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RCMP investigate break in at Vaagen Fiber Canada mill near Midway

Midway RCMP are looking for the owners of a white Ford pickup after the vehicle was seen on surveillance footage early Tuesday morning leaving the Vaagen Fiber Canada mill with a box full of tools and equipment. Midway RCMP said that June 11, 2024, officers responded to a report of a break and enter into […]

More than 14,500 lives lost to toxic drugs, 8 years into public health crisis

Unregulated toxic drugs claimed the lives of 182 people in April 2024 according to preliminary data from the BC Coroners Service. While this represents a 24% decrease from the number of deaths in April 2023 (239), the risk posed by unregulated drug supply remains very high. April 2024 marks eight years since the public-health emergency […]

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ICBC and police launch campaign to address increase in impaired related crashes

Over the summer months every year, impaired driving-related crashes where someone is injured or killed increase by 27% in B.C. The largest increase occurs in northern B.C. (up 63%) followed by the Southern Interior (up 53%), Vancouver Island (up 21%) and Lower Mainland (up 11%). This is why ICBC and police are launching a summer-long […]

BCHP investigate fatal Hwy 99 collision

On June 12, 2024, at approximately 6:15 a.m., BC Highway Patrol received a report of a serious collision on Highway 99 in the northbound lanes near the George Massey Tunnel in Delta, according to BCHP Cpl. Melissa Jongema. She said a motorcyclist ran into a car and the motorcyclist fell onto the roadway. The motorcyclist […]

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