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Metis flag raised at B.C. legislature

Today has been proclaimed as Louis Riel Day in British Columbia.

B.C.’s Fair Wages Commission kicks off $15 minimum wage consultations

Consultations begin in Abbotsford, but British Columbians can submit their feedback online by Dec. 7

B.C. First Nation says it has created world-class spill response plan

Report looks at response to 2016 grounding of tug Nathan E. Stewart that spilled litres of diesel

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          London theatre received allegations against Kevin Spacey

          The theatre said Thursday the 20 allegations deal with incidents between 1995 and 2013.

          Da Vinci’s Christ painting sells for record $450M

          The painting, “Salvator Mundi,” Latin for “Savior of the World,” is one a few paintings by Leonardo known to exist

          MLAs unanimous on B.C. wildfire recovery

          Finance committee calls for rapid salvage, reforestation

          Indigenous youth deaths preventable, B.C. coroner says

          Trauma, mental illness, drugs and alcohol major factors

          Angelina Jolie urges UN to renew efforts to stop sexual violence in war

          While in B.C., Jolie listed the promises, laws that have failed to eliminate sexual violence in war

          VIDEO: Premature baby program to expand across B.C.

          New funding will go toward skin-to-skin therapy that helps with breastfeeding and reducing anxiety

          Driver fined after iPhone, tablet tied to steering wheel

          But instead of issue a ticket, Vancouver police officer educated driver on safety

          Protesters pose as reporters to interrupt Trudeau’s speech

          Anti-pipline protesters escorted by Vancouver police away from Trudeau media event

          UPDATE: Vancouver Island driver killed when logging truck leaves road

          TimberWest contractor dies near Caycuse, off the shores of Lake Cowichan

          Run, hide, fight — surviving an active shooter situation

          A former Kelowna cop teaches how to survive an active shooter situation

          Todd Stone campaigns in Cranbrook

          BC Liberal leadership hopeful makes pitch to local supporters.

          Australians vote Yes to endorse gay marriage

          Australia’s same-sex marriage postal survey: 61.6% yes, 38.4% no

          New housing for homeless in the Okanagan

          Vernon’s Howard House expanding with 45-bed shelter plus a 53-unit supportive housing project announced

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          UPDATE: Northern California gunman kills 4 in rampage

          Kevin Neal used a semiautomatic rifle and two handguns to shoot 14 people, killing four

          Loblaws closing 22 stores, launching home delivery ahead of ‘difficult year’

          “We are excited about our future. But…we expect 2018 will be a difficult year,” said Galen G. Weston, Loblaw CEO.

          VIDEO: Canada offers UN helicopters, planes, trainers; no decision on where

          Justin Trudeau is unveiling the planned contributions at a high-level summit today in Vancouver

          Court allows appeal of order to edit Vancouver Aquarium documentary

          Filmmaker was to remove some footage in piece that looks at treatment of dolphins and beluga whales.