First Nation In B.C. Revives Tree-Cutting Ceremony

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 02.28.2017 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Elders selected the cottonwood for the first tree-cutting ceremony on the First Nation's land in more than a generation. The tree was chosen months earlier, when the elders decided they wanted to renew the community's tradition of building handcrafted canoes.

Sikh Man Uses Turban To Save Swimmer In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"We used his turban as a rope because it would have been a lot harder just to pull someone up off shore."

Let's Take The 'Kid' Out Of Kidney Disease

Todd Hauptman | Posted 03.17.2017 | Canada British Columbia
Todd Hauptman

Kidney disease is a serious condition that can affect anyone at any age, including children. Twelve children are on dialysis in B.C., almost 150 with non-dialysis chronic kidney disease and another 50 are in post-transplant care. These numbers may appear small but the impact on their lives is significant.

'She Was The Love Of My Life': Murder Suspect

CP | Cam Fortems, Kamloops This Week | Posted 10.02.2016 | Canada

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — A sobbing Damien Taylor recounted to RCMP, hours after his girlfriend CJ Fowler was found dead, how the two were brought to Kamloo...

Canada's Top 10 Fastest Growing Travel Destinations

Flight Network | Posted 10.02.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Avid travellers are always on the search for something new to experience. Luckily, Canadians don't always have to travel across the globe to find it. There are so many destinations to experience right here in Canada, from mountains to lakes and everything in between.

B.C. Teen Found Dead With Concrete Block On Her Chest, Court Told

CP | Cam Fortems, Kamloops This Week | Posted 10.01.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Her boyfriend is charged with second-degree murder.

B.C. Man Says He Killed Ex Because She Was Possessed By Demon

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"What I killed was not the body of Deanne, but what was inside her."

Canada's Newest Wine Experience

Vitamin Daily | Posted 07.29.2016 | Canada Travel
Vitamin Daily

Once home to fur traders, gold miners and infamous train robber Billy Miner, Kamloops, B.C., now boasts lush farms, a stunning riverfront and the recently created Kamloops Wine Trail. Not one to miss out on a day of wine tasting (not to mention exploring, shopping and spa-ing), we packed our bags and drove straight there.

B.C. Woman Stole Senior's ID To Pay For Breast Implants

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The elderly man was surprised to get a letter from a loan company, saying he owed $15,000.

Dead Bear In Shower Curtain Found Dumped In B.C. Alley

CP | Cam Fortems, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"It was clearly a corpse and it was all wrapped up."

New Sketch May Bring Clues To B.C. Toddler's 1960 Disappearance

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Edna Bette-Jean Masters was 21 months old when she vanished.

Kamloops Motel Fight Leads To Discovery Of Drugs, Replica Gun

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada British Columbia

RCMP were called to break up a noon-time fight between two men.

B.C. Jail Scoffed At White Muslim Inmate's Religion: Complaint

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

He claims officials told him to use a towel when he asked for a prayer mat.

Computer Thieves Drill Through Ceiling 'Oceans 11'-Style

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The thieves stole about 50 iPads and 38 computers worth up to $100,000.

Pagan Fire Ritual Gone 'Horrifically Wrong' Killed B.C. Woman: Husband

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 04.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Firefighters found her wedged between some boulders in a park sculpture.

B.C. Grandpa Jailed For Growing Pot To Supplement Pension

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A police raid uncovered 150 small pot plants valued at about $60,000

Retired B.C. Teacher Hid Child Porn In Ceiling, Trial Hears

CP | Tim Petruk | Posted 05.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

While on bail last year, Jerry Waselenkoff asked a judge to allow him to travel to Thailand for a golf holiday.

Okanagan Hockey Dad May Be Charged For Threatening Referee

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The man's son held him back as he screamed at and threatened the referee, before punching his vehicle as he drove away, said RCMP.

Used Coffee Pods Help Fuel B.C. Cement Plant

CBC | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A Lafarge cement plant in Kamloops, B.C. has begun using spent Keurig K-Cups as part of a worldwide Lafarge push to move from fossil fuels to alternat...

B.C. Man Who Beat Dog At Drive-Thru Avoids Jail Time

CP | Tim Petruk, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"The dog continued whimpering and then he put his hand around the dog's neck until it stopped."

B.C. Mom Gives Birth To Twins By Herself In Pickup Truck

CBC | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Growing up on a farm and delivering baby animals and knowing sort of what has to be done and the whole process of it, it didn't bother me that much. I just knew what was happening and I just had to deal with it."

Another Inmate Death At Kamloops Prison

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A man was found dead at Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre.

Aboriginal Addition To Stop Signs Turns Out To Be Against B.C. Law

CP | Andrea Klassen, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A Kamloops councillor came up with the idea of adding the word estil, which means stop in Secwepemc, on stop signs to acknowledge the city's aboriginal population and history.

B.C. Social Worker Guilty Of Shaving, Confining Male Victim

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.20.2015 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A jury in Kamloops, B.C., has found a community support worker guilty of sexual assault.Michael Hume was also found guilty of forcibl...

These Are The Best Restaurants In Kamloops

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | Posted 01.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Here at HuffPost B.C. we're big fans of eating. We happily explore the best restaurants across our fair province, staring at gorgeous photos of pla...