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Former Speaker of B.C. legislature didn't consider conflict of interest: trial hears

Former Speaker of B.C. legislature didn't consider conflict of interest: trial hears

VANCOUVER — A former Speaker of the B.C.
B.C. introduces skills trade certification for apprentices, journeymen in 10 trades

B.C. introduces skills trade certification for apprentices, journeymen in 10 trades

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has introduced legislation to modernize the Crown agency responsible for training workers in the trades sector.
Trans Mountain pipeline protester found guilty of contempt of court

Trans Mountain pipeline protester found guilty of contempt of court

'Such lawlessness affects us all negatively,' the judge said of the March 2021 incident.
17 more deaths recorded in B.C. over weekend, hospitalizations declining

17 more deaths recorded in B.C. over weekend, hospitalizations declining

VICTORIA — B.C.'s Health Ministry is reporting another 17 deaths linked to COVID-19 in the province over the past three days, bringing the death toll to 2,764.
Two weeks in jail for trio of women who breached Burnaby Trans Mountain injunction

Two weeks in jail for trio of women who breached Burnaby Trans Mountain injunction

'The destruction of Mother Earth must stop,' one of the women said in court during sentencing.
Truck drivers face delays after Pacific border highway closed due to protests

Truck drivers face delays after Pacific border highway closed due to protests

VANCOUVER — Protests against COVID-19 mandates in British Columbia have been loud, but mostly lawful, the province's solicitor general said Monday.
Statue of Vancouver's Gastown founder torn down during women's memorial march

Statue of Vancouver's Gastown founder torn down during women's memorial march

VANCOUVER — Police say they are investigating after a statue commemorating the founder of a Vancouver neighbourhood was pulled down during the annual Women's Memorial March on Monday.
British Columbia introduces online auto insurance renewals

British Columbia introduces online auto insurance renewals

VICTORIA — Motorists in British Columbia will soon have the option to renew their auto insurance policies online. Mike Farnworth, the minister responsible for the Insurance Corporation of B.C.
Richmond resident’s sunken float home sparks fundraiser

Richmond resident’s sunken float home sparks fundraiser

Neighbours helped rescue the woman and her two cats in the early hours
Suspicious cash transactions went unreported during big-ticket liquor promotion

Suspicious cash transactions went unreported during big-ticket liquor promotion

Managers at three government liquor stores were told to watch for potential money laundering during Premium Spirit Release.
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