- D’Aquino spent formative years in NelsonNews that Zoë Caron is working for Prime Minister Trudeau reminded me of another LVR grad who worked for another prime minister.
- Parents plead for Winlaw, W.E. Graham, JewettKootenay Lake school board heard parents’ impassioned presentations on behalf of their rural schools last week.
- Slocan Valley to talk responsible dog ownershipSlocan Valley residents are invited to attend an informal community meeting on responsible dog ownership on May 19.
- Nelson Waldorf tops local Fraser Institute rankingsPrivate Nelson-area schools fared better than public schools in the Fraser Institute’s 2016 rankings.
- Our Daily Bread: ‘A place to feel at home’Our Daily Bread serves 30 to 80 lunches per day.
CBC British Columbian
- Drivers react to Pattullo Bridge closure
Drivers and residents in New Westminster and Surrey are getting used to the new reality of the Pattullo Bridge being closed or squeezed to just one lane in either direction for months of rehabilitation work.
- Vancouver city inspectors get the weed out in non-compliance crackdown
City of Vancouver bylaw officers have not wasted any time visiting marijuana shops in the city that continue to operate despite not meeting new licensing criteria, issuing $250 tickets along the way.
- Kitsilano stabbing sends 2 to hospital, while 2 others arrested
Two men were taken to hospital and two others were arrested after a fight outside a Kitsilano bar Friday night.
- More than 16,000 runners set to go the distance in Vancouver marathon
It's been 45 years since the first Vancouver Marathon was run in the city, now in 2016 the race has grown and attracted the attention of much of the running world.
- RCMP arrest 2 men on UBC campus, investigate allegations of sex assault
RCMP officers at UBC rushed to an apartment building early Saturday morning and arrested 2 men involved in a suspected break and enter along with sexual assault.
- Spurs easily handle Thunder to open 2nd-round series
LaMarcus Aldridge had 38 points and the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Oklahoma City Thunder 124-92 on Saturday night, never trailing in Game 1 of the second-round series.
- Leafs fans rejoice, when's the last time you heard that?
The Toronto Maple Leafs win the first overall draft pick in the NHL draft lottery and fans across the league react.
- Curt Casali walkoff hit beats Jays
Curt Casali drove in the winning run with a single in the ninth inning Saturday night and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3.
- McBride tops world leaderboard in race to 1st Olympics
Brandon McBride ran himself into the sights of some of the world's top middle distance runners Saturday with a world-leading time in the 800 metres in Starkville, Miss.
- Maple Leafs win 1st pick in NHL draft lottery
The Toronto Maple Leafs won the 2016 NHL draft lottery Saturday and will select first overall when the entry draft takes place June 24-25.
- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hints feds will fund Montreal light rail
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the federal government cannot wait to examine the ambitious light rail train project proposed for the greater Montreal area by Quebec's pension fund.
- Veterans advocate says let doctors decide on medical marijuana
Veterans Affairs is meeting with medical marijuana users as it tries to come up with a pot policy. One advocate says the government should avoid putting limits on the use and amount doctors can prescribe.
- Federal government backs move to liberalize flow of alcohol between provinces
The federal government has reacted to a landmark court case in New Brunswick on inter-provincial trade barriers by backing the spirit of the decision and committing to a "comprehensive renewal" of the agreement that governs trade across provincial borders.
- 'I agree with Mr. Trump' on defence spending, former top NATO commander says
The former supreme allied commander of NATO says he agrees with Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, that non-U.S. allies need to step up and boost their military budgets.
- Conservative senator says 'we're not getting answers so far' from government representative
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new point man in the Senate, government representative Peter Harder, isn't answering the questions other senators have, Conservative senator Denise Batters tells CBC Radio's The House.
- Ski resorts seek warm weather customers with new attractions
A roller-coaster that takes people over a 279-metre drop down a mountain in the Selkirks is a few weeks away from opening at Revelstoke Mountain Resort.
- IBM wins $32M Ontario government contract despite delivering problem-riddled software
As workers and municipalities in Ontario continue to incur costs associated with 18-month-old SAMS software, the creators of that software have won an IT contract to help improve it.
- Venezuela at risk of unravelling as economic, energy turmoil deepens
A devastating drought has brought Venezuela, already facing economic and energy crises amid simmering political unrest, to the brink and threatens the future of the oil-rich nation.
- No plans by Imperial Oil to invest in green energy
While many Canadian oil and gas companies are investing in renewable energy projects in the country, Imperial Oil won't be joining them anytime soon.
- Bombardier's Delta deal, a big ruling on housing data & the Airbnb of restaurants: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP
From a major deal to sell Canadian planes to one of the world's biggest airlines, to an obscure tribunal ruling that could bring down the cost of selling your home, it was an eventful week in business this week. The CBC's Jacqueline Hansen gets your all caught up in her weekly video recap.
- Dole investigated over Listeria outbreak in Canada, U.S.
Produce seller Dole is now the subject of a U.S. Department of Justice investigation in connection with a deadly listeria outbreak in Canada and the U.S.
- Simpler is better: children with diarrhea, vomiting often OK to drink what they want, study shows
Parents should feel free to give young children with minimal dehydration apple juice or a favourite beverage instead of an electrolyte solution when they’re recovering from vomiting and diarrhea, says a Canadian doctor who put both approaches through a gold-standard test.
- The 1 minute workout: how to get fit in 60 seconds — study
If you've ever said you just don't have time to work out, it's time to find a new excuse. A new study from McMaster University says just one minute will do.
- Why some breast cancer patients are learning to hold their breath for 30 seconds
The Cape Breton Cancer Centre is using a new technique called breath/hold to treat some breast cancer patients. It allows a radiation beam to focus and more accurately hit its intended area.
- Painkiller training requirement for U.S. doctors gets another look
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take safety training courses, according to federal documents released Friday.
Arts & Entertainment
- White House correspondents' dinner: Famous faces on the red carpet
Take a look at the stars gracing the red carpet at the the White House correspondents' dinner.
- British royal Kate appears on Vogue cover for first time
The Duchess of Cambridge will be on the June cover of the British edition of Vogue, marking not only the publication's centenary but also the first time Kate has posed for a fashion magazine.
- Obama's last standup: Tonight's correspondents' dinner a final chance to zing Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama got one more chance to poke fun at fellow politicians, the press and himself at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
- American Airlines apologizes to musician for barring violin
A concert musician who was not allowed to board a flight with her violin says she hopes the incident will raise awareness of regulations that permit violins and other small instruments as carry-on luggage.
- Maze Runner Kamloops filming delayed further due to Dylan O'Brien's injuries
Principal photography on Maze Runner: The Death Cure has been further delayed to allow star Dylan O'Brien more time to recover from injuries he suffered during the shoot in mid-March.