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'Disturbing': Driver found passed out in running vehicle with infant inside

'Disturbing': Driver found passed out in running vehicle with infant inside

After being taken to the Nanaimo RCMP detachment, the driver gave two breath samples that registered 2.5 times the legal limit of .08, police said.
Police officers disciplined for using Taser as party trick, going on dating app while on surveillance duty

Police officers disciplined for using Taser as party trick, going on dating app while on surveillance duty

Overall number of complaints to Office of the Police Complaints Commissioner up 26% year on year, though investigations into misconduct ordered by the commissioner remained about the same.
B.C. government seeking public input on employment standards for gig workers in the ride-hailing and food-delivery sectors

B.C. government seeking public input on employment standards for gig workers in the ride-hailing and food-delivery sectors

Many of them earn less than minimum wage for a shift because they’re currently only paid for ‘active time’.
Journalist association slams Sask. attempt to 'muzzle' Saulteaux sisters

Journalist association slams Sask. attempt to 'muzzle' Saulteaux sisters

The Canadian Association of Journalists supports CBC and APTN fighting the publication ban that would prevent media from reporting on evidence at the hearing for sisters Nerissa and Odelia Quewezance. The Crown is also seeking to have the records sealed.

BC Children's Hospital triages patients from E/R due to respiratory illness spike

VANCOUVER — The BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver says it's triaging less serious patients from its emergency department to a nearby area due to a surge of people with respiratory illnesses.
B.C. Premier Eby promises $230M in police funding for RCMP vacancies, new hires

B.C. Premier Eby promises $230M in police funding for RCMP vacancies, new hires

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier David Eby has announced $230 million in police and other public safety funding, the latest in a whirlwind series of commitments since he was sworn in last week.
B.C. New Democrat housing legislation moves toward third reading after Tuesday votes

B.C. New Democrat housing legislation moves toward third reading after Tuesday votes

VICTORIA — The first two pieces of legislation proposed by Premier David Eby are expected to be passed Thursday, despite testy exchanges in the legislature about the government's move to impose time limits on debate.
Police issue warning after North Van man targeted in fake kidnapping scam

Police issue warning after North Van man targeted in fake kidnapping scam

Scammers spoofed wife’s cellphone number and demanded a ransom be paid or the woman would be harmed.
Vote buying application filed at BC Supreme Court over Pouce Coupe mayoral election

Vote buying application filed at BC Supreme Court over Pouce Coupe mayoral election

BC’s Local Government Act underlines rules for candidates.
Coquihalla Highway closed between Merritt and Hope due to 'police incident'

Coquihalla Highway closed between Merritt and Hope due to 'police incident'

DriveBC reports the closure extends all the way from Hope to Merritt in both directions.
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