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Police, BC Coroners Service investigate possible Cultus Lake drowning

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — Emergency crews responded to a possible drowning at a popular lake in the Fraser Valley Saturday afternoon. Jose Vargas, a spokesman with B.C. Emergency Health Services, says paramedics were called to Cultus Lake around 3 p.m.
Black bear that bit girl in North Vancouver 'habituated' to humans: officers

Black bear that bit girl in North Vancouver 'habituated' to humans: officers

VANCOUVER — British Columbia conservation officers say they believe a black bear that bit a young girl in North Vancouver Friday was food-conditioned and habituated to humans.

Environment Canada warns first heat of the season coming to southern B.C.

VANCOUVER — Southern British Columbians bemoaning a slow start to the summer season will get what they asked for soon. Environment Canada says in a special weather statement that the first heat wave of the season is set to begin Sunday.

Haida Gwaii has COVID outbreak with 13 cases, B.C. health officials say

VICTORIA — A outbreak of COVID-19 on Haida Gwaii has resulted in 13 confirmed cases, which health officials say are all linked to local residents and off-island travel.

Man arrested after firearms call from temporary housing facility in Victoria

VICTORIA — A man has been arrested in Victoria after a standoff that started with a report about a firearm being discharged.
BCCDC identifies another COVID-19 case on international Vancouver flight

BCCDC identifies another COVID-19 case on international Vancouver flight

Witnesses sought after woman is badly hurt when pushed from B.C. train platform

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — Police say a woman suffered serious injuries after being pushed onto the tracks in front of an oncoming train in New Westminster, B.C.
Explosive devices to scare bears banned in Vancouver over safety, noise issues

Explosive devices to scare bears banned in Vancouver over safety, noise issues

VANCOUVER — A popular backcountry item used to humanely deter bears has been banned from sale or use in Vancouver.
B.C. restaurant industry says it is embracing rules to stop virus spreading

B.C. restaurant industry says it is embracing rules to stop virus spreading

Sexualized violence most common injury among Metis females in care: B.C. report

VICTORIA — The findings of an investigation into critical injuries and deaths among Metis youth are troubling, British Columbia's children's advocate says.
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