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Man facing murder charge after remains of woman found outside Fort St. John

Man facing murder charge after remains of woman found outside Fort St. John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The RCMP say they've made an arrest after finding the remains of a woman reported missing two weeks ago near Fort St. John, B.C. Mounties say in a news release that Sarah Foord, 38, was reported missing by family on July 10.

Police, BC Coroners Service investigate possible Cultus Lake drowning

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — Emergency crews responded to a possible drowning at a popular lake in the Fraser Valley Saturday afternoon. Jose Vargas, a spokesman with B.C. Emergency Health Services, says paramedics were called to Cultus Lake around 3 p.m.
'Be more like the Hells Angels,' trademark-seeking companies urged

'Be more like the Hells Angels,' trademark-seeking companies urged

Motorcycle club’s trademark protections recognized in legal battle
Older adults coping better with pandemic: UBC study

Older adults coping better with pandemic: UBC study

“While older adults are faced with stressors such as higher rates of disease contraction, severe complications and mortality from COVID-19, they also possess more coping skills to deal with stress as they are older and wiser"
New online COVID-19 orientation helping British Columbians support loved ones in long-term care

New online COVID-19 orientation helping British Columbians support loved ones in long-term care

Family Caregivers of British Columbia is calling on other organizations to partner with the educational initiative to ensure free access to the program helping residents become "COVID-competent"
Don't leave pets in vehicles this summer, warns B.C. SPCA

Don't leave pets in vehicles this summer, warns B.C. SPCA

“Even parked in the shade, with windows cracked open, the temperatures inside a vehicle can become deadly"
Black bear that bit girl in North Vancouver 'habituated' to humans: officers

Black bear that bit girl in North Vancouver 'habituated' to humans: officers

VANCOUVER — British Columbia conservation officers say they believe a black bear that bit a young girl in North Vancouver Friday was food-conditioned and habituated to humans.

Environment Canada warns first heat of the season coming to southern B.C.

VANCOUVER — Southern British Columbians bemoaning a slow start to the summer season will get what they asked for soon. Environment Canada says in a special weather statement that the first heat wave of the season is set to begin Sunday.
Restaurant staff should be required to wear masks, says BC Restaurant association president

Restaurant staff should be required to wear masks, says BC Restaurant association president

The association doesn't have the power to make face coverings mandatory
Most B.C. seniors' homes now accepting visitors

Most B.C. seniors' homes now accepting visitors

Residents are allowed to have one designated visitor with appointments made in advance