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VIDEO: Students battle in Pacific Northwest robotics competition

More than 300 high school students from B.C., Alta., and Washington took part in the VEX Robotics competition

Taste standards for pot are coming: UBC study

Marijuana could soon have flavours as standardized as shiraz and pinot gris are for wine

BC Parks Foundation board begins work

Board gets $10 million endowment, will raise money and encourage more use of provincial parks

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Have you got any unclaimed cash at the Bank of Canada?

The central bank is holding about $678 million in unclaimed funds. Here’s how to find out if any of it is yours.

The coming disruption: How robots might upend different professions

The study argues that tasks, not entire professions, will be affected

Pig makes perfect pet

Meet Piggy Smallz. She’s an eight-month-old Juliana or Mini Pig and the household pet of Shaelynn Kunka.

Winning ticket for Friday’s $25 million Lotto Max jackpot in B.C.

The next jackpot of an estimated $10 million will be drawn March 17.

Black Press papers up for Ma Murray awards

The awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

VIDEO: Williams Lake River Valley

With the bright blue sky the Williams Lake River Valley offered strollers a nice Sunday afternoon setting.

Canadians happy without the penny, but not ready to say goodbye to the nickel: poll

A new survey suggests most British Columbians also agree with the end of the one-cent coin.

7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

This cluster of planets is 40 light-years away in the constellation Aquarius

Black Press offers a $20,000 prize giveaway to celebrate Canada 150

Enter for a chance to win prizes including a trip for two to one of six Canadian destinations.

  • Feb 22nd, 2017

Family day weekend in the Cariboo

Ice fishing enjoyed by locals I just one way to get out this long weekend.

  • Feb 11th, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II marks record 65 years on throne

The palace says the 90-year-old queen will spend the day quietly at her Sandringham estate in eastern England.

Holy cow

Saturday afternoon's leisurely drive on the Black Creek Road near Horsefly, B.C. provided some interesting views.

B.C. increases electric vehicle incentive fund

Buyers of new plug-in electric vehicles get $5,000 rebate, another $6,000 if they scrap an eligible old car

VIDEO: Getting social for mental health

Bell set to donate to Canadian mental health groups on Jan. 25 every time someone use a special hashtag on social media.

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Doctors at Pemberton clinic call on employers to start paying for sick notes

Woman posts photo of letter on Facebook she received when asking for medical note

VIDEO: Ten years of iPhones

Today marks a decade since the unveiling of the iPhone.

  • Jan 9th, 2017