Black Press Media Staff

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One-in-five British Columbians think they’ll win big while gambling: study

Roughly 58 per cent of British Columbians bought at least one lottery ticket in past year

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The Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair is coming to Surrey on Sept. 26. (Black Press Media files)

Find your dream job with BC Corrections at the Black Press career fair

Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair is happening Sept. 26

The Black Press Extreme Education and Career Fair is coming to Surrey on Sept. 26. (Black Press Media files)
Boy overdosed on illicit anti-anxiety drug found on Kelowna classroom floor, RCMP say

Boy overdosed on illicit anti-anxiety drug found on Kelowna classroom floor, RCMP say

Noah Mills, 8, ingested a pink powdery substance off his Kelowna classroom floor

Boy overdosed on illicit anti-anxiety drug found on Kelowna classroom floor, RCMP say
Toe to Soul Relax Lounge on West Broadway in Vancouver. (Google Street View)

Sex assault charge laid against Vancouver masseur

Amado Ramos, 61, believed to have worked at Toe to Soul Relax Lounge on West Broadway

Toe to Soul Relax Lounge on West Broadway in Vancouver. (Google Street View)
An oncoming cyclist is seen in this photo taken from the backseat of a taxi going down the separated bike lane on Dunsmuir Street in Vancouver. The video was posted to Twitter on Sept. 9, 2019. (Nolan Lienhart/Twitter)

Caught on video: Taxi driver uses bike lane in downtown Vancouver

Passenger posts clip to social media of driver using separated bike lane on Dunsmuir

An oncoming cyclist is seen in this photo taken from the backseat of a taxi going down the separated bike lane on Dunsmuir Street in Vancouver. The video was posted to Twitter on Sept. 9, 2019. (Nolan Lienhart/Twitter)
BC Ferries volunteers collected about 1,725 kg of trash from B.C.’s beaches in the summer of 2019. (BC Ferries)

PHOTOS: BC Ferries’ beach-cleanup team finds baby stroller, canned ham

About 330 employees volunteered to clean up about 50 kilometres of shoreline

BC Ferries volunteers collected about 1,725 kg of trash from B.C.’s beaches in the summer of 2019. (BC Ferries)
Port Moody mayor Robert Vagramov. (Black Press Media files)

Port Moody mayor accused of sex assault returns from voluntary absence

Rob Vagramov is charged in connection with an incident in Coquitlam in April 2015

Port Moody mayor Robert Vagramov. (Black Press Media files)
Andreas Pittinger hosted the show Pineapple Express on Kootenay Co-op Radio for over five years. He was found dead last month. (Nelson Star)

Black Press Media journalists earn three Jack Webster award nominations

Finalists are Tyler Harper, Dustin Godfrey and the Victoria News team

Andreas Pittinger hosted the show Pineapple Express on Kootenay Co-op Radio for over five years. He was found dead last month. (Nelson Star)
A thunderstorm is shown hitting Kamloops on the night of Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. (Mike O’Reilly/Twitter)

Lightning lights up B.C. skies in Lower Mainland, Interior

Warnings issued for parts of the province

A thunderstorm is shown hitting Kamloops on the night of Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. (Mike O’Reilly/Twitter)
TransLink is asking for public input on its Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows plan. (THE NEWS/files)                                (File)

Man charged in racist, sexist rant on Burnaby bus

Raul Miguel Rubio-Alabau is charged with four offences, including assault and uttering threats

TransLink is asking for public input on its Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows plan. (THE NEWS/files)                                (File)
A standpipe connector. (Vancouver Police Department)

‘Huge public safety risk’: Vancouver police probe theft of fire equipment

Police believe the thieves are after the metal in the standpipe connections

A standpipe connector. (Vancouver Police Department)
The UBC sign is pictured at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Professional degrees cost the most, but bring in the highest salaries: Stats Canada

Masters of business administration remain the most expensive graduate programs

The UBC sign is pictured at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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Surrey man dies after getting tangled in net, falling off boat near Port Alberni

Incident is not considered suspicious at this time

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The Bear, a new B.C. wine, will help bears by getting surplus fruit off the ground. (Jeff Reibin/BC SPCA)

B.C. wine with a purpose: Pinot Gris launched to protect bears using leftover fruit

Winery will also donate $2 from each bottle sold to the BC SPCA

The Bear, a new B.C. wine, will help bears by getting surplus fruit off the ground. (Jeff Reibin/BC SPCA)
Vancouver. (Pixabay)

Three Canadian cities crack top 10 list of most liveable places: report

The index is calculated based on five metrics

Vancouver. (Pixabay)
First responders help rescue a man who paraglided off the Stawamus Chief on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. (Squamish RCMP)

Man who crashed while paragliding off Stawamus Chief dies

40-year-old man lost control and crashed into the log boom area

First responders help rescue a man who paraglided off the Stawamus Chief on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. (Squamish RCMP)
Online vaccination registry launched as B.C. targets non-immunized kids

Online vaccination registry launched as B.C. targets non-immunized kids

Move comes as kids go back to school, in wake of measles outbreak earlier this year

Online vaccination registry launched as B.C. targets non-immunized kids
Workers at airports, among other fields, will get more time off after a federal labour reform in September 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch

Labour reform gives workers more breaks, leaves in federally regulated fields

Government says workers will be able to take time off more easily

Workers at airports, among other fields, will get more time off after a federal labour reform in September 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meeting with people at the BC Hydro Trades Training Centre during an announcement for a memorandum of understanding for their joint commitment to power B.C.’s natural gas production and liquefied natural gas (LNG) sectors with clean electricity. (Lauren Collins/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Trudeau responds to Scheer on abortion, same-sex issue

The Prime Minister called for Opposition Leader Andrew Scheer be far firmer with his MPs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meeting with people at the BC Hydro Trades Training Centre during an announcement for a memorandum of understanding for their joint commitment to power B.C.’s natural gas production and liquefied natural gas (LNG) sectors with clean electricity. (Lauren Collins/Black Press Media)
First responders help rescue a man who paraglided off the Stawamus Chief on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. (Squamish RCMP)

Man left with life threatening injuries after paragliding off Stawamus Chief

He was flown to a Lower Mainland hospital

First responders help rescue a man who paraglided off the Stawamus Chief on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. (Squamish RCMP)