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Chorus of support has Vancouver folk fest board reviewing cancellation, letter says

Chorus of support has Vancouver folk fest board reviewing cancellation, letter says

VANCOUVER — A groundswell of support for the Vancouver Folk Music Festival has its board of directors rethinking plans to cancel this year's event and dissolve the society.
Surrey police transition decision delayed by B.C. government

Surrey police transition decision delayed by B.C. government

More information is needed from Surrey Police Service and Surrey RCMP, says the province's director of police services.
Vancouver police officer surprised VGH didn't admit suicidal constable to hospital

Vancouver police officer surprised VGH didn't admit suicidal constable to hospital

The remarks came from testimony during a BC Coroners Service inquest into Const. Nicole Chan's 2019 suicide.
Former Victoria mayor appointed as housing adviser for province

Former Victoria mayor appointed as housing adviser for province

Lisa Helps will help develop the province’s B.C. Builds program, an initiative to build housing for middle-income families, individuals and seniors.
B.C. miners eye lithium ‘white gold’ rush in Nevada

B.C. miners eye lithium ‘white gold’ rush in Nevada

Vancouver-based company Lithium Americas poised to become major lithium producer
Untrained disassembly and poor communication linked to fatal B.C. ammonia release

Untrained disassembly and poor communication linked to fatal B.C. ammonia release

VANCOUVER — The independent body that oversees the safety of technical systems and equipment in British Columbia has found a deadly ammonia leak near Kamloops last May was a tragedy that took years to unfold.
Two bottles of ultra-rare $110,000 whisky up for sale in Vancouver

Two bottles of ultra-rare $110,000 whisky up for sale in Vancouver

It's been maturing for more than 50 years.
Cougar snatches family cat off Colwood hot tub and kills it

Cougar snatches family cat off Colwood hot tub and kills it

The cat’s owner is calling for signs to be posted in local parks warning about the animals’ presence, something Colwood says it’s preparing to do
Animal advocate says landscape changes more effective than goose cull

Animal advocate says landscape changes more effective than goose cull

Jordan Reichert of the Animal Alliance of Canada says the CRD should focus on modifying the birds’ habitat rather than killing them, which would just make room for more geese to move in
Canfor to shut down sawmills in Chetwynd, Houston

Canfor to shut down sawmills in Chetwynd, Houston

Chetwynd mill to shut down permanently, Houston for extended period
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