British Columbia

Global News/The Canadian Press

Investigation begins as third person dies in train derailment in northern Vancouver Island

By The Canadian Press
April 20, 2017 - 12:38pm Updated: April 21, 2017 - 10:13am

WOSS, B.C. — A third person has died following a train derailment in the northern Vancouver Island community of Woss, B.C.

RCMP Cpl. Tammy Douglas confirms the victim died after being transported to hospital.

The Canadian Press

B.C. party leaders square off in first election debate

By The Canadian Press
April 20, 2017 - 10:10am Updated: April 20, 2017 - 4:47pm

VANCOUVER — It wasn’t long before Liberal Leader Christy Clark put her hand on the arm of her main rival, John Horgan, and told him to calm down during Thursday’s first debate of the B.C. election campaign.

The New Democrat leader’s icy response: “Don’t touch me again, please.”