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Major slides rip away north face of Joffre Peak near Pemberton, B.C.

Major slides rip away north face of Joffre Peak near Pemberton, B.C.

PEMBERTON, B.C. — Two separate slides have carved large wedges out of Joffre Peak, east of Pemberton, B.C., raising safety concerns and devastating climbers and skiers who frequent the area, a geoscientist says.

B.C. police watchdog to investigate if police actions linked to man's injuries

HOPE, B.C. — RCMP say British Columbia's police watchdog has been notified about a man who was seriously injured near the scene of a break and enter.

B.C. lifeguard facing 10 sexual assault, pornography charges involving children

PENTICTON, B.C. — A 54-year-old lifeguard from Penticton, B.C., has been charged with 10 counts of child sexual assault and pornography involving alleged offences between 2008 and 2014.
Clerk of House steps down after McLachlin report finds he engaged in improper spending

Clerk of House steps down after McLachlin report finds he engaged in improper spending

Motorcycle rider accused of hitting and injuring North Vancouver RCMP officer

VANCOUVER — Charges have been laid against a North Vancouver man accused of hitting and injuring an RCMP officer with his motorcycle. Mark Webber is charged with obstructing a peace officer and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

Coroner says no seatbelts, drug and alcohol use caused B.C. vehicle deaths

VICTORIA — The coroners service in British Columbia says one third of the total number of deaths from motor vehicle incidents between 2008 and 2016 involved drugs and/or alcohol.

Cancer-causing substance used to cut cocaine turns up in Nelson, B.C., drugs

NELSON, B.C. — Police in Nelson, B.C., have issued a public safety warning after learning suspected cocaine had been cut with a potentially cancer-causing substance.
Planned back burns help contain aggressive wildfire near Osoyoos, B.C.

Planned back burns help contain aggressive wildfire near Osoyoos, B.C.

OSOYOOS, B.C. — Crews say they are making good progress taming a wildfire that has prompted evacuation alerts for several properties in British Columbia's southern Okanagan.

Police suspend search for 29-year-old man who went missing on B.C. beach

SOOKE, B.C. — Police have suspended the search for a 29-year-old man who went missing on a beach in British Columbia. Sooke RCMP say Jonah Mayhue was last seen entering the water at the north end of Pacheedaht beach in Port Renfrew on May 8.

More than 100 people fall sick in suspected norovirus outbreak in B.C. hotels

VANCOUVER — Over 100 people have fallen sick following a suspected norovirus outbreak at two Vancouver-area hotels over the weekend.