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Barefoot hiker rescued after spending two cold nights in B.C.'s North Shore mountains

Barefoot hiker rescued after spending two cold nights in B.C.'s North Shore mountains

NORTH VANCOUVER — An ill-prepared hiker has been pulled out of British Columbia’s North Shore mountains after losing his shoes and all charge on his mobile phone.
B.C. finishes merging health-profession colleges in plan for better oversight

B.C. finishes merging health-profession colleges in plan for better oversight

VICTORIA — British Columbia's government has amalgamated 11 health-professional colleges into two, setting the foundation for what it says is stronger oversight.
B.C. Premier David Eby welcomes birth of new daughter, Gwendolyn

B.C. Premier David Eby welcomes birth of new daughter, Gwendolyn

British Columbia Premier David Eby's special pre-election countdown has ended with the announcement of the arrival of his newborn daughter on Thursday. The premier says Gwendolyn Kay Eby was born happy and healthy at nine pounds six ounces.
Two years later, neighbours recall deadly gun battle outside Saanich bank

Two years later, neighbours recall deadly gun battle outside Saanich bank

Brothers Mathew and Isaac Auchterlonie, both 22 and each carrying a legally purchased SKS semi-automatic rifle, entered the bank and held 22 customers and staff inside.
'I'm willing to risk my life': Police officer recounts response to Saanich bank shooting

'I'm willing to risk my life': Police officer recounts response to Saanich bank shooting

Ahead of the two-year anniversary of a fatal shootout outside a Saanich bank, the police officer who helped lead the response recounts the day — and the recovery.
World's largest hockey stick is going small

World's largest hockey stick is going small

The stick, fashioned from Douglas fir and made for Expo 86, is 62.5 metres long, weighs 28 tonnes and earned the Guinness World Records title as the world’s largest hockey stick in 2008.
Optimistic, but aware: wet weather easing Fort Nelson, B.C., fire fears

Optimistic, but aware: wet weather easing Fort Nelson, B.C., fire fears

FORT NELSON — The mayor of Fort Nelson, B.C., says the community is feeling more comfortable after a week of wet weather and a downgraded drought threat, but that doesn't mean they're blind to the risk of wildfires that still exists in the region.
Culprits caught on video as Pride crosswalk vandalized twice in Langford

Culprits caught on video as Pride crosswalk vandalized twice in Langford

The Pride crosswalk in front of Spencer Middle School in Langford has been vandalized again — but this time police have videos of the culprits.
Charges laid in Nanaimo crash that killed 24-year-old

Charges laid in Nanaimo crash that killed 24-year-old

Reid Davidson, 24, died last July after his Toyota Yaris was struck by a vehicle travelling the wrong way on the Nanaimo Parkway.
Police nab two excessive speeders within minutes on Malahat

Police nab two excessive speeders within minutes on Malahat

Excessive speeding penalties kick in when drivers are travelling more than 40 kilometres an hour over the speed limit.