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BC Housing 'relieved, thankful' after fire at one of their Penticton properties saw no injuries

BC Housing 'relieved, thankful' after fire at one of their Penticton properties saw no injuries

Five residents in total were displaced by the blaze

Man dies in car after double shooting on Highway 1 in Burnaby, B.C.

BURNABY, B.C. — A man has died in a double shooting on Highway 1 in Burnaby, B.C.
Hotter, drier weather causing increase in B.C. wildfire near Okanagan

Hotter, drier weather causing increase in B.C. wildfire near Okanagan

KEREMEOS, B.C. — A wildfire on the fringes of British Columbia's southern Okanagan has grown. The BC Wildfire Service said the blaze, which is about 21 kilometres southwest of Penticton, is now nearly 60 square kilometres in size.
Strangers rescue tenant from Saanich house fire

Strangers rescue tenant from Saanich house fire

Resident heard the men yelling and got to safety without injury
Vancouver Island performers make it to The Tonight Show, America's Got Talent

Vancouver Island performers make it to The Tonight Show, America's Got Talent

Singer Lauren Spencer-Smith will be on The Tonight Show on Monday, while dance duo Funkanometry have advanced to the next round on America’s Got Talent.
B.C. homicide squad says fatal Surrey park shooting was a targeted hit

B.C. homicide squad says fatal Surrey park shooting was a targeted hit

SURREY, B.C. — Police say a shooting at a Surrey, B.C., sports field that killed two men and left another man in hospital with life-threatening injuries was a targeted crime likely connected to gangs and drugs.
Ruling NDP still leads, but opposition BC Liberals making fundraising gains

Ruling NDP still leads, but opposition BC Liberals making fundraising gains

The BC Liberals are on track to beat their 2021 fundraising total and the NDP is lagging behind last year’s pace. The second quarter figures released Aug. 5 by Elections BC show the opposition party, now led by Kevin Falcon, raised $667,866.
Inside B.C. Premier’s Office budget increases since 2020

Inside B.C. Premier’s Office budget increases since 2020

Premier John Horgan’s legacy when he steps down this fall will include his record as a job creator in his own office, where millions of dollars have been spent on new hires.
Feast at the first-ever BC Dumpling Festival on Aug. 13 in Coquitlam

Feast at the first-ever BC Dumpling Festival on Aug. 13 in Coquitlam

Inaugural BC Dumpling Festival stems from racist attack at Town Centre Park in Coquitlam last spring.
Vancouver Non-Partisan Association mayoral candidate John Coupar quits as vote looms

Vancouver Non-Partisan Association mayoral candidate John Coupar quits as vote looms

Vancouver's Non-Partisan Association has parted ways with its mayoral candidate, John Coupar, barely two months before municipal elections are held across British Columbia.