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'Disheartening': DFO looking into vessel that got way too close to grey whale

'Disheartening': DFO looking into vessel that got way too close to grey whale

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is investigating a crew aboard a Zodiac vessel that was seen photographing a grey whale less than a metre from the animal.
Man sent back to U.S. after being found with missing teen in West Vancouver

Man sent back to U.S. after being found with missing teen in West Vancouver

A 15-year-old girl, missing from Abbotsford for six days, was spotted in the company of a U.S. man, by an alert citizen in West Van.
Vancouver judge frustrated by lack of judges, miscommunication

Vancouver judge frustrated by lack of judges, miscommunication

As B.C. judges gear up for a conference for the next two days, the lack of people to preside in provincial court May 11 led one judge to express her frustration.
Mediated talks collapse, strike continues in lengthy Sea-to-Sky transit dispute

Mediated talks collapse, strike continues in lengthy Sea-to-Sky transit dispute

VANCOUVER — A quick return of bus service in B.C.'s Sea-to-Sky corridor from Squamish to Pemberton isn't expected after mediated talks broke down between transit workers and their employer.
CFIA issues bird flu control zone covering most of Kelowna

CFIA issues bird flu control zone covering most of Kelowna

B.C. has relatively few outbreaks compared to other provinces like Alberta and Ontario.
Small flock in Comox Valley is B.C.'s 7th to test positive for avian influenza

Small flock in Comox Valley is B.C.'s 7th to test positive for avian influenza

VICTORIA — A small poultry flock in British Columbia's Comox Valley has tested positive for the avian flu, the first case on Vancouver Island.
'I started crying, crying, crying': Family grieves death of Burnaby girl killed by dump truck

'I started crying, crying, crying': Family grieves death of Burnaby girl killed by dump truck

The death of Byrne Creek Community School Grade 8 student Muska Behzad has shattered her family, says her father.
Former Coquitlam gymnasts allege abuse in class-action lawsuit

Former Coquitlam gymnasts allege abuse in class-action lawsuit

Amelia Cline, the named plaintiff, claims she was sexually, physically and emotionally abused by two coaches at the Tri-City facility.
B.C. drops 24 tickets against pastors issued for violating COVID-19 orders

B.C. drops 24 tickets against pastors issued for violating COVID-19 orders

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — British Columbia's Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed it dropped two dozen COVID-19 violation tickets against three Chilliwack, B.C.
Avian flu found in small Comox poultry flock

Avian flu found in small Comox poultry flock

A small poultry flock in the Comox Valley has tested positive for the highly pathogenic or disease-causing H5N1 avian influenza virus.