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Police misconduct claims by men guilty in Surrey Six case must be heard: Appeal Court

Police misconduct claims by men guilty in Surrey Six case must be heard: Appeal Court

VANCOUVER — Two men found guilty of the so-called "Surrey Six" killings must be allowed a hearing to argue their rights were violated by police regardless of the "horrific" nature of their crimes, the British Columbia Court of Appeal has ruled.
Alaska-B.C. mine rivers generally healthy: state-province joint report

Alaska-B.C. mine rivers generally healthy: state-province joint report

Mount Polley mine dam collapse spurred environmental fears.
B.C. offender with lengthy criminal record suing RCMP officer

B.C. offender with lengthy criminal record suing RCMP officer

Ian Macdonald has a long history of being found guilty of being in possession of stolen goods, particularly electronics.
Vaccinating essential workers before seniors in B.C. could save lives: experts

Vaccinating essential workers before seniors in B.C. could save lives: experts

VANCOUVER — British Columbia should change its COVID-19 vaccine rollout plans to prioritize essential workers who can't avoid contact with others, suggests research from mathematical modelling experts at Simon Fraser University.

Victoria police investigating vandalism and graffiti attacks in Beacon Hill Park

VICTORIA — Police say a bust of the Queen in Beacon Hill Park in Victoria was vandalized with the head removed from the body. Victoria police say they were called to the area on Wednesday afternoon. The head of the statue has not been recovered.

Union says TransLink has been slow to reveal details about ransomware attack

VANCOUVER — The union representing thousands of transit operators in Metro Vancouver says TransLink has not been transparent about a major data breach that affected workers.
Two women hit with more than $900 in fines after refusing to wear masks on ferry

Two women hit with more than $900 in fines after refusing to wear masks on ferry

The women, ages 19 and 43, were headed to Nanaimo from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver.
'They're afraid': Coalition calls for police-free vaccine clinics for B.C.'s undocumented workers

'They're afraid': Coalition calls for police-free vaccine clinics for B.C.'s undocumented workers

270 organizations signed a letter addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and all 10 premiers calling for “clear guarantees” and “effective measures” to ensure vaccine access to both migrant farm workers and an estimated 500,000 undocumented people living in Canada

Police issue over $900 in tickets to two BC Ferries passengers for not wearing masks

NANAIMO, B.C. — Police say they issued tickets totalling over $900 to two BC Ferries passengers for refusing to follow COVID-19 safety protocols while on board.
Vaccinating B.C.'s essential workers sooner could save over 600 lives: study

Vaccinating B.C.'s essential workers sooner could save over 600 lives: study

Bumping essential workers up the vaccine queue could prevent over 200,000 infections and save over 600 lives across British Columbia, according to a new study from a Simon Fraser University researcher