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'A blank stare': Victoria officer in fatal 2019 police shooting in shock, public hearing told

'A blank stare': Victoria officer in fatal 2019 police shooting in shock, public hearing told

Ron Kirkwood faces allegations of abuse of authority in relation to firing an ARWEN gun at Lisa Rauch and neglect of duty in connection with his lack of documentation of the fatal shooting.
Lawyer says RCMP bullying claims in Surrey policing case could cause 'undue' concern

Lawyer says RCMP bullying claims in Surrey policing case could cause 'undue' concern

VANCOUVER — A B.C.
Fairy Creek protester released pending appeal of 60-day sentence

Fairy Creek protester released pending appeal of 60-day sentence

The appeal’s primary argument will be that Gladue sentencing principles were improperly applied in Angela Davidson’s case, says her lawyer
Two new blocks of Indigenous affordable housing open in Sooke

Two new blocks of Indigenous affordable housing open in Sooke

The complex contains 170 below-market rental units in two buildings on Drennan Street
B.C. secures eight new sites for middle-income rental housing scheme

B.C. secures eight new sites for middle-income rental housing scheme

LANGLEY, B.C. — British Columbia has secured eight new sites for its BC Builds program, in which land owned by the province, non-profits or community groups is pre-zoned to build middle-income rental housing.
5 dull facts about Vancouver you (probably) didn't know

5 dull facts about Vancouver you (probably) didn't know

And why would you?
Elephant seal shuts down section of Beach Drive in Oak Bay

Elephant seal shuts down section of Beach Drive in Oak Bay

Fisheries officers were en route to help corral the 500-pound creature, and the road will be reopened once Emerson is safe, police said.
Man arrested in death of 71-year-old Richmond, B.C., woman

Man arrested in death of 71-year-old Richmond, B.C., woman

RICHMOND, B.C. — British Columbia's Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says it is investigating after a woman was found dead in her Richmond home. It says the RCMP received a request for a wellness check at the residence around 5 p.m. on Friday.
RCMP respond to head-on crash after woman drives wrong way down Highway 99

RCMP respond to head-on crash after woman drives wrong way down Highway 99

SURREY, B.C. — Mounties in Surrey, B.C., say a woman is in the hospital with possible life-threatening injuries after driving the wrong way down Highway 99 and crashing into oncoming traffic.
Catching a killer: Environmental sleuths solve mystery of dead coho in a Courtenay creek

Catching a killer: Environmental sleuths solve mystery of dead coho in a Courtenay creek

Before the fish started dying, the region was in a period of drought. Then, immediately after significant rainfall, the smolts turned up dead. All the evidence pointed to a chemical found in tire rubber.