Campbell River

19-Year-Old In Custody After Campbell River Death

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. - A 39-year-old woman has died in an apparent homicide in Campbell River, B.C.RCMP in that Vancouver Island city say the unnamed ...

Red Flags Raised Over Multi-Million Dollar Infrastructure Projects Near You

Dermod Travis | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

Most of the billions spent on B.C. infrastructure projects in 2012 flew under the provincial radar. Out of sight, out of mind. Cost overruns rarely made a media ripple outside of the affected community. Yet, through various cost sharing formulas, we're all on the hook for them one way or another, whether it's the Vancouver Convention Centre expansion or new roads in Campbell River.

Woman Injured In Speeding Police Crash Awarded $1 Million

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A judge has awarded almost $1 million to a Campbell River, B.C., woman whose car was struck by a police cruiser while it raced towards a p...

You're Losing Your Shirt On These Publicly Funded Projects

Jordan Bateman | Posted 05.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jordan Bateman

Too often, these Economic Action Plan projects seemed like giant lottery tickets, bought with our money, and failing to pay off. Government -- federal, provincial and local -- should stay out of the way, and let investors take the risk on these "easy" money economic development schemes.

Creepy Notes On Campbell River Trail Raise Alarm Bells

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Notes that appear to be from a secret admirer and posted along a Campbell River trail have prompted B.C. RCMP to issue a warning. Posted to imgur t...

Creepy Notes Along Trail Raise Alarm Bells

CBC | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Police in Campbell River issued a warning Friday to anyone frequenting a local trail, asking the public to be vigilant while jogging and hiking along ...

LOOK: Shipping Containers As Homeless Shelters

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

As temperatures drop below zero, homeless advocates around B.C. are thinking inside, as well as outside the box to come up with solutions for housing ...

$1-Billion Hydro Project's Preferred Contractor Is..

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - BC Hydro says SNC-Lavalin has been selected as the preferred contractor to design and build the $1-billion John Hart Generating Station re...

B.C. Farmed Salmon Moratorium Remains

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Federal Fisheries Minister Gail Shea says she will not lift the moratorium on aquaculture development in British Columbia's Discovery Isla...

A Grizzly Adventure in British Columbia

Vacay.ca | Posted 08.19.2013 | Canada
Vacay.ca

While the black bear is common in some urban areas -- with sightings even in Vancouver's suburbs as the bears search for ripe fruit from the trees and troll the recycling bins -- the grizzly bear is British Columbia's wilderness giant. Visiting with grizzlies in the wild had long been a dream of mine, and this spring we decided to head up the coast to see if we could view some of BC's iconic mammals.

Headless Sea Lion Found On B.C. Beach

CBC | Posted 06.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Officials with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans are investigating after a headless sea lion was found dead on a Campbell River beach on Vancouve...

Vancouver Island Man Gets Life Sentence

The Province | Louise Dickson | Posted 06.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver Island killer who boasted of torturing his victims has been sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 23 years for the...

Did A Shark Attack B.C. Woman?

CBC | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada

A Vancouver Island woman believes a shark bit off part of her finger in B.C. waters while she was trying to surf for the first time. Kaitl...

What Caused The HMCS Corner Brook To Run Aground?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2012 | Canada

ESQUIMALT, B.C. - A board of inquiry says a navy submarine ran aground off the West Coast of Vancouver Island this past June because of human error.Th...

RCMP Takes Down Pellet Gun-Toting Teens

CBC | CBC | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada

Three teenage boys, armed with what police thought were handguns and an assault rifle, were arrested in what police call a high-risk take...

Vancouver Island Father Charged In Son's Death

CBC | Posted 09.27.2011 | Canada

CBC -- A man from Campbell River, on Vancouver Island, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his seven-year-old son. Brent Alle...

bc family wins jackpot

CBC | Posted 07.22.2011 | Canada

(CBC) -- A Vancouver Island man and his family are $36 million richer after winning Friday's $36-million Lotto Max jackpot, a Victoria television stat...