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Police say woman murdered at home near University of B.C. campus, two arrested

Police say woman murdered at home near University of B.C. campus, two arrested

VANCOUVER — Police say a woman has been murdered at a home on the edge of the University of British Columbia campus, and two people have been arrested.
B.C. Mounties seize cache of stolen Lego, Jellycat toys, clothes worth $150,000

B.C. Mounties seize cache of stolen Lego, Jellycat toys, clothes worth $150,000

A 46-year-old man was arrested in connection with the seizure.
Suspect in B.C. triple stabbing has history of 'sudden' violence: review board

Suspect in B.C. triple stabbing has history of 'sudden' violence: review board

COQUITLAM, B.C. — The man accused of stabbing three people at a festival in Vancouver's Chinatown had a history of "sudden" violence but a report says he showed no signs of deteriorating mental health as he left a psychiatric hospital that day.
RV fire in residential neighbourhood in Surrey, B.C., claims one life

RV fire in residential neighbourhood in Surrey, B.C., claims one life

SURREY, B.C. — Police and fire officials say one person is dead in a recreational vehicle fire in a residential neighbourhood in Surrey, B.C. Surrey Fire Service says the blaze was reported Wednesday as the trailer sat in the driveway of a home.
B.C. to kill 25 deer to test for chronic wasting disease in Kootenay region

B.C. to kill 25 deer to test for chronic wasting disease in Kootenay region

VICTORIA — The B.C. government says it will cull 25 deer in the Kootenay region to test for chronic wasting disease. The Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship says two deer in the region tested positive for the disease earlier this year.
B.C. First Nation says racism, doctor shortage persists in regional health care

B.C. First Nation says racism, doctor shortage persists in regional health care

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A British Columbia First Nation says racism in the health-care system persists despite efforts by the government and industry to combat the problem.
B.C. auditor general says accounting fix should improve tax revenue estimates

B.C. auditor general says accounting fix should improve tax revenue estimates

VICTORIA — British Columbia auditor general Michael Pickup says the provincial government is using more up-to-date information to forecast income tax revenue, something he expects to improve financial estimates that have routinely been off by more th
Woman dies in 'serious incident' at Whistler Blackcomb resort

Woman dies in 'serious incident' at Whistler Blackcomb resort

WHISTLER, B.C. — Whistler Blackcomb ski resort says a Vancouver woman has died in a "serious incident" over the weekend.
Surrey, B.C., hospital to get critical care tower with acute, specialized services

Surrey, B.C., hospital to get critical care tower with acute, specialized services

SURREY, B.C. — A new critical care tower will be built at the current hospital site in Surrey, B.C., to take pressure off the overcrowded emergency room and add capacity for specialized care, Premier David Eby says.
'I'm actually surprised': BC Wildfire Service sees big increase in firefighter applicants

'I'm actually surprised': BC Wildfire Service sees big increase in firefighter applicants

The service says workers' mental health and well-being will be a top priority in 2024.