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RCMP commander in Surrey, B.C., moving to new provincewide post with Mounties

SURREY, B.C. — The top police officer in Surrey, B.C., is leaving his post to take up a new role with the RCMP in the province.
Frustration and pride in Canada after a year of legal pot

Frustration and pride in Canada after a year of legal pot

VANCOUVER — The weed is expensive, the selection is limited, the black market persists, and licensed stores are scarce. It's one year into Canada's experiment in legal marijuana, and hundreds of legal pot shops have opened.

Man found dead after reports of shots fired in Campbell River, B.C.

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. — The body of a man was found by police outside a home in the Vancouver Island community of Campbell River on Wednesday. Police say they received a report of shots being fired at about 2:30 a.m.

Three arrested as Vancouver police target alleged murder conspiracy plot

VANCOUVER — Investigators say a month-long investigation has broken up an alleged murder conspiracy plot in Vancouver. A statement from Vancouver police says three arrests have been made.

Hiker with MS missing near Nanaimo, B.C., is found safe

NANAIMO, B.C. — The search is over for a Vancouver Island man with multiple sclerosis who went out for a walk near Nanaimo, B.C., on Tuesday. RCMP issued a notice Wednesday saying 51-year-old Cortney Latoski has been found safe and sound.

Map shows Vancouver areas likely to see quake damage as city preps for ShakeOut

VANCOUVER — A map released by the City of Vancouver highlights areas that would see the most severe damage during a significant earthquake.

An average of 2.5 people still dying every day in B.C. from overdoses: coroner

VICTORIA — Illicit drug deaths were down in British Columbia in August from the same month last year but there were still an average of 2.5 people dying every day in the province.

Kamloops woman who set her children on fire, killing one, granted full parole

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — A woman who set her two children on fire 22 years ago, killing one of them, has been granted full parole. However, the Parole Board of Canada says Donna Hysop of Kamloops, B.C., is still not admitting responsibility for her crimes.

Legal-aid deal provides stability for lawyers and clients: B.C. attorney general

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government has reached an agreement with legal aid lawyers who represent low-income clients.

Striking Vancouver hotel workers reach deal with four of five hotels

VANCOUVER — A noisy, weeks-long strike at four luxury hotels in Vancouver may be over as the union announced a tentative contract agreement.