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B.C. resident cancelled as keynote speaker at International Woman's Day event

B.C. resident cancelled as keynote speaker at International Woman's Day event

Leah Goldstein of Vernon was scheduled to be a keynote speaker at an International Women’s Day festival in Ontario, but her appearance was cancelled due to her service in the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) 30 years ago.
'Freedom Convoy' organizer suing Ottawa for using Emergencies Act to freeze accounts

'Freedom Convoy' organizer suing Ottawa for using Emergencies Act to freeze accounts

SASKATOON — A main organizer of the “Freedom Convoy” is suing the federal government for using the Emergencies Act to freeze his bank accounts, arguing it breached his Charter rights to protest COVID-19 mandates.
No evidence Kamloops Costco shopper was impacted by mask policy, adjudicator rules

No evidence Kamloops Costco shopper was impacted by mask policy, adjudicator rules

Lori Emslie filed a complaint with the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal regarding her experience as a Costco shopper in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
B.C. boosts green rebates amid record deficit

B.C. boosts green rebates amid record deficit

In addition to a 25% boost in the BC Family Benefit Bonus, British Columbians will see a 10% increase in the Climate Action Tax Credit and a one-time $100 rebate on their hydro bill.
Petronas fined $22,500 for spill

Petronas fined $22,500 for spill

The British Columbia Energy Regulator has fined Petronas for a produced water spill on Feb 17, 2021
B.C. election budget boosts family benefits as deficit soars to $7.9B

B.C. election budget boosts family benefits as deficit soars to $7.9B

VICTORIA — Families and small business operators in British Columbia are expected to benefit in an election-year budget that boosts spending, but forecasts a growing deficit of more than $7.9 billion and economic growth of less than one per cent.
Prince George RCMP catch break and enter suspect sleeping on someone’s couch

Prince George RCMP catch break and enter suspect sleeping on someone’s couch

The suspect was released on an undertaking with a future court date
Canadian Natural Resources fined $40,000 for spill

Canadian Natural Resources fined $40,000 for spill

The British Columbia Energy Regulator has fined Canadian Natural Resources $40,000 for a Sept. 20, 2021 spill at one of their well sites.
Fort St. John RCMP seeking woman potentially hiding in Prince George

Fort St. John RCMP seeking woman potentially hiding in Prince George

The Fort St John RCMP is requesting the public's help to locate 29-year-old, Alix Gene Bottle, wanted on warrants for two counts of Breach of Release Order, Abduction by Parent, Uttering Threats and Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose.
Northern BC RCMP warning public of 'smishing' scams

Northern BC RCMP warning public of 'smishing' scams

The Hudson's Hope RCMP say they would like to remind the public to stay vigilant and be wary of online scams, including subscription traps, identity theft, tax scams, health and medical scams, phishing and smishing.