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Vancouver police investigating vandalism at memorial as possible hate crime

Vancouver police investigating vandalism at memorial as possible hate crime

VANCOUVER — The defacing of a public memorial in Vancouver to those who were aboard a ship that was forced to return to India more than a century ago is being treated by police as a possible hate crime.
'Possible hate crime': Komagata Maru memorial vandalism under police investigation

'Possible hate crime': Komagata Maru memorial vandalism under police investigation

“This investigation is a priority, and we are committed to finding out who is responsible and why they did this," says the Vancouver Police Department.
B.C. holding COVID-19 vaccination update; premier attending

B.C. holding COVID-19 vaccination update; premier attending

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan, along with the health minister and provincial health officer, will be holding a briefing on COVID-19 vaccinations in British Columbia this afternoon.
Why is the Martin Mars water bomber sidelined as B.C. burns?

Why is the Martin Mars water bomber sidelined as B.C. burns?

The Martin Mars Hawaii packs a walloping wet punch with a tank capacity of 27,000 litres.
Rain, cooler temperatures offer slight relief in B.C. wildfire fight

Rain, cooler temperatures offer slight relief in B.C. wildfire fight

Cooler conditions have helped firefighters make some progress against the White Rock Lake wildfire in British Columbia's Interior.
Cooler temperatures offer slight relief for B.C. wildfire crews

Cooler temperatures offer slight relief for B.C. wildfire crews

Several evacuation orders have been downgraded as cooler temperatures and lighter winds offer a breather to wildfire crews in British Columbia.
Farming advocate runs for Greens in Richmond Centre

Farming advocate runs for Greens in Richmond Centre

Laura Gillanders has been involved with the group Richmond FarmWatch, which was instrumental in fighting the proliferation of mega mansions in the ALR
Police seeking witnesses after three killed in Surrey, B.C., car crash

Police seeking witnesses after three killed in Surrey, B.C., car crash

SURREY, B.C. — Mounties in Surrey, B.C., say three people have died after a vehicle crashed into a tree early this morning.
Male suffers life-threatening wounds in Surrey shooting

Male suffers life-threatening wounds in Surrey shooting

SURREY, B.C. — The RCMP say a male suffered life-threatening wounds when he was shot in Surrey yesterday. Police say they got the gunfire call at around 5:40 p.m. and officers were dispatched to 70th Ave. where they found the victim.
Back-to-school in B.C. won't be as 'near normal' as planned: Dr. Bonnie Henry

Back-to-school in B.C. won't be as 'near normal' as planned: Dr. Bonnie Henry

Details of B.C.'s back-to-school plans for 2021/22 will be released next week