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B.C. man going to trial on child sex, pornography charges

B.C. man going to trial on child sex, pornography charges

Daniel Robert Hanson faces various allegations involving child pornography as well as communicating with a person under 16 for sexual purposes.
Stall, downdraft, decision making may have played roles in B.C. air-taxi crash: TSB

Stall, downdraft, decision making may have played roles in B.C. air-taxi crash: TSB

VANCOUVER — The Transportation Safety Board says several factors may have played a role in the crash of an air taxi in B.C.
Man dies in second White Rock Pier stabbing this week

Man dies in second White Rock Pier stabbing this week

A man has died in a second stabbing near the White Rock Pier in three days. Police say they are investigating whether the two attacks are linked.
Harbour Air signs letter of intent to buy electric motors for its seaplanes

Harbour Air signs letter of intent to buy electric motors for its seaplanes

The company says it has signed a letter of intent with Washington-based magniX to purchase 50 motors to convert its seaplane fleet.
Island Health memo instructs nurses not to stop illicit drug use in hospitals

Island Health memo instructs nurses not to stop illicit drug use in hospitals

The memo dated March 12, which was raised in the legislature on Tuesday, provides a guide for staff interactions with people who use illicit drugs
Preliminary inquiry starts in case of fatal Vancouver Chinatown stabbing

Preliminary inquiry starts in case of fatal Vancouver Chinatown stabbing

Jaal Routh Kueth is charged with second-degree murder in the February 2023 death of Nikolai Sugak.
Ombudsperson calls B.C.'s handling of youth confinement an embarrassment

Ombudsperson calls B.C.'s handling of youth confinement an embarrassment

VANCOUVER — B.C.'s ombudsperson says the Ministry of Children and Family Development should be embarrassed by its neglect toward its commitment to reduce the practice of isolating youth in custody.
B.C. government sets November date for Surrey police handover

B.C. government sets November date for Surrey police handover

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's government has set Nov. 29 as the date when the Surrey Police Service will take over from the RCMP as the city's force of jurisdiction.
B.C. government to set out housing targets for 20 more communities

B.C. government to set out housing targets for 20 more communities

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has named another 20 cities and towns as priority communities for housing targets over the next five years. The government says in a statement the communities are in high-growth, high-need regions of B.C.
Vancouver's chief licence inspector orders magic mushroom dispensary to close

Vancouver's chief licence inspector orders magic mushroom dispensary to close

Sarah Hicks: "If you continue to operate without a valid business licence, you will be subject to further enforcement actions."