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Federal government seeks high court appeal of solitary confinement decision

B.C. court ruling ordering an end to indefinite, prolonged solitary confinement

Squamish firefighter charged with possession, distribution of child pornography

Charges stem from investigation by the Provincial Integrated Child Exploitation Unit

A tale of heroic efforts: B.C. island residents searched tirelessly for abandoned dog Hope

Search parties on Penelakut Island extend a week before finally finding embattled dog

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Hong Kong police shoot protester in the street
Metis veterans receive long-awaited recognition for Second World War contributions
Surgical objects left in patients on the rise in Canada
Elizabeth May resigns as leader of Green party

Campbell Hill landfill set for soft opening in December

Site has seen several major delays over past three years

Health care, trails, collared doves, and more on Ashcroft council agenda

Ashcroft council meeting news from Oct. 25

  • Nov 5, 2019

Public invited to Kamloops meeting to discuss accessibility

Province seeking ito make B.C. more accessible for those with disabilities

Get proper permit before cutting or obtaining firewood

There is no charge for obtaining firewood from Crown land as long as you have the right permit

  • Nov 5, 2019

Low-income young women less likely to use reliable birth control, B.C. study finds

About 30 to 40 per cent of pregnancies in Canada are unintended

Vancouver teacher reprimanded after threatening to sue student

The complaint targeted an assessment method Luciani was using

Burns Lake RCMP receive report of needle found in Halloween candy

Mounties are reminding parents to inspect all candy before children eat it

Cannabis could help those struggling with PTSD, B.C. study finds

Canada has one of the highest rates of PTSD worldwide at 9.2 per cent.

Okanagan man’s legs crushed under 1,000-pound hay bale

The man is in critical condition at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Alta.

Faculty union at UNBC issues 72-hour strike notice

Pickets would go up at Prince George and Terrace campuses, and at Wood Innovation and Design Centre

Vancouver Island store owner replaces funds after poppy box stolen

Shawnigan Lake’s Mason’s Store & Patio Ltd. more than compensates vets

Facial scans kick in for NEXUS passengers at YVR

New technology will replace retina scans

Protesters lock themselves to Washington port to block Trans Mountain pipeline shipment

Five demonstraters, supported by kayakers, have stopped the ship from docking

Parksville man disheartened by notes on windshield saying he’s not a ‘real’ veteran

Anonymous messages at Parksville golf course said he should be ‘ashamed’ of special licence plates

B.C. builds on Indigenous reconciliation plan with summit

United Nations rights declaration to be endorsed this month