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Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen (red jersey) will compete in the Swiss League playoffs starting next week. (EHC Visp Instagram)

Abbotsford’s Jake Virtanen set to compete in the Swiss League playoffs

Former Vancouver Canucks first round draft pick collects 25 points in 21 games for Visp EHC

 

Dr. Albert de Villiers, the former chief medical health officer for the Interior Health Authority, has been found guilty on two counts of child sex crimes. (Photo Submitted)

Ex-top doctor in B.C., Alberta found guilty of child sex crimes

A judge released their verdict in the trial of Dr. Albert de Villiers on Tuesday

 

Google Maps shows significant impact after a Tuesday (Feb. 7) morning crash on the Pat Bay Highway. (Google Maps)

UPDATE: Pat Bay Highway cleared after morning crash, vehicle fire

Pooling water may have contributed to a crash north of Sayward Road

 

Michelle Gentis and Todd Best. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: Adaptability and Aging in place

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Michelle Gentis and Todd Best. (HAVAN photo)
B.C.’s Lt. Governor Janet Austin at the B.C. Legislature ahead of the annual Throne Speech on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. (Wolfgang Depner/Black Press Media)

B.C. government to make heavy use of spending surplus: Throne Speech

B.C. has a budget surplus of $5.7 billion

B.C.’s Lt. Governor Janet Austin at the B.C. Legislature ahead of the annual Throne Speech on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. (Wolfgang Depner/Black Press Media)
One man is recovering in hospital after he was struck in the head with an axe during an argument at a downtown Nanaimo bus stop. (File photo)

Man struck in head with axe at downtown Nanaimo bus stop

Victim recovering in hospital after being struck with blunt edge after an argument

One man is recovering in hospital after he was struck in the head with an axe during an argument at a downtown Nanaimo bus stop. (File photo)
Nanaimo RCMP have one man in custody after a possible road rage incident resulted in one driver allegedly firing several shots into another man’s car. (News Bulletin file photo)

Attempted murder arrest made after gunshots punctuate B.C. road rage incident

Police say confrontation between to drivers escalated in Nanaimo intersection

Nanaimo RCMP have one man in custody after a possible road rage incident resulted in one driver allegedly firing several shots into another man’s car. (News Bulletin file photo)
A screenshot of the TikTok video of a man alleged to have issued homophobic slurs who later turned himself in to the Vancouver Police Department. (Twitter/ @jamiepine)

Chilliwack man turns himself in to police following viral homophobic video

Man caught on video making homophobic comments and other insults outside SkyTrain station

A screenshot of the TikTok video of a man alleged to have issued homophobic slurs who later turned himself in to the Vancouver Police Department. (Twitter/ @jamiepine)
One man and two children were treated by firefighters and paramedics after they were bear-sprayed outside their home on the 400 block of Third Street. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Three people, two of them children, bear-sprayed outside their home in Nanaimo

Attack allegedly carried out by two youths who ran from the scene on Third Street

One man and two children were treated by firefighters and paramedics after they were bear-sprayed outside their home on the 400 block of Third Street. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
A second-degree murder charge has been laid against Sean Patterson after a man died from a stab wound sustained at Port Place mall’s parking lot on Jan. 22. (Black Press Media file photo)

Suspect in stabbing at Nanaimo mall faces second-degree murder charge

Sean Patterson charged after incident Jan. 22 in downtown parking lot

A second-degree murder charge has been laid against Sean Patterson after a man died from a stab wound sustained at Port Place mall’s parking lot on Jan. 22. (Black Press Media file photo)
The body of a man was found early Friday morning (Feb. 3) at a home on Nicholson Avenue (off of the north end of Mt. Lehman Road) in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Man found dead at Abbotsford drug lab after report of shots fired, home invasion

Abbotsford Police say Integrated Homicide Investigation Team taking over case

The body of a man was found early Friday morning (Feb. 3) at a home on Nicholson Avenue (off of the north end of Mt. Lehman Road) in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
The Coquihalla Highway is expecting 15 centimetres of snow on Friday night, Feb. 3. (DriveBC)

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla Highway

Starting Friday night and into Saturday morning, the highway is expecting 15 centimetres of snow

The Coquihalla Highway is expecting 15 centimetres of snow on Friday night, Feb. 3. (DriveBC)
The Capital Regional District’s HAZMAT response unit at Royal Jubilee Hospital on Feb. 2, 2023. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)

HAZMAT call to BC Cancer building at Royal Jubilee Hospital prompts emergency response

Second floor evacuated after ‘unknown noxious odour’ detected

The Capital Regional District’s HAZMAT response unit at Royal Jubilee Hospital on Feb. 2, 2023. (Austin Westphal/News Staff)
Former UBC Thunderbird's football team running back Ben Cummings. (UBC Thunderbirds)

Sexual assault charges stayed against 3 former UBC football players

Former UBC Thunderbirds Ben Cummings, Treymont Levy and Trivel Pinto charged in June 2021

Former UBC Thunderbird's football team running back Ben Cummings. (UBC Thunderbirds)
Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters and other emergency services were kept busy with motor vehicle incidents on snowy and icy roads Tuesday, Jan. 31. (News Bulletin file photo)

Snow and ice leave Vancouver Island motorists teetering on the edge

Firefighters rescue trapped driver down embankment, occupants of vehicle on edge of steep bank

Nanaimo Fire Rescue firefighters and other emergency services were kept busy with motor vehicle incidents on snowy and icy roads Tuesday, Jan. 31. (News Bulletin file photo)
Randy Bachman on stage at Vancouver Island Musicfest. (Facebook photo)

PODCAST: Randy Bachman, every song, every guitar has a story

TODAY IN B.C.: New album with son Tal Bachman to be released

Randy Bachman on stage at Vancouver Island Musicfest. (Facebook photo)
Nanaimo RCMP got help from gardening tool-wielding neighbours who detained a break-and-enter suspect until officers could make an arrest. (News Bulletin file photo)

Nanaimo neighbours, wielding garden tools, manage to corner burglar

Suspect was beaten and bloody after an earlier break-and-enter gone wrong

Nanaimo RCMP got help from gardening tool-wielding neighbours who detained a break-and-enter suspect until officers could make an arrest. (News Bulletin file photo)
The DriveBC traffic camera on the Trans-Canada Highway at Okotoks Road, looking north, shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31. (DriveBC traffic camera)

Late January snowfall hits parts of Greater Victoria

Vic High classes cancelled by cold weather combined with heating issues

The DriveBC traffic camera on the Trans-Canada Highway at Okotoks Road, looking north, shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31. (DriveBC traffic camera)
Co-hosts Mike and Jennifer-Lee. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: How much space do you need for a home?

TODAY IN BC: HAVAN’s podcast ‘Measure Twice, Cut Once’

Co-hosts Mike and Jennifer-Lee. (HAVAN photo)
Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat waits to take a faceoff against the Washington Capitals during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Vancouver Canucks captain Bo Horvat says he’s focused on playing hockey as talk picks up about his future with the team.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Islanders acquire Bo Horvat in trade with Canucks

The former Canucks captain was set to represent them at the NHL All-Star Weekend

Vancouver Canucks’ Bo Horvat waits to take a faceoff against the Washington Capitals during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Vancouver Canucks captain Bo Horvat says he’s focused on playing hockey as talk picks up about his future with the team.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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