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Bodies burned in Summerland car linked to crash 300 km away: police

Bodies burned in Summerland car linked to crash 300 km away: police

SURREY, B.C. — Mounties in British Columbia say there is a connection between the discovery of two bodies in a burned vehicle in Summerland and the deaths of two people in a police chase in Abbotsford a day later.

Man killed, taxi driver seriously injured in Surrey, B.C., shooting: RCMP

SURREY, B.C. — Mounties in B.C.'s Lower Mainland say a 30-year-old man who was the passenger in a taxi has been killed in what is believed to be a targeted shooting. Surrey RCMP say the driver of the taxi was also shot and seriously injured.
Recent B.C. heat wave claimed 16 lives, according to preliminary data

Recent B.C. heat wave claimed 16 lives, according to preliminary data

The worst day for fatalities was July 29, with five deaths recorded.
Why electrification is the road less travelled for commercial truck fleets in North America

Why electrification is the road less travelled for commercial truck fleets in North America

Accelerating the drive to transportation decarbonization is complex and costly for trucking firm
B.C.'s $10-million plastics fund aims to spur business to cut pollution, says Heyman

B.C.'s $10-million plastics fund aims to spur business to cut pollution, says Heyman

DELTA, B.C. — British Columbia is increasing funding incentives for businesses to $10 million to develop products to reduce plastic pollution.
Hootsuite laying off hundreds of workers in latest blow to B.C. tech sector

Hootsuite laying off hundreds of workers in latest blow to B.C. tech sector

Expert says more job cuts coming to B.C. tech sector through to end of the year
Decarbonization drives new export markets for B.C.

Decarbonization drives new export markets for B.C.

LNG, wood pellets, critical minerals, ammonia exports driven by climate change policies
Maples around Vancouver Island have a silvery tinge this summer. Here's why.

Maples around Vancouver Island have a silvery tinge this summer. Here's why.

The change looks alarming, but it’s not cause for concern in the long term, says registered professional botanist.
Vernon, B.C., New Democrat MLA to face recall petition over health-care issues

Vernon, B.C., New Democrat MLA to face recall petition over health-care issues

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government's handling of the health-care file has prompted a Vernon, B.C., resident to launch a recall campaign against her local New Democrat member of the legislature.
Potential class-action lawsuit in B.C. alleges abuse at Catholic schools

Potential class-action lawsuit in B.C. alleges abuse at Catholic schools

Boys alleging they were sexually and physically abused by priests already known to be child abusers want to know why those men wound up teaching again.