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B.C. illicit drug death toll nearly 1,500 this year: coroners service

B.C. illicit drug death toll nearly 1,500 this year: coroners service

VICTORIA — The coroners service in British Columbia says nearly 1,500 people have died this year from illicit drug use in the province.
Vancouver OneCity party in damage control over leaked chat logs

Vancouver OneCity party in damage control over leaked chat logs

Former city council candidate Rohana Rezel published excerpts of online discussions between activists involved with the party behind Coun. Christine Boyle and School Board Trustee Jennifer Reddy on his website.
First Nations seek to intervene in Beacon Hill Park appeal

First Nations seek to intervene in Beacon Hill Park appeal

Lawyer for Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations says they don’t want the 1882 Beacon Hill Park Trust to be interpreted in a way that would prevent First Nations’ interests from being considered
Senior left helpless when home support failed to show, says daughter

Senior left helpless when home support failed to show, says daughter

“It worries me how many seniors in our community this might be happening to if they don’t have family members to advocate for them,” says Dr. Jennifer Lush
DC's O’Reilly returns from BC Games with four gold, two silver

DC's O’Reilly returns from BC Games with four gold, two silver

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Kelowna attempted murder suspect dies in prison of suspected overdose

Kelowna attempted murder suspect dies in prison of suspected overdose

The BC Coroners Service is now involved and confirmed they are investigating a death at the OCC.
Transportation Safety Board probes tour boat sinking on Haida Gwaii

Transportation Safety Board probes tour boat sinking on Haida Gwaii

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board has sent a team to British Columbia's north coast to probe the sinking of a tour boat in Haida Gwaii.
Prosecutors reviewing new information before deciding on murder retrial

Prosecutors reviewing new information before deciding on murder retrial

A man who spent 26 years in prison for a murder he may not have committed will have to wait at least a few more weeks to learn whether he will be tried again.
Judge rejects Vancouver Shipyards' injunction request to bar pickets

Judge rejects Vancouver Shipyards' injunction request to bar pickets

Shipyard and drydock companies in North Van argued their work has been unfairly halted by the tugboat captains' strike. But a B.C. Supreme Court justice ruled the pickets can stay.
Colwood mother sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison for sexual assaults and luring involving teen boy

Colwood mother sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison for sexual assaults and luring involving teen boy

Defence lawyer Rolfe Horne said Monday he has instructions to appeal the sentence.