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Squamish RCMP say a plane crashed in 'remote' Howe Sound location on May 24

Squamish RCMP say a plane crashed in 'remote' Howe Sound location on May 24

RCMP investigating incident, believe two people were aboard the plane when it crashed between Ellesmere Creek & Potlatch Creek across from Furry Creek.
Vancouver Island University board cancels its music programs in vote

Vancouver Island University board cancels its music programs in vote

The music department chair says the department has been told it will offer music electives to other students in the university, though no clear plan has been provided.
NACI says mpox and COVID-19 vaccines can be safely given at the same time

NACI says mpox and COVID-19 vaccines can be safely given at the same time

This reverses a previous recommendation to wait at least four weeks due to safety concerns.
Former Nanaimo teacher faces charges related to images of child sexual abuse

Former Nanaimo teacher faces charges related to images of child sexual abuse

Darrell Christopher Gilkes was hired as an on-call teacher in November 2022, but the district says it’s had no contact with him since he signed an undertaking not to practise in June 2023
Deaths in correctional facilities trending upward, BC Coroners Service says

Deaths in correctional facilities trending upward, BC Coroners Service says

VICTORIA — The BC Coroners Service says inmate deaths in the province have been trending upward. The agency says the deaths of 188 people in provincial and federal correctional facilities were reported between Jan. 1, 2013, and Dec. 31, 2023.
First Nations Health Authority in B.C. investigating cybersecurity incident

First Nations Health Authority in B.C. investigating cybersecurity incident

The First Nations Health Authority in B.C. is investigating after being hit by a cybersecurity attack.
Still afloat: Squamish council to reconsider LNG floatel

Still afloat: Squamish council to reconsider LNG floatel

Council voted 4-3 to reconsider Woodfibre LNG's worker accommodation application; meeting set for June 4.
One in five adult Canadians doesn't have a family doctor, study finds

One in five adult Canadians doesn't have a family doctor, study finds

A recent survey and peer-reviewed analysis have found British Columbians are the third least likely to have a family doctor in Canada and the most likely to use walk-in clinics.
Environment Canada warns of snowfall and hazardous driving on B.C. Interior highways

Environment Canada warns of snowfall and hazardous driving on B.C. Interior highways

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada is warning drivers about snow on some southern British Columbia mountain passes that may cause sudden hazardous driving conditions.
Surrey Board of Trade calls for review of sex offender regulations, protocols

Surrey Board of Trade calls for review of sex offender regulations, protocols

SURREY, B.C. — The Surrey Board of Trade says it is joining Mayor Brenda Locke in "urgently calling" for a comprehensive review of laws and protocols around high-risk sex offenders. Board President Anita Huberman says in an open letter to B.C.