British Columbia

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Volunteers give Ashcroft landmark a new look

By Adam Donnelly
June 3, 2016 - 5:49pm Updated: June 3, 2016 - 8:32pm

ASHCROFT — From 1881 to 1884, 17,000 Chinese workers came to British Columbia to help build the Canadian Pacific Railway. They were paid less than their white counterparts, and often given the most dangerous tasks. During the construction, it’s estimated over 600 Chinese workers died.

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Kelowna RCMP arrest man and woman accused of late-night hot tub hijinks

By The Canadian Press
June 3, 2016 - 7:09am Updated: June 3, 2016 - 2:03pm

KELOWNA, B.C. — Kelowna RCMP have arrested a couple accused of taking a late-night dip in somebody else’s hot tub.

Security camera footage taken last week caught a man and a woman trespassing on a Kelowna homeowner’s property and peering into windows before climbing into the tub.