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Dog owners being warned after poisonous mixture found on Vancouver Island

Dog owners being warned after poisonous mixture found on Vancouver Island

Police and people living in Sidney are warning others after rat poison covered in peanut butter was found on the ground near a marina.
British Columbia targets gun violence in new legislation

British Columbia targets gun violence in new legislation

VICTORIA — British Columbia wants to try and reduce shootings connected to gangs and drugs with legislation introduced Wednesday that partly focuses on the transportation of illegal firearms.
Hotel chain gives gift cards to BC Transit drivers to acknowledge them for their work during the pandemic

Hotel chain gives gift cards to BC Transit drivers to acknowledge them for their work during the pandemic

500 accent Inn employees spent the day thanking the essential drivers.
Suspect leaves wallet at the scene of the crime after dramatic chase

Suspect leaves wallet at the scene of the crime after dramatic chase

While being chased by the man he had just allegedly robbed, he pulled a gun and dropped his wallet
B.C. conservation officer who refused to kill 2 bear cubs still fighting to return to work

B.C. conservation officer who refused to kill 2 bear cubs still fighting to return to work

'This is way beyond two bear cubs at this time.'

Woman killed, two hurt after vehicle crosses centre line in North Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A driver has been killed and her passenger was badly hurt in a head-on crash in North Vancouver. RCMP say the collision occurred late Tuesday night on Low Level Road.
Vaccination acceleration glitches loom for B.C.

Vaccination acceleration glitches loom for B.C.

Special report: Supply, distribution efficiency key to hitting province's vaccination target
Auditor general raises long-running concern with B.C. government's budget accounting

Auditor general raises long-running concern with B.C. government's budget accounting

VICTORIA — Auditor general Michael Pickup says he has long-running concerns with the way the British Columbia government counts the money it receives from other levels of government.
What is it like inside the new Squamish Overdose Prevention Site?

What is it like inside the new Squamish Overdose Prevention Site?

The facility opens as the BC Coroners Service announces record toxic drug deaths in B.C.
Rapid response teams in place to support COVID-19 safety in B.C. schools

Rapid response teams in place to support COVID-19 safety in B.C. schools

VICTORIA — Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside says six new rapid response teams will help schools in B.C. identify gaps in COVID-19 safety plans to help reduce exposure risk.