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Possible miscarriage of justice in woman's conviction in toddler drowning: prosecutor

VICTORIA — A special prosecutor says there may have been a miscarriage of justice when a babysitter was convicted of criminal negligence causing death in the drowning of a toddler in Cranbrook, B.C.
Avalanche warning for backcountry users in North and South Rockies

Avalanche warning for backcountry users in North and South Rockies

REVELSTOKE, B.C. — Avalanche Canada has issued a warning for recreational backcountry users in British Columbia and Alberta, covering the North and South Rockies, the Lizard Range, Flathead and Waterton Lakes National Park.
Concern for rapid COVID-19 spread prevents B.C. from lifting restrictions: Dr. Henry

Concern for rapid COVID-19 spread prevents B.C. from lifting restrictions: Dr. Henry

VICTORIA — British Columbia isn’t at the point where public health restrictions can be lifted with concerns about the potential for the rapid spread of COVID-19, the province’s top doctor says. Dr.
‘Start me up’: Charity wants to put 1,000 public defibrillators across B.C.

‘Start me up’: Charity wants to put 1,000 public defibrillators across B.C.

St. John Ambulance initiative hopes to save more lives from cardiac arrest
Conservation officers say 'leave it to the professionals' after B.C. man scolds lynx by the scruff

Conservation officers say 'leave it to the professionals' after B.C. man scolds lynx by the scruff

Chris Paulson discovered the cat had killed some of his chickens.
Second vaccine doses exceed first doses as shipments ramp up

Second vaccine doses exceed first doses as shipments ramp up

Second doses have been delayed for weeks amid ongoing vaccine shortages
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.