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Behind the cost estimates for proposed 2030 Winter Olympics venues, villages

Behind the cost estimates for proposed 2030 Winter Olympics venues, villages

The Canadian Olympic Committee is planning to make formal proposals to B.C. and federal treasury boards in October.
BCGEU starts job action Monday

BCGEU starts job action Monday

BC Liquor Distribution Branch wholesale and distribution centres in Kamloops, Delta, Richmond and Victoria are being picketed today.
Release goes smoothly, caribou moms and calves back in wild

Release goes smoothly, caribou moms and calves back in wild

The seven pregnant females and one yearling were captured in March
Extinction Rebellion spawns another splinter group planning to block streets

Extinction Rebellion spawns another splinter group planning to block streets

Different name, same face. The Vancouver chapter of Extinction Rebellion has spawned another protest sub-brand that threatens to disrupt traffic Monday for an anti-shale gas march from Vancouver city hall to the CBC studios, via the Cambie Bridge.
BCWS predicts stable forecast following persistent lightning strikes across province

BCWS predicts stable forecast following persistent lightning strikes across province

VANCOUVER — A spokesperson for the BC Wildfire Service says 80 per cent of the 212 new fires sparked across the province since Wednesday were caused by lightning.
BCWS says province hit by lightning over 17,800 times in four days

BCWS says province hit by lightning over 17,800 times in four days

Sweet lightning!
High risk sex offender found, rearrested in Vancouver

High risk sex offender found, rearrested in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A high risk sex offender who disappeared from his halfway house has been found and rearrested by police in Vancouver.
UVic students craft mini satellite for space mission

UVic students craft mini satellite for space mission

Satellite is about size of two-litre milk carton

Winds expected to cause wildfire to spread in southeastern B.C.: BC Wildfire Service

VANCOUVER — The BC Wildfire Service is warning that gusty winds will likely cause a wildfire that crossed into Canada from Montana earlier this month to grow.
You can have your own Hobbit float home in Delta

You can have your own Hobbit float home in Delta

Anyone interested in the float home is asked to make an appointment and advised not to go on the property without a realtor present. That cautionary advice may or may not be given because of the possible unannounced appearance of the wizard Gandalf.