British Columbia

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B.C. party leaders square off in first debate of election campaign

By The Canadian Press
April 20, 2017 - 10:00am Updated: April 20, 2017 - 5:33pm

VANCOUVER — It wasn’t long before Liberal Leader Christy Clark put her hand on the arm of her main rival, John Horgan, and told him to calm down during Thursday’s first debate of the B.C. election campaign.

The New Democrat leader’s icy response: “Don’t touch me again, please.”


Multiple same-day marriages referenced at polygamy trial of two B.C. men

By The Canadian Press
April 19, 2017 - 2:15pm Updated: April 20, 2017 - 10:25am

CRANBROOK, B.C. — Dozens of marriage certificates, some referencing weddings taking place on the same day involving girls with the same last name, were entered as evidence Wednesday at the trial of two fundamentalist church leaders charged with polygamy in British Columbia.

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One person killed in shooting, another in custody after attack in Nanaimo, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
April 19, 2017 - 10:34am

NANAIMO, B.C. — One person is dead after a shooting in Nanaimo, B.C.

RCMP say the attack happened in the southern part of the city early Wednesday morning.

Const. Gary O’Brien says in a news release that a man was taken into custody after the shooting.