daylight Savings Time this fall, says B.C. premier

A 2019 provincial government survey found 93% of British Columbians were tired of time changes twice a year and wanted to move to permanent daylight saving time. Many scientists, however, say the...

UBCM: Municipal leaders propose increased support for solar panels, water systems

While the province supports heat pumps, there are no equivalent incentives for home and building owners to increase their own supply of renewable energy.

What resolutions passed at this year's UBCM conference?

The annual UBCM conference in Whistler dealt with hundreds of resolutions: from ferries to hospice to child care to cannabis. Here's a list of some that passed.

Decriminalization of small amounts of narcotics coming Jan. 31

As of Jan. 31, adults who have 2.5 grams or less of certain illicit substances for personal use will no longer be arrested, charged or have their drugs seized

Mining giant Teck awarded $1.98M in water treatment tank case

Tanks used at a groundwater treatment plant in Trail were found to have a number of "structural and water-proofing defects."

Extradited man's Vancouver fraud, theft case going to trial

Peter Kevin Miller faces a total of 26 charges related to alleged investment offences between 2010 and 2013

Tŝilhqot'in Nation asks B.C. moose hunters to stay home

"We need to protect our food sources to protect our families and communities," says the Chief of the Tŝilhqot'in Nation

ICBC liable for data breach that led to arsons, shootings

Candy Elaine Rheaume was paid $25 per name for information given to an acquaintance involved in the drug trade.