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Fire alarm at Surrey, B.C., apartment building leads to homicide discovery

Fire alarm at Surrey, B.C., apartment building leads to homicide discovery

SURREY, B.C. — Homicide detectives have taken over an investigation after a dead woman and a critically injured man were found as fire crews answered an alarm at a Surrey, B.C., apartment.
Gloomy economic outlook, elevated mortgages drag down 2023 B.C. housing market: BCREA

Gloomy economic outlook, elevated mortgages drag down 2023 B.C. housing market: BCREA

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Real Estate Association says the chill across the province's property sector will drag on through this year, but it calls for a strong rebound in 2024.
Coastal GasLink bill climbs to $14.5B amidst continued opposition and environmental woes

Coastal GasLink bill climbs to $14.5B amidst continued opposition and environmental woes

“We are asking for a stop-work order until we, the hereditary chiefs, can meet with B.C. and federal regulators to ensure there are people and plans in place to uphold the law,” said Tsebesa, a Likhts’amisyu clan chief and hereditary chief for the territory.
Vancouver council to review new grant proposal for enhancing mental health services

Vancouver council to review new grant proposal for enhancing mental health services

Vancouver city council will review its next steps for a $2.8 million grant to the health authority in what Mayor Ken Sim says will enhance a police partnership with mental health services.
A Black Prince George barber called out the city’s racism in the 1920s

A Black Prince George barber called out the city’s racism in the 1920s

Prince George Heritage Commission wants to create a plaque to honour Charles Sager
Alberta family still waiting for answers on why they weren't notified of son's death

Alberta family still waiting for answers on why they weren't notified of son's death

Victoria Police Chief Del Manak phoned the Griers this week to offer his condolences and assure them the file was being reviewed
Fugitive from Victoria rescued by U.S. Coast Guard after stolen yacht flips

Fugitive from Victoria rescued by U.S. Coast Guard after stolen yacht flips

Tale also involves The Goonies movie and a dead fish. Jericho Wolf Labonte was being sought by Victoria police; he turned up in Oregon, aboard a stolen yacht that flipped in rough seas. (Video)
B.C. NDP expects to table more than two dozen new bills in spring legislature sitting

B.C. NDP expects to table more than two dozen new bills in spring legislature sitting

VICTORIA — A refreshed housing plan and health care, public safety, environment and cost-of-living initiatives will be the focus of the British Columbia New Democrat government's political agenda over the coming months, says house leader Ravi Kahlon.
One man dead, two suspects in custody after shooting in Abbotsford, B.C., home

One man dead, two suspects in custody after shooting in Abbotsford, B.C., home

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says a shooting at a home in Abbotsford, B.C., has left one person dead.
Carbon tax adding to inflation woes for B.C. residents

Carbon tax adding to inflation woes for B.C. residents

Prince George man says people paying price for carbon dioxide emissions essential for plant growth
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