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B.C. company to pay $50,000 for illegally importing orchid-containing herbal oil

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia company has been ordered to pay $50,000 in penalties for illegally importing a herbal oil containing a protected orchid species. Environment and Climate Change Canada says Topwin Trading Co. Ltd.

Detectives appeal for assistance in fatal shooting of Chilliwack, B.C., man

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — Police detectives have identified a man who was shot and killed in Chilliwack, B.C., on the weekend. A news release from the homicide investigation team says 33-year-old James Vidal was attacked in central Chilliwack about 6:30 a.
Popular Vancouver spot named ‘Best Vegan-Friendly Restaurant in the World’

Popular Vancouver spot named ‘Best Vegan-Friendly Restaurant in the World’

Police believe fatal shooting in Chilliwack, B.C., on Sunday was targeted

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — Police are investigating after a man was found dead in Chilliwack, B.C., in an early morning shooting. Chilliwack RCMP say they were called around 6:30 a.m. Sunday for a report of a male with gunshot wounds.
B.C.'s plans to expand civil forfeiture program called unconstitutional

B.C.'s plans to expand civil forfeiture program called unconstitutional

Wild salmon council calls for immediate actions to increase B.C.'s wild salmon

VICTORIA — A government-appointed council says British Columbia must take immediate action to increase wild salmon populations.
New code aims to increase number of women working in B.C. construction industry

New code aims to increase number of women working in B.C. construction industry

VANCOUVER — Mary-Anne Bowcott says she still remembers the fear she felt when she overheard her co-workers talking about her while she was a roofer.

RCMP seek witnesses after woman badly hurt in assault at UBC's Vancouver campus

VANCOUVER — A woman has been seriously injured after being attacked with a weapon while trying to intervene in a fight between a couple on the University of British Columbia's Point Grey campus.

B.C. premier checks time change mood with U.S. neighbours

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier John Horgan says he checking with the province's neighbours in the United States about possibly moving to a unified time zone. Horgan says as B.C.

B.C. didn't meet rights of involuntarily detained mentally ill patients: report

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government failed to meet the legal rights of mentally ill patients who were involuntarily detained in psychiatric facilities during a one-month review, sometimes without admission forms being completed, a new report s