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Living Well, Driving Well Workshops for Older Drivers Offered at Richmond Community Police Stations

RCMP Lower Mainland News - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 15:54
Becoming a safe driver is something that we should all strive for. Whether you’re just starting to drive or have been driving for many years, safe driving habits should be the norm as far as how we conduct ourselves once we’re behind the wheel.
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North Vancouver’s RCMP “Summer Student Volunteer Program” a success

RCMP Lower Mainland News - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 09:16
On Wednesday evening, September 19, 2012 a special ceremony was held at the North Vancouver RCMP Detachment for 35 youth who, this past summer, volunteered their time in a unique way.
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Search warrant yields disturbing fraud documents

RCMP Lower Mainland News - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 08:39
Chilliwack, BC- On Wednesday, September 19 members of the Chilliwack RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) executed a search warrant at a residence in the 46300 block of Yale Road in Chilliwack. The search warrant was in relation to an ongoing fraud investigation where stolen credit cards and data were used in multiple purchases at businesses in Chilliwack. Investigators seized approximately 1000 stolen personal ID cards consisting of credit cards, drivers licences, BC Care Cards, SIN cards, Status cards, School ID, foreign ID, and firearms licences. It is suspected that the identification and credit cards originated from dozens of break and enter and theft from vehicle occurrences throughout Chilliwack and the Fraser Valley. The thefts date back to 2009 and as recent as 2012.
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Project Swoop Hits Richmond

RCMP Lower Mainland News - Wed, 09/26/2012 - 08:08
On Thursday, September 27th Richmond RCMP will be partnering with ICBC to participate in Project Swoop, a one day education & enforcement campaign to remind drivers about the dangers of speeding & distracted driving.
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U.S. murderer linked to B.C. highway cold case

CBC British Columbia News - Tue, 09/25/2012 - 09:07

A man RCMP believe is responsible for the 1974 B.C. slaying of a teenage girl has also been linked to the homicides of four young women in the U.S.

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B.C. Mountie suspended for 7 years fights dismissal

CBC British Columbia News - Tue, 09/25/2012 - 08:40

Const. James Douglas MacLeod, a B.C. Mountie who was charged with sexual assault, is fighting a decision to kick him off the force after he had been suspended with pay for nearly seven years.

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Canadians a satisfied bunch, study finds

CBC British Columbia News - Tue, 09/25/2012 - 08:13

More than 90 per cent of Canadians report they are either satisfied or very satisfied with their lives, a high enough score to enough to officially rank Canada among the happiest countries in the world.

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Guns, drugs, cash seized in Terrace, B.C.

CBC British Columbia News - Tue, 09/25/2012 - 07:12

Mounties say five people have been arrested following a 14-month investigation in Terrace, B.C.

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Hope fades for missing Quebec climber in Nepal

CBC British Columbia News - Tue, 09/25/2012 - 07:10

Police in Nepal say there is very little chance of finding a Quebec cardiologist missing after a weekend avalanche on the world's eighth-highest mountain.

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B.C. NDP demands more long-term care beds

CBC British Columbia News - Tue, 09/25/2012 - 07:03

The B.C. New Democrats are joining the family of a former Burnaby city councillor to demand more long-term care beds for those with Alzheimer's disease and other chronic illnesses.

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Kelowna woman dies after hammer attack

CBC British Columbia News - Tue, 09/25/2012 - 04:10

The victim of a brutal hammer attack earlier this month in Kelowna, B.C., has died of her injuries. RCMP say they plan to upgrade assault charges to murder.

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Pot decriminalization debated by B.C.'s municipal leaders

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/24/2012 - 23:54

Mayors and councillors from across British Columbia kicked off the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities convention by crowding into a debate calling for the decriminalization of marijuana.

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Gastown steam clock turns 35 years old

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/24/2012 - 19:13

Vancouver's iconic Gastown steam clock turns 35 years old today, and if that's much younger than you expected, clockmaker Ray Saunders says that was his intention.

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Rules keep needy B.C. kids from affordable eyeglasses

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/24/2012 - 19:11

A single father is speaking out against red tape that prevents him and thousands of other low income B.C. residents from getting subsidized, affordable eyeglasses.

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B.C. man kills grizzly that attacked him

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/24/2012 - 19:00

A hunter is recovering at home after he was attacked by a grizzly bear that he was ultimately able to shoot and kill.

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B.C. premier's chief of staff resigns after investigation

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/24/2012 - 18:58

B.C. Premier Christy Clark announces she has asked for and received the resignation of her chief of staff, Ken Boessenkool, following an undisclosed incident.

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Facebook denies leak of users' private messages

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/24/2012 - 17:29

A Facebook spokesperson is denying reports that private messages sent by users on the social networking site have become public.

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BCGEU, province return to the bargaining table

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/24/2012 - 15:15

The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union says talks with the province will resume this week as the two sides work to reach a new collective agreement for roughly 25,000 union members.

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Sam 'The Record Man' Sniderman dies

CBC British Columbia News - Mon, 09/24/2012 - 13:26

Sam Sniderman, founder of the legendary Sam The Record Man, has died in Toronto. His Yonge Street store was a mecca for music lovers for nearly 50 years.

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Large outdoor grow-op dismantled in Agassiz

RCMP Lower Mainland News - Mon, 09/24/2012 - 13:25
Agassiz, BC- On September 22, 2012, the Agassiz RCMP along with the assistance of members from the Coordinated Marijuana Enforcement Team dismantled a large outdoor marijuana grow operation in the Chehalis River Valley. Over 2,000 marijuana plants were seized at a street value of approximately 2 million dollars.
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