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by Contributor on Monday Aug 11 2014

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the arrest of two travellers for smuggling firearms at the Osoyoos and Cascade ports of entry (POE) on July 21 and the successful prosecution of a firearms seizure at Kingsgate POE on the same day.

by Murray Dobbin on Monday Jun 09 2014

For years Stephen Harper often seemed at war with his own government, so consistently critical were reviews by its various independent oversight agencies. It seems that at least one “independent” body, the Parliamentary Budget Office, is now a little more PMO-friendly.

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday May 14 2014

The BC Amber Alert issued earlier today was deactivated at 5:20 p.m., and the mother is now in custody, according to RCMP Sgt. Rob Vermeulen.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Mar 17 2014

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a male who died following an industrial accident at the Teck Coal Mountain mine near Sparwood on March 16.

He was Miles Bradley Lorenz, aged 59, of Coleman.

by Boundary Sentinel on Friday Feb 21 2014

Its never to late to celebrate Christmas. At least that’s what it felt like for a 90-year-old Nanaimo female and her 83-year-old husband, after reading in a local paper about a purse with a significant amount of cash being found and handed over to the RCMP.

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 20 2014

Good news is the B.C. Government is drinking establishment the chance to be open for the Men's Olympic Hockey games.

The bad news, for those who want to celebrate with a beverage, there will be no alcohol served.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 12 2014

The woman in the video of a man that BASE jumped from the Peak 2 Peak Gondola last week, and posted the video on the YouTube Wednesday, was questioned by RCMP and released.

The local resident who is originally from Ontario, was arrested Wednesday afternoon at her Whistler workplace.

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 11 2014

Joy Smith, leading Canadian anti-human trafficking advocate and Member of Parliament for Kildonan – St. Paul, urged B.C.’s Attorney General, Hon. Suzanne Anton reconsider her decision to not proceed with prostitution related charges, announced February 7, 2014.

by Andre Carrel on Thursday Jan 30 2014

The most recent court decision in the dispute between the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the provincial government is of historic importance to Canadians everywhere. My daughter and son-in-law are teachers, but that is not the reason for my interest in the case. The decision rendered by Madam Justice S.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 15 2014

B.C. business people crossing the U.S. border to do business have new protection against expedited removal laws, thanks to a recent U.S. district court ruling, according to a press release issued by the BC Chamber of Commerce.