B.C. ‘prepared to entertain’ talks of Vancouver hosting 2026 FIFA Men’s World Cup games

Last week, officials in Montreal withdrew its bid to host, leaving Edmonton and Toronto as the only candidates.
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Witnesses sought after ‘targeted’ shooting of 17-year-old boy in Mississauga: police
Peel Regional Police are seeking witnesses and video surveillance after officers say a 17-year-old boy was injured in a "targeted" shooting Monday.
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City of Regina sees ‘significant’ increase in graffiti cleanup costs in 2020
The City of Regina says there was a significant increase in cleanup costs for graffiti last year during the pandemic, in comparison to previous years.
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Kelowna, B.C. company preserving city’s history, one brick at a time
"We are taking history and bringing it back to life."
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2 fires in Stanley Park sparked by discarded cigarette butts
Vancouver fire crews have responded to 23 fires in the Stanley Park area since June.
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Bear euthanized after officials determine it was likely behind woman’s death in northern Alberta
Three days after a woman died after being mauled by a bear in a remote part of Alberta, officials say the animal found to be responsible for the attack has been euthanized.
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Mauricie region expanding efforts to quell COVID-19 outbreaks
A mobile vaccination clinic will be available in Trois-Rivières from Wednesday to Saturday.
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Efforts to revive Kelowna woman who drowned in Christina Lake unsuccessful: Grand Forks RCMP
Police say the woman was located in the water, beside her boat, before a boat carrying an off-duty nurse was flagged down. Paramedics then tried to revive her.
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Simone Biles reveals that her aunt died during Tokyo Olympics
Biles, 24, withdrew from four individual finals — all-around, vault, floor and uneven bars — last week citing mental health concerns and "the twisties," a condition when gymnasts lose their sense of awareness in the air.
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COVID-19: Interior Health accounts for over half of cases reported since Friday
First and second COVID-19 vaccine doses available to walk-ins across B.C. clinics on Wednesday
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Canadian soccer women have come this far at the Olympics, coach says, they might as well go home with gold
Canada will have to reverse its last result against Sweden, a round-of-16 loss at the 2019 Women’s World Cup.
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‘We could literally see the flames’: Davidson Lake evacuees leave everything behind
Properties are under "value protection" used by the Manitoba Wildfire Service to spray down buildings and homes to prevent fires from spreading.
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The Kyle Lowry deal will set off a chain reaction for the Raptors. But there’s no big rush
While the Raptors have high hopes for Precious Achiuwa, part of the return from the Miami Heat in a sign-and-trade featuring all-star Kyle Lowry, they hope to move veteran guard Goran Dragic. DeMar DeRozan’s deal with the Bulls is a factor in that market.
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Vancouver firefighters praised for saving dog from house fire
Vancouver's fire chief said the residents of the home did the right thing by not going back into the burning building to rescue their pet.
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‘We need to speak up so people in Canada can hear our voice’: Afghan interpreters here break silence and ask Ottawa to save their families
For almost a decade, they’ve lived an invisible and unremarkable life in Canada for fear of reprisals from the Taliban for helping the Canadian Forces. On Tuesday, they broke their silence and staged a protest in Ottawa.
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Frontier Airlines passenger charged with groping, punching flight attendants
An Ohio man was arrested in Florida over the weekend after being accused of groping two female flight attendants and punching a male flight attendant during a flight from Philadelphia to Miami, officials said.
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Central Okanagan continues to drive COVID-19 case surge in B.C.
Over a four-day period, the B.C. Interior recorded 395 of the province's 742 new cases of COVID-19.
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Victoria B.C. police nabbed so many impaired drivers at roadblock they ran out of tow trucks
On July 31, officers took 15 impaired drivers off the road in a six-hour time period. In addition, they wrote 23 violation tickets for a variety of 'Motor Vehicle Act' offences. 
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Olympic medallist Jennifer Abel gets engaged at airport after returning from Tokyo
The Montreal Olympic diver had just touched down at Trudeau airport when she "said YES to (her) soulmate."
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‘It’s looking terrible’: Alberta ranchers struggling in provincial drought
Hot, dry conditions across Western Canada and the northern U.S. have put cattle feed in high demand.
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Quebec and Ottawa reach agreement on financing daycare centres
An infusion of billions of dollars in federal payments is expected to allow the creation of 22,000 new daycare spots.
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Ontario police watchdog clears Guelph officer of wrongdoing in Brantford standoff
A Guelph police officer who fired two rounds of a non-lethal anti-riot weapon at a man will not face charges.
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Tokyo Olympics Day 12: Canada misses podium in women’s 10 km marathon swim; Simone Biles reveals that her aunt died during Olympics
Ongoing coverage of Team Canada in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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Request made to Town of Coaldale to change signs meant to offer wetland information
In 2020, the Town of Coaldale installed six signs along a wetland, two of which provide information about plants and animals that one man says is incorrect.
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There are 811,000 reasons to reach out to first-time voters. Here’s how Canada’s political parties plan to woo them
With a federal election call on the horizon, one group of voters will be eligible to cast a ballot for the very first time: hundreds of thousands of young Canadians, with political parties turning to digital tactics to lock in their votes.
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Edmonton man drowned in Lake Isle after canoe flipped: RCMP
A 65-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Regina school divisions preparing return-to-school plans
The Regina Catholic and Public school divisions have provided updates on their preparations for the 2021-2022 school year and when more information will be announced.
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Open Door worker aims to tackle homelessness for Movement Montreal
With an increase in homelessness throughout the city, this could become a key issue in the election, still more than three months away.
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Jas Johal joins Global News Radio 980 CKNW with new radio show
A veteran journalist with over two decades of experience, Johal started his career with 980 CKNW in 1991 before joining BCTV in 1994.
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Joe Biden reinstates ban on home evictions as COVID-19 surges across the U.S.
Although it isn’t clear that another moratorium can withstand expected court challenges, Biden’s announcement was greeted as a triumph by those who advocated for it, Edward Keenan writes.
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Gregor Chisholm: Blue Jays mailbag: Pitching upgrades help, but the AL playoff race is still a dogfight
Between the Jays and A’s, the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners also remain in the mix for the wild card. That means the Jays will have to overtake at least three teams over the final 59 games to make it to the post-season for the second consecutive year.
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Police investigate double stabbing in Edmonton’s Rosslyn neigbourhood
Two men were stabbed in Edmonton on Monday night, and while police are still looking into what happened, they say investigators believe the attack was "not a random event."
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