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B.C. reports 7 new cases of coronavirus

B.C. reports 7 new cases of coronavirus

This brings the province's total to date to 39 cases

Liquefied petroleum gas was aboard recently derailed train in northern B.C.: TSB

VANCOUVER — The Transportation Safety Board says seven rail cars that derailed in northern British Columbia last Thursday were filled with liquefied petroleum gas.

Body found after mobile home fire in British Columbia: RCMP

BURTON, B.C. — The RCMP are investigating after a fatal mobile home fire on the weekend in southeast British Columbia.
New storm would dump snow on B.C. mountain passes; centre warns of flood risk

New storm would dump snow on B.C. mountain passes; centre warns of flood risk

VANCOUVER — Travellers on many high mountain passes in British Columbia's southern Interior are being warned to expect winter conditions as Environment Canada posts snowfall warnings for those routes.
Man who died in police incident identified as Whistler business owner

Man who died in police incident identified as Whistler business owner

The victim is the owner of a shop in Whistler Village that sells cannabis accessories and paraphernalia

Two Surrey, B.C., schools 'deep cleaned' after contact with COVID-19

SURREY, B.C. — A school district in Metro Vancouver has suspended a community rental program and disinfected two buildings after potential contacts with the novel coronavirus. In a letter to Serpentine Heights Elementary parents in Surrey, B.C.

Suspect dies, three RCMP officers hurt, during weekend arrest in Whistler, B.C.

WHISTLER, B.C. — The office that investigates all cases of police-involved death or serious injury in British Columbia has been notified about a fatality in Whistler.
B.C.'s Dr. Bonnie Henry, virus hunter, healer, resolves to 'break' COVID-19

B.C.'s Dr. Bonnie Henry, virus hunter, healer, resolves to 'break' COVID-19

Henry's tears, compassion and resolve to track down and break COVID-19 are being called a galvanizing moment in Canada's fight against the global virus

Man dies after being pepper sprayed, shocked and batoned by police officers

WHISTLER, B.C. — British Columbia's police watchdog is investigating the death of a man who was pepper sprayed and shocked with a stun gun by Mounties on Sunday. RCMP say the incident happened in Whistler at about 11 a.m.

Two Victoria men face second-degree murder charges in 2018 slaying

VICTORIA — Two Victoria men are due in court Monday to face second-degree murder charges in connection with a 41-year-old man's death in September 2018.