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9 years after bike crash on Coquihalla, B.C. woman seeks trio who saved her life

9 years after bike crash on Coquihalla, B.C. woman seeks trio who saved her life

She was seriously injured in July 2011 on her ride from North Vancouver to Canmore, Alberta. Now she wants to find the strangers who helped her.
BC Teachers' Federation calls for 'authentic' consultation on back-to-school plan

BC Teachers' Federation calls for 'authentic' consultation on back-to-school plan

The BCTF was quick to criticize the Ministry of Education’s plan to have students return full-time to classrooms in September.

Safety board says poor maintenance caused ship fire off Haida Gwaii

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board says a fire that broke out in the engine room of a container ship off Haida Gwaii was caused by poor maintenance.

Dog dragged by stolen vehicle; Alberta man faces charges

INVERMERE, B.C. — An Alberta man has been charged with theft of a vehicle and causing injury to an animal after a woman in southeastern B.C. watched her dog being dragged away by her stolen SUV.

Pilot flew into canyon, setting off fatal Yukon crash: safety board

RICHMOND, B.C. — Pilot decision-making was the cause of a fatal crash in Yukon involving an Alkan Air Ltd. flight last August.
B.C. plans for students to return to school full time in fall

B.C. plans for students to return to school full time in fall

It's not back to school as usual, but it will be back to school for all students this fall in B.C.
B.C. health officials put Okanagan party boats on notice

B.C. health officials put Okanagan party boats on notice

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a serious damper on summertime fun
E-bike rebates increasing in B.C. to encourage eco-friendly active transit

E-bike rebates increasing in B.C. to encourage eco-friendly active transit

"We look forward to seeing more people using e-bikes for getting around.”
LGBT youths’ suicidal thoughts decline with community supports: study

LGBT youths’ suicidal thoughts decline with community supports: study

Supportive communities and a progressive political climate can help combat LGBT teen suicides, especially among girls

Federal government announces $3 million to support B.C. tech companies

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's small- and medium-sized technology businesses are getting some financial help from the federal government.