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Terrace, B.C., woman in custody after deadly stabbing of 85-year-old man

TERRACE, B.C. — A woman is in police custody after an 85-year-old man was stabbed to death Wednesday in northwestern British Columbia. RCMP in Terrace say they were alerted at around 10:30 p.m.

Tourist development mulled at summit of Vancouver Island's Malahat Drive

VICTORIA — A BC tourism company is partnering with a Vancouver Island First Nation on a plan that could see a major development at the peak of the winding, steep and sometimes narrow route connecting the Greater Victoria area to the Cowichan Valley.

Woman in her 60s confirmed dead as condo fire damages units in Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The BC Coroners Service confirms one person has died in an apartment fire in Abbotsford. Coroners service spokesman Andy Watson says a woman in her 60s died in the blaze that broke out about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Six new charges face man arrested in double stabbing outside Delta, B.C., school

DELTA, B.C. — Police in the suburban Vancouver city of Delta say six more charges have been laid after a double stabbing that injured a police officer and a woman outside an elementary school last month.

B.C. strengthens protections of heritage, archeological sites with updated law

VICTORIA — It would be mandatory in British Columbia to report the discovery of sites or objects of potential heritage value to the government's archeology branch under changes to legislation introduced Wednesday.

New fisheries closures announced near Vancouver to protect glass sponge reefs

VANCOUVER — Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson has announced eight marine refuges in the waters northwest of Vancouver, saying they will help protect newly discovered glass sponge reefs.

New fisheries closures announced near Vancouver to protect glass sponge reefs

VANCOUVER — Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson has announced eight marine refuges in the waters northwest of Vancouver, saying they will help protect newly discovered glass sponge reefs.

B.C. man accused of shooting at vehicle while driving faces six charges: police

COQUITLAM, B.C. — An 18-year-old Vancouver man is facing six charges after a vehicle was stolen in Surrey and used in a hit-and-run involving police in Burnaby. RCMP Cpl.

B.C. to tighten civil forfeiture law to better target drug crime, hidden assets

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government plans to strengthen its civil forfeiture law to better target drug crime and hidden assets.
Seniors with unrentable homes near Vancouver face huge speculation tax bills

Seniors with unrentable homes near Vancouver face huge speculation tax bills

VICTORIA — Seniors who own rustic cabins that are in no shape to be on the rental market say they face thousands of dollars in speculation taxes because their properties fall within the Vancouver-area boundary where the levy applies.