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B.C. man who assaulted sex-trade worker to serve one day and probation

VERNON, B.C. — A British Columbia man convicted of running into a sex-trade worker with an all-terrain vehicle will serve one day in jail and probation after his time already served in custody has been considered. A B.C.

Two schools evacuated by the RCMP over 'suspicious messaging' in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Two schools have been evacuated in Kamloops, B.C, after the RCMP say "suspicious messaging" was found written on the exterior of David Thompson Elementary. The school along with Westsyde Elementary have been evacuated by police.
No-stopping zone in place on B.C. section of Trans-Canada to protect bears

No-stopping zone in place on B.C. section of Trans-Canada to protect bears

FIELD, B.C. — Parks Canada has put in a 10-kilometre, no-stopping zone to protect several bears — including a rare white grizzly — that are feeding along the Trans-Canada Highway.
Bands support anti-racism petition, pull out of Canada Day event in Surrey, B.C.

Bands support anti-racism petition, pull out of Canada Day event in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — Three musical groups slated to headline a virtual Canada Day celebration in Surrey, B.C., have pulled out of the event to protest what they say is that city's lack of commitment to dismantle systemic racism.

B.C. independent school suspends classes after staff member has COVID-19

VICTORIA — An independent school in B.C.'s Fraser Health region has suspended classes after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The individual held a variety of roles at the school, including teacher, provincial health officer Dr.
Canada closes cross-border park where families reunited

Canada closes cross-border park where families reunited

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia has temporarily closed a park where American and Canadian friends and families have been able to reunite despite the closed U.S.-Canada border.
B.C.'s Whistler-Blackcomb to re-open soon with focus on sightseeing, mountain biking

B.C.'s Whistler-Blackcomb to re-open soon with focus on sightseeing, mountain biking

Lower childhood asthma rates from less prescribing of antibiotics: B.C. study

Lower childhood asthma rates from less prescribing of antibiotics: B.C. study

VANCOUVER — Childhood asthma rates have fallen because fewer unnecessary antibiotics are being prescribed to babies within the first year of life, a study by British Columbia researchers says.
More COVID-19 restrictions could ease next week in British Columbia: premier

More COVID-19 restrictions could ease next week in British Columbia: premier

VICTORIA — It will likely be next week before British Columbia further eases restrictions in place to fight COVID-19, Premier John Horgan says.

RCMP officer charged with dangerous driving after 2018 Kamloops crash

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — An RCMP officer has been charged with dangerous driving related to a car chase in December 2018 in Kamloops, B.C.