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B.C. NDP and Green party collaboration leads to top sustainability honour

B.C. NDP and Green party collaboration leads to top sustainability honour

VICTORIA — A Canadian environmental award has been won by two British Columbia politicians from different political parties. B.C. Environment Minister George Heyman and Green Party of B.C.

Man hit, killed, by car after apparently running into Vancouver street

VANCOUVER — Another death involving a pedestrian has occurred in Vancouver, bringing the total number to six this year. Vancouver police say a 33-year-old man was hit and killed during Wednesday's evening rush.

New tech institute for Surrey, B.C., will take pressure off Vancouver: Horgan

SURREY, B.C. — The B.C. government will spend up to $17 million over five years to help establish a new computer institute on the campus of Simon Fraser University in Surrey.

Two Delta police officers suffer smoke inhalation from tattoo shop blaze

DELTA, B.C. — Delta fire officials say two police officers were expected to be released from hospital Wednesday after suffering from smoke inhalation. Fire Chief Paul Scholfield says crews arrived to fight a fire at a tattoo shop just after 5 a.m.
Donation bins to return to Vancouver as new standards aim to prevent deaths

Donation bins to return to Vancouver as new standards aim to prevent deaths

VANCOUVER — Clothing donation bins are being allowed back on the streets of Vancouver as long as they meet a strict set of safety conditions after a series of deaths in British Columbia when people became trapped in the receptacles.

Parole denied again for Derik Lord, convicted of 1990 double murder in Delta

VICTORIA — A British Columbia man who has spent more years of his life in prison than outside it has once again been denied day parole as he serves a life term for two first-degree murders.

B.C. police watchdog asks Crown to consider charges against RCMP officer

SURREY, B.C.

MLA back in Liberal caucus after being cleared by Elections BC review

VICTORIA — A longtime member of the legislature has returned to the B.C. Liberal caucus after being cleared of any wrongdoing over political investigations that were reviewed by the province's elections administrator.
Thieves have lifted a dozen Vancouver heritage plaques since March

Thieves have lifted a dozen Vancouver heritage plaques since March

Rescue group reminder: keep track of hikers after woman almost left behind

VANCOUVER — A hiking group has been reminded by rescue specialists to make sure everyone is accounted for on the trails of the North Shore mountains in Metro Vancouver after someone was nearly left behind during an outing on the weekend.