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Snap election in B.C. puts spotlight on party nomination contests

Snap election in B.C. puts spotlight on party nomination contests

VANCOUVER — The NDP's announcement that former MP Nathan Cullen is a candidate in the B.C. election has stirred controversy and put the nomination processes used by all the parties in the spotlight.
Money laundering inquiry delayed over of B.C. election: commissioner

Money laundering inquiry delayed over of B.C. election: commissioner

VANCOUVER — The head of B.C.'s money laundering inquiry has delayed the resumption of the hearings because of the B.C. election. Austin Cullen says the hearings will start again on Oct. 26, two days after the provincial election is to be held.
B.C.'s top doctor thanks supporters after revealing threats over COVID-19 measures

B.C.'s top doctor thanks supporters after revealing threats over COVID-19 measures

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor is thanking supporters after revealing she has faced abuse and death threats related to her public health orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr.
New Democrat, Green alliance fractures on the B.C. election campaign trail

New Democrat, Green alliance fractures on the B.C. election campaign trail

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. — The gap between the NDP and its former Green allies widened Thursday, as the focus of their campaigns shifted from the necessity of a snap election to child care.
Elections BC says 160,000 voters ask for mail-in ballots amid COVID-19 pandemic

Elections BC says 160,000 voters ask for mail-in ballots amid COVID-19 pandemic

VICTORIA — Elections BC says 160,000 people have requested mail-in ballots for the Oct. 24 provincial election. B.C.

B.C. woman gets one year for injecting her boyfriend with a fatal dose of morphine

PENTICTON, B.C. — A Penticton woman who injected her teenage boyfriend with a lethal dose of morphine has been handed a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter and must pay the victim’s family for funeral costs, a judge ordered Wednesday.

Thousands dealing with stress of COVID-19 self-isolation, B.C. health officials say

VICTORIA — British Columbia health officials say the number of COVID-19 cases across the province continues to be too high. Dr.
Parts of B.C. will be drenched with up to 70 mm of rain: Environment Canada

Parts of B.C. will be drenched with up to 70 mm of rain: Environment Canada

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada is warning of heavy downpours that could cause flash flooding and pooling water in parts of B.C. Rainfall warnings have been posted for Metro Vancouver, Howe Sound and the Fraser Valley.
B.C. premier says he needs stability to face 'grave' challenges province faces

B.C. premier says he needs stability to face 'grave' challenges province faces

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia needs a government with a majority mandate to face the province's health and economic challenges during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, NDP Leader John Horgan said Wednesday.

Police investigate after man was set on fire while sleeping in Campbell River, B.C.

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. — The RCMP say a sleeping man was deliberately set on fire in Campbell River, B.C., leaving him severe burns to his back.