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Former estate of Nickelback frontman is most expensive home in Abbotsford

Chad Kroeger’s old home was sold for $8.25 million in 2017, but assessed at $5.67 million last year

Health Canada to educate teens on health risks of vaping

Officials have long cautioned that nicotine poses an elevated risk to youth

Mate asleep while on watch in B.C. tug incident, TSB report says

The Ocean Monarch touched bottom while towing a barge loaded with cement south of Kitimat

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Saudi teen Rahaf Mohammed says she is lucky to be in Canada
U.S. postal workers rally in support of Canadian counterparts
Brexit defeat draws swift reaction in UK, Europe
Svend Robinson on why he is attempting a political comeback

Crown, defence spar over if B.C. child killer should get escorted outings

Allan Schoenborn was found not criminally responsible for the killing of his three kids in Merritt in 2008

Trail’s snow budget for 2018 buried by early-year storms

Last year’s record-breaking January snowfall in the West Kootenay took its toll on the city’s bottom line

Vandalism causes death of 700,000 young chum salmon at B.C. hatchery

Vandals broke into the Duck Lake near Powell River hatchery in late December

Four men on trial over theft of huge Canadian gold coin from Berlin museum

They are suspected of later cutting up the coin, valued at about $5.3 million, and selling the pieces

Freeland says Venezuela’s Maduro is now a dictator after illegitimate win

Venezuela’s political and economic crisis has forced three million people to flee the country

Trudeau pleased tensions are easing at site of B.C. pipeline protest

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the comments during a stop in Kamloops

TV editor fired after Trump video appears altered

Trump apparently appeared with his tongue hanging out languidly from his mouth

Boy, 17, shot after car crash in Lower Mainland

Driver of suspect vehicle in custody, 17-old-year victim expected to survive

Two people face charges in Trail drug bust

Police seized 44 grams of fentanyl and 16 grams of methamphetamine

FBI agents say U.S. government shutdown affecting operations

Nearly 5,000 special agents, intelligence analysts and other staff are currently furloughed

  • Jan 10, 2019

Skier caught in backcountry avalanche near Rossland

‘The man was lucky he had the ‘A-Team’ of ski patrol people able to respond as quickly as they did,’ says Rossland rescue spokesperson

Wind, heat, weight all factors in fatal B.C. plane crash: investigators

The pilot was killed and three passengers were hurt in the crash on the Sunshine Coast last summer

A look back on hunting and wildlife management in the Kootenays

FJ Hurtak reflects on the year past in hunting and wildlife management and looks ahead at some news and notes for 2019

  • Jan 10, 2019

$74M not enough to cut Canada’s refugee claim backlog: internal documents

The agency will need twice as much money as it is expected to get

Vatican launches track team of Swiss Guards, nuns

The Vatican is looking to participate in competitions that had cultural or symbolic value

David Foster to be feted for philanthropic work

The Canadian producer is getting another accolade to add to his collection of awards