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B.C. shells out $12M for four new animal shelters across province as demand rises

B.C. shells out $12M for four new animal shelters across province as demand rises

B.C. Premier David Eby hung out with some dogs while announcing $12 million in funding toward the construction of four new SPCA facilities.
Speedy delivery of FOI documents from Washington State Patrol after Peace Arch incident

Speedy delivery of FOI documents from Washington State Patrol after Peace Arch incident

Investigation report from a chase that ended at the Peace Arch Border Crossing reveals details of the Sunday event
Recent lightning strikes carpet northeast B.C., as active wildfire count climbs

Recent lightning strikes carpet northeast B.C., as active wildfire count climbs

VANCOUVER — Wildfire crews in northeastern British Columbia are keeping an anxious lookout after a series of weekend lightning storms rolled through the parched region.
Advocates urge B.C. leaders to halt planned evictions at Abbotsford, B.C., tent camp

Advocates urge B.C. leaders to halt planned evictions at Abbotsford, B.C., tent camp

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Two British Columbia organizations that speak on behalf of vulnerable residents have sent an open letter to B.C.'s housing minister urging him to halt imminent evictions at a tent encampment in the Fraser Valley.
Prince George selected as most secretive municipality in Canada

Prince George selected as most secretive municipality in Canada

“The continued campaign against transparency paints a troubling picture of a city operating more like some kind of foreign banana republic than a democratically run municipality willing to be held accountable for its actions.”
Repurposed sea cans in Courtenay provide homes for those with no place to live

Repurposed sea cans in Courtenay provide homes for those with no place to live

Each unit has a bed, table, shower, toilet, hot water heater, baseboard heating, a kitchen, sink and cooking device and more
B.C. New Democrats win both byelections, keep seats on Island and Vancouver

B.C. New Democrats win both byelections, keep seats on Island and Vancouver

LANGFORD, B.C. — British Columbia's New Democrats posted victories in byelections on southern Vancouver Island and downtown Vancouver Saturday, keeping two seats held earlier this year by a former premier and a cabinet minister.
Sikh protesters in Vancouver decry Nijjar shooting death as foreign interference

Sikh protesters in Vancouver decry Nijjar shooting death as foreign interference

A volunteer at the Metro Vancouver Sikh temple whose president was gunned down a week ago said Hardeep Singh Nijjar knew his life may have been in danger.
Highway 4 on Vancouver Island closed again after wildfire threat

Highway 4 on Vancouver Island closed again after wildfire threat

VICTORIA — A key highway that connects communities on the west coat of Vancouver Island closed due to high winds, hours after it was partially reopened.
Coroner to hold inquest into Prince George woman's death

Coroner to hold inquest into Prince George woman's death

Samantha Nicole Patrick suffered fatal overdose while in Surrey RCMP custody, report indicates.