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Quality Foods

Quality Foods earns Business of the Year award

Grocery chain has made inroads into West Shore retail market

Quality Foods
QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016

How well do you know your provincial news? Take our #BCNewsQuiz and see how you score

QUIZ: 12 questions to test your knowledge of B.C. news in 2016
Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.

Stuck gym lockers, job queries top 2016 list of reasons to not call 911

Non-emergency calls can delay the response to a legitimate emergency

Emergency dispatchers received some unusual phone calls in 2016.
Teen who aged out of government care found dead in Surrey tent

Teen who aged out of government care found dead in Surrey tent

The 19-year-old woman was in an area popular with homeless campers, officials say.

Teen who aged out of government care found dead in Surrey tent
Enter the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce contest and win an all inclusive trip to China to see the Great Wall

Dreaming of visiting China? Win a trip of a lifetime!

You could win an all-inclusive tour through Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Suzhou next spring valued at $2500!

Enter the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce contest and win an all inclusive trip to China to see the Great Wall
Hunter Zandee of the Vernon Vipers battles with  Rhett Kingston of the Cowichan Valley Capitals in the neutral zone during the Vernon Vipers matinee game Sunday at Kal Tire Place

Vernon Vipers edge Cowichan Valley

B.C. Hockey League: All the scoring in the first period as Vernon wins 2-1 at Kal Tire Place

Hunter Zandee of the Vernon Vipers battles with  Rhett Kingston of the Cowichan Valley Capitals in the neutral zone during the Vernon Vipers matinee game Sunday at Kal Tire Place
VIDEO: Watch IHIT press conference

VIDEO: Watch IHIT press conference

Watch a streaming feed of a press conference held by the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team.

VIDEO: Watch IHIT press conference
Goodbye

‘Happy memories, incredibly grateful’: Prince William’s parting words to Canada

Heartfelt thank you, touching farewell as Royal tour ends for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Goodbye
Coast Salish artist John Marston and his mother

Vancouver Island Salish artist’s work to adorn BC ferry

Stz'uminus artist John Marston unveils design to adorn the new ship Salish Eagle on the Tsawwassen-Southern Gulf Islands

Coast Salish artist John Marston and his mother
Conservation officer are urging people to leave two young grizzlies spotted on an island near Telegraph Cove alone.

A grizzly scene on northern Vancouver Island?

Conservation officers urging public to stay away as they cross their fingers young grizzly bears don't complete Island-hop

Conservation officer are urging people to leave two young grizzlies spotted on an island near Telegraph Cove alone.
Michelle Stilwell

Stilwell takes 400m gold with record performance at Rio Paralympics

RIO DE JANEIRO – Michelle Stilwell, Paralympian and Parksville-Qualicum MLA sets Paralympic record in women's 400-metre T52.

Michelle Stilwell
Voting open for People's Choice Amateur Photography Competition

Voting open for People’s Choice Amateur Photography Competition

Photographers from across the province competed in amateur competition

Voting open for People's Choice Amateur Photography Competition
PRIME MINISTER PART OF FIRST NATIONS PARADE: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations Days was celebrated in Tofino on Monday

Trudeaus enjoy some Tofino time

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took time out of his family vacation to participate in Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation Days opening ceremonies

PRIME MINISTER PART OF FIRST NATIONS PARADE: Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations Days was celebrated in Tofino on Monday
Towed Water Sports action continued Saturday morning.

TOWED WATERSPORTS: Duncan boys claim bronze and silver in jump event

Kelowna's Halle Gainey wins third gold, while Isaac Athans, also of Kelowna wins second gold.

Towed Water Sports action continued Saturday morning.
Oliver Castle of Shawnigan Lake powers to gold in the boys 2000 metres at the BC Summer Games.

BOYS 2000 METRES: Castle wins gold

Oliver Castle outlasts opponents in boys 2000 metres at BC Summer Games.

Oliver Castle of Shawnigan Lake powers to gold in the boys 2000 metres at the BC Summer Games.
GAMES ROUNDUP: Triathlon drama, soccer action Friday

GAMES ROUNDUP: Triathlon drama, soccer action Friday

Soccer foes faced off and triathletes endured to claim gold at the BC Summer Games in Abbotsford

GAMES ROUNDUP: Triathlon drama, soccer action Friday
Entry in the Amateur Photography Contest: Jennifer Prochazka. Happiness-Daisy-Lou

We want your best photos

Your BC 'Best Shot' photo contest is now underway. Check out our top 3 photo tips. Entry deadline July 4th 2016

Entry in the Amateur Photography Contest: Jennifer Prochazka. Happiness-Daisy-Lou
Canadian flag

CANADA DAY QUIZ: How well do you know Canadian trivia?

In honour of Canada's 149th birthday, we have compiled some Canadian trivia questions. How many can you answer?

Canadian flag
Thousands of participants are set to descend on Abbotsford for the 2016 BC Summer Games next month.

Thousands ready for 2016 BC Summer Games

Less than one month until Abbotsford hosts the best young BC athletes

Thousands of participants are set to descend on Abbotsford for the 2016 BC Summer Games next month.
Fort McMurray fire scene from YouTube video.

VIDEO: Escape from Fort McMurray firestorm, how you can help

Harrowing video emerging of the escape from Fort Mac wildfires, how you can contribute to help those left homeless

Fort McMurray fire scene from YouTube video.