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British Columbia: Province of Canada
British Columbia is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. With an estimated population of 5.1 million as of 2019, it is Canada's third-most populous province.


Canadian police arrest six at Coastal GasLink site

Canadian police arrested six people on Thursday in a remote area of northern British Columbia where indigenous protesters have blocked construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline.
Reuters - Published

Majority of Canadians reject paying for Harry, Meghan's security

majority of canadians reject paying for harry, meghan's security
MONTREAL: A clear majority of Canadians feel their country does not have to pay for security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, who have settled in British Columbia. Seventy-seven per cent of..
WorldNews - Published

Videos for British Columbia

A "Victorian" life for Harry and Meghan [Video]A "Victorian" life for Harry and Meghan

Prince Harry and wife Meghan have settled, for now, into a seaside home near the most royal of Canadian cities - Victoria, British Columbia, named after the queen who reigned until 1901, during a great..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:25Published

Canadian shopkeeper who served Harry glad he has returned ‘home’ [Video]Canadian shopkeeper who served Harry glad he has returned ‘home’

A Canadian shopkeeper who shared a hug with the Duke of Sussex when he visited her home decor store before Christmas said she is happy he has returned “home”. Chris Stephen owns Lilaberry in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published


Tim Hortons pulls Beyond Meat products from Ontario, British Columbia

Restaurant Brands International Inc's Tim Hortons said on Tuesday it has removed Beyond Meat Inc's products from its coffee and donut shops in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and British Columbia.
Reuters - Published

Tea rooms and double-decker buses: Prince Harry may find home in Canada's royal city

Prince Harry and wife Meghan have settled, for now, into a seaside home near the most royal of Canadian cities - Victoria, British Columbia (B.C.)- named after a queen who reigned until 1901, during a..
Reuters - Published

Earthquake of 6.3 Magnitude Strikes Spot Off Coast of British Columbia

earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes spot off coast of british columbia
Port Hardy (Canada): A magnitude 6.3...
WorldNews - Published

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes west of Port Hardy, Canada: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck 177 km (109.98 miles) west of Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Reuters - Published

Octopus and eagle square off at Canadian fish farm

The duelling animals were found floating in the waters off Quatsino, British Columbia.
BBC News - Published

Multiple fatalities after small plane crashes in British Columbia

Multiple people were killed when a small plane crashed on Gabriola Island in British Columbia on Tuesday evening, authorities said.
Reuters - Published

New law to give indigenous peoples more sway in Canada's British Columbia

British Columbia passed a law that will give indigenous people more sway in matters affecting them, becoming the first Canadian province to formally adopt U.N. standards on the issue.
Reuters - Published

Canada's British Columbia implements U.N. accord on indigenous peoples' rights

The Canadian province of British Columbia's legislature unanimously has approved a bill to implement a U.N. agreement on the rights of indigenous peoples which would formally allow them a say in..
Reuters - Published

Canadian researchers used drones for the first time to monitor the behavior of orcas

Researchers with the Univ. of British Columbia used drones to track the behavior of orcas in an attempt to better understand their feeding patterns. - Published

British Columbia moves to introduce permanent daylight saving time

British Columbia's government is introducing a measure that would allow the Canadian province to move onto year-round daylight saving time, the premier's office said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Head of British Columbia Green Party, which supports government, to step down as leader

The head of British Columbia's Green Party, which is crucial to keeping the left-leaning New Democratic Party in power in the Canadian province, said on Monday he would step down as leader once a..
Reuters - Published

Huawei executive appears at Canadian hearing

Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer for Chinese tech giant Huawei, appeared at a Vancouver, British Columbia court Monday for a preliminary hearing. The US government is seeking to extradite her on.. - Published

Canadian PM vows tax on foreign property speculators

canadian pm vows tax on foreign property speculators
In an attempt to curb foreign speculation, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to tax non-residents who buy Canadian properties but don’t live in them, as he campaigned Thursday for reelection. At a..
WorldNews - Published

'Amazing Race Canada' alum Kenneth McAlpine dies after falling over 800 feet off a mountain

"Amazing Race Canada" alum Kenneth McAlpine died on his 28th birthday after falling more than 800 feet off a mountain in British Columbia. - Published

Pocket knife saves Canadian man during grizzly bear attack

Colin Dowler ended up in a life-and-death struggle with a grizzly bear in British Columbia.
BBC News - Published

Canada police find two bodies believed to be teen fugitives

Canadian police said on Wednesday they found two bodies that they believe are of the fugitive teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspected in the murders of two tourists in..
Reuters - Published

Canadian Investigators Find Items Linked To Fugitive Teens Suspected In 3 Murders

canadian investigators find items linked to fugitive teens suspected in 3 murders
Canadian police have found “several items directly linked” to two teenage boys suspected in the killings of an Australian man, his American girlfriend and a Canadian university lecturer, The..
WorldNews - Published

[UPDATE] Alberta Man Unknowingly Helped Fugitive Teens Escape After Killing Spree

[update] alberta man unknowingly helped fugitive teens escape after killing spree
Two teen fugitives suspected in a killing spree in British Columbia looked like scared kids with “soft baby hands,” according to an Alberta man who helped free their SUV when it got stuck in the..
WorldNews - Published

[UPDATE] Tip Shifts Manhunt For Teen Murder Suspects To Second Remote Manitoba Town

[update] tip shifts manhunt for teen murder suspects to second remote manitoba town
A Canada-wide manhunt for two teenagers suspected in three murders in British Columbia has shifted its focus to a second remote Manitoba community, BBC News reported. Police have been searching more..
WorldNews - Published

'Stay inside and lock your doors': Tiny Canadian village on lockdown as teenage murder spree ...

'stay inside and lock your doors': tiny canadian village on lockdown as teenage murder spree ...
A massive police manhunt has been launched in a remote part of northern Canada for a pair of teenager double murder suspects. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has been chasing Kam McLeod, 19,..
WorldNews - Published

2 teens are now suspects in double homicides

Two young men previously thought to be missing are now suspects in the double homicides of an American woman and her Australian boyfriend, police in Canada announced Tuesday. The suspects -- Byer..
CBS News - Published

Deceased couple, 2 missing teens and an unidentified corpse spark fear in Canada

Canadian police continue to investigate the cases of a slain couple, and two missing teenagers ⁠— an unusual bout of crime in British Columbia. - Published

Murdered couple in Canada may be linked to another death

Police in British Columbia are looking for a person of interest in the killings of American Chynna Deese and her Australian boyfriend Lucas Fowler. Another man's death may also be connected. CBS News..
CBS News - Published

Canada highway murders: Police release sketch of person of interest

Investigators have released a sketch of a person of interest in the murder of an American woman and her Australian boyfriend along a remote Canadian highway. Authorities in British Columbia are also..
CBS News - Published

Three TDP MLAs suspended from AP assembly for obstructing proceedings

The three, K Atchannaidu, Gorantla Butchaiah Chowdary and Nimmala Ramanaidu, who are deputy leaders of TDP in the assembly, have been suspended from the House for the rest of the Budget session...
IndiaTimes - Published

American and Australian tourists killed in Canada

Police say the deaths could be connected to another missing persons case in British Columbia.
BBC News - Published Also reported by •CBS News

Salmon trapped in Canada landslide to be airlifted to safety

The fish have been unable to swim upstream due to a rockfall in Fraser River, British Columbia.
BBC News - Published

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive set for January

extradition hearing for huawei executive set for january
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian court says an extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud charges....
WorldNews - Published

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