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Les Leyne: Ride-hailing saga to hit the legislature

Les Leyne: Ride-hailing saga to hit the legislature

One of the last bills to be introduced in the current legislative session is going to be one of the most closely watched. A package of changes that could finally open the door in B.C. to ride-hailing companies will be introduced, likely next week.
Campbell River man trapped in truck for several days after crash

Campbell River man trapped in truck for several days after crash

Duncan Moffat, 23, of Campbell River, ate apples and drank Gatorade to survive
Vancouver police officer could face charges in collision that left pedestrian seriously injured

Vancouver police officer could face charges in collision that left pedestrian seriously injured

B.C.’s Independent Investigations Office has sent its report to Crown counsel to consider if charges are warranted
Protected grizzly bear, wolverine habitat expanded in B.C.

Protected grizzly bear, wolverine habitat expanded in B.C.

Ministers unveil major expansion of the Darkwoods Conservation Area
Natural gas shortage could last all winter; households urged to conserve

Natural gas shortage could last all winter; households urged to conserve

British Columbians are heeding the call to conserve natural gas, but it might not be enough, says Fortis B.C.
Five deaths in B.C. shootings linked to gangs

Five deaths in B.C. shootings linked to gangs

VANCOUVER — The latest fatal shooting in the Lower Mainland has been linked to the region’s escalating gang activity, bringing the number of victims in the conflict to five in the past six weeks.
West Vancouver Police seek Upper Levels wrong way driver

West Vancouver Police seek Upper Levels wrong way driver

Driver on wrong side of highway results in one collision, several near misses
Hamburglar-like thieves strike in North Vancouver

Hamburglar-like thieves strike in North Vancouver

North Vancouver RCMP are on the lookout for thieves with a taste for high-end jewelry, sunglasses – and McDonald’s hamburgers.
California wildfire smoke likely to reach B.C. coast, says meteorologist

California wildfire smoke likely to reach B.C. coast, says meteorologist

Smoke from California’s deadly wildfires is expected to reach coastal B.C. “The circulation of air has been carrying smoke offshore from California,”said Environment Canada meteorologist Matt MacDonald.
E. coli outbreak in B.C. cheese makes five people sick, prompts warning

E. coli outbreak in B.C. cheese makes five people sick, prompts warning

The provincial centre for disease control is warning consumers to throw away Little Qualicum Cheeseworks Qualicum Spice cheese