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By Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Jul 09 2020

In a bizarre twist to a police investigation into a downtown break-and-enter, police apprehended a Trail man who allegedly left a note - including his name -  admitting to having committed the crime.

According to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich, a 33-year-old Trail man has been arrested and faces potential criminal charges in connection with this and other break-ins downtown.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Jul 09 2020

A dramatic and potentially very dangerous series of events Friday ended peacefully, with one man taken to hospital for treatment of a mental health crisis, according to Trail RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Jul 09 2020

Police and the BC Coroner's Service are investigating the sudden death of a Maple Ridge man after a fishing accident near Trail, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

By Trail Champion on Thursday Jul 09 2020

The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced yesterday that charges have been approved against Trail RCMP Const. Steven Allan Murchie of breach of trust in connection with the duties of his office, criminal harassment, and forcible entry.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jul 08 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"Today, we are announcing 18 new cases, for a total of 3,008 cases in British Columbia.

By Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Jul 08 2020

Transit ridership is down in a covid-19 infused world in Nelson but not nearly as drastic as most areas of the province, noted a BC Transit official.

Chelsea Mossey, government relations manager for BC Transit, said transit ridership in the Heritage city has dropped by 47 per cent compared to this time last year.

By The Fraser Institute on Wednesday Jul 08 2020

Workers in Canada — across all income levels — pay higher personal income tax rates than workers in the United States, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

By The Conversation on Wednesday Jul 08 2020

By Ian Lowe, from  The Conversation

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Jul 07 2020

After the 2008 stock and housing market crash plunged the U.S. and world into economic upheaval, governments came to the rescue, with trillions of dollars in corporate bailouts. Executives at the insurance firm AIG were so happy with their US$152-billion package (more than U.S.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Jul 06 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia: