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Saanich police seize just over a thousand pieces of art, worth millions of dollars

Saanich police seize just over a thousand pieces of art, worth millions of dollars

The owner of some of the art — three original Emily Carr paintings and a David Blackwood watercolour — became suspicious when the gallery closed and attempts to contact the art dealer went unanswered.
Cultural burning holds important place in wildfire mitigation

Cultural burning holds important place in wildfire mitigation

A new UBC report looks at how to fit cultural burning into the western system instead of allowing cultural burning to stand on its own.
'Staggering amount' of drugs nets B.C. man 14 years in jail

'Staggering amount' of drugs nets B.C. man 14 years in jail

A Mission man convicted of drug trafficking and firearms offences has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.
Mother mourns her son as B.C. workplace deaths rise

Mother mourns her son as B.C. workplace deaths rise

Last year, 161 people in B.C. lost their lives in accidents or because of disease while on the job — up from 131 deaths in 2020 and 140 in 2019.
B.C. man gets 3.5 years in jail for sexual assault, forcible confinement

B.C. man gets 3.5 years in jail for sexual assault, forcible confinement

The Surrey man has already been convicted of 46 crimes.
Watch: Grizzlies emerge from hibernation at Grouse Mountain wildlife refuge

Watch: Grizzlies emerge from hibernation at Grouse Mountain wildlife refuge

Grinder and Coola stayed in their den for 171 days this winter, their longest ever hibernation period in their 21 seasons at Grouse Mountain.
Fort St. John holds its Day of Mourning

Fort St. John holds its Day of Mourning

A day to recognize lives lost or impacted by workplace incidents
Provincial police force among recommendations from Police Act committee

Provincial police force among recommendations from Police Act committee

Significant investments needed, says North Peace MLA Dan Davies
Bird that nests in B.C.'s old-growth trees in decline because of logging, says court filing

Bird that nests in B.C.'s old-growth trees in decline because of logging, says court filing

As few as 263,000 marbled murrelets are left, including at least 50,000 in British Columbia.
Satellite mapping finds correlation between B.C. wildfires and floods

Satellite mapping finds correlation between B.C. wildfires and floods

The correlation has not yet been tested on the ground. Some experts warn finding out what led to the floods needs to consider climate change, wildfire, and increasingly, clearcut logging.