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Police said the victim, Janice Nicole Bryant, died shortly after being rushed to hospital…
05.24 / 15:35
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Smoke from a wildfire burning at Cooper Creek near Lumby had died down Wednesday morning but the fire continued to burn and an evacuation alert for 30 residences in the area remained in effect, said the village's fire chief. “Visible smoke has died down but we are still getting some…
05.24 / 15:24
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A hotter than normal summer weather outlook is renewing the danger of wildfires in BC. Two notable wildfires are currently burning in the…
05.24 / 15:24
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BC Hydro is still working to restore power to 30,000 customers across B.C. after a powerful windstorm swept across the province Tuesday…
05.24 / 15:20
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British security forces arrested three more suspects and raided a building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated the deadly concert bombing. Hundreds of soldiers were sent to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at…
05.24 / 15:10
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Power was cut to more than 74,000 homes and businesses across B.C. at the height of Tuesday's…
05.24 / 14:48
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BC Hydro is still working to restore power to tens of thousands of customers across southern B.C. after a powerful windstorm swept across the region Tuesday…
05.24 / 14:12
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UPDATE: 6:20 a.m. Power lines were brought down throughout the region during Tuesday night's wind storm. Lines were reported down in West Kelowna, on Highway 1 east of Canoe, and a tree came down across Highway 97B just south of Salmon Arm. Both highway incidents closed the routes…
05.24 / 13:52
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UPDATE: Wednesday 6:30 a.m. The Okanagan Indian Band expanded an evacuation order overnight due to high winds and flood conditions. Properties added to the order include Louis Estates Beachfront, Lots 25 to Lots 66. ORIGINAL: Tuesday 7:58 p.m. The Okanagan Indian Band has issued…
05.24 / 13:52
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Fisheries and Oceans Canada says video of a sea lion dragging a young girl into the waters of Steveston, B.C. reinforces the need for changes to Canada's rules around feeding…
05.24 / 13:48
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UPDATED 11:52 P.M. An evacuation alert has been issued for homes along Cooper and Hurt roads because of a wildfire. Regional district officials said due to the threat of high winds and variable conditions, the alert was issued. UPDATE 11:00 P.M. The B.C. Wildfire Service has confirmed…
05.24 / 13:20
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Severe wave action and high winds have very much arrived in the Okanagan, with Mother Nature unleashing her fury. High winds are pushing a storm surge of water in Okanagan Lake, creating a serious threat to shoreline properties. Wind gusts are expected to reach up to 70 km/h. Many beaches…
05.24 / 13:20
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At an elevation of around 2,000 metres, officials believe it could rest at the highest spot of any suspension bridge in North…
05.24 / 13:13
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A large police presence remains in Surrey this morning following a drive-by…
05.24 / 13:13
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Prince George Fire crews responded to a structure fire early Wednesday morning. Just after midnight, seventeen firefighters from three different halls arrived on scene and found heavy smoke and flames coming from a residence on the 9300 block of Old Summit Lake Road. Two occupants were home at the time of the blaze and were awakened by the smoke detector. Both people exited the residence and were taken to University Hospital after suffering smoke inhalation. Crews…
05.24 / 13:07
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VICTORIA — The final count in British Columbia's tight and inconclusive election will be known on Wednesday, but the possibility of a judicial recount means the actual outcome might not be known for weeks. The race between the Liberals and New Democrats in one key Vancouver Island riding swung back and forth on Tuesday. The latest ballot count in the hotly contested Courtenay-Comox riding showed a 101-vote lead for New Democrat Ronna-Rae Leonard over Liberal Jim Benninger. Earlier, B…
05.24 / 12:49
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The VPD is investigating at least three cases of break-ins in apartment buildings that are home to short-term…
05.24 / 12:40
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A suspect is still at large this morning after a shooting in broad daylight in East…
05.24 / 12:40
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The Penticton RCMP is investigating a pair of break and enters in Naramata which occurred in the past week. On May 19, RCMP received a report of a break and enter at a home on Robinson Point Road. The homeowner had not been there for a few weeks and periodically had his neighbour check in on the…
05.24 / 12:20
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The City of Penticton has given mobile vendors a green light to set up shop in a space near Gyro Park, despite protest from the Downtown Penticton Association. Two months ago, city council approved a pilot program for mobile retail vending in the city, allowing two mobile retailers to set up…
05.24 / 12:20
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