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Canada’s largest Indigenous police force has never shot anyone dead

'Mainstream policing has a lot to learn from Indigenous policing'

  • Jul 12, 2020

Lumby Lions name Good Citizen of the Year

Award goes to Lumby Food Bank operator and North Okanagan Valley Gleaners volunteer Robert Wilkinson

Injured osprey rescued with help from Hope residents

Jenny Doran stood between traffic and the raptor along Old Hope Princeton Way before help arrived

  • Jul 12, 2020

Human behaviour likely to deter birds from Esquimalt Lagoon, survey suggests

More Great Blue Herons spotted, fewer mallard ducks seen

  • Jul 12, 2020

From the archives of the Haida Gwaii Observer

50 YEARS AGO (1970): Nine of 12 entries in the Beach Buggy Race from Tlell to Tow Hill finished the course under their own steam. Winner of the under 100 horsepower class was the team of Feald and Murray in a Volkswagen truck with an "almost unbelievable" time of 1 hour, 30:30 seconds; second was a Volkswagen Mantis driven by the Stockton-Rutherford team in 1 hour, 43:40 seconds.

  • Jul 12, 2020

Big Eddy bridge closed, RCMP appears to be searching river

Revelstoke RCMP and Search and Rescue are on Columbia River near the Big Eddy Bridge at 8 p.m. July 12.

  • Jul 12, 2020

Quebec police continue search for father, one day after missing girls found dead

Police have said the girls and their father were believed to have been in a car crash on Highway 20

  • Jul 12, 2020

Langford cuts red tape, engages in random acts of kindness to uplift spirits

'I Am Langford' campaign promotes supporting local

  • Jul 12, 2020

Fraser Valley loses the Keith Wilson Waver as Ron Hupper passes away

Hupper brought smiles to the faces of hundreds of people traveling Chilliwack's Keith Wilson Road

  • Jul 12, 2020

Iran blames bad communication, alignment for jet shootdown

Report details series of moments where shootdown of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 could have been avoided

  • Jul 12, 2020

Province providing financing to help get apartments built in Nanaimo’s Wellington area

120 apartments on Ledgerwood Road intended to be affordable for 'middle-income' households

  • Jul 12, 2020

Shuswap Royal Canadian Legion branches happy to be open again

With COVID-19 restrictions easing, the legion halls are back.

Man found dead in Sicamous near vehicle linked to suspicious death in Edmonton

The man was found dead on the evening of July 11, 2020

  • Jul 12, 2020

Sports fishers protest Fraser River Chinook closures

Public Fishery Alliance wants hatchery fish open for harvest

  • Jul 12, 2020

Vanderhoof will have its own cannabis store Tuesday

This is the 18th government-run store to open in the province.

  • Jul 12, 2020

Saanich bylaw sparks EV charging infrastructure requirements in new builds

All new developments to be EV-charger compatible starting Sept. 1

  • Jul 12, 2020

Birthday wishes come true as Kimberley girl reunited with her cat

Cat was missing for a month, reunited with owners because SPCA was able to trace microchip

  • Jul 12, 2020

COSAR and Kelowna RCMP rescue couple lost at James Lake

The rescue occurred Saturday, July 11

  • Jul 12, 2020