Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--B-C Update-

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

--B-C Update-

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(BC-Ferry-Police-Incident)

B-C's police watchdog says its investigators are headed to Nanaimo after a man was killed during an attempted arrest by R-C-M-P at a ferry terminal.

Mounties say shots were fired after officers were called to the Departure Bay terminal today to arrest a male in connection with a "violent" carjacking in another part of the province.

They say initial information based on police accounts indicate the male had got out of the vehicle with what was believed to be a firearm.

The ferry terminal is the main access route between the mainland and central Vancouver Island. (The Canadian Press)

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(BC-Pipelines-Carr)

Canada's natural resources minister says he's certain that Ottawa will reach a financial agreement with Kinder Morgan that will convince the company to proceed with the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion before a May 31st deadline.

Jim Carr told a Canadian Global Affairs Institute conference today that the threat of "endless court action" understandably gave Kinder Morgan's investors pause.

The project would triple the capacity of the existing Trans Mountain pipeline between Edmonton and Burnaby.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau interrupted a foreign trip to meet with the premiers of B-C and Alberta over the matter, then tasked Finance Minister Bill Morneau with coming to a financial agreement with Kinder Morgan. (The Canadian Press)

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(BC-Foot-Found)

Police and the B-C Coroners Service are investigating after a human foot was found on Gabriola Island, off the east coast of Vancouver Island.

R-C-M-P say someone who was walking on the beach Sunday found what appeared to be a foot inside a hiking boot, which was wedged in a logjam.

Mounties say they will work with the coroner to try to determine the identity of the remains. …

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