- Garbage trucks unsafe, former city employee saysWayne Perry told city council he not surprised that garbage workers have a high injury rate.
- Officers, community members awarded for serviceConst. Chris Duncan and reserve officer Mark Young were singled out for their bravery.
- Most B.C. parents don’t know if their kids’ carseats are safe: BCAAAssociation’s research suggests only one-quarter get their carseats checked by an expert
- Disability rate increase criticizedThe $50 raise is being tied to controversial changes made to a bus pass last year.
- Can Oroville Dam situation happen in Revelstoke?An interview with Stephen Rigbey, BC Hydro's director of dam safety.
CBC British Columbian
- Kinder Morgan serves notice to landowners on pipeline route
Letters to be mailed to property owners outline how their land will be used for the pipeline expansion.
- More than 30 per cent of Vancouver police officers have PTSD, says study
More than 30 per cent of Vancouver police officers have post-traumatic stress disorder according to a study done for the department's police union.
- SFU students frustrated by lack of information on recent sexual assault
A day after Burnaby RCMP announced a recent sexual assault at Simon Fraser University, students are questioning why authorities aren't releasing more information.
- After more than 60 years in Canada, B.C. man faces deportation to the Netherlands
At age 60, Len Van Heest is facing deportation to the Netherlands because of a string of crimes he admits he committed. But Van Heest doesn't speak Dutch and doesn't know a soul in the land of his birth.
- IHIT investigating homicide in Burnaby, B.C.
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is on scene after a homicide in Burnaby Thursday afternoon.
- Lundqvist-Andersen duel ends with another Leafs shootout loss
Mika Zibanejad scored the shootout winner as the New York Rangers continued a scorching February with a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night.
- Flames squeeze past Lightning on Sean Monahan's 100th career goal
Sean Monahan scored his 100th NHL goal, Brian Elliott made 23 saves, and the Calgary Flames beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 on Thursday night.
- Canadiens lay goose egg in Julien's milestone game
Rookie Anthony Beauvillier scored in the first period and Thomas Greiss made 24 saves as the New York Islanders spoiled Montreal coach Claude Julien's 1,000th NHL game with a 3-0 victory over the Canadiens on Thursday night.
- Habs' Shaw denies report of being humilated by former coach Therrien
Forward Andrew Shaw denied a report on Thursday that he had been humiliated in the dressing room during a game by former Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien.
- Pro football's 1st black QB Bernie Custis dies at 88
Bernie Custis, pro football's first black quarterback who blazed the trail for future stars like Warren Moon, Chuck Ealey and Damon Allen, has died. He was 88.
- Vice-Admiral Mark Norman victim of 'bureaucratic crossfire,' says high-profile lawyer
The country's second-highest military commander is looking forward to clearing his name through an "objective investigation," says his high-profile Toronto lawyer Marie Henein.
- Wall with Canada? White House spokesman, media share a laugh over question
White House spokesman Sean Spicer laughed off the idea of building a wall along the Canada-U.S. border Thursday after a journalist from Montana floated the notion during his daily media briefing.
- Federal government still shortchanging First Nations children a year after tribunal ruling, advocates say
Top First Nations activists say the government is still shortchanging Indigenous children through discriminatory spending practices on child welfare and health care services, despite a year-old Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling.
- Backlog in military pensions won't be cleared until end of year
It will be the end of the year before the enormous backlog of military pension payment files is cleared up, National Defence officials say, and it will likely be October before a similar stockpile of outstanding severance payment claims are rectified.
- MPs investigate use of national security exceptions in federal procurement
A group of MPs is trying to get to the bottom of how and why the government invokes national security exceptions on so many of its federal IT contracts, after a series of stories by CBC News.
- Average weekly earnings increasing, but not for retail, food and accommodation workers
The average weekly paycheque for non-farm workers was $961 in December, Statistics Canada says, a figure that has grown by 1.2 per cent last year but belies wide differences between types of workers.
- Canadians projected to live longer, but can they afford it?
A new study that projects Canadians born in 2030 will live even longer than the previous generation has prompted concerns over saving enough to enjoy those bonus years. Experts weigh in on the impact longevity could have on saving and retirement goals.
- Estimated 8,000 millionaires immigrated to Canada last year, report says
Canada attracted an estimated 8,000 millionaires last year, trailing only Australia and the United States on the list of top destinations, according to a recent report from New World Wealth.
- Latvia becomes 1st EU country to sign on to Canada's trade deal
The journey toward full ratification of Canada's trade deal with the European Union will be long and complicated, but an early step was taken Thursday as Latvia's parliament voted in favour of ratification.
- Lessons the tooth fairy can't teach: Allowances can help kids learn financial savvy
Giving children an allowance can help instill positive money habits, financial experts say.
- Mumps makes a comeback in Canada and the U.S.
Public health officials in several provinces are telling young adults to check if they need vaccination boosters against mumps as cases mount.
- Depression top cause of disability, WHO says
Globally, more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression, the World Health Organization says in a campaign to tackle stigma and misperceptions.
- The truth about fat: the body's least understood organ
Body fat is obsessed over but how well do we understand it? Biochemist Sylvia Tara went on a quest to learn about the fat she'd been battling all her life and shares her findings in The Secret Life of Fat.
- 'Such courage': How one First Nation is fighting opioid addiction
People in Eabametoong First Nation say government-provided drug counselling isn't enough to keep the opioid addiction crisis plaguing their northern Ontario community at bay. That's why residents have largely taken the fight on themselves.
- 'It's a silent disease': Popular heartburn drugs linked to kidney damage
Popular heartburn medications taken by millions of Canadians could lead to long-term kidney damage without any warning, a new study suggests.
Arts & Entertainment
- Matt Reeves steps in to direct The Batman, replacing Ben Affleck
Cloverfield director Matt Reeves has stepped in to direct The Batman for Warner Bros. just a few weeks after star Ben Affleck left the post.
- TIFF cutting showcased films by 20%, nixing two programs
TIFF is reducing the overall number of films it will screen for this year's edition by 20 per cent and getting rid of two programs.
- Princess Diana's dresses go on display in London, 20 years after her death
Gowns worn by Princess Diana for everything from meeting diplomats to dancing with movie stars feature in an exhibition celebrating the fashion of one of Britain's favourite royals, which opens in London this week.
- Father of the Selfie: Photographer has snapped a self-portrait daily for 30 years
Long before they were called selfies, Karl Baden snapped a simple black and white photo of himself. Then he repeated it every day for the next three decades. Baden's Every Day project officially turns 30 on Thursday and he says he has no intention of stopping.
- Rihanna to receive Harvard's Humanitarian Award
Rihanna may go by 'badgalriri' on Instagram, but the pop singer's good deeds haven't gone unnoticed by Harvard University, which will celebrate her with its Humanitarian Award on Tuesday.