Crime & Courts

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Police investigating after two bodies found in West Kelowna

By Jasmin Doobay
March 2, 2016 - 11:18am Updated: March 2, 2016 - 2:47pm

WEST KELOWNA, B.C. — Police are investigating after two bodies were discovered in a residential area of West Kelowna, B.C.

RCMP Const. Jesse O’Donaghey says police received a call around 7 a.m. Wednesday from someone who reported finding the bodies of a man and a woman.

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B.C. SPCA says first time company has been charged with animal cruelty on farm

By The Canadian Press
March 2, 2016 - 10:11am

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — Twenty counts of animal cruelty have been laid against a dairy farm and seven of its employees in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley, about 18 months after a disturbing video surfaced showing farm animals being viciously beaten.

Trudeau gives boost to market-oriented group on clean-economy initiative

By The Canadian Press
March 1, 2016 - 12:23pm Updated: March 1, 2016 - 1:15pm

VANCOUVER — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave a boost Tuesday to a new cross-sectoral group of business leaders, labour, non-governmental organizations, government and academics who want to accelerate Canada’s transition to a high-efficiency, low carbon economy.