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Police issue warning after North Van man targeted in fake kidnapping scam

Police issue warning after North Van man targeted in fake kidnapping scam

Scammers spoofed wife’s cellphone number and demanded a ransom be paid or the woman would be harmed.
Vote buying application filed at BC Supreme Court over Pouce Coupe mayoral election

Vote buying application filed at BC Supreme Court over Pouce Coupe mayoral election

BC’s Local Government Act underlines rules for candidates.
Coquihalla Highway closed between Merritt and Hope due to 'police incident'

Coquihalla Highway closed between Merritt and Hope due to 'police incident'

DriveBC reports the closure extends all the way from Hope to Merritt in both directions.
Anti-McCallum group, new Victoria mayor fined for election advertising omissions

Anti-McCallum group, new Victoria mayor fined for election advertising omissions

Both failed to include mandatory authorization statements in some of their campaign advertising, said Elections BC.
Robbery, chase, shooting, crash and police response cause mayhem in Coquitlam, B.C.

Robbery, chase, shooting, crash and police response cause mayhem in Coquitlam, B.C.

COQUITLAM, B.C. — A search is underway for two people linked to a violent series of events that brought the Tuesday evening rush hour to a standstill along a section of Highway 1 through Coquitlam, B.C.
Cross-border shoppers at a crossroads in B.C.

Cross-border shoppers at a crossroads in B.C.

Canada-U.S. shopping ‘habits may be lost’ due to pandemic, says retail analyst
B.C. strata rental changes could fuel speculation, critics say

B.C. strata rental changes could fuel speculation, critics say

The B.C. NDP government is removing grandfathered rental restrictions in residential stratas, but to what end?
18-year-old stabbed to death in B.C. school parking lot

18-year-old stabbed to death in B.C. school parking lot

Despite all attempts to revive the teen, he succumbed to his injuries.
Eby announces dedicated B.C. housing ministry, as Opposition seeks audit of providers

Eby announces dedicated B.C. housing ministry, as Opposition seeks audit of providers

VICTORIA — The housing crisis in British Columbia will receive the attention of a dedicated place at the government's cabinet table, new Premier David Eby announced, as the Opposition raised concerns about his own management of the brief.
What is sextortion and how does it work?

What is sextortion and how does it work?

Predators typically engage in online sexual chat with the victim then threaten to release intimate images if demands aren’t met.
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