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Police execute warrant in search for missing mom, woman calls for end to MAiD in hospice and more

#JerseysForHumboldt reaches all corners of B.C. to honour bus crash victims

Thousands have taken to social media to post messages of support for the families who lost loved ones in last week’s horrific bus crash in Saskatchewan. See more >

Vancouver police execute warrant in search for suspected murder victim

Vancouver police have searched another home in the city as they investigate the disappearance and suspected death of a mother who went missing in January. See more >

Three teens arrested in connection with vandalism, theft at Chilliwack school

The RCMP will be submitting all evidence to the BC Prosecution Service for their assessment of criminal code charges for break and enter to commit theft over $5,000 and break and enter to commit mischief over $5,000. See more >

Pair of Metro Vancouver police officers arrested, released, in Cuba

Both the Vancouver and Port Moody police departments have confirmed by email that one of their members was taken into custody and then released during a personal vacation in Cuba. See more >

Woman with brain cancer urges health board to ban medically assisted dying in hospice

The courts have mandated that MAiD is a fundamental legal right, so Fraser Health decided that a patient’s final place of rest should be where assisted suicide be allowed to take place. See more >


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