Black Press Media Staff

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Average cost of high-data monthly phone bill dropped by 35% in 2018: report

Prices for average television packages dropped eight per cent $28 to $26 over the past two years

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The Pride Parade kicked off in Vancouver Sunday, Aug. 4. (Stephanie Smith/Twitter)

#Loveislove: 41st annual Pride Parade kicks off in Vancouver

Thousands of people, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, are expected to attend this year’s event

The Pride Parade kicked off in Vancouver Sunday, Aug. 4. (Stephanie Smith/Twitter)
Deadpool mask example (Pixabay photo)

Man in Deadpool mask steals drink and toy from B.C. gas station

Kelowna K9 unit responds to incident, suspect at large

Deadpool mask example (Pixabay photo)
Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day is Thursday, Aug. 8. (Dan Ferguson photo)

Chill out with Dairy Queen to support BC Children’s Hospital on Aug. 8

Annual event set for Thursday, Aug. 8 across province

Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day is Thursday, Aug. 8. (Dan Ferguson photo)
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College orders ‘significant’ review of chiropractic treatment in B.C. for kids under 10

The college originally began reviewing the risks of spinal manipulative therapy for kids in April

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(Unsplash)

CRTC to bring in ‘code of conduct’ for internet providers

New code will protect customers against high bills, allow for cancellations

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The Independent Investigations Office is sending a team to Vernon after a woman fell ill in RCMP cells. (Black Press file photo)

B.C.’s police watchdog deployed after woman goes into medical distress in jail cell

Woman found in medical distress while being held in RCMP cells

The Independent Investigations Office is sending a team to Vernon after a woman fell ill in RCMP cells. (Black Press file photo)
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More than 37,000 kids now immunized against measles after B.C.’s catch-up program

The government’s program to get more children vaccinated stemmed from an outbreak earlier this year

(File photo)
Memorial bench painted by Vancouver woman to stay in park for now

Memorial bench painted by Vancouver woman to stay in park for now

Park board to look at options for artistic enhancements on commemorative benches

Memorial bench painted by Vancouver woman to stay in park for now
Tom Hanks stars in ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood. (Lacey Terrell)
Tom Hanks stars in ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood. (Lacey Terrell)
(RMCP)

Police watchdog investigating person’s death after being detained by B.C. RCMP

Hospital staff said the person died early Saturday

(RMCP)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and B.C. Premier John Horgan announce more than $79 million investment in public transit during a stop Thursday in Victoria. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Trudeau announces $79M investment for 118 more public transit buses across B.C.

Contributions from municipal to federal level to fund more buses in a bid to cut commutes

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and B.C. Premier John Horgan announce more than $79 million investment in public transit during a stop Thursday in Victoria. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
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Coroner reports decrease in suicide rates across B.C.

Numbers dropped below 600 deaths per year for the first time since 2013

(Black Press Media files)
Bear cubs likely hit by vehicle, left on road in Bella Coola

Bear cubs likely hit by vehicle, left on road in Bella Coola

The cubs were discovered on June 30 on Thorsen Creek Road

Bear cubs likely hit by vehicle, left on road in Bella Coola
Crystal Mall in Burnaby. (Wikimedia Commons)
Crystal Mall in Burnaby. (Wikimedia Commons)
BC Ferries is offering passengers a chance at prizes with its latest promotion — #FerryHair. (BC Ferries)

Ferry hair, don’t care? BC Ferries offers prizes for best photos

Contest rewards passengers for #FerryHair photos

BC Ferries is offering passengers a chance at prizes with its latest promotion — #FerryHair. (BC Ferries)
Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard takes a selfie holding his playoffs MVP trophy during the NBA basketball championship team’s victory parade in Toronto, Monday, June 17, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Kawhi Leonard coming to Vancouver for NBA preseason game

Leonard and the Clippers will take on the Dallas Mavericks in a preseason game at Rogers Arena

Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard takes a selfie holding his playoffs MVP trophy during the NBA basketball championship team’s victory parade in Toronto, Monday, June 17, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Two inmates escape B.C.’s William Head prison

Correctional Service of Canada working with Victoria police to find James Busch and Zachary Armitage

(Correctional Service of Canada/Facebook)
(West Vancouver Police)

West Vancouver cops tangle with 300 drunk youths on Canada Day

One officer was punched in the face. Two young people were arrested.

(West Vancouver Police)
The union representing BC Ferries employees says 82% of its members have been abused. (Black Press Media files)

BC Ferries to roll out anti-abuse notices at terminals as workers’ union speaks out

Union says 82 per cent of workers have been abused

The union representing BC Ferries employees says 82% of its members have been abused. (Black Press Media files)