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Shots fired during standoff in Richmond, but RCMP say suspect arrested without injury

A man with a gun was arrested after an hours-long standoff with police and court bailiffs in Richmond, B.C., on Tuesday afternoon, according to RCMP....

New Vancouver Island bike park honours late B.C. mountain biker Jordie Lunn

B.C. mountain biker Jordie Lunn's memory lives on through a new bike park named in his honour.It was officially unveiled Tuesday morning.  Lunn, known worldwide...

U.S. government to investigate its Indian boarding schools in wake of Kamloops discovery

The United States government has announced it will investigate its history of Indian boarding schools and work to identify children who died in the institutions.The Federal...

Former taxi driver convicted of sexually assaulting passenger in West Vancouver

A former taxi driver has been convicted of sexual assault after targeting a passenger inside his cab in West Vancouver, B.C., more than two years...

Victoria Native Friendship Centre receives valuable property as donation

A Victoria-area woman is preparing to transfer ownership of her large house and property in Oak Bay, B.C., to the Victoria Native Friendship Centre (VNFC)....

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip calls for more action on reconciliation

As Canada marked the 25th annual National Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday, the president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs called on leaders from...

Records fall as heat wave bakes B.C. — and it's only going to get hotter, forecasters say

A heat wave has officially descended upon much of B.C. and has already established itself as a record-breaker days before its anticipated peak this weekend. The scorching...

Residents flee overnight house fire in Burnaby

Three people scrambled from their home in the middle of the night in Burnaby, B.C., after a fire broke out and burned through most of...

Mobile safe consumption site launches in Penticton to help prevent overdose deaths

The organizers behind a volunteer-based initiative by a non-profit organization in Penticton, B.C., are hoping to help prevent overdoses in the community by providing a free mobile...

RCMP say man arrested in Fort St. John allegedly solicited children to touch him sexually

Police in Northeastern B.C. say they've arrested a 32-year-old man who allegedly offered video game cards to children at a local park Saturday morning in...

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