Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top B.C. News as of 11 A.M

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top B.C. News as of 11 A.M

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Top B.C. News


FRIDAY, Oct. 27

Here are the top B.C. and Yukon news stories from The Canadian Press as of 4 p.m. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Projected word counts and timing of stories and updates are subject to change.

Contact the B.C. bureau in Vancouver at 604-687-1662 or .


Groups weigh in on marijuana laws in B.C.


VANCOUVER -- Police departments and local governments are asking British Columbia for a cut of marijuana revenues as the province crafts regulations for legalized pot. The provincial government asked for public input last month as it develops new rules. 600 words. By Gemma Karstens-Smith. Moved National.


High-risk police operation taking place in Kamloops


KAMLOOPS, B.C. -- RCMP have advised people to avoid a trailer park in Kamloops, B.C., where an elementary school has been locked down during a high-risk police operation involving an individual suspected of having a firearm.Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said Friday there is a significant police presence including an emergency response team at the G & M Trailer Park near Highway 5. 300 words. Will Be Updated. Moved National.


Kinder Morgan seeks NEB nod for pipeline work


VANCOUVER -- Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. (TSX:KML) wants the National Energy Board to clear the way for work on the Burnaby, B.C., portion of its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. A statement released by the company says it wants a determination from the board allowing the work to begin, even though it has failed to obtain municipal permits from the City of Burnaby. 350 words. Moves National and Business. PHOTO.



Work to resume on new park for the Okanagan


OSOYOOS, B.C. -- The federal and British Columbia governments as well as members of the Okanagan Nation have agreed to resume work to establish a new national park reserve in the south Okanagan. Plans for the park have been under discussion for almost 15 years but little has been done since 2012 when members of the Osoyoos and Lower Similkameen bands completed a feasibility study and issued a final report. …

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