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B.C.’s mental-health detention system violating charter rights, report says

New report by the Community Legal Assistance Society calls for an overhaul of the Mental Health Act

Trump retweets racially divisive videos about Muslims

President Trump retweets videos purporting to show violence by Muslims

B.C. residents rally for medication

Cystic fibrosis patients from Vernon, Vancouver, Victoria among those rallying at Legislature Wednesday

BC Hydro issues storm safety tips

Bulletin indicates “electrical contact incidents resulting in serious injury are on the rise.”

Women’s changing role in war

The presence of women in the Canadian military goes back over a century

Jewish film fest explores diversity within unity

The Jewish Film Festival kicks off Nov. 18 to 21 at The Roxy Theatre

ICBC says 25 per cent more traffic crashes happen on Halloween

It works out to 330 people injured in 920 crashes across the province.

Victim in fatal ammonia leak remembered for his passion and smile

Friends and colleagues remember Lloyd Smith as someone who was always willing to help people

Fernie mourns after fatal ammonia leak

The community of Fernie is coming together to support each other following a local tragedy.

Kimberley man pays it back to home town

Mike Gould donates $7.5 million to Kimberley Dynamiters and Kimberley Minor Hockey.

Halloween decorations a no-go for for some Maple Ridge residents

Management company issues letters stating all decorations will be removed by Oct. 16

Maple Ridge hosts WorkBC job fair

Free event could offer as many as 50 job opportunities

St. Luke’s Players launch the season with two great short plays

Monday Magazine’s theatre critic Sheila Martindale reveiws St. Luke’s Players new plays

  • Oct 13th, 2017

UPDATE: Coquihalla re-opened following accident

The accident occured south of Merritt Saturday afternoon

Canada misses chance to ban toxic plastics chemicals: environment watchdog

Phthalates are chemicals used to make plastics flexible and harder to break, or as solvents