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A cafe front decorated in christmas decorations.

For many customer service employees, working during the busy holiday season means dealing with angry and even abusive customers — but some Vancouver businesses are taking a stand against aggressive patrons. 

A person rides a bike along a snowy verge.

Environment Canada has issued a series of warnings and advisories as a frontal system that could bring Metro Vancouver its first snowfall this winter nears the B.C. coast.

Rocks fallen on the road.

Ministry of Transportation says crews will be working on repairs and slope stablization after an August landslide near Summerland.

A smiling woman stands with students on either side of her, next to a set of windows painted with colourful designs.

Most Canadian students will encounter climate change during their education, but there are gaps, say experts. With climate change education a key topic at COP28, education researchers, teachers and students themselves are pushing to highlight what's needed now. 

A man and a woman walk along a wooden dock, between log poles and metal-clad sheds.

Just days after being told they needed to vacate their homes within the next six months, about 200 full-time residents of a North Vancouver marina have been told they’ll be allowed to stay.

A black wear sits behind the tail of a dead beached whale on a beach.

Bears and gulls got an unexpected feast this week, after they found a dead whale that had washed ashore on Nuu-chah-nulth territories near Tofino, B.C.

Homicide victim Derrek Chen is shown in a family photo. He's a smiling East Asian man wearing a dark Puma long-sleeved t-shirts.

RCMP in Metro Vancouver have identified one of the victims in the double homicide of a father and his 13-year-old son at their home in Richmond, B.C., on Nov. 30.

An artist's courtroom sketch of a man in a dark suit wearing headphones, holding his hand to his chin.

Ibrahim Ali, the man charged with the first-degree murder of a 13-year-old girl in Burnaby, B.C., has been found guilty by a Supreme Court jury.

The Vancouver Convention Centre is hosting the Fencing World Cup Dec. 7-10, featuring athletes from more than 40 countries. The CBC's Ali Pitargue headed to the Dynamo Fencing training facility in North Vancouver for a lesson in swordsmanship.

David Vigneault, Director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), prepares to appear before the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs (PROC), studying the intimidation campaign against Members of Parliament, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Tuesday, June 13, 2023.

According to reporting from the Canadian Press, an officer with the B.C. surveillance unit said she was raped nine times by a senior colleague while on missions in 2019 and 2020.

It was a win-win situation when Tourism New Westminster's #SearchforPhillip social media campaign found the lucky loser who bid for and lost a trip to their city on the Price is Right game show. The tourism group went on a quest to find him and deliver the "amazing trip to beautiful Canada," which had been touted on the TV show. Arizona-based contestant Phillip Fitzpatrick has been having a great time in New Westminster, about 20 kilometres southeast of Vancouver, and spoke to Gloria Macarenko about his adventure.

Palestinians wounded in the Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip are brought to the hospital in Deir al Balah on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023.

Palestinian-Canadians are pleading with the federal government to do more to rescue their family members from the Gaza Strip, scene of pitched battles between the Israel Defense Forces and Hamas.

Students seen from the rear walk along a sunny city street.

Starting next year, Immigration Minister Marc Miller said prospective international students will need to show they have access to $20,635 instead of the $10,000 requirement that has been in place for two decades, in addition to paying travel and tuition.

A row of small white buses, with "BC Transit" printed on the side.

B.C. Transit has introduced a new electronic pay system but it won't be available on the handyDART service for people with disabilities. One user says it’s just another sign of the disparity in public transit services.

Orange pill bottles containing prescription drugs spill onto a white table.

Naturopaths in B.C. are lobbying for the right to prescribe safer supply, saying they want to help address a toxic drug crisis that's killing nearly seven people in the province every day.

Tony Eng was well known as a performer and entrepreneur in Victoria who inspired a generation of magicians, including his daughter Julie Eng. His life and career are the focus of a new exhibition.

A cantaloupe with a label on it.

Officials say a significant salmonella outbreak linked to cantaloupe sold across Canada this fall has killed five people and sickened dozens more, with many of the patients being children in daycare or seniors in long-term care.

Four members of a Korean girl group.

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how some global pop stars are responding to the climate crisis and what the Indigenous community hopes to get out of COP28.

An artist's courtroom sketch of a man in a dark suit wearing headphones, holding his hand to his chin.

Members of a B.C. Supreme Court jury have asked the judge in the Ibrahim Ali murder trial for a clearer definition of the differences between manslaughter and first- and second-degree murder.