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Man nets $18K fine for prawn fishing in Howe Sound glass sponge reef area

Man nets $18K fine for prawn fishing in Howe Sound glass sponge reef area

Flouting rules for recreational fishing can result in environmental damage, judge says
Vancouver trustees reinstate police liaison program in city's public schools

Vancouver trustees reinstate police liaison program in city's public schools

VANCOUVER — School trustees in Vancouver have resurrected a program that assigns police to public schools, with the intention to have officers on campuses by next September.

Storm brings arctic chill, heavy snow and punishing winds to parts of coastal B.C.

VANCOUVER — Snowfall, winter storm and arctic outflow warnings now cover most of coastal British Columbia from Terrace south to Metro Vancouver as a powerful storm packing frigid winds is forecast to bring heavy snow to those regions.
Avalanche Canada changes forecasting system and website to match worldwide standard

Avalanche Canada changes forecasting system and website to match worldwide standard

Avalanche Canada is making significant changes to its avalanche forecasting system as we head into the busy winter recreation season. The new flexible forecast system means there will no longer be fixed forecast regions or region names.
Human-rights commissioner calls for halt to school-liaison officers

Human-rights commissioner calls for halt to school-liaison officers

Kasari Govender says concerns about the presence of police officers in schools have been raised by marginalized students, their families and their communities
Bodies recovered from last week's float plane crash north of Port Hardy

Bodies recovered from last week's float plane crash north of Port Hardy

RCMP spokesman Cpl. Alex Berube said divers worked through challenging weather conditions to find the bodies of the pilot and two passengers.
New B.C. medical school at Simon Fraser to train next generation of doctors: premier

New B.C. medical school at Simon Fraser to train next generation of doctors: premier

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia is getting a new medical school, but it will be the end of the decade before any new doctors graduate from the university, says Premier David Eby.
Cold air pushes into southern B.C., bringing wind, snow and arctic chill

Cold air pushes into southern B.C., bringing wind, snow and arctic chill

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada has updated special weather statements, warning of strong winds, sub-zero temperatures and snow for south coastal B.C. and much of Vancouver Island.
Police union 'appalled' at sentence for injuring Prince George RCMP officer

Police union 'appalled' at sentence for injuring Prince George RCMP officer

Blake Cayan George issued two years probation for leaving member with a potentially career-ending head injury
Human rights commissioner calls for an end to police officer program in B.C. schools

Human rights commissioner calls for an end to police officer program in B.C. schools

VANCOUVER — B.C.’s human rights commissioner is calling for the end of liaison officer programs that put police in schools just as Vancouver's school board prepares to vote on a motion to bring them back. In a letter to the B.C.
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