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Alaska man arrested at B.C. border crossing faces firearms, smuggling charges

VANCOUVER — Border officials say a man from Alaska has been charged with smuggling assault-style guns at a border crossing in British Columbia.

Latest targeted shooting in Surrey, B.C., sends one man to hospital

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP say they are investigating a targeted shooting in Surrey, B.C. A statement from the force says officers responded to reports of gunfire late Thursday in the Brookswood neighbourhood.
Former MP Nathan Cullen looking to run for B.C. NDP in next election

Former MP Nathan Cullen looking to run for B.C. NDP in next election

SMITHERS, B.C. — A former high-profile federal British Columbia politician is the latest in a growing number of New Democrats looking to make the switch to provincial politics for the next election.
Suspected arsonist faces charges after pier fire in New Westminster, B.C.

Suspected arsonist faces charges after pier fire in New Westminster, B.C.

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A suspect has been identified after a fire destroyed part of a pier in New Westminster, B.C.
Wildfire smoke expected to clear in B.C. in coming days: Environment Canada

Wildfire smoke expected to clear in B.C. in coming days: Environment Canada

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada says poor air quality in central and southern British Columbia due to wildfires in the United States is expected to improve over the coming days.
Vancouver records increase in crime with particularly high numbers in some areas

Vancouver records increase in crime with particularly high numbers in some areas

VANCOUVER — Police say the latest statistics suggesting an increase in crime for the first half of the year in Vancouver are concerning.

High school stabber to argue he's not responsible because of mental illness

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A lawyer for a man who fatally stabbed a high school student four years ago in Abbotsford, B.C., says he will argue in court that the man is not criminally responsible because of a mental disorder.

Three found dead in two separate homicides in Vancouver: police

VANCOUVER — Three people have been killed in what Vancouver police say are two separate homicides in the city. Const. Tania Visintin says two people were found unresponsive in a hotel room in the Downtown Eastside at about 7 p.m. Wednesday.
200-member B.C. crew off to Oregon wildfires, 200 more may be assigned: Premier

200-member B.C. crew off to Oregon wildfires, 200 more may be assigned: Premier

VICTORIA — Two hundred British Columbia firefighters are heading to Oregon to help with devastating wildfires in that state.

Fraser Health now reporting COVID-19 exposures at schools; others to follow

VICTORIA — Families with school-age children in British Columbia will soon be able to go to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control website for information about COVID-19 outbreaks and exposure events at schools.