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Temperature records shattered across BC

Vancouver Sun - ‎13 hours ago‎
“It was definitely a warm one across the province,” said Environment Canada meteorologist Colin Tam, reeling off other places in B.C. that saw heat records set in April, including Victoria, Kelowna, Cranbrook, Prince George, Terrace and Fort St. John.
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BC lowers tax credit available to film industry

CBC.ca - ‎17 hours ago‎
"Our objective here was to work with the industry to arrive at a reasonable place that recognizes the importance of the film television production sector to B.C., recognizes the tens of thousands of jobs associated with the sector," said Finance ...

BC government opposes court application for physician-assisted death

Vancouver Sun - ‎17 hours ago‎
The B.C. government is opposing the latest application for a court-approved physician-assisted death on grounds there is insufficient evidence to grant the exemption.

Student peacekeeper takes BC college's lessons to Iraqi Kurdistan

CBC.ca - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Mir Centre for Peace at Selkirk College in Castlegar, B.C. is graduating its first class of peacekeepers in April and one student already knows where he is going to put his skills to use.

Doubts raised about BC drunk-driving cases after documents released by mistake

The Province - ‎13 hours ago‎
B.C. Attorney General Suzanne Anton took her to court, and a B.C. Supreme Court judge determined that not all of the 19 pages were protected by client-solicitor privilege.
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'High-risk' label in law created by Tories sought for BC dad who killed 3 kids

Vancouver Sun - ‎17 hours ago‎
A hearing begins today in B.C. Supreme Court to determine whether strict new controls should be placed on a mentally ill father who killed his three children eight years ago.
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Pacific NorthWest hopes BC LNG project in final stages before approval

The Globe and Mail - ‎16 hours ago‎
The federal regulator sent a six-page letter on March 18 to Pacific NorthWest LNG, asking the consortium to file more information, such as the construction work schedule for a suspension bridge and pier in northwestern B.C. Those two structures ...

Temperature records shattered as heat wave bakes BC

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Temperature records tumbled across B.C. yesterday and more records could fall in the southern Interior today as a heat wave continues to bake the province.
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BC teen who killed Reena Virk asks for parole

CTV News - ‎8 hours ago‎
ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - A British Columbia woman who murdered 14-year-old schoolgirl Reena Virk near a Victoria-area bridge in 1997 is asking for release from prison.
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Pot shops vow to fight

Castanet.net - ‎2 hours ago‎
Chuck Varabioff of the B.C. Pain Society filed a petition in B.C. Supreme Court for a judicial review of a Board of Variance decision to deny his appeal to keep his location on Commercial Drive open.
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Brothers wanted in former BC woman's murder spotted in Mexico

News1130 - ‎14 hours ago‎
EVERETT, Wash. - Authorities say two brothers charged with murder in the presumed killing of a missing Washington state couple have been spotted in Mexico.

BC housing minister foreshadows legal crackdown on bad landlords

The Province - ‎15 hours ago‎
“If they are going to fix them so we can actually crack down on bad landlords and tenants and improve rental housing in B.C., that's a win,” said Chandra Herbert. “I'd like to learn more about it and hear more than one sentence from the minister ...

Filipino mother fights to have deaf daughter live in BC

Globalnews.ca - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Filipino mother working in B.C. is going through what she calls an immigration nightmare as she has been trying to bring her teenage daughter to Canada for three years.

BC researchers get $2 million to study childhood asthma

Vancouver Sun - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Childhood asthma is on the rise, but researchers are still learning what causes it and why it develops in some children and not others, said Dr.
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Smyth: BC Liberals on the defensive over Christy Clark's party cash

The Province - ‎13 hours ago‎
“We were on the receiving end of the first attack of the nasty, negative campaign the B.C. NDP is plotting to run,” Liberal executive director Laura Miller wrote in an internal email to party members.

New Brunswick court decision could help expand market for BC wines

Business in Vancouver - ‎17 hours ago‎
A decision by a provincial court judge in New Brunswick is expected to open up new markets in the rest of Canada for B.C.'s wine industry.

Bankruptcy on the rise in BC

The Province - ‎11 hours ago‎
British Columbians are heading toward bankruptcy in increasing numbers, and easy access to credit suggests that trend is likely to continue.
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Toddler found 16 hours after he went missing on BC trail: 'He said he slept in the grass … tough little guy'

National Post - ‎May 1, 2016‎
KIMBERLEY, B.C. - A desperate search and rescue effort ended in relief on Sunday when a missing two-year-old boy was found safe in a British Columbia campground. Isaac Leuenberger was walking with his mother and two siblings at around 7 p.m. ...
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Purple Rain screenings held in BC in Prince's memory

CBC.ca - ‎18 hours ago‎
If you ever wanted to see Purple Rain on the big screen, this is your chance. As fans continue to mourn the death of music icon Prince, several Canadian cinemas will be showing his movie debut on May 2. The 57-year-old was found dead at his home-studio ...
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