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EA Sports continues to sponsor Hockey Canada amid scandal

EA Sports continues to sponsor Hockey Canada amid scandal

The major video game producer, which has a massive campus in Burnaby, is still a national marketing partner of Hockey Canada.
Small wildfire in Metro Vancouver regional park now under control

Small wildfire in Metro Vancouver regional park now under control

COQUITLAM, B.C. — The Metro Vancouver Regional District says a small wildfire sparked in a park last Saturday is now considered under control.
Opposition BC Liberals seek MLA pay freeze ahead of possible 10 per cent increase

Opposition BC Liberals seek MLA pay freeze ahead of possible 10 per cent increase

VICTORIA — A call by the Opposition BC Liberals to freeze provincial politicians' salaries as a show of solidarity with people struggling to make ends meet during inflationary times has found some traction with the New Democrat government.
One serval cat caught, another still missing near Qualicum Beach

One serval cat caught, another still missing near Qualicum Beach

Because servals can be legally owned and are considered domestic pets — not wildlife — they don’t come under the B.C. Conservation Officer Service’s mandate.
B.C. ombudsperson posts questionnaire for residents affected by 2021 fires, floods

B.C. ombudsperson posts questionnaire for residents affected by 2021 fires, floods

VICTORIA — British Columbia's ombudsperson is investigating how provincial government programs supported residents forced from their homes and communities during wildfires and floods last year.

Daily heat records tumble again in B.C., as drought conditions worsen

VANCOUVER — Unseasonable warmth over much of British Columbia is showing no sign of easing, with another day of temperature records in the books and many regions reporting no significant rain since early July.
Fifty-four newly graduated doctors sign incentive contracts, another 65 in talks: Dix

Fifty-four newly graduated doctors sign incentive contracts, another 65 in talks: Dix

The Health Ministry offered the incentives to recent family medicine graduates through a new-to-practice family physician contract offered in June.
B.C. Premier Horgan cites 'multi-faceted' crime approach amid debate about arrests

B.C. Premier Horgan cites 'multi-faceted' crime approach amid debate about arrests

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan waded into British Columbia's contentious crime debate Wednesday, saying he understands concerns in communities about violent offenders, but arresting more people won't fix the issue.
B.C. cannabis firm founder admits to criminal stock fraud, faces U.S. jail time

B.C. cannabis firm founder admits to criminal stock fraud, faces U.S. jail time

Former Vancouver physician turned stock promoter has agreed to plead guilty to criminal securities offences in the U.S.
North Van top cop under investigation for alleged misconduct

North Van top cop under investigation for alleged misconduct

Supt. William Yee, a 25-year veteran of the force named officer in charge of the North Van RCMP detachment a year ago, has temporarily stepped aside