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Speed limiting devices to become mandatory on heavy B.C. commercial trucks

Speed limiting devices to become mandatory on heavy B.C. commercial trucks

VICTORIA — The British Columbia Transportation Ministry says commercial trucks above a certain weight will soon be required to be fitted with technology to limit how fast they travel on provincial roadways.
B.C. to ban some 'personal use' evictions, stop rent increases over new children

B.C. to ban some 'personal use' evictions, stop rent increases over new children

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is changing rental laws to stop bad-faith evictions, protect families who have had a child and help landlords with problematic tenants.
Vancouver seeks Supreme Court of Canada to rule on quashed vacancy control bylaw

Vancouver seeks Supreme Court of Canada to rule on quashed vacancy control bylaw

The City of Vancouver contends its vacancy control bylaw is legal as it fills a gap in provincial legislation.
B.C. records net loss of more than 8,600 in interprovincial migration in 2023

B.C. records net loss of more than 8,600 in interprovincial migration in 2023

British Columbia had more people moving out to other provinces in 2023 than those coming in the opposite direction for the first time in more than a decade, according to figures from Statistics Canada. The agency said B.C.
B.C. introduces bill for First Nations land acquisition, holding rights

B.C. introduces bill for First Nations land acquisition, holding rights

VICTORIA — British Columbia's government has introduced a bill that would give federally recognized First Nations the legal right to acquire and hold land in the province. B.C.
'The scale of the tragedy': 40,000 flags erected in Vancouver park to represent civilian deaths in Gaza

'The scale of the tragedy': 40,000 flags erected in Vancouver park to represent civilian deaths in Gaza

The United Nations estimates roughly 70 per cent of fatalities are of women and children.
Unstable nearby construction site forces evacuation of apartment in Kelowna, B.C.

Unstable nearby construction site forces evacuation of apartment in Kelowna, B.C.

KELOWNA, B.C. — More than 80 residents of a low-income apartment building in Kelowna, B.C., moved in just eight months ago but have now been told to leave over a "significant" risk to life and safety.
Man fatally stabbed in Victoria, second person injured, police say

Man fatally stabbed in Victoria, second person injured, police say

VICTORIA — Police in Victoria are investigating after one person was killed in an alleged stabbing and a second was seriously injured. They say officers were called to the 700-block of Pandora Avenue at approximately 4 a.m.
Two people dead in Kelowna, B.C., after gunshots and fire: Mounties

Two people dead in Kelowna, B.C., after gunshots and fire: Mounties

KELOWNA, B.C. — RCMP officers in Kelowna, B.C., are investigating after two bodies were found inside a local business following gunshots and a fire.
BC Energy Regulator issues discharge permit to FortisBC

BC Energy Regulator issues discharge permit to FortisBC

The permit allows effluent to be discharged in a few areas in Squamish in relation to the Eagle Mountain to Woodfibre Pipeline project.