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Man fatally shot by police in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood

VANCOUVER — A 37-year-old man has died after being shot by police in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood early Tuesday.

B.C. police watchdog says 'reasonable grounds' to consider charge against officer

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia's police watchdog says it has sent a report to the Crown asking it to consider charges linked to an arrest in Vancouver 18 months ago.
Higher property values in B.C. prompt increase in 2021 homeowner grant

Higher property values in B.C. prompt increase in 2021 homeowner grant

VICTORIA — A grant that helps British Columbia homeowners offset a portion of their property tax is being raised to reflect an increase in the assessed value of their homes.
BC Hydro offers options to cut power consumption by mobile home residents

BC Hydro offers options to cut power consumption by mobile home residents

VANCOUVER — A new report from BC Hydro says mobile homes gobble power, putting their primarily senior or low-income residents at a disadvantage.
Wind, rain, snowfall warnings posted as storm hammers most of coastal B.C.

Wind, rain, snowfall warnings posted as storm hammers most of coastal B.C.

VANCOUVER — Weather warnings cover most of coastal British Columbia and wind gusts topping 100 km/h are already lashing Haida Gwaii as the leading edge of a powerful storm hits the province.
B.C.'s top doctor releases COVID-19 vaccination plan for first three months of 2021

B.C.'s top doctor releases COVID-19 vaccination plan for first three months of 2021

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says immunizations are expected to be ramped up in the coming weeks as Health Canada approves more COVID-19 vaccines, but a major challenge will be for people to ensure they get immunized. Dr.
Housing assessments show slight increases for homeowners in B.C. Lower Mainland

Housing assessments show slight increases for homeowners in B.C. Lower Mainland

VICTORIA — Housing values in British Columbia's Lower Mainland have been "resilient" through the COVID-19 pandemic with assessment notices showing moderate increases in property valuations.
Wind warnings for Vancouver Island and B.C. coast while snow expected in Interior

Wind warnings for Vancouver Island and B.C. coast while snow expected in Interior

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada has issued wind warnings for parts of Vancouver Island and the British Columbia coast, while snowfall warnings are in place in the eastern Interior.

Pedestrian killed after being struck by three vehicles in Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Police say a pedestrian has died after being struck by three vehicles in Abbotsford, B.C. Officers responded to a collision on Highway 1 near the boundary between Abbotsford and Langley, B.C., early Sunday morning.

One person dead in New Year's Eve fire on Vancouver Island, RCMP say

DUNCAN, B.C. — RCMP say one person died in a fire on New Year's Eve in Duncan, B.C. Staff Sgt. Kurt Bosnell says in a statement the fire broke out on the fourth floor of a residential building.