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B.C. reports 50 more COVID-19 deaths, 276 hospitalized

B.C. reports 50 more COVID-19 deaths, 276 hospitalized

VICTORIA — The latest figures on COVID-19 in British Columbia show 276 people are hospitalized with the illness, with 19 people in critical care.
Flood emergency centre opens in Penticton as Okanagan Lake levels rise

Flood emergency centre opens in Penticton as Okanagan Lake levels rise

VANCOUVER — An emergency operations centre has been opened in Penticton, B.C., in response to rising waters levels on Okanagan Lake.
Ex-Solicitor General says Cullen's key recommendations would add bureaucracy

Ex-Solicitor General says Cullen's key recommendations would add bureaucracy

Kash Heed said the two key recommendations of the Cullen Commission final report would not curb money laundering.
B.C. regional district calls on Premier Horgan to apologize for Sixties Scoop

B.C. regional district calls on Premier Horgan to apologize for Sixties Scoop

Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan have already issued apologies for removing thousands of Indigenous children from their homes and placing them in foster care.

Two adults, infant dead in Highway 5 crash near Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Two adults and a baby have been killed in a crash involving a semi-truck on Highway 5 north of Kamloops, B.C. B.C. Highway Patrol says officers were called to the crash on Thursday.
West Van man faces U.S. charges of trafficking fentanyl on 'dark web'

West Van man faces U.S. charges of trafficking fentanyl on 'dark web'

A West Vancouver man and a British man face charges in the U.S. for allegedly running an international drug and money laundering operation that was linked to the opioid overdose deaths of two U.S. Navy servicemen.
Vancouver school locked down over weapon report, one day after bear spray incident

Vancouver school locked down over weapon report, one day after bear spray incident

VANCOUVER — Police were called to a school in east Vancouver for the second time in less than 24 hours after officers said they received reports of a person with a weapon.
B.C.'s police watchdog says guard's treatment of prisoner could be torture

B.C.'s police watchdog says guard's treatment of prisoner could be torture

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia’s police watchdog says an officer’s use of force during the arrest of a drunken man in Prince George was reasonable, but the “torture” he later received in jail by a civilian guard could be seen as criminal.
Majority oppose $789-million museum rebuild, says pollster

Majority oppose $789-million museum rebuild, says pollster

69 per cent oppose the multi-year museum-replacement project and 22 per cent support it, says a poll by Angus Reid Institute
Minneapolis airline launches summer service to Vancouver

Minneapolis airline launches summer service to Vancouver

Sun Country Airlines landed at YVR on Wednesday to kick off its twice-weekly route from the Twin Cities