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Woman dies in crash of light plane at a remote site east of Vancouver

VANCOUVER — The Transportation Safety Board says it is sending a team of investigators to the scene of a fatal plane crash at a remote site east of Vancouver. The board said in an email that its team will gather information and assess the occurrence.

One life sentence for the man who killed a Vancouver couple

VANCOUVER — A single life sentence of 25 years in prison has been imposed on 27-year-old Rocky Rambo Wei Nam Kam for the murders of a Vancouver couple two years ago.

Both drivers die in head-on crash on Highway 1 near Ashcroft, B.C.

ASHCROFT, B.C. — Two people are dead after a crash on Highway 1 near Ashcroft, B.C., that also set off a grass fire. RCMP say a woman driving a Honda Civic crossed the centre line and hit a semi truck head-on.
Former B.C. Conservative member of Parliament James Abbott dies at 77

Former B.C. Conservative member of Parliament James Abbott dies at 77

CRANBROOK, B.C. — A retired members of Parliament who represented the southeastern British Columbia riding of Kootenay-Columbia for 18 years has died.

Targeted stabbing kills Vancouver man in the city's ninth murder of 2020

VANCOUVER — Police are investigating Vancouver's ninth homicide of the year. A statement from Vancouver police says a 41-year-old man was stabbed Monday evening in a lot behind St. Paul's Hospital in the city's west end.
New COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford blueberry packing plant

New COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford blueberry packing plant

Plus long weekend bubbles, license plate harassment, and limits on mass gatherings
Vancouver Park Board says yes to alcohol in 22 parks, but bylaw delayed to 2021

Vancouver Park Board says yes to alcohol in 22 parks, but bylaw delayed to 2021

VANCOUVER — Park board commissioners in Vancouver have voted in favour of allowing alcohol consumption in 22 parks around the city, but relaxing with a cold one likely won't happen soon.

Surrey man charged with sexual assault following attack near SkyTrain station

SURREY, B.C. — The RCMP say a 30-year-old Surrey, B.C., man has been arrested and charged following an alleged sexual assault and robbery earlier this month. They say police received a report just after 11 p.m.

RCMP say man who died at Cultus Lake was 22-year-old from India

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — The RCMP say the man who drowned in a popular lake in British Columbia's Fraser Valley this weekend was an Indian citizen.
B.C. confirms 81 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 3,500

B.C. confirms 81 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 3,500

There have been two new COVID-19 related deaths.