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Punjabi rapper shot dead days after security concerns delay Vancouver ticket sales

Punjabi rapper shot dead days after security concerns delay Vancouver ticket sales

Sidhu Moosewala, 28, was killed by gunfire in India, the day after he lost police protection.
Man arrested after kayaks, paddleboards pinched from Eagle Harbour yacht club

Man arrested after kayaks, paddleboards pinched from Eagle Harbour yacht club

Police say they're investigating leads that stolen kayaks are being sold online.
TransLink gets green light to borrow another $1.3 billion

TransLink gets green light to borrow another $1.3 billion

B.C. provincial government approves TransLink to borrow more money to fund Surrey-Langley SkyTrain project, among others
Researchers say new J-pod calf is a girl for southern resident orca population

Researchers say new J-pod calf is a girl for southern resident orca population

VANCOUVER — The sex of the newest calf born in the waters off British Columbia to a critically endangered pod of killer whales has been determined, and researchers say the discovery offers hope for struggling southern resident orcas.
Northern B.C. woman won $2M on BC/49 ticket bought in Burns Lake

Northern B.C. woman won $2M on BC/49 ticket bought in Burns Lake

Southbank resident Margaret Gooding won on May 21.
New SkyTrain, electric buses part of B.C.'s $2.4B for transit in Metro Vancouver

New SkyTrain, electric buses part of B.C.'s $2.4B for transit in Metro Vancouver

VANCOUVER — The B.C. government says a Surrey-to-Langley SkyTrain line and electrified bus fleets are among the projects that will benefit from a $2.4-billion investment in Metro Vancouver transit. George Heyman, B.C.
Vancouver police say woman arrested after allegedly abducting two children

Vancouver police say woman arrested after allegedly abducting two children

VANCOUVER — Police say a woman has been arrested in connection with the abduction of two children in Vancouver. Const. Tania Visintin says the woman took the seven- and nine-year-old sisters from their mother's home last night, but they are now safe.
B.C. aims to end 'period poverty,' expand access to menstrual products

B.C. aims to end 'period poverty,' expand access to menstrual products

BURNABY, B.C. — The British Columbia government says it is providing $750,000 to expand access to free menstrual products for people who need them and to help the United Way establish a task force to consider how to end "period poverty.
Environment Canada warns of heavy rain for parts of northern B.C., flood watch posted

Environment Canada warns of heavy rain for parts of northern B.C., flood watch posted

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada warns prolonged rains will drench parts of northern B.C. over the weekend, raising the potential for localized flooding.
U.S. officials stop boat with 1,400 pounds of meth headed toward Canada

U.S. officials stop boat with 1,400 pounds of meth headed toward Canada

SEATTLE — U.S. authorities say they stopped a small boat carrying a large shipment of methamphetamine after they saw it riding low in the water near the Canadian border with Washington state. U.S.