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Vancouver police investigating death of 19-year-old after Friday night assault

Vancouver police are investigating the death of a 19-year-old man following a Friday night assault. They say the victim and the suspect had an altercation around 9:15 p.m. in the Downtown Eastside.

First Nation attempts to halt drilling at 'sacred' Fish Lake in B.C.

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A First Nation in British Columbia's central Interior says it will seek an injunction from the province's top court in order to halt the start of drilling at what it considers a sacred lake on its territory.

No one hurt: TSB investigating after heli-skiing chopper rolls in eastern B.C.

BLUE RIVER, B.C. — A spokesman with a heli-skiing outfit in eastern British Columbia says a chartered helicopter with 12 people aboard made a bad landing and rolled on Thursday, but there were no injuries.

Youth worker charged with child pornography, sex assault in Maple Ridge, B.C.

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. — A man who worked with children and youth at several schools in British Columbia's Lower Mainland is facing sexual assault and child pornography charges.

Conservation officers investigating after 30 dead geese found in B.C. swamp

PITT MEADOWS, B.C. — Conservation officers in Pitt Meadows, B.C., are searching for suspects after 30 dead geese were discovered in a swamp with their breast meat removed.

Mountie charged with assault in stabbing at drive-thru in Edmonton in 2013

EDMONTON, B.C. — A Mountie has been charged with assault in relation to a stabbing at a fast food drive-thru in Edmonton six years ago. The RCMP says in a statement that the junior constable is currently posted to the detachment in Langley, B.C.
Mounting orphan B.C. oil, gas wells pose environmental, financial risks: auditor

Mounting orphan B.C. oil, gas wells pose environmental, financial risks: auditor

VICTORIA — The number of inactive oil and gas wells that have not been properly decommissioned in British Columbia continues to rise despite legislation giving a regulatory agency more powers to ensure they are put out of service in a timely way, say

Lack of funding prompts B.C.'s legal-aid lawyers to plan service withdrawal

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's legal-aid lawyers have voted overwhelmingly to start withdrawing their services next month over lack of funding.

Stolen golden retriever in Kelowna, B.C., safely returned to overjoyed family

KELOWNA, B.C. — Atlas the purloined pooch is safe at home in Kelowna, B.C., after being found in Penticton, more than 60 kilometres away.

Man dies in B.C. after being held in police cells, police watchdog called in

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The Mounties say they have notified British Columbia's police watchdog after the death of a man who was being held in an RCMP cell in Kamloops. Police say the man was found unresponsive shortly before 6 a.m. today.