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Teen hit and killed by dump truck while crossing street in Burnaby, B.C.

Teen hit and killed by dump truck while crossing street in Burnaby, B.C.

BURNABY, B.C. — A 14-year-old girl has been hit and killed by a dump truck in Burnaby, B.C. RCMP say it happened just after 3 p.m. Thursday on a road in the southeast corner of the city.
911 service disrupted in parts of South-Central Okanagan, says E-Comm

911 service disrupted in parts of South-Central Okanagan, says E-Comm

VANCOUVER — An agency that provides emergency communications operations for B.C. says some parts of the province are experiencing a 911 service disruption.
B.C. aims to support repeat offenders while protecting communities

B.C. aims to support repeat offenders while protecting communities

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has hired two experts to investigate and report on how best to prevent cycles of crime involving prolific offenders and those who commit random violent attacks.
Cost of B.C. government’s no-bid pandemic contracts rises by 83%

Cost of B.C. government’s no-bid pandemic contracts rises by 83%

Penny Ballem’s vaccine czar contract increased by 245% to $760,000
Alleged drug trafficker faces U.S. extradition, second request dismissed

Alleged drug trafficker faces U.S. extradition, second request dismissed

An accused drug dealer faces extradition from Canada to the United States after a British Columbia Supreme Court ruling May 4.
Photos: This handy tool shows how long you'll wait in lines at Vancouver International Airport

Photos: This handy tool shows how long you'll wait in lines at Vancouver International Airport

Know before you go (but still go early)
RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko named as B.C. Liberal candidate in Surrey South byelection

RCMP Sgt. Elenore Sturko named as B.C. Liberal candidate in Surrey South byelection

SURREY, B.C. — An RCMP sergeant and spokesperson for the Surrey, B.C., detachment is now the candidate for the British Columbia Liberal Party in a pending byelection.
Traditional store finds young market online

Traditional store finds young market online

After pandemic, landmark business navigates e-commerce realm
Pandemic pushed bike shop's sales into higher gear

Pandemic pushed bike shop's sales into higher gear

Challenges for cycling store owner include supply chain, labour and red tape
B.C. hiring more health-care staff as it wipes out surgery backlog: minister

B.C. hiring more health-care staff as it wipes out surgery backlog: minister

VICTORIA — British Columbia has almost caught up with the backlog of surgeries from the pandemic and weather events while it sets new targets to whittle down the existing waiting lists, says the province’s health minister.
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