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Second B.C. farm positive for avian flu as virus found in backyard flock in Kelowna

Second B.C. farm positive for avian flu as virus found in backyard flock in Kelowna

KELOWNA, B.C. — A small backyard poultry flock in Kelowna, B.C., has tested positive for avian flu, the second known outbreak of the disease among flocks in British Columbia.
B.C.'s second avian influenza outbreak confirmed in Kelowna

B.C.'s second avian influenza outbreak confirmed in Kelowna

Previous outbreaks in B.C. and in Canada led to the destruction of millions of birds.
Court says men not guilty in deaths of 'tragically innocent' B.C. couple

Court says men not guilty in deaths of 'tragically innocent' B.C. couple

VANCOUVER — Two men have been found not guilty for the murders of a Cranbrook, B.C., couple over what their British Columbia Supreme Court trial heard was a case of mistaken identity.
Two men acquitted of first-degree murder charges in 2010 double-slaying near Cranbrook

Two men acquitted of first-degree murder charges in 2010 double-slaying near Cranbrook

"They were tragically innocent victims in the wrong place at the wrong time."
Federal court overturns order to shut down salmon farms

Federal court overturns order to shut down salmon farms

Court rules former fisheries minister's decision lacked procedural fairness.
Man rescued from cliff after taking own boat to avoid BC Ferries travel

Man rescued from cliff after taking own boat to avoid BC Ferries travel

A Squamish resident's boat sank while he tried to avoid travelling aboard BC Ferries.
Chief of B.C. First Nation will look over police watchdog's report on fatal shooting

Chief of B.C. First Nation will look over police watchdog's report on fatal shooting

SURREY, B.C. — An Indigenous civilian monitor has been appointed to look over a report by British Columbia's police watchdog following the RCMP shooting death of a 28-year-old man last year.
B.C. Ombudsperson slams Surrey council’s move to muzzle civic ethics commissioner

B.C. Ombudsperson slams Surrey council’s move to muzzle civic ethics commissioner

The recent move by Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum's Safe Surrey Coalition to stop the city's ethics commissioner from probing new complaints until October has drawn fire from B.C. Ombudsperson Jay Chalke
Politicians, media return to hallway habits at B.C. legislature after COVID-19 rules

Politicians, media return to hallway habits at B.C. legislature after COVID-19 rules

VICTORIA — Politicians and members of the media met each other face-to-face for the first time at the British Columbia legislature after more than two years of restrictions due to COVID-19 protocols.
Artist gets early glimpse of his heron design on new B.C. Ferries vessel

Artist gets early glimpse of his heron design on new B.C. Ferries vessel

Duncan artist Maynard Johnny Jr. admits he was impressed finally seeing his design come to life in massive form aboard one of B.C. Ferries’ new Salish-class vessels.