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B.C. sees 'improved economic outlook' in province’s first 2021 quarterly finance report

B.C. sees 'improved economic outlook' in province’s first 2021 quarterly finance report

Real GDP growth for the year has been upgraded to 6% from 4.4%

B.C. police watchdog called after armed man fatally shot on Vancouver Island

VICTORIA — Police on Vancouver Island say British Columbia's police watchdog has been called to investigate after an officer fatally shot an armed man on Sunday.
RCMP make 27 more arrests at B.C. old-growth logging blockades

RCMP make 27 more arrests at B.C. old-growth logging blockades

PORT RENFREW, B.C. — RCMP enforcement of a B.C. Supreme Court injunction against blockades set up to prevent old-growth logging on Vancouver Island continued this weekend.

Mountie escapes injury after being shot at in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — The RCMP say one of their officers is shaken, but not physically injured after being shot at during an attempted traffic stop in Surrey, B.C., Friday evening.
Tribunal dismisses vaccine human rights complaints against Horgan, Henry

Tribunal dismisses vaccine human rights complaints against Horgan, Henry

'Ideological opposition to or distrust of the vaccine' not enough for complaint to proceed.
B.C. health officials report 820 COVID-19 cases and another nine deaths

B.C. health officials report 820 COVID-19 cases and another nine deaths

VICTORIA — British Columbia health officials are reporting 820 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the active infections in the province to 5,850.
Drug criminalization causing overdose epidemic: lawsuit

Drug criminalization causing overdose epidemic: lawsuit

21,000-plus Canadian overdose deaths since 2016 largely preventable, group claims
Former 'Surrey Six' investigator names Canada's top Mountie in ongoing legal fight

Former 'Surrey Six' investigator names Canada's top Mountie in ongoing legal fight

David Attew adds RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki to list of defendants
Campfire allowed across all but southern Vancouver Island as wildfire conditions ease

Campfire allowed across all but southern Vancouver Island as wildfire conditions ease

VANCOUVER — As of noon Friday, campfires are once again allowed across most of British Columbia, with only the drought-challenged region of southern Vancouver Island still covered by restrictions.
Whistleblower admits leak; rips ‘hypocritical’ Attorney General David Eby

Whistleblower admits leak; rips ‘hypocritical’ Attorney General David Eby

Former BCLC AML director said he was concerned about alleged Chinese Communist Party ties to alleged money launderers