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18-year-old Kelowna man dead after cliff jumping at Skaha Lake near Penticton

PENTICTON, B.C. — Police pulled the body of an 18-year-old man from a lake near Penticton, B.C., on Sunday morning, two days after he disappeared while cliff jumping.

Kootenay Lake ferry workers launch three-day strike amid contract negotiations

BALFOUR, B.C. — Ferry workers in the Kootenays region of British Columbia have begun a three-day strike following unsuccessful negotiations over their collective agreement, which expired in March.

Girl Guides in BC to receive equal high school credit as Cadets and Scouts

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's Ministry of Education has doubled the high school credits available to girl guides in the province after an inequity was discovered between the credits that guides received compared to participants in other youth-servin

B.C. confirms sockeye salmon have passed through Fraser River slide naturally

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government says that for the first time, sockeye salmon are confirmed to have swum past the massive landslide on the Fraser River north of Lilooet.

Kootenay Lake ferry service cancelled for Labour Day weekend over labour dispute

BALFOUR, B.C. — The British Columbia government is warning travellers to make alternative arrangements if they were planning on using the Kootenay Lake ferry on the Labour Day weekend.

Paragliding jump goes wrong off Squamish, B.C., seriously injuring man

SQUAMISH, B.C. — A paraglider who jumped from the 700-metre high Stawamus Chief in Squamish, B.C., has been rescued from a log boom in nearby Howe Sound.

B.C. coroner's jury calls for more mental-health supports for released inmates

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. — A coroner's jury has recommended that inmates in British Columbia get the medication and mental-health resources they need when they are released.
How many calories in a drink? Researchers say alcohol labels should spell it out

How many calories in a drink? Researchers say alcohol labels should spell it out

VICTORIA — A study suggests the average Canadian drinker receives more than one-tenth of their daily recommended calories from alcoholic beverages, but you wouldn't know it from looking at the label.

Police officer in B.C. dismissed for sexual misconduct, giving false information

DELTA, B.C. — A police officer in Delta, B.C., has been fired for sexual misconduct and providing false or misleading information.

Whistleblower alerted ministry to allegations of wrongdoing at racetrack: Eby

VANCOUVER — Attorney General David Eby says an investigation by Canada Border Services Agency that resulted in the arrest of seven foreign workers at a horse racetrack in Vancouver last week was sparked by a whistleblower who contacted his office.