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Two in critical condition, several still in hospital after Langley deck collapse

Close relative Satwant Garcha makes daily trips to visit those injured at the wedding

Allegedly intoxicated man arrested after 3 paramedics attacked at Kamloops hospital

Paramedics had transported the man to Royal Inlands Hospital for medical treatment

  • Apr 25, 2019

Canadian privacy watchdogs find major shortcomings in Facebook probe

The probe followed reports that Facebook had let an outside organization use an app to access users’ personal info

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Killer whales spotted hunting for lunch in Vancouver harbour
Police dog stuck by porcupine while chasing a suspect
Family mourns loved ones killed in Sri Lanka blasts
Rendering shows Notre Dame damage

B.C., Ottawa talk 50/50 split on abandoned bus-route service

B.C. has paid $2 million on a bus service for the northern part of the province

Father of suspected Easter bombers one of dozens detained since attacks

The attacks killed nearly 300 at churches across Sri Lanka

Ex-Vice-President Joe Biden launches 2020 White House bid

Biden pledged in an online video to be ‘much more mindful’ of respecting personal space

Canada banning oil, gas and mining from marine protected areas

The bans apply only to marine protected areas, which are specific areas within bodies of water

B.C. woman, 76, challenges alcohol-screening laws after failing to give breath sample

Norma McLeod was unable to provide a sample because of her medical conditions

New report on 2017 wildfires calls for better coordination with B.C. First Nations

Tsilhqot’in National Government documents 2017 disaster and lists 33 calls to action

B.C. youth coach banned amid sexual harassment, bullying scandal: Water Polo Canada

Justin Mitchell can’t take part in Water Polo Canada events or clubs

Wilson-Raybould: Feds want to just ‘manage the problem’ of Indigenous Peoples

Former federal justice minister speaks at First Nations Justice Council meeting in B.C.

RCMP Report

Weekly roundup by Columbia Valley RCMP

  • Apr 24, 2019

Canal Flats OCP a future growth plan

Draft OCP released for Council approval

Invermere expenses increasing in 2019 budget

Water and garbage going up; Athalmer land purchase potential to increase taxes further

Aquathlon is on at Lake Windermere

Aquathlon – Underdog or Protagonist of the Multisport World?

  • Apr 24, 2019

Boating incident claims life on East Kootenay lake

A young man has died after a canoe overturned in Moyie Lake early Tuesday morning

VIDEO: Driver in bizarre hit-and-run at B.C. car dealership turns herself in

Police believe alcohol was a factor in incident causing estimated $15,000 in damages

Feds give $15 million for 15 projects to combat B.C.’s overdose crisis

Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor made announcement at Vancouver’s St. Paul’s Foundation

‘Grabher’ licence plate not dangerous, former sex researcher tells N.S. court

Lorne Grabher has been trying to reinstate his licence plate since it was revoked in 2016

Female real estate agents warned of suspicious man in Metro Vancouver

The man requests to see homes alone with the female agent, police say