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Death at 844 Johnson: 'We both knew this building was going to kill him'

Death at 844 Johnson: 'We both knew this building was going to kill him'

In a video shot by his daughter just before Christmas, Jamaal Johnson said it was impossible for him to fight his addictions while living at 844 Johnson. He was right
Dix announces $30M for north Island health; Port Hardy ER to remain closed overnight

Dix announces $30M for north Island health; Port Hardy ER to remain closed overnight

Port McNeill and Port Hardy hospitals have been crippled by doctor and nurse shortages, resulting in emergency-department closures since the spring.
Five-foot fence post thrown at Vancouver city bus window, police say

Five-foot fence post thrown at Vancouver city bus window, police say

VANCOUVER — Metro Vancouver Transit Police say they are investigating after a five-foot metal fence post was allegedly thrown at the windshield of a city bus on Friday night. They say the impact shattered the glass near the driver’s side of the bus.
Stolen licence plate leads to drug trafficking charges for Vernon, B.C., man

Stolen licence plate leads to drug trafficking charges for Vernon, B.C., man

VERNON, B.C. — Mounties in B.C.'s Interior say a Vernon man has been charged for drug trafficking after his vehicle was allegedly found with a stolen Saskatchewan licence plate.
B.C. boy handcuffed, mother says children's hospital should have been safe space

B.C. boy handcuffed, mother says children's hospital should have been safe space

VANCOUVER — The mother of a 12-year-old Indigenous boy who was handcuffed by police at B.C. Children's Hospital in Vancouver says it should have been a safe place for her son, who has autism, but he was pinned to the floor and treated like an adult.
'I was brainwashed': Chinese spy conspiracy theorist apologizes for assault

'I was brainwashed': Chinese spy conspiracy theorist apologizes for assault

Former protester claims he was paid by a Chinese billionaire to organize rallies against a political blogger in Surrey.
Last Site C turbine arrives at dam site

Last Site C turbine arrives at dam site

Milestone 11,000-kilometre journey from Brazil completed early Friday morning
Petition launched to recall northern B.C. MLA Dan Davies

Petition launched to recall northern B.C. MLA Dan Davies

Cecil Lake resident says concerns of constituents going ignored but Davies says he's staying engaged with thousands in the riding
The economics of immigration: A boon for B.C. with support in place

The economics of immigration: A boon for B.C. with support in place

Record numbers of newcomers to Canada mean busy support services, accommodation concerns and big questions about the future.
Mayor frustrated by B.C's 'unfair' request for more info on Surrey policing shift

Mayor frustrated by B.C's 'unfair' request for more info on Surrey policing shift

VICTORIA — The mayor of Surrey, B.C., says the province is being "unfair" by requesting more information before it decides on the city's plan to revert to the RCMP as its police force.
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