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Fearless grizzly chows down on fallen fruit in busy B.C. neighbourhood

Fearless grizzly chows down on fallen fruit in busy B.C. neighbourhood

SQUAMISH, B.C. — A healthy adult grizzly bear spotted sauntering through a busy neighbourhood in a community north of Vancouver has been trapped and will be relocated far from human contact. The B.C.

Industrial site fire near Nanaimo, B.C., airport contained: officials

NANAIMO, B.C. — Fire crews say they have contained a fire burning at an industrial facility near the Nanaimo Airport on Vancouver Island.

Six Calgary men charged with kidnapping, assault with a weapon in Victoria

VICTORIA — Police in Victoria say six men in their 20s from Calgary have been arrested after an alleged kidnapping and assault with a weapon Monday night.
B.C. sets daily record of COVID-19 cases at 139, hospitalizations climb

B.C. sets daily record of COVID-19 cases at 139, hospitalizations climb

VICTORIA — British Columbia's provincial health officer says she does not foresee a scenario where the entire public school system will have to shut down again because of COVID-19. Dr.
B.C. Supreme Court puts private surgeries on life support

B.C. Supreme Court puts private surgeries on life support

Water conservation urged as drought strikes B.C. rivers and streams

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is urging water conservation as streams and rivers experience drought conditions across the southern half of the province.
Transport Canada decision on ferry passengers 'unwelcome intrusion': Horgan

Transport Canada decision on ferry passengers 'unwelcome intrusion': Horgan

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan says he has already begun pressing the federal government to reverse a decision requiring passengers on major BC Ferries routes to leave their vehicles on enclosed decks.

Man charged with murder in 2017 death of teenager from Nanaimo, B.C.

NANAIMO, B.C. — The RCMP say a three-year investigation has led to a murder charge in the death of a Vancouver Island teenager. Sixteen-year-old Makayla Chang was last seen March 17, 2017, and was reported missing to police in Nanaimo, B.C.

Police searching for two men wanted on attempted murder charges in Shuswap

SALMON ARM , B.C. — The RCMP are searching for two men wanted in connection with a serious stabbing in British Columbia's Shuswap area and say they have a third suspect in custody. On the night of Aug.
First Nation in Powell River, B.C., declares emergency after COVID-19 outbreak

First Nation in Powell River, B.C., declares emergency after COVID-19 outbreak

POWELL RIVER, B.C. — A British Columbia First Nation has issued a state of emergency after confirmation that four members have COVID-19 and several others are reporting symptoms of the virus.