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Heiltsuk Nation celebrates return of chief's seat held at B.C. museum since 1911

Heiltsuk Nation celebrates return of chief's seat held at B.C. museum since 1911

VICTORIA — Members of the Heiltsuk Nation on British Columbia's central coast are celebrating the first steps in the repatriation process for an elaborately carved chief's seat.
$1M Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased in Delta

$1M Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased in Delta

The Gold Ball jackpot went up to $24 million for Saturday's draw.
Six charged, 200 kg of drugs seized in three-year investigation: Vancouver police

Six charged, 200 kg of drugs seized in three-year investigation: Vancouver police

VANCOUVER — Police in Vancouver, B.C., say a three-year investigation has led to the arrests of six people allegedly connected to a "sophisticated" organized crime group.
Island junior hockey player found not guilty of sexual assault

Island junior hockey player found not guilty of sexual assault

Kenneth Boychuk, who played for the Nanaimo Buccaneers at the time, was accused by a 17-year-old girl of coming to her home uninvited and sexually assaulting her
Work stoppage averted for Richmond, B.C., boating production workers, machinists

Work stoppage averted for Richmond, B.C., boating production workers, machinists

RICHMOND, B.C. — A union representing 320 production workers, machinists and maintenance personnel for a boating manufacturing company in Richmond, B.C., say it has averted a work stoppage.
VIU issues trespass notice to pro-Palestine encampment

VIU issues trespass notice to pro-Palestine encampment

The notice requests that students dismantle their camp and vacate by 8 a.m. July 15
Four family members dead in another multiple-fatality B.C. road crash

Four family members dead in another multiple-fatality B.C. road crash

KEREMEOS, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Police in British Columbia say four people are dead after a highway collision in the southern Interior, part of a spate of multiple-fatality crashes in the province in the past week.
Magnitude 6.4 earthquake 'lightly felt' on Vancouver Island, no damage or tsunami

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake 'lightly felt' on Vancouver Island, no damage or tsunami

PORT ALICE, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Earthquakes Canada says a 6.4 magnitude quake in the Pacific was "lightly felt" on Vancouver Island Thursday morning. The agency says the powerful quake at 8:08 a.m.
B.C. waters now home to Canada's largest marine protected area

B.C. waters now home to Canada's largest marine protected area

VANCOUVER — First Nations along British Columbia's coast have announced with the Canadian government the designation of the country's largest marine protected area.
BC United's Michael Lee, once a leadership candidate, won't seek re-election

BC United's Michael Lee, once a leadership candidate, won't seek re-election

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Opposition BC United is losing another elected member just ahead of the province's fall election.