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Shots fired before Jeep crashes in Surrey: RCMP

SURREY, B.C. — Police are investigating a shooting last night in Surrey, B.C. that they say preceded a car crash. Local Mounties say in a news release that it happened in the Newton area at around 8:40 p.m.
Wildfire near Lytton, B.C., grows, evacuation alert remains in effect

Wildfire near Lytton, B.C., grows, evacuation alert remains in effect

LYTTON, B.C. — British Columbia's Wildfire Service says a blaze in the Fraser Canyon has been renamed and is now classified as out-of-control after charring 2.5 square kilometres south of Lytton, B.C.
B.C. premier gets second AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as 109 new cases reported

B.C. premier gets second AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as 109 new cases reported

VICTORIA — British Columbia's premier says he's received a second dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. John Horgan shared a photo of himself to social media on Friday afternoon holding a completed vaccination card.
Pair charged in murder of two brothers in Naramata, B.C.

Pair charged in murder of two brothers in Naramata, B.C.

NARAMATA, B.C. — RCMP say two men have been charged in the double murder of two brothers in British Columbia's Okanagan region. The bodies of Erick and Carlos Fryer were found in a remote location near the town of Naramata.
Lower Post postpones school demolition ceremony after animal remains found

Lower Post postpones school demolition ceremony after animal remains found

LOWER POST, B.C. — A ceremony to mark the demolition of a former residential school building in a British Columbia First Nation community has been postponed after animal remains were found by construction workers.
Updated tailings code after Mount Polley an improvement: B.C. mines auditor

Updated tailings code after Mount Polley an improvement: B.C. mines auditor

VICTORIA — British Columbia's chief auditor of mines has found changes to the province's requirements for tailings storage facilities made after the Mount Polley disaster have generally improved the management of mining waste.
Vancouver and Surrey among top FDI cities in Americas: Financial Times

Vancouver and Surrey among top FDI cities in Americas: Financial Times

Vancouver is top large city while Surrey is eighth best mid-size city.
Reconciliation agreement reached between British Columbia and Heiltsuk Nation

Reconciliation agreement reached between British Columbia and Heiltsuk Nation

BELLA BELLA, B.C. — The B.C. government has signed a reconciliation agreement with the Heiltsuk Nation aimed at offering support for housing, language and economic development. The $22.
B.C. First Nation accuses city of 'bad faith' negotiation, habitat destruction as it moves to develop riverfront

B.C. First Nation accuses city of 'bad faith' negotiation, habitat destruction as it moves to develop riverfront

The Katzie First Nation is accusing the City of Maple Ridge of 'bad faith' negotiations on a controversial riverfront development.
Court pilot project to assist in separation, divorce cases

Court pilot project to assist in separation, divorce cases

Plan to assist modest- and low-income family law cases through courts