Alina Junkala’s bedroom is filled with red pandas and broken lamps.
WITH ADAM SAWATSKY
While not getting anything for Christmas was hard, Jim Knutsen says the hardest part was having to keep it a secret when he returned to school.
To appreciate why Lynndon Franz wears a Santa hat in his workshop, we need to go back to that day he got a nail stuck in his eye.
When Ronnie Butcher is not playing bingo with a friend, the 98-year-old is telling jokes she declines to repeat.
While dogs have long been dubbed 'man’s best friend,' Alex Rose is walking his pup during a break from creating a companion for everyone.
You just might find that although life has unfolded differently than you planned — it’s ended up feeling even better than you could have imagined.
If you ask Jamie-Lynn Frommelt what she wants to be when she grows up, the seven-year-old will answer with a smile.
Alone on a log, an otter seems to be having one of those days. Walking along the beach, Winnie Tse definitely is.
"I always like a mystery." Adam finds out why a 10-year-old electrician is working to fix dozens of broken lamps.
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A former Nanaimo lawyer has been disbarred for sexual misconduct that occurred when he was practising in Abbotsford in 2018.
As the sun rises on Pandora Avenue in Victoria, bylaw officers walk the street, announcing their presence to people who are asleep in their tents.
A winter storm brought a wind warning to B.C.'s capital and snowfall warnings for parts of its largest metro area Saturday.
Mounties in Surrey, B.C., say the two-month-old child who was the subject of an Amber Alert Saturday afternoon has been found safe.
A winter storm that brought wind, rain and – in some places – snow to the South Coast led BC Ferries to cancel several sailings on major routes Saturday.
Somewhere at the confluence of politics, commerce and shared values driving a recent wave of Canadian fascination with Taiwan, there were the island's "freedom pineapples."
Leonard Marchand has been appointed as the new chief justice of the B.C. and Yukon Courts of Appeal in what the B.C. attorney general calls "a historic appointment."
It's a story of perseverance and dedication: A small group of volunteers who formed an unbreakable bond, spending countless hours away from their own loved ones to bring closure to the family of Melissa McDevitt, a family thousands of kilometres away in another country.
A jury has found Ibrahim Ali guilty of killing a 13-year-old girl whose body was found in a Burnaby, B.C., park in 2017.
Vancouver Island could see up to 10 centimetres of snow at high elevations Saturday morning, according to a special weather statement from Environment and Climate Change Canada.
The importance of religion in the lives of Canadians is declining, according to the polling firm Research Co.
About 188,000 people have received free prescription contraception since British Columbia became the first province to offer it in April.
One of BC Ferries' largest vessels will be out of service for at least another three months, but the Crown corporation says there will be no reduction in its sailing capacity during that time.
Homicide investigators have identified a father who was killed in his home with his 13-year-old son in Richmond on Nov. 30, and say a photo of a suspect will be released shortly.
Short-term rental managers across B.C. are lamenting the demise of their business model, while real estate agents say owners of investment properties are being forced to sell at a loss or risk being unable to pay their mortgage.
Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault on the federal government’s newly unveiled oil and gas sector emissions cap.