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B.C. lakes’ health monitored by provincial program

B.C. lakes’ health monitored by provincial program

Electronic music festival Shambhala postpones amid sexual misconduct allegations

SALMO, B.C. — A prominent electronic music festival in British Columbia is postponing this year's virtual event after sexual misconduct allegations were made against one of its performers.

RCMP arrest man over mail theft in four Metro Vancouver communities

SURREY, B.C. — A four-month RCMP investigation has led to 17 charges against a man accused of mail theft offences in Surrey, Delta, Richmond and North Vancouver. Thirty-year-old Nickolas Kelly was arrested July 7 and remains in custody.

B.C. officer in critical condition after off-duty disturbance, man arrested

NELSON, B.C. — A police officer is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries following an off-duty incident in Nelson, B.C. The Abbotsford Police Department says one of its officers intervened in a disturbance on Thursday. Sgt.

Police watchdog called to investigate man's death after release from custody

DUNCAN, B.C. — British Columbia's police watchdog has been called in to investigate the death of a man not long after he was released from custody on Vancouver Island. RCMP in Duncan say an officer arrested a man for public intoxication at 4:30 p.m.

Vancouver Pride joins calls for ejection of Liberal caucus member over ads

VICTORIA — Calls are rising for the BC Liberals to throw out one of its members from caucus amid allegations of homophobia and transphobia, while party Leader Andrew Wilkinson remains silent on the issue.

B.C. Premier apologizes, says he misspoke on comments about drug addiction

LANGFORD, B.C. — British Columbia's premier is apologizing for comments he made Thursday comparing the COVID-19 pandemic to the province's ongoing opioid crisis. B.C.

Minister says B.C. gained advantage when it allowed schools to open in June

LANGFORD, B.C. — British Columbia's education minister says there's no substitute for in-class work and the goal for September will be to have as many children as possible return to school.
'I'm going to rape you': Woman receives terrifying message on Metro Vancouver bus

'I'm going to rape you': Woman receives terrifying message on Metro Vancouver bus

Newborn care unit at Vancouver hospital shut down by COVID-19 outbreak

Newborn care unit at Vancouver hospital shut down by COVID-19 outbreak

VANCOUVER — A newborn intensive care unit at a Vancouver hospital is the site of the latest COVID-19 outbreak in the city.