Stephen Hawking, is remembered for his contributions to science by some of the world’s greatest (via @lwpkommunikacio/Flickr)

Tributes from around the world pour in for Stephen Hawking

Theoretical physicist remembered as one of science’s most brilliant minds

Stephen Hawking, is remembered for his contributions to science by some of the world’s greatest (via @lwpkommunikacio/Flickr)
Survey results suggest people under the age of 35 were three times more likely to consider themselves vegetarians or vegans than people 49 or older. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Most vegans, vegetarians in Canada are under 35: poll

Survey says 16 per cent of all vegetarians in Canada live in British Columbia

Survey results suggest people under the age of 35 were three times more likely to consider themselves vegetarians or vegans than people 49 or older. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Rugby fans showed up as Pandas and all sorts of costumes in support of rugby sevens

Costumed fans went wild for HSBC Canada Sevens in Vancouver

More than 77,000 fans showed up at the major event dressed in all sorts of wacky clothes

Rugby fans showed up as Pandas and all sorts of costumes in support of rugby sevens
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) reaches to celebrate with right wing T.J. Oshie (77) after scoring in the first period against the Winnipeg Jets on Monday in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Alex Ovechkin joins NHL’s exclusive 600-goal club

Caps’ captain is fourth-fastest player to 600 behind only Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux and Brett Hull

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) reaches to celebrate with right wing T.J. Oshie (77) after scoring in the first period against the Winnipeg Jets on Monday in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
VIDEO: Therapy dogs makes students happier, study finds

VIDEO: Therapy dogs makes students happier, study finds

UBC researchers say students preparing for finals benefit from sessions

  • Mar 12, 2018
VIDEO: Therapy dogs makes students happier, study finds
REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video
Wei Cheng, from UBC, has lead a project in developing a simple, cost-effective technique for making smart windows (via @ubcpublicaffairs/YouTube)

VIDEO: UBC researchers create new method for self-tinting windows

Smart windows conserve building energy by switching from clear to tinted, controlling heat and light

Wei Cheng, from UBC, has lead a project in developing a simple, cost-effective technique for making smart windows (via @ubcpublicaffairs/YouTube)
Daylight saving: 5 things you need to know about smoke and CO alarms

Daylight saving: 5 things you need to know about smoke and CO alarms

Officials are reminding us to replace the batteries in our smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms

Daylight saving: 5 things you need to know about smoke and CO alarms
Volunteer pilots, donors gives hope wings

Volunteer pilots, donors gives hope wings

Charity helps people in Canada’s wilderness get to medical help

Volunteer pilots, donors gives hope wings
One B.C. man’s icy answer to affordable housing

One B.C. man’s icy answer to affordable housing

B.C. man from Village of Granisle creates pristine igloo jokingly an option for affordable housing

One B.C. man’s icy answer to affordable housing
Farm manure could be viable renewable energy source, Canadian researchers say

Farm manure could be viable renewable energy source, Canadian researchers say

A chemical reaction in the converter would produce methane from carbon dioxide in the biogas

Farm manure could be viable renewable energy source, Canadian researchers say
Most Canadians can’t name achievements of famous women: poll

Most Canadians can’t name achievements of famous women: poll

Knowledge levels were next to non-existent when respondents were asked about the accomplishments

Most Canadians can’t name achievements of famous women: poll
Frank Harding, in his home in Courtenay. Photo by Scott Strasser.

98-year-old B.C. man passes driving reassessment

Frank Harding has been driving for nearly eight decades

Frank Harding, in his home in Courtenay. Photo by Scott Strasser.
Wenjack’s sister evokes memory of Gord Downie at school opening

Wenjack’s sister evokes memory of Gord Downie at school opening

With help of Downie’s “Secret Path” project, story of Chanie Wenjack’s death in 1966 has gone national

Wenjack’s sister evokes memory of Gord Downie at school opening
Elusive Greenland sharks caught on camera in Nunavut
Elusive Greenland sharks caught on camera in Nunavut
B.C. moose snaps roadside selfie

B.C. moose snaps roadside selfie

BC Highway Wildlife Cam captures moose selfie and so much more

B.C. moose snaps roadside selfie
PHOTOS: B.C. research students look to upgrade first ‘sailbot’ at sea

PHOTOS: B.C. research students look to upgrade first ‘sailbot’ at sea

The original vessel launched in August 2016, but was blown off course by strong winds

PHOTOS: B.C. research students look to upgrade first ‘sailbot’ at sea
Weight loss, cryptocurrency fraud among BBB’s top 10 scams of 2017

Weight loss, cryptocurrency fraud among BBB’s top 10 scams of 2017

Better Business Bureau releases its best-of-the-worst in reported fraud last year

Weight loss, cryptocurrency fraud among BBB’s top 10 scams of 2017
Black Press nominated for B.C. & Yukon Community Newspapers Association awards

Black Press nominated for B.C. & Yukon Community Newspapers Association awards

The awards honour community newspaper and digital excellence across B.C. and Yukon

Black Press nominated for B.C. & Yukon Community Newspapers Association awards
Thirty-one members of the Boilermakers Local 203 at the North Atlantic oil refinery in Come By Chance, N.L., collected their shares of a $60 million Lotto Max jackpot Wednesday in St. John’s. (Keith Gosse/The Canadian Press)

Thirty-one workers in Newfoundland share $60-million lotto win

The group of oil refinery co-workers bought the lucky Lotto Max ticket last week

Thirty-one members of the Boilermakers Local 203 at the North Atlantic oil refinery in Come By Chance, N.L., collected their shares of a $60 million Lotto Max jackpot Wednesday in St. John’s. (Keith Gosse/The Canadian Press)