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Residential school survivors seek to witness demolition of place of nightmares

Residential school survivors seek to witness demolition of place of nightmares

'It wasn't the buildings that did that; it was the people,' survivor says of abuse.

B.C. man arrested for allegedly soliciting children to touch him sexually: RCMP

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Mounties say they arrested a 32-year-old man on Saturday for allegedly seeking sexual contact with children in Fort St. John, B.C. RCMP say they were called to a local park at around 10:30 a.m. following reports from witnesses.

Motorcyclist killed in suspected hit-and-run in Burnaby, B.C.

BURNABY, B.C. — RCMP in Burnaby, B.C., are investigating an alleged hit-and-run that caused the death of a motorcyclist Saturday evening.
Blaze near Lytton spread across steep terrain, says BC Wildfire Service

Blaze near Lytton spread across steep terrain, says BC Wildfire Service

LYTTON, B.C. — British Columbia's Wildfire Service says an out-of-control blaze in the Fraser Canyon has grown further burning 3.5 square kilometres of bush south of Lytton, B.C.

Shots fired before Jeep crashes in Surrey: RCMP

SURREY, B.C. — Police are investigating a Saturday-evening shooting in Surrey, B.C. that they say preceded a car crash. Local Mounties say in a news release that it happened in the Newton area at around 8:40 p.m.
Wildfire near Lytton, B.C., grows, evacuation alert remains in effect

Wildfire near Lytton, B.C., grows, evacuation alert remains in effect

LYTTON, B.C. — British Columbia's Wildfire Service says a blaze in the Fraser Canyon has been renamed and is now classified as out-of-control after charring 2.5 square kilometres south of Lytton, B.C.
B.C. premier gets second AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as 109 new cases reported

B.C. premier gets second AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as 109 new cases reported

VICTORIA — British Columbia's premier says he's received a second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. John Horgan shared a photo of himself to social media on Friday afternoon holding a completed vaccination card.
Pair charged in murder of two brothers in Naramata, B.C.

Pair charged in murder of two brothers in Naramata, B.C.

NARAMATA, B.C. — RCMP say two men have been charged in the double murder of two brothers in British Columbia's Okanagan region. The bodies of Erick and Carlos Fryer were found in a remote location near the town of Naramata.
Lower Post postpones school demolition ceremony after animal remains found

Lower Post postpones school demolition ceremony after animal remains found

LOWER POST, B.C. — A ceremony to mark the demolition of a former residential school building in a British Columbia First Nation community has been postponed after animal remains were found by construction workers.
Updated tailings code after Mount Polley an improvement: B.C. mines auditor

Updated tailings code after Mount Polley an improvement: B.C. mines auditor

VICTORIA — British Columbia's chief auditor of mines has found changes to the province's requirements for tailings storage facilities made after the Mount Polley disaster have generally improved the management of mining waste.
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