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B.C. politicians return for 'unique' sitting of legislature during pandemic

B.C. politicians return for 'unique' sitting of legislature during pandemic

VICTORIA — In a building where face-to-face debates between political opponents are normal activities, the British Columbia legislature will be a much different place when it returns Monday for a summer sitting.

Return of Indigenous remains, artifacts vital part of reconciliation: adviser

VICTORIA — Dan Smith of the Wei Wai Kum First Nation says the repatriation of ancestral remains and cultural objects has been a long time coming for many Indigenous communities in British Columbia.

Creeping slide prompts evacuation alert, road closure in Old Fort, B.C.

OLD FORT, B.C. — A slow-moving landslide has closed the only road into a small community along British Columbia's Peace River for the second time in less than two years. Residents of Old Fort, B.C.
PHOTOS: BC Wildlife Park unveils pair of unique 'marble foxes'

PHOTOS: BC Wildlife Park unveils pair of unique 'marble foxes'

Meet Raven and McCoy.

B.C. rent help continues but border screenings, ban on some evictions to end

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is extending its temporary rental supplement program to support renters and landlords through the pandemic, while it ends its border screening measures.

B.C. man who assaulted sex-trade worker to serve one day and probation

VERNON, B.C. — A British Columbia man convicted of running into a sex-trade worker with an all-terrain vehicle will serve one day in jail and probation after his time already served in custody has been considered. A B.C.

Two schools evacuated by the RCMP over 'suspicious messaging' in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Two schools have been evacuated in Kamloops, B.C, after the RCMP say "suspicious messaging" was found written on the exterior of David Thompson Elementary. The school along with Westsyde Elementary have been evacuated by police.
No-stopping zone in place on B.C. section of Trans-Canada to protect bears

No-stopping zone in place on B.C. section of Trans-Canada to protect bears

FIELD, B.C. — Parks Canada has put in a 10-kilometre, no-stopping zone to protect several bears — including a rare white grizzly — that are feeding along the Trans-Canada Highway.
Bands support anti-racism petition, pull out of Canada Day event in Surrey, B.C.

Bands support anti-racism petition, pull out of Canada Day event in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — Three musical groups slated to headline a virtual Canada Day celebration in Surrey, B.C., have pulled out of the event to protest what they say is that city's lack of commitment to dismantle systemic racism.

B.C. independent school suspends classes after staff member has COVID-19

VICTORIA — An independent school in B.C.'s Fraser Health region has suspended classes after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The individual held a variety of roles at the school, including teacher, provincial health officer Dr.
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