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Tanya Tagaq, Joshua Whitehead among finalists for Indigenous Voices Awards

Tanya Tagaq, Joshua Whitehead among finalists for Indigenous Voices Awards

VANCOUVER — The Indigenous Voices Awards are building on their inaugural success as a launching pad for Indigenous literary talent with a fresh crop of finalists, an organizer says.
Out-of-control wildfire near Osoyoos, B.C., scorches four square kilometres

Out-of-control wildfire near Osoyoos, B.C., scorches four square kilometres

OSOYOOS, B.C. — A growing wildfire in British Columbia's southern Okanagan region has prompted additional evacuation alerts for several properties west of the town of Osoyoos.
Out-of-control wildfire near Osoyoos, B.C., scorches four square kilometres

Out-of-control wildfire near Osoyoos, B.C., scorches four square kilometres

OSOYOOS, B.C. — A growing wildfire in British Columbia's southern Okanagan region has prompted additional evacuation alerts for several properties west of the town of Osoyoos.

Push for fresh, local hospital food across Canada over 'pitiful' alternatives

VANCOUVER — Wild salmon with lemon dill sauce, blueberry soup and bone broth may be high-end restaurant meals but they're also on the menu at some Canadian hospitals aiming to meet recovering patients' nutritional and cultural needs.

Experts search rubble of former Victoria hotel after suspicious fire

VICTORIA — Police and fire investigators in Victoria are sifting through the charred remains of the Plaza Hotel, which was destroyed last week by a fire that police say is considered suspicious. Const.

Wildfire scorches more than two square kilometres of woodland in southern B.C.

OSOYOOS, B.C. — An aggressive wildfire burning west of Osoyoos near Highway 3 has charred more than 2.5-square kilometres of bush in barely 12 hours. The BC Wildfire Service says the fire broke out Monday and is classed as "out of control.

Man charged in death at B.C. home where police say 'violent struggle' occurred

CENTRAL SAANICH, B.C. — A man from Nanaimo, B.C., has been charged with first-degree murder after police found one person dead and two seriously injured at a home in Brentwood Bay.

Police vehicles wrecked as drivers leads RCMP in 'dangerous pursuit'

NANAIMO, B.C. — Two RCMP vehicles were destroyed and a 28-year-old man taken into custody after police say they were led on a "dangerous pursuit" Saturday in Nanaimo, B.C.

Man in romantic relationship with B.C. teen charged with her murder

SURREY, B.C. — A man has been charged in the death of 19-year old Kiran Dhesi, whose body was found in a burned-out vehicle in Surrey, B.C., in August 2017.

Cancer claims nine-year-old Victoria youngster after seven-year battle

VICTORIA — A Victoria youngster who won hearts and raised hopes as she staged a nearly lifelong battle against cancer has died three months shy of her 10th birthday.