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Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield becomes 6th Liberal leadership candidate

Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield becomes 6th Liberal leadership candidate

KELOWNA, B.C. — The race for the leadership of British Columbia's Liberals is getting a sixth candidate, with Kelowna-Mission MLA Renee Merrifield officially announcing her candidacy.
Winds, thunderstorms in fire zone forecast

Winds, thunderstorms in fire zone forecast

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — Cooler temperatures are in the forecast for the coming days, but the weather shifts could also bring higher winds and possible thunderstorms to British Columbia's fire zones. B.C.
Dr. Bonnie Henry among 16 people appointed to receive province's Order of B.C.

Dr. Bonnie Henry among 16 people appointed to receive province's Order of B.C.

VICTORIA — Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry is one of 16 people appointed to receive the province's highest honour, the Order of British Columbia. Lt.-Gov.
RCMP says man dies at Coquitlam, B.C. home

RCMP says man dies at Coquitlam, B.C. home

COQUITLAM, B.C. — The RCMP says one man is dead in Coquitlam following a complaint of a disturbance in a home. The RCMP says in a statement Coquitlam officers were called to investigate a disturbance complaint at a residence around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
RCMP locate suspected explosive device at scene of two-person shooting in Kelowna

RCMP locate suspected explosive device at scene of two-person shooting in Kelowna

KELOWNA, B.C. — Police in Kelowna, B.C., have cordoned off an area surrounding a two-person shooting following the discovery of what is believed to be an undetonated explosive device.
‘Oh my god, did I just win a million dollars?': Metro Vancouver lotto winner 'excited and happy'

‘Oh my god, did I just win a million dollars?': Metro Vancouver lotto winner 'excited and happy'

Greece or Mexico: Lucky lotto winner plans dream vacation
B.C. wildfire count nears 250 but cooler temperatures, light rain bring some relief

B.C. wildfire count nears 250 but cooler temperatures, light rain bring some relief

VICTORIA — British Columbia is reporting a slight increase in the number of active wildfires but cooler temperatures and forecasts of rain could bring some relief. B.C.
Food recall: Frozen mango tainted with Hepatitis A may have been sold in B.C.

Food recall: Frozen mango tainted with Hepatitis A may have been sold in B.C.

Some Canadians have gotten sick from the contaminated product
Heat warning in effect for B.C. as firefighters battle wildfires in province

Heat warning in effect for B.C. as firefighters battle wildfires in province

VANCOUVER — The number of wildfires in British Columbia climbed slightly Saturday to 245, as officials braced for potential lightning that could spark even more blazes.
BC Hydro report links public safety incidents to social media clout chasing

BC Hydro report links public safety incidents to social media clout chasing

The report suggests a 200 per cent increase in trespassing incidents at BC Hydro dams, reservoirs and recreation sites