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Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Selina Robinson, is joined by Finance Minister Carole James and Alex Dagg, public policy manager for Airbnb Canada for an announcement at the B.C. Legislature Feb. 7, that the short-term rental provider will now pay sales tax to the province. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

Airbnb to collect provincial sales tax in B.C.

The company will begin gathering 8 per cent PST and the up-to-3 percent MRDT

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Selina Robinson, is joined by Finance Minister Carole James and Alex Dagg, public policy manager for Airbnb Canada for an announcement at the B.C. Legislature Feb. 7, that the short-term rental provider will now pay sales tax to the province. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
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A day to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health

Today Canadians are encouraged to Facebook, Tweet, hashtag, snap or just talk about mental health

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Kamloops RCMP reserve Const. James Anderson directs traffic on Dallas Drive on Tuesday, Jan. 30. The area was cordoned off after a homemade bomb was found on the side of the road, in the area of Dallas Drive and Viking Drive. Dave Eagles/KTW

UPDATE: A third explosive device discovered on same road in Kamloops

Kamloops police are securing an area where they have found three explosive devices in two months

Kamloops RCMP reserve Const. James Anderson directs traffic on Dallas Drive on Tuesday, Jan. 30. The area was cordoned off after a homemade bomb was found on the side of the road, in the area of Dallas Drive and Viking Drive. Dave Eagles/KTW
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Rain and snow to hit Interior highways

The Fraser Valley and the Coquihalla are expected to be hit with intense weather overnight

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Revelstoke man searches for missing plane, couple

Roland Lamarre is spending his own time and money searching for a plane that went missing in November

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The count down is on to the BC Winter Games

The count down is on to the BC Winter Games

In less than one month athletes from around the province will head to Kamloops for the BC Winter Games

The count down is on to the BC Winter Games
Chelsey Perkins captured her dog in action in the knee-deep snow. (Chelsey Perkins photo)

Winter storm coming to B.C. this weekend

The bets are on as to how much snow the province will actually get in the coming days

Chelsey Perkins captured her dog in action in the knee-deep snow. (Chelsey Perkins photo)
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Beavers and balloons blamed for power outages in 2017

BC Hydro compiles a list of most memorable outages of last year

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Benjamin and Olivia 2017’s top baby names so far in B.C.

Benjamin and Olivia 2017’s top baby names so far in B.C.

The race is almost over for the top baby names in 2017

Benjamin and Olivia 2017’s top baby names so far in B.C.
Reporters reflect on the 2017 wildfire season

Reporters reflect on the 2017 wildfire season

Those who covered some of the most intense fires of the year also lived in the middle of them

Reporters reflect on the 2017 wildfire season
Delays on Coquihalla

Delays on Coquihalla

Heavy traffic is causing congestion on Highway 5 between Hope and Merritt

Delays on Coquihalla
Special weather statement for B.C. Interior

Special weather statement for B.C. Interior

Both the Fraser Valley and the Okanagan can anticipate up to 10 cm overnight

Special weather statement for B.C. Interior
They came for the deals

They came for the deals

Shoppers descend on Orchard Park Shopping Centre on Boxing Day in Kelowna

They came for the deals
Boxing Day madness begins

Boxing Day madness begins

Get ready to shop, as some of the biggest deals of the year are to happen today

Boxing Day madness begins
Missing plane search focuses over Revelstoke reservoir

Missing plane search focuses over Revelstoke reservoir

Weather is hampering the search for a missing plane that took off from Penticton, Saturday

Missing plane search focuses over Revelstoke reservoir
Missing Spruce Grove pilot Dominic Neron. Photo credit: Contributed                                Missing Spruce Grove pilot Dominic Neron. Photo credit: Contributed

Search for missing plane continues near Revelstoke

A plane that took off Saturday from Penticton failed to arrive in Edmonton

Missing Spruce Grove pilot Dominic Neron. Photo credit: Contributed                                Missing Spruce Grove pilot Dominic Neron. Photo credit: Contributed
Curtis Sagmoen seen while helping neighbours deal with floods in Salmon Arm. (Black Press)

Man linked to Shuswap farm where human remains found to appear in court

A rally will be held on the Vernon courthouse steps prior to Curtis Sagmoen’s appearance

Curtis Sagmoen seen while helping neighbours deal with floods in Salmon Arm. (Black Press)
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Nine horses seized near Kamloops by the BC SPCA

Horses on a property near Kamloops did not have adequate food, shelter and water

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Keep your pets safe this Halloween

Halloween can be the most dangerous night of the year for your cats and dogs

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In an image taken on Wednesday, Oct. 25, more tents and large lights and a device for sifting soil has now been set up on a property at 2290 Salmon River Road. -Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer

Author of Robert Pickton book won’t comment on North Okanagan farm search

Lorimer Shenher takes to twitter after police search Silver Creek property near Salmon Arm

In an image taken on Wednesday, Oct. 25, more tents and large lights and a device for sifting soil has now been set up on a property at 2290 Salmon River Road. -Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer