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Vancouver officer charged in crash of police vehicles that hurt pedestrians

VANCOUVER — A Vancouver police officer faces a charge under the Motor Vehicle Act relating to a crash between two police vehicles that resulted in several injuries. The BC Prosecution Service says Const.

B.C. father of two-month-old girl acquitted of manslaughter in her death

PORT ALBERNI, B.C. — The father of a two-month-old girl accused of manslaughter in her death has been acquitted by a B.C. Supreme Court judge.

Tsilhqot'in Nation plans peaceful action to protect two sacred lakes from mining

VANCOUVER — A First Nations organization British Columbia says its members intend to peacefully take action to protect two lakes with cultural and spiritual significance from drilling by a mining company.

Canada Day long weekend keeps volunteer-run North Shore Rescue busy

VANCOUVER — North Shore Rescue says a female hiker has been rescued from Grouse Mountain, a popular outdoor destination on Vancouver's north shore.

Cyclist dies in Burnaby, B.C., after collision with car, RCMP say

BURNABY, B.C. — Police say a cyclist has died after being struck by a vehicle in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday afternoon. Investigators with the RCMP say they were called to the scene of the crash at about 1:30 p.m.

Major rock slide in Fraser River raises concerns about salmon spawning

CLINTON, B.C. — A significant rock slide in British Columbia's Fraser River appears to be blocking salmon from migrating upstream to spawning grounds, raising concerns about impacts to species that are already in peril. The federal and B.C.

B.C. officials to review records to ensure students vaccinated against measles

VANCOUVER — The B.C. government says public health officials will start reviewing school enrolment records of kindergarten- to Grade 12 students to ensure children are immunized against contagious diseases including measles.
B.C. adds $1.46 million to offset costs for athletes at 2020 Indigenous Games

B.C. adds $1.46 million to offset costs for athletes at 2020 Indigenous Games

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan shot some hoops in the basketball court at the Songhees Wellness Centre shortly after talking about the power of sports to improve lives and build nations.

Police say arson caused fire at former Plaza Hotel, caretaker still missing

Victoria police say the fire that destroyed the abandoned Plaza Hotel last month was arson. The fire started on May 6 and burned for days, covering parts of the city in a pall of smoke.
City of Vancouver votes to demand fossil fuel companies pay their fair share

City of Vancouver votes to demand fossil fuel companies pay their fair share

Vancouver city council has voted in favour of a motion that demands global fossil fuel companies pay their share of costs arising from climate change. The motion, which passed 7-4, points to a B.C.