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'Perplexing problem': Whale mystery solved by B.C. scientists

'Perplexing problem': Whale mystery solved by B.C. scientists

A new study sheds light on why whales don't get brain damage when they swim.
West Coast water too cold for tropical storms, experts say

West Coast water too cold for tropical storms, experts say

Tropical cyclones like Fiona, which devastated parts of Atlantic Canada, require two things the West Coast does not have: warm water and the kind of winds that will carry the storm inland.
Engine revver awarded $75,000 after being injured by angry neighbour

Engine revver awarded $75,000 after being injured by angry neighbour

Angry at a man who was revving the engine of his vehicle early in the morning in Tofino, Ole Marvin Hansen grabbed a piece of wood and began striking the vehicle in a 'frenzied attack.'
B.C. man pleads guilty to Calgary underage sexual touching charge

B.C. man pleads guilty to Calgary underage sexual touching charge

Christian Kevin Kelly was charged with four counts involving the same person.

School board lacked authority to suspend trustees over alleged bullying: B.C. judge

VICTORIA — A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled the Greater Victoria School Board lacked the authority to censure and suspend two elected trustees over allegations of harassment and bullying.
Accused to plead not guilty in Vancouver fatal stranger stabbing

Accused to plead not guilty in Vancouver fatal stranger stabbing

Lindsay Scott is facing charges of second-degree murder and assault in the death of Justin Mohrman.
Young Metro Vancouver transit riders have taken 3M free trips this last year

Young Metro Vancouver transit riders have taken 3M free trips this last year

A family with a child younger than 12 is able to save more than $700 a year with the province's "Get On Board - Kids 12 and Under Ride Free" program.
Vancouver stockbroker penalized after 'Bridgemark Group' trades

Vancouver stockbroker penalized after 'Bridgemark Group' trades

Tiffany Sweeney of Research Capital Corporation failed in her gatekeeper obligations, according to the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada.
Man run over by truck near B.C. homeless camp, alcohol suspected factor: Police

Man run over by truck near B.C. homeless camp, alcohol suspected factor: Police

KELOWNA, B.C. — Police say a man was seriously injured after being run over by a truck near a homeless camp in Kelowna, B.C. RCMP say in a news release alcohol is believed to be a factor in the incident early Sunday, just after midnight.
Prince George pilot program to look at Indigenous overrepresentation in criminal justice system

Prince George pilot program to look at Indigenous overrepresentation in criminal justice system

The BCFNJC will receive funding from the province to develop a pilot program