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Lawsuit accuses B.C. gas utility of deceiving consumers over environmental impact

Lawsuit accuses B.C. gas utility of deceiving consumers over environmental impact

VANCOUVER — An environmental group is suing British Columbia natural gas utility FortisBC, accusing it of "greenwashing" its product through advertising, making the company seem more environmentally friendly than it is.
'Grave mistake': Comedy troupe who made Pickton T-shirts perform at B.C. gym

'Grave mistake': Comedy troupe who made Pickton T-shirts perform at B.C. gym

F45 Training gym in Vancouver's Chinatown has since issued an apology, saying it was a mistake.
Environment Canada issues dust advisory for central and northern B.C.

Environment Canada issues dust advisory for central and northern B.C.

HOUSTON, B.C. — Environment Canada has added a dust advisories for a large section of central and northern British Columbia in response to "high concentrations of coarse particulate matter" that it says is most prominent near busy roads.
B.C. warns of 'identical' government payment website made by 'malicious actors'

B.C. warns of 'identical' government payment website made by 'malicious actors'

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government is warning people about a scam involving its PayBC website, where an "identical fake website" is collecting personal and credit card information.
Alberta judge urges cross-boundary alerts after Calgary teen died from neglect

Alberta judge urges cross-boundary alerts after Calgary teen died from neglect

CALGARY — A judge is recommending an alert information-sharing system among provinces for high-risk children to protect youth like 15-year-old Alexandru Radita of Calgary, who died weighing 37 pounds.
Child dies in fall through ice at lake in B.C.'s Cariboo region

Child dies in fall through ice at lake in B.C.'s Cariboo region

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — Mounties in Williams Lake, B.C., say a child has died in a plunge through the ice on Tyee Lake, in the province's Cariboo region.
New, improved stun gun is accepted for police use in B.C., province says

New, improved stun gun is accepted for police use in B.C., province says

VICTORIA — British Columbia has approved the use of an updated Taser weapon for officers around the province to use as a less-lethal weapon during police confrontations.
Group asks Vancouver for more time over Crab Park homeless site cleanup

Group asks Vancouver for more time over Crab Park homeless site cleanup

VANCOUVER — An advocacy group and others are making a final plea to the City of Vancouver to hold off on its second phase of a plan to clean up the site of a homeless camp in Crab Park.
B.C. e-bike company shares evidence on social media after brazen container theft

B.C. e-bike company shares evidence on social media after brazen container theft

DELTA, B.C. — Police in Delta, B.C., say they're investigating a theft of a shipping container that contained thousands of dollars worth of electric bicycles.
Okanagan farms threatened by invasive 'tree of heaven'

Okanagan farms threatened by invasive 'tree of heaven'

The tree of heaven looks like a sumac plant but is native to China.