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Tk’emlups preparing for archaeological work at site where remains were found

Tk’emlups preparing for archaeological work at site where remains were found

The 215 graves are, to the band’s knowledge, undocumented deaths for which it is still in the process of collecting records.

B.C. records 229 cases of COVID-19 over three days as officials encourage vaccination

VICTORIA — British Columbia is reporting a one-day total of COVID-19 cases not seen since last August, but health officials are encouraging more people to get vaccinated as the virus continues to circulate in the province and neighbouring jurisdictio
Horgan marks Indigenous Peoples Day by urging recognition of systemic racism

Horgan marks Indigenous Peoples Day by urging recognition of systemic racism

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan is marking National Indigenous Peoples Day by celebrating First Nation communities while recognizing systemic racism continues to be a reality for them.
B.C. 6/49 lottery winner will have to share $6-million jackpot

B.C. 6/49 lottery winner will have to share $6-million jackpot

The six winning numbers were 13, 15, 17, 25, 34 and 45.
Fully vaccinated travellers won’t be subject to quarantine starting July 5

Fully vaccinated travellers won’t be subject to quarantine starting July 5

Canada also extends flights ban for India
Indian residential schools were designed with cemeteries

Indian residential schools were designed with cemeteries

'It wasn't a secret there were going to be deaths': An Indigenous studies professor at Simon Fraser University says many schools' architectural drawings included cemeteries.
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.