- Why can’t Nelson recycle glass?Financial constraints have foiled local ambitions to recycle glass.
- Province funds 2,600 more teachersDeal with B.C. Teachers' Federation totals $330 million to meet court ruling on classroom resources
- RDCK adds services in new budgetThe district is also looking into new office space.
- One home evacuated due to landslide near AinsworthA slide below 3430 Loon Lake Road south of Ainsworth has forced the evacuation of one residence.
- Basin residents happy, plan to stay: Snapshot of 2016 State of the Basin SnapshotThe majority of people living in the area are happy living here and plan to stay, according to the 2016 State of the Basin Snapshot Report.
CBC British Columbian
- 2017 British Columbia election: Kelowna-Lake Country riding profile
A look at Kelowna-Lake Country, one of the 87 electoral districts in British Columbia.
- 20-year-old killed in Abbotsford shooting
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is in Abbotsford after a 20-year-old was found dead inside a home Friday afternoon.
- 'After a while, I couldn't fight anymore': B.C. skier reflects on surviving avalanche
A 25-year-old skier from Fernie says he's lucky to be alive after he was caught in an avalanche in the backcountry near Golden.
- Outdoor enthusiast cries foul over B.C. Parks licence plates
A Vancouver man is calling out the province for what he says is misleading information about how much of the $50 fee for specialty B.C. Parks licence plates actually goes to enhance parks.
- Proposed cetacean ban could harm marine mammals, DFO says
The Vancouver Park Board's move to ban cetaceans at the Vancouver Aquarium could undermine efforts to rescue stricken wild marrine mammals, say federal fishery and aquarium officials.
- Hip Check: Feelin' the Weight
An emotional roller-coaster for Islanders head coach Doug Weight.
- March Madness: Kentucky downs UCLA to set up titanic clash against North Carolina
De'Aaron Fox scored a career-high 39 points as the Kentucky Wildcats beat UCLA 86-75 Friday night in a showdown between two of college basketball's goliaths for a spot in the South Regional final.
- Hack this Shaq and you'll break your hand
The Lakers have honoured Shaquille O'Neal with a bronze statue of the Hall of Fame centre who helped them to three consecutive NBA titles in better days.
- Milos Raonic breezes into 3rd round in strong return at Miami Open
Big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic made a strong return to competition on Friday, beating Viktor Troicki 6-3 7-5 to become the first player to reach the third round of the Miami Open.
- Irish player suffers gruesome broken leg in World Cup qualifier
Ireland captain Seamus Coleman has broken his right leg after a dangerous tackle by a Wales defender in a qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup on Friday.
- Liberal MPs gather in Ottawa for rare weekend caucus meeting
Days after handing down its second budget, the Liberal government has asked its MPs to stay in Ottawa this weekend to discuss how best to sell the financial plan to constituents.
- Trudeau returns to byelection campaign trail but Tories say he should stay away
Advance voting opens today in five federal byelections and the prime minister is back on the stump, set to appear at an event for the Liberal candidate in an Ottawa-area riding.
- 4 new Court of Queen's Bench judges appointed in Alberta
The federal government has appointed four new Court of Queen's Bench judges in Alberta.
- Republicans have no plans to revisit Obamacare repeal after bill fails
In a humiliating failure, U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican leaders yanked their bill to repeal Obamacare off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly — after seven years of nonstop railing against the health-care law.
- Rest in peace, CSB: A eulogy for the Canada Savings Bond
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to bid a fond farewell to the Canada Savings Bond, the grand dame of Canadian investment vehicles, who met her end at age 71 this week after a lengthy decline.
- Toronto stock index extends rally, Wall Street mixed after 'Trumpcare' pulled
Canada's main stock index extended its rally for a third consecutive day on Friday after beginning the week at its lowest level this year, as Wall Street idled on the latest 'Trumpcare' news.
- FCA to wind down transport operations in Windsor
Nearly 300 jobs are threatened at FCA as the automaker announces an end to its transport operations.
- Dakota Access pipeline builder, U.S. government want lake crossing upheld
The company building the $3.8 billion US Dakota Access oil pipeline and the Army Corps of Engineers want a judge to reject a request by American Indian tribes to revoke permission for the project to cross a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.
- Wynne: Ontario auto sector concerned about U.S. trade
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says leaders of the province's auto sector have told her trade with the U.S. is their top concern.
- BRP could move Mexican production if NAFTA changes too onerous: CEO
The company that makes Ski-Doos, Sea-Doos and Spyder vehicles says it could move production from Mexico if NAFTA changes result in hefty border taxes, but BRP chief executive Jose Boisjoli is hoping 'common sense' will prevail during upcoming negotiations.
- Stopping a pandemic before it starts
Scientists have pinpointed the genetic mutation that enabled the deadly H7N9 bird flu to spread to humans.
- Quebec considers broadening access to doctor-assisted death
Quebec will consider broadening its criteria for doctor-assisted death, including the possibility of allowing patients with dementia to provide advance consent to end their lives, Health Minister Gaétan Barrette says.
- Should organ donor consent be assumed? N.L health minister not convinced
Newfoundland and Labrador is looking at reforming how organ donation is done but the health minister says it's unlikely the province will adopt a system that assumes everyone is a donor unless they choose to opt out.
- Nuns model skillful ways to speak to ill seniors
The sisters caring for cognitively impaired elderly nuns in a Midwestern convent spoke to their care recipients in a strikingly different way, linguistic anthropologist finds.
- Should First Nations 'social emergencies' receive the same response as natural disasters?
Some First Nations have been in a state of emergency for years because of suicides now they say social emergencies require the same coordinated response as floods or forest fires.
Arts & Entertainment
- How moving to Canada helped Amy Jo Johnson, the first Pink Power Ranger, reinvent her career
The crush of fame that came with starring in Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers in the '90s was almost too much for a young Amy Jo Johnson to handle. But it was the start of a varied and ultimately successful career.
- Carrie Fisher's performance 'remains as it was' in The Last Jedi, says Disney CEO
Disney CEO Bob Iger says the upcoming Star Wars sequel has not been changed due to the death of Carrie Fisher.
- Amy Schumer drops out of live-action Barbie movie
Amy Schumer won't be playing Barbie after all, with industry media reports citing scheduling conflicts for the busy actress and comedian.
- 'No one should be making money off a black dead body:' White artist's Emmett Till painting sparks protest
An abstract painting of lynching victim Emmett Till on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York was the subject of a weeklong protest by a black artist who decried the canvas as 'an injustice to the black community' because it was painted by a white woman.
- Boston drummer Sib Hashian dies; The Rock pays tribute to him as '2nd dad'
John (Sib) Hashian, former drummer for the arena rock band Boston, died on board a cruise ship Wednesday. He was 67.