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B.C. expands Foundry mental health, substance use services to 8 communities

B.C. expands Foundry mental health, substance use services to 8 communities

VICTORIA — The B.C. government is expanding its mental health and substance use services for youth and their families to eight more communities.
There is $164 million of unclaimed money in B.C., looking for its rightful owners

There is $164 million of unclaimed money in B.C., looking for its rightful owners

You can search an online database to see if any of the money is yours
Deadly act of domestic violence in B.C. sparks calls for police to be more open

Deadly act of domestic violence in B.C. sparks calls for police to be more open

Police secrecy surrounding domestic-violence murder investigations needs to change, says an expert in intimate partner violence
Homicide team probes suspicious fire where one person is dead in Langley, B.C.

Homicide team probes suspicious fire where one person is dead in Langley, B.C.

LANGLEY, B.C. — The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over an investigation of a house fire where a body was found in Langley, B.C. A statement from the team on social media said the death was suspicious.
Lawsuit filed by family of B.C. man killed in police incident alleges RCMP officers used 'extreme and excessive force'

Lawsuit filed by family of B.C. man killed in police incident alleges RCMP officers used 'extreme and excessive force'

Whistler business owner Jason Koehler was reportedly tasered, pepper sprayed and struck with batons during a disturbance call in March.
Black bear attacks, kills dog in B.C. park

Black bear attacks, kills dog in B.C. park

A man was walking his small dog when the dog ran off into the bushes and ended up being chased by the bear.
Politics as normal suspended in B.C., but will that change when house returns?

Politics as normal suspended in B.C., but will that change when house returns?

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Opposition leader says fighting the pandemic produced a unified health front among traditional adversaries, but with the province facing its darkest economic crisis in decades, political battle lines must go beyond worki
Escapees out of B.C. prison for two days are charged with murder

Escapees out of B.C. prison for two days are charged with murder

James Busch and Zachary Armitage are accused of killing 60-year-old Martin Payne, whose body was found in his Victoria-area home in July 2019.
Trans Mountain pipeline shuts as crews clean spill in Abbotsford, B.C.

Trans Mountain pipeline shuts as crews clean spill in Abbotsford, B.C.

The company says the crude oil spill has been fully contained.
COVID forces changes as B.C. provincial courts reopen for trials

COVID forces changes as B.C. provincial courts reopen for trials

VANCOUVER — Provincial court trials in British Columbia will resume July 6 with numerous changes not only for health and safety reasons amid COVID-19, but to accelerate the court process.