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Marriage proposal in B.C. legislature gets a 'Yes' from fiancée, cheers from MLAs

Marriage proposal in B.C. legislature gets a 'Yes' from fiancée, cheers from MLAs

VICTORIA — Politicians ask a lot of questions in British Columbia’s legislature, but for New Democrat member Rick Glumac, his question posed Wednesday was especially important.
Police probe homicides of husband and wife in Abbotsford, B.C.

Police probe homicides of husband and wife in Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Police have identified a husband and wife, both in their 70s, as homicide victims in Abbotsford, B.C. Investigators say 77-year-old Arnold De Jong and 76-year-old Joanne De Jong were found dead in a home on Monday.
Jimi Hendrix flaming guitar stunt nets Vancouver burn victim $200,000

Jimi Hendrix flaming guitar stunt nets Vancouver burn victim $200,000

A guitarist's attempt to recreate rocker Jimi Hendrix's flaming guitar stunt resulted in significant leg burns to a Vancouver concert-goer who had to give up dreams of being a dancer as a result.
B.C. man who killed mother with an axe found not criminally responsible

B.C. man who killed mother with an axe found not criminally responsible

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has found a man who suffers from a mental disorder is not criminally responsible for the axe slaying of his mother.
B.C. Liberal Leader Falcon fined $500 for late campaign report

B.C. Liberal Leader Falcon fined $500 for late campaign report

Kevin Falcon is among three of the six contenders for the recent party leadership who will have to pay $500 for filing their campaign reports late with Elections BC.
Tame deer becomes celebrity in tiny B.C. town

Tame deer becomes celebrity in tiny B.C. town

Fluffy the deer is too tame for the wild.
Accused in Kitsilano park caretaker homicide to plead not guilty

Accused in Kitsilano park caretaker homicide to plead not guilty

The second-degree murder case of the man accused in the death of a much-loved Vancouver musician and park caretaker is moving forward to a preliminary hearing in July.
Delayed snowmelt, potential rain and warm weather raises flooding risk in B.C.

Delayed snowmelt, potential rain and warm weather raises flooding risk in B.C.

VANCOUVER — A hydrologist with the River Forecast Centre says he's "quite worried" about the risk of flooding in British Columbia because of the high snowpack and the potential for sudden warm weather.
B.C.'s physicians and surgeons are highest COVID-vaccinated group, naturopaths lowest

B.C.'s physicians and surgeons are highest COVID-vaccinated group, naturopaths lowest

VICTORIA — Vaccination information on British Columbia's health-care professionals shows most are fully immunized, though patients won't know if their own doctor has had all their COVID-19 shots. Provincial health officer Dr.
'Shame on Canada': Jeers heard in court as Burnaby pipeline protester sentenced

'Shame on Canada': Jeers heard in court as Burnaby pipeline protester sentenced

A man convicted of violating a Trans Mountain court injunction has been jailed by a B.C. Supreme Court judge for 28 days.