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Two men in hospital after suspected targeted shooting in Richmond

RICHMOND, B.C. — The RCMP say two men are in hospital after a shooting Friday evening in Richmond, B.C. They say officers were called to the scene in the 9000 Block of Capstan Way just after 7:30 p.m. Cpl.

Pandemic prompts B.C. to suspend civil jury trials for a year

VICTORIA — Civil jury trials in British Columbia are being suspended for a year in an effort to help courts remain safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New COVID-19 cases linked to actions during Labour Day weekend: B.C. government

VICTORIA — Health officials in B.C. are urging residents to think of the consequences of their actions, as they linked the growing number of COVID-19 cases to behaviour during the Labour Day long weekend.

Royal B.C. Museum to get new research building to help accessibility

VICTORIA — The Royal B.C. Museum is getting a new research building to help house its extensive archive, protect its collections and improve public accessibility to the vast amount of material. The province has announced a site in Colwood, B.C.
Rain will help wash away wildfire smoke, air quality will improve

Rain will help wash away wildfire smoke, air quality will improve

Air quality health index expected to drop to "low" in the Lower Mainland by Saturday
B.C. disburses first half of federal funds to reclaim dormant oil and gas wells

B.C. disburses first half of federal funds to reclaim dormant oil and gas wells

VANCOUVER — The first half of a $100-million federal fund directed at cleaning up dormant oil and gas wells in British Columbia has been disbursed.

Alaska man arrested at B.C. border crossing faces firearms, smuggling charges

VANCOUVER — Border officials say a man from Alaska has been charged with smuggling assault-style guns at a border crossing in British Columbia.
B.C. to publish a list of school COVID-19 exposures, outbreaks

B.C. to publish a list of school COVID-19 exposures, outbreaks

Fraser Health first to publish a list, but with no details

Latest targeted shooting in Surrey, B.C., sends one man to hospital

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP say they are investigating a targeted shooting in Surrey, B.C. A statement from the force says officers responded to reports of gunfire late Thursday in the Brookswood neighbourhood.
Former MP Nathan Cullen looking to run for B.C. NDP in next election

Former MP Nathan Cullen looking to run for B.C. NDP in next election

SMITHERS, B.C. — A former high-profile federal British Columbia politician is the latest in a growing number of New Democrats looking to make the switch to provincial politics for the next election.