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Woman questions court’s authority, cites Indigenous rights; her case involves Victoria police chief

Woman questions court’s authority, cites Indigenous rights; her case involves Victoria police chief

Kati George-Jim is charged with obstructing police as they tried to arrest a person believed to have thrown water on the police chief at a memorial.
B.C. man charged with attempted murder after alleged knife attack: RCMP

B.C. man charged with attempted murder after alleged knife attack: RCMP

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. — Police say a man has been charged with attempted murder and other offences after he allegedly used a knife to slash cars, then attacked a motorcyclist riding in North Vancouver, B.C., over the weekend.
5 unusual pieces of public art you (probably) haven't seen in Vancouver

5 unusual pieces of public art you (probably) haven't seen in Vancouver

From a "demon beaver" and "berserker rats" to an auditory experience to a baseball-and-Wordsworth themed piece, these aren't new, but may be new to you.
Updated: RCMP confirm two dead after plane crash in 'remote' Howe Sound location on May 24

Updated: RCMP confirm two dead after plane crash in 'remote' Howe Sound location on May 24

The plane, carrying a pilot and passenger, crashed between Ellesmere Creek & Potlatch Creek across from Furry Creek.
Update: Two taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash near Whistler this afternoon

Update: Two taken to hospital after multi-vehicle crash near Whistler this afternoon

Crash occurred 10 kilometres north of Whistler, closing the Sea to Sky Highway for a time.
Vancouver Island University board cancels its music programs in vote

Vancouver Island University board cancels its music programs in vote

The music department chair says the department has been told it will offer music electives to other students in the university, though no clear plan has been provided.
Photos: Giant First Nations canoe leaves Coquitlam to complete special healing journey to New West

Photos: Giant First Nations canoe leaves Coquitlam to complete special healing journey to New West

The Grandmothers Healing Journey travelled by canoe from Spences Bridge to New Westminster.
NACI says mpox and COVID-19 vaccines can be safely given at the same time

NACI says mpox and COVID-19 vaccines can be safely given at the same time

OTTAWA — The National Advisory Committee on Immunization says the mpox vaccine can be given at the same time as an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, reversing its previous recommendation to wait at least four weeks due to safety concerns.
Former Nanaimo teacher faces charges related to images of child sexual abuse

Former Nanaimo teacher faces charges related to images of child sexual abuse

Darrell Christopher Gilkes was hired as an on-call teacher in November 2022, but the district says it’s had no contact with him since he signed an undertaking not to practise in June 2023
Deaths in correctional facilities trending upward, BC Coroners Service says

Deaths in correctional facilities trending upward, BC Coroners Service says

VICTORIA — The BC Coroners Service says inmate deaths in the province have been trending upward. The agency says the deaths of 188 people in provincial and federal correctional facilities were reported between Jan. 1, 2013, and Dec. 31, 2023.