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10 Safeways in Lower Mainland to close, B.C. Liberal candidates debate in Vancouver and more

B.C. Liberal leadership candidates get one last prime-time pitch

The six candidates were in Vancouver Tuesday night, in on last square-off before the 60,000 Liberal members vote or their next party leader. See more >

Delta Police seek witnesses after pedestrian struck in Tsawwassen hit-and-run

Police say a Ford Ranger pickup, possibly dark green, stopped before allegedly fleeing the scene. See more >

10 Safeways in Lower Mainland to close

Locations in Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, Coquitlam, Richmond and Mission slated to shut, and Sobeys – the owner of the supermarkets – says jobs will be lost. See more >

TransLink reveals universal fare gates for transit users with disabilities

Gates are opened and closed automatically using a radio-frequency identification card, instead of a Compass Card. See more >

Pictures show how the ice storm of 1935 paralyzed the Fraser Valley

This last few months of ice and stow have wreaked havoc on parts of the region, and we compare the newest storms with photos from the great ice storm o 1935. See more >

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Province has been missing in action on flood protection, experts say

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Chilliwack prolific offender a no-show for sentencing hearing

Warrant issued on May 17 for Jeffrey Michael Kizmann wanted for robbery

UPDATED: Pedestrian fatally hit on railway in Agassiz

Police, fire and ambulance responded

UBC study shows dairy cows prefer pasture, reap health benefits from outdoor access

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Fraser Valley Children’s Choir wins first in ‘Sing Me a Song’ contest’s under 18 category

The group will be visited by B.C.’s Lieutenant Governor, who will present them with their award

Black Press Media to launch Pipeline Full of Controversy series

Series covers Trans Mountain’s history, science, Indigenous reaction, politics and economics

Toronto Raptors star to hold basketball camp in B.C.

DeMar DeRozan is hosting a four-day camp for players aged 6-16 at the University of Victoria

Abbotsford high school teacher charged with sexual offences involving two youths

Henry Kang, 50, charged with two counts each sex assault and sexual exploitation

Military college students accused of violating Qur’an with bacon

Alleged acts by four cadets from the Royal Military College in Quebec caught on video

Canucks sign top prospect Elias Pettersson to entry-level deal

Slick centre drafted No. 5 overall in 2017 NHL draft

Wildfire northwest of Kamloops jumps to 1,600 hectares overnight

Ground crews and aircraft are responding to an estimated 1,600 hectare wildfire approximately 55 kilometers northwest of Kamloops, near the Deadman Vidette Road.

Former B.C. police chief dies in ATV accident

Ex-Nelson top cop began his career in Vancouver

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The latest on mobility pricing, thieves target a farmer’s market, and more

Referendum in Ireland would repeal strict ban on abortion

Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country’s strict ban on most abortions.

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