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Watchdog called to look into death outside Merritt, B.C., police detachment

MERRITT, B.C. — British Columbia's police watchdog has been called in to investigate the death of a man outside the RCMP detachment in Merritt, B.C.
Homicide investigation launched after Burnaby teen found stabbed

Homicide investigation launched after Burnaby teen found stabbed

Burnaby resident Thomas Simon has been named as the victim

Stabbing death of Burnaby, B.C., man was targeted, Vancouver police say

Vancouver police say they're investigating the recent death of a 19-year-old man as a homicide. Police say in a news release that they were called to a home on the city's east side on Friday for a report that the man had been stabbed.
Fraser Health changes school notifications for students, staff over COVID-19

Fraser Health changes school notifications for students, staff over COVID-19

SURREY, B.C. — The Fraser Health authority is changing the way it notifies people in schools about their exposures to COVID-19.
More flights through B.C. flagged for COVID-19 exposure

More flights through B.C. flagged for COVID-19 exposure

The flights were added to the BCCDC's public exposures webpage between Nov. 29 and Dec. 4
Settlement brings derelict hotels into City of Vancouver ownership

Settlement brings derelict hotels into City of Vancouver ownership

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver says it has reached a settlement with the owners of the Balmoral and Regent hotels to expropriate the derelict properties on the Downtown Eastside.

B.C.'s top doctors says be festive but with your own household to avoid COVID-19

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor and the health minister are urging the public to slow the spread of COVID-19 this weekend by limiting any festive gatherings to immediate households. Dr.
North Van's former illegal hostel owner Emily Yu moves out of townhouse

North Van's former illegal hostel owner Emily Yu moves out of townhouse

3-bedroom unit, currently for sale, needs renos and updating, according to real estate listing
Horgan says COVID-19 relief promise top priority of short B.C. legislature session

Horgan says COVID-19 relief promise top priority of short B.C. legislature session

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan says his newly re-elected government will focus on ensuring families and individuals start receiving COVID-19 recovery benefits when the legislature resumes for a shortened session on Monday.
Former B.C. social worker arrested, facing fraud charges: RCMP

Former B.C. social worker arrested, facing fraud charges: RCMP

KELOWNA, B.C. — The RCMP say the B.C. Prosecution Service has approved 13 charges against a former social worker alleged to have stolen money from foster children in his care.