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by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 08 2016

After an unprecedented voter response from the registrants of the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia (CVBC), 91.5 percent of those who voted cast their ballots in favour of banning the cosmetic tail docking of dogs, horses and cattle, and tail alteration in horses.

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Oct 12 2016

RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk released the following statement at 4:46 p.m. Wednesday:

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 17 2016

U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr, announced Monday that Alvin Randhawa, 35, of British Columbia, Canada, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to export from the United States into Canada five kilograms or more of cocaine, before U.S. Magistrate judge Leslie G. Foschio. The charge carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison, a maximum of life, and a $10,000,000 fine.

by Castlegar Source on Friday Aug 05 2016

The Vernon RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision on 30th Avenue in Vernon, where a man dressed only in his birthday suit crashed his vehicle into a store front. 

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 27 2016

UBC researchers have determined that certain facial features, not the expression, influence whether people think someone is trustworthy.

UBC psychology professor Stephen Porter, who teaches psychology at UBC’s Okanagan campus, and PhD student Alysha Baker, recently completed two studies determining that people often make judgments of trustworthiness based solely on the face.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 29 2016

There appears to be no turning back on a potential disruption to mail delivery after Canada Post CEO Deepak Chopra officially rejected a letter from postal workers asking him to extend the July 2 deadline for a lockout by a period of two weeks.

by Contributor on Saturday May 07 2016

British Columbia continues to marshal emergency management resources and support to assist neighbouring Albertans who have fled the devastating wildfires.

by Contributor on Sunday Feb 21 2016

The British Columbia government is providing $324 million in operating contributions to BC Transit over the next three years, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone recently announced.

by Contributor on Monday Feb 15 2016

The Nanaimo RCMP is investigating the sexual assault of a young teenage female that occurred at approximately 4:40 pm on Feb. 12. The incident took place along the railway tracks, behind the Islamic Cultural Centre, near Kennedy and Farquar Streets.

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Feb 04 2016

Surrey RCMP is releasing a composite sketch of the suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted and stabbed a woman on Feb. 2 in the City Centre area.

The victim was able to provide a detailed description of her attacker resulting in the preparation of a composite sketch (see attached).

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