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    Okanagan Conservatives pull controversial Facebook post targeting Harjit Sajjan

    Okanagan Conservatives pull controversial Facebook post targeting Harjit Sajjan


    A controversial post criticizing Harjit Sajjan's appointment as an example of affirmative action has been pulled from a Facebook page run by the Conservative Party of Canada's Kelowna-Lake Country Electoral District...

    A controversial post criticizing Harjit Sajjan's appointment as an example of affirmative action has been pulled from a Facebook page run by the Conservative Party of Canada's Kelowna-Lake Country Electoral District Association.

    Vote No campaign calls to extend election reform vote due to low voter turnout

    Vote No campaign calls to extend election reform vote due to low voter turnout


    The deadline for the referendum on electoral reform is in two weeks and, as the debate between first-past-the-post and proportional representation rages, some are calling for an...

    The deadline for the referendum on electoral reform is in two weeks and, as the debate between first-past-the-post and proportional representation rages, some are calling for an extension.

    Tara Singh Hayer and the 'incentive to kill'

    Tara Singh Hayer and the 'incentive to kill'


    Murdered journalists don't always make global headlines. When a government is suspected of the crime, it's big news. When it's some squalid band of criminals? Not so...

    Murdered journalists don't always make global headlines. When a government is suspected of the crime, it's big news. When it's some squalid band of criminals? Not so much.

    Dead humpback washes ashore in Tsawwassen

    Dead humpback washes ashore in Tsawwassen


    Fisheries and Oceans Canada says carcass will be moved so necropsy can be...

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada says carcass will be moved so necropsy can be performed.

    Pizza crusts in the green bin? OK. Deer carcass? Not OK

    Pizza crusts in the green bin? OK. Deer carcass? Not OK


    The discovery in Nanaimo, B.C., prompted a "friendly reminder" from the city to locals about what belongs in a green bin and what...

    The discovery in Nanaimo, B.C., prompted a "friendly reminder" from the city to locals about what belongs in a green bin and what doesn't.

    More extreme weather causing more power outages, BC Hydro report says

    More extreme weather causing more power outages, BC Hydro report says


    A report from BC Hydro says storms and extreme weather events have tripled over the past five years, leading to an increase in damaged electrical systems and more power outages for...

    A report from BC Hydro says storms and extreme weather events have tripled over the past five years, leading to an increase in damaged electrical systems and more power outages for customers.

    B.C.'s 'most vulnerable' child still subject of Public Guardian concern at age 19

    B.C.'s 'most vulnerable' child still subject of Public Guardian concern at age 19


    At 11 he was tasered by police. By 13 he was identified as one of B.C.'s 'most vulnerable' children in a scathing report on the child welfare system. And last year, the province agreed to pay millions for his future care. Now B.C.'s Public Guardian and...

    At 11 he was tasered by police. By 13 he was identified as one of B.C.'s 'most vulnerable' children in a scathing report on the child welfare system. And last year, the province agreed to pay millions for his future care. Now B.C.'s Public Guardian and Trustee wants to have him declared incapable of managing his own affairs.

    Arbitrator orders immediate freeze to 'unreasonable' Interior Health addictions policy

    Arbitrator orders immediate freeze to 'unreasonable' Interior Health addictions policy


    Interior Health’s policy for handling hospital employees with addiction problems is discriminatory and must be suspended immediately, a labour arbitrator has...

    Interior Health’s policy for handling hospital employees with addiction problems is discriminatory and must be suspended immediately, a labour arbitrator has ruled.

    2 arrested following rash of butter thefts

    2 arrested following rash of butter thefts


    Two Vancouver men are facing charges of theft after RCMP in Coquitlam, B.C., say they arrested the pair for allegedly stealing a shopping cart loaded with $1,400 worth of...

    Two Vancouver men are facing charges of theft after RCMP in Coquitlam, B.C., say they arrested the pair for allegedly stealing a shopping cart loaded with $1,400 worth of butter

    Missing man who survived truck crash may have been trapped in vehicle for days

    Missing man who survived truck crash may have been trapped in vehicle for days


    The uncle of a Vancouver Island man says his nephew is lucky to be alive after he was trapped in his smashed vehicle for what may have been days off the side of a remote...

    The uncle of a Vancouver Island man says his nephew is lucky to be alive after he was trapped in his smashed vehicle for what may have been days off the side of a remote road.

    Rare microbes lead scientists to discover new branch on the tree of life

    Rare microbes lead scientists to discover new branch on the tree of life


    Canadian researchers have discovered a new kind of organism that’s so different from other living things that it doesn’t fit into the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom, or any other kingdom used to classify known...

    Canadian researchers have discovered a new kind of organism that’s so different from other living things that it doesn’t fit into the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom, or any other kingdom used to classify known organisms.