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B.C. man accused of killing hamsters faces trial in August 2021

B.C. man accused of killing hamsters faces trial in August 2021

The man accused of torturing and killing hamsters in Kelowna will face trial next summer. Leighton Labute, 21, was arrested last May after videos of a person torturing and killing three hamsters were uploaded the Reddit.
These impressive 17 British Columbians have been appointed to the Order of Canada

These impressive 17 British Columbians have been appointed to the Order of Canada

The Order recognizes Canadians from all sectors of society for their outstanding achievements, dedication to their communities and service to the nation.
Premier John Horgan wants to appeal to rural British Columbians

Premier John Horgan wants to appeal to rural British Columbians

With the majority of the BC NDP's seats in the Legislature coming from the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, Premier John Horgan says he'd like to reach out to more rural British Columbians over the next four years.
Another five B.C. flights identified for potential COVID-19 exposure

Another five B.C. flights identified for potential COVID-19 exposure

Thursday's additions to the list were announced just hours after provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry reported 887 new cases of the virus
Rate increase of 4.36 per cent approved for FortisBC electricity customers

Rate increase of 4.36 per cent approved for FortisBC electricity customers

FortisBC has received interim approval from the BCUC for a 4.36 per cent increase to its general electricity rates in 2021.
Selina Robinson to serve as B.C.'s next finance minister

Selina Robinson to serve as B.C.'s next finance minister

Selina Robinson will serve as B.C.'s next finance minister as the province battles a strengthening second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic that brings new costs and restrictions to B.C. "These are extraordinarily difficult times for all of us.

Man dies after Vancouver police respond to call about agitated man

VANCOUVER — A man has died after a confrontation with Vancouver police and the office that handles all cases of police-involved death or serious injury in British Columbia is investigating. Police say it happened at about 6 p.m.
Meet Jennifer Whiteside, B.C.'s new Minister of Education

Meet Jennifer Whiteside, B.C.'s new Minister of Education

New Westminster just got a voice at the cabinet table - and it's a major voice.
B.C. Premier john Horgan expands majority cabinet to fight COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. Premier john Horgan expands majority cabinet to fight COVID-19 pandemic

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B.C. records 887 more cases of COVID-19, with death toll now at 384

B.C. records 887 more cases of COVID-19, with death toll now at 384

VICTORIA — British Columbia has recorded 887 new cases of COVID-19 as the province nears 30,000 infections from the illness. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr.