Katya Slepian

Balloon ban proposed in Vancouver’s parks

Park board commissioner points to dangers to the environment, animals and children

UPDATE: British Columbians pocketing almost one-eighth more income

Median incomes rose by 12.2 per cent between 2005-2015

You can run away from your cigarette, UBC study suggests

Close to half the smokers quit after 10 weeks of running

Lack of budget help for young B.C. renters ‘problematic’

Advocate surprised that NDP’s election promise not included in financial update

VIDEO: Horses ride out hurricane Irma in family’s living room

Florida family couldn’t leave their four-legged friends outside

WestJet to rescue Canadians stranded by hurricane Irma St. Maarten

Airline to run an emergency flight Monday

Florida sheriffs warn people not to shoot hurricane Irma

Flamethrowers, beyblades and guns are encouraged by Facebook events

UPDATED: Court dismisses ruling that B.C. failed to protect kids from sexual abuse

Lower Mainland mom had sued province after social workers were found to have failed to protect kids

B.C. man fined for going to sleep with campfire burning

Conservation officers say they’re frustrated amidst the worst wildfire season on record

Whole Foods prices to get cheaper, says Amazon

Online retailer said prices would be slashed as of Monday

UPDATE: John Horgan tours wildfire ravaged interior

Premier and forestry minister visited Kamloops, Cache Creek, Ashcroft and Kelowna

BC Ferries rescues six people after boats capsize

Six people were in the frigid waters near Mayne Island

Two Canadians killed in Australia car crash

Investigators are looking at speed, alcohol and vehicle safety as factors in the crash

Teen’s eye could be permanently damaged after being hit with egg

B.C. boy experienced “incredibly sharp pain” after an egg was thrown from a car

‘Toque’ or ‘hat’? Here’s how Canada talks

A new survey highlights different words and pronunciations between provinces and cities

Burnaby teen Marissa Shen believed to have been killed in park

Homicide investigators give update and ask for video footage

Wildfires cost ICBC $500,000

Auto insurer has received 124 claims since the season began

Ex-Surrey mayor Dianne Watts top pick to lead BC Liberals: poll

Watts beats MLA Sam Sullivan and former finance minister Mike de Jong

Bear breaks into B.C. home, gets punched in the nose

An overly aggressive black bear hits up Sunshine Coast home not once, but twice