B.C. Indigenous groups are lauding a federal court’s overturning of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion’s approval, with one chief calling it a “turning point.” (The Canadian Press)

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First Nations applaud Trans Mountain court ruling, ex-cop pleads guilty to breach of trust, and more

1. BC Ferries cancels four sailings between Swartz Bay and Tsawwassen

Just in time for the long weekend, the Spirit of Vancouver Island is out of service because a problem with one of its rescue boat. See more >

2. B.C. First Nations hail quash of Kinder Morgan pipeline approval

Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs president Grand Chief Stewart Phillip they are wary of whatever next steps Canada takes. See more >

3. Fraser Valley farmers worry NAFTA deal could affect livelihoods

The Davis family in Langley says they may have to give up their farm and move to keep operating if a NAFTA deal ends supply management. See more >

4. Ex-Surrey Mountie pleads guilty to breach of trust after Creep Catcher sting

Dario Devic has been discharged from the RCMP after the sting outside Surrey’s Central City Mall in 2016. See more >

5. South Surrey park attack ‘could’ve been so much worse’

The mother of an 18-year-old assault victim renews calls for increased lighting and security. See more >


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