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B.C. mom-beater gets six years in prison

B.C. mom-beater gets six years in prison

Son bit chunk from mother’s hand, ripped out hair, threw away dentures.
Reasons given for allowing men guilty in Surrey Six case an abuse-of-process hearing

Reasons given for allowing men guilty in Surrey Six case an abuse-of-process hearing

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Court of Appeal has revealed its reasons for allowing two men found guilty of the first-degree murders of six people in an apartment building in Surrey, B.C., a new hearing to argue an abuse of process.
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.
Police probe bullet-riddled vehicle seized in car check

Police probe bullet-riddled vehicle seized in car check

Vehicle contained drugs, cash, other items involved in drug trafficking.
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.
Ottawa failing on transparency issues: commissioner

Ottawa failing on transparency issues: commissioner

Information “has never been more important than during this crisis."