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B.C. man on the run from kidnap sentence found by police working different case

B.C. man on the run from kidnap sentence found by police working different case

COQUITLAM, B.C. — Coquitlam RCMP say a British Columbia man who was on the run, allegedly trying to evade sentencing for a separate crime, is now back in custody.
Seven days, 850km, Cops for Cancer Tour de North wraps up

Seven days, 850km, Cops for Cancer Tour de North wraps up

More than $150,000 raised.
Woman wanted in connection with driving incident on Canada Day arrested in Langley

Woman wanted in connection with driving incident on Canada Day arrested in Langley

A woman wanted on a B.C.-wide warrant for missing a court appearance related to an incident on Canada Day when Victoria police say they were nearly run over has been arrested by Langley RCMP.
B.C. adds $2 million to enhance suicide prevention, patient care

B.C. adds $2 million to enhance suicide prevention, patient care

VICTORIA — British Columbia's minister of mental health and addictions has announced $2 million in funding to support enhanced care for people at risk of suicide.
BC Cancer Foundation launches $500 million fundraiser

BC Cancer Foundation launches $500 million fundraiser

The campaign will have three key priorities: advancing innovation, activating the world's best experts, and accelerating access.
'Our education is obsolete': Lab assistant rattled as IH drops post-secondary requirement for similar role

'Our education is obsolete': Lab assistant rattled as IH drops post-secondary requirement for similar role

Recent Interior Health job postings for a “lab phlebotomist” position require just a Grade 10 education and a year of relevant experience.
New interactive online map shows if you're in a tsunami hazard zone; some spots are inland

New interactive online map shows if you're in a tsunami hazard zone; some spots are inland

You might think you’re safe being further inland, but it’s all in the lay of the land. Interactive map at PrepareYourself.ca
B.C. report on prolific offenders says hardline enforcement is not the answer

B.C. report on prolific offenders says hardline enforcement is not the answer

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government is moving to immediately implement some of the recommendations of a report on repeat offenders and random crime, whose authors describe a phenomenon causing “incredible distress” in many communities.

'Lightly felt' earthquake with 3.4 magnitude is recorded near Prince George, B.C.

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — A minor earthquake has shaken Prince George, B.C., but authorities say no damage has been reported and none is expected.
Update: Prince George hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake

Update: Prince George hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake

Earthquakes Canada is reporting a 3.4 magnitude earthquake, 32 km southwest of Prince George.