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B.C. finance committee calls for tax review in 2020 budget report

VICTORIA — An legislature committee says British Columbia's tax system is in need of a comprehensive review.
B.C. jail added to properties under alert as southern Okanagan wildfire grows

B.C. jail added to properties under alert as southern Okanagan wildfire grows

VANCOUVER — A wildfire burning in steep and rocky terrain in British Columbia's southern Okanagan is defying containment efforts and has grown to nine square kilometres in size.

B.C. court deals blow to Jumbo resort, rules environmental certificate invalid

VANCOUVER — A controversial ski resort proposed in southeastern British Columbia is facing a new challenge after the province's highest court ruled its environmental assessment certificate is invalid. The B.C.

Suspension for Vancouver police officer who released sensitive data about youth

VANCOUVER — The Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner in British Columbia says a senior Vancouver police officer has been disciplined for accessing sensitive police information about a young offender.
Evacuation alert for 206 properties as wildfire grows in southern Okanagan

Evacuation alert for 206 properties as wildfire grows in southern Okanagan

VANCOUVER — The BC Wildfire Service says a fire burning in British Columbia's southern Interior doubled in size over a 24-hour period to about 2.5 square kilometres.

Homicide investigators in Williams Lake, B.C., after man fatally shot

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — RCMP in Williams Lake, B.C., say a 43-year-old man has been shot to death in the Interior city. Cpl. Madonna Saunderson says in a news release that police were called to a report of shots fired early Tuesday.

RCMP searching for van, driver, after attempted abduction of B.C. road flagger

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — RCMP in northeastern British Columbia say a road flagger working alone on a remote stretch of road fought off an abduction attempt. A news release says the woman was directing traffic on Highway 29 west of Fort St.

New wildfire prompts evacuation alert in hot, dry Okanagan-Similkameen region

VANCOUVER — A wildfire discovered Sunday evening north of Oliver, B.C., in the district of Okanagan-Similkameen has prompted an evacuation alert for several properties and the Osoyoos Indian Band.

Man hospitalized after he was struck by freight train in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP say a man was injured after he was struck by a freight train in Surrey, B.C., on Sunday afternoon. Police say the 58-year-old Surrey man was trying to get his dogs off the train tracks as the train was approaching.

Squamish, B.C., man, 33 dies in climbing fall on The Stawamus Chief

SQUAMISH, B.C. — RCMP in Squamish, B.C. say a local man has died after falling during a climb on the north face of the Stawamus Chief Mountain. Police say they were contacted Sunday at 11:30 a.m.