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Phil Eidsvik (left) and then-MP John Cummins (now BC Conservative leader) were among the fishermen who were fined for participating in illegal protest fisheries in 2001 or 2002.

Fines upheld for illegal protest of native fishery

BC Conservative leader John Cummins among defendants in failed appeal

Phil Eidsvik (left) and then-MP John Cummins (now BC Conservative leader) were among the fishermen who were fined for participating in illegal protest fisheries in 2001 or 2002.
Mayor Leo Facio (centre) walks along the lagoon during the first lap of the Harrison Hot Springs Relay for Life on Saturday night.

Harrison Relay for Life surpasses goal

Inaugural event a success in every way, with $38,000 in donations

Mayor Leo Facio (centre) walks along the lagoon during the first lap of the Harrison Hot Springs Relay for Life on Saturday night.

Pipeline opposition grows in the Fraser Valley

Pipe Up Network formed to organize opposition to twinning Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline.

Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman argues a policy change at Metro Vancouver board meetings is about silencing his opposition to Metro's plans for a new garbage incinerator.

Abbotsford mayor chafes at Metro meeting ‘gag’ order

Board orders exclusion of non-member cities from debates

Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman argues a policy change at Metro Vancouver board meetings is about silencing his opposition to Metro's plans for a new garbage incinerator.
Metro's existing waste-to-energy plant in south Burnaby was built as a design-build-operate P3 but a new incinerator could be developed with a private financing role as well. Photos below: Delta Mayor Lois Jackson

Metro starts down P3 road for new waste incinerator

Private financing of WTE pledged to qualify for federal grant

Metro's existing waste-to-energy plant in south Burnaby was built as a design-build-operate P3 but a new incinerator could be developed with a private financing role as well. Photos below: Delta Mayor Lois Jackson

Chilliwack-Hope MLA’s first Question Period issue about a mobile home park in Abby

Gwen O'Mahony said her QP debut was part of a "broader" issue the NDP was raising, and wasn't "technically" her first question.

Disturbance leads to lockdown at Kent

Maximum security prison in Agassiz locked down after prisoner incident

  • Jun 1, 2012
Matthew Cheverie has been raising funds for the Relay for Life. He'll also be the first entertainer on stage this Saturday when the event kicks off.

Performer giving it all for Relay

Young ukelele player raising funds for Harrison's Relay for Life

Matthew Cheverie has been raising funds for the Relay for Life. He'll also be the first entertainer on stage this Saturday when the event kicks off.
Premier Christy Clark speaking in Surrey at the announcement of the province's new anti-bullying strategy – ERASE (Expect Respect And a Safe Education.)

Anti-bullying plan includes whistle-blowing phone app

Focus of $2 million strategy on training for school safety, tolerance

Premier Christy Clark speaking in Surrey at the announcement of the province's new anti-bullying strategy – ERASE (Expect Respect And a Safe Education.)
A Sts'ailes dancer performs a Sasquatch dance during last year's Canada Day celebration in Harrison Hot Springs.

Sasquatch Days makes a comeback in Harrison

Unearthing old festival will extend summer tourist season

A Sts'ailes dancer performs a Sasquatch dance during last year's Canada Day celebration in Harrison Hot Springs.
ACE administrator Sandy Balascak speaks with Fire Chief Wayne Dyer as crews survey the gas meter at the back of the school. Dyer said the fire is being treated as a set fire.

Reward being offered for Agassiz arson leads

School puts out $500 for solid tips to find possible arsonist

ACE administrator Sandy Balascak speaks with Fire Chief Wayne Dyer as crews survey the gas meter at the back of the school. Dyer said the fire is being treated as a set fire.
Students from Chilliwack were invited out to the UBC Dairy Research Centre in Agassiz to learn about a new apprentice program available.

Dairy centre partnership to increase work force

Students invited to learn about dairy industry at UBC Research Centre

Students from Chilliwack were invited out to the UBC Dairy Research Centre in Agassiz to learn about a new apprentice program available.
Glenn and Heather Sullivan

Volunteers take bite out of crime in Hope

Visiting Othello Tunnels a more enjoyable experience for visitors

Glenn and Heather Sullivan
RCMP Sgt. Donald Ray

Top cop urges Mounties to weather ‘storm’ of criticism

More misconduct revelations to rock RCMP: Leaked memo

RCMP Sgt. Donald Ray
B.C. Justice Minister Shirley Bond and federal Justice Minister Vic Toews signing the new RCMP contract in March.

RCMP holdout cities given another month to decide

Federal subsidy loss, unionization among risks of split

B.C. Justice Minister Shirley Bond and federal Justice Minister Vic Toews signing the new RCMP contract in March.
Missing Women Inquiry commissioner Wally Oppal.

Oppal gets extra four months to finish Pickton inquiry

Missing Women probe won't add more dates to hear witnesses

Missing Women Inquiry commissioner Wally Oppal.
ICBC data map of pedestrians struck by cars in Metro Vancouver.

Interactive maps show B.C.’s worst crash locations

ICBC's new online tool displays collision data for each city

ICBC data map of pedestrians struck by cars in Metro Vancouver.
RCMP blocked off 216th Street where Angus Mitchell was shot.

Burnaby murder suspect shot dead in Maple Ridge

Gun battle takes place in around 216th Street near dikes in Maple Ridge

RCMP blocked off 216th Street where Angus Mitchell was shot.
Accused rioters who face possible jail time and can't afford a lawyer may be refused legal aid under the latest job action spearheaded by the Trial Lawyers Association of B.C.

Lawyers plan to boycott legal aid for riot suspects

Latest tactic a follow-up to four-month escalating strike

Accused rioters who face possible jail time and can't afford a lawyer may be refused legal aid under the latest job action spearheaded by the Trial Lawyers Association of B.C.
No hammer yet for cities holding off on RCMP renewal

No hammer yet for cities holding off on RCMP renewal

Deadline looms to sign contract or else replace Mounties.

No hammer yet for cities holding off on RCMP renewal
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