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Pitt Meadows’ mayor is fighting online criticisms, a porpoise dies at Vancouver Aquarium and more

Two minors charged with sexual assault after incident at Whitecaps facility

Two players were immediately put on indefinite suspension by the Whitecaps and the matter was handed over to the RCMP. See more >

Daisy the porpoise dies at Vancouver Aquarium

The aquarium is now left with only two cetaceans, following the death of two porpoises in less than a year. See more >

UPDATE: Ex-RCMP officer Tim Shields’ trial hears from alleged victim

The complainant in Tim Shields’ sexual-assault trial testified in court Thursday morning that she began attending his weekly strategic communication meetings in spring of 2009. See more >

Chicken catchers to now wear body cameras following release of abuse video

The move follows the release of horrific undercover footage by Mercy for Animals that showed live birds being torn apart, stomped and thrown. See more >

Pitt Meadows mayor getting tired of threats, accusations

“It’s mind-numbing… these private Facebook groups, and there’s no such thing (as private), and they’re doing it with impunity because no one else has had the guts to call them out and make them accountable.” See more >

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An unpleasant surprise online for Langley anti-hate campaigner

Text from newspaper article about his efforts was used to link to suspect websites

Giants back in Langley hoping to continue winning streak

The G-Men defeated Royals in Victoria Saturday, the second triumph of the week over the same team.

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

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Due to bad weather, families of missing Albertan couple say they will resume in the spring

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Ottawa announced plans in 2012 to phase out the copper coin

Sagmoen neighbours recall alleged hammer attack

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‘The Last Jedi’ opens with $220M, 2nd best weekend all-time

As anticipated, the movie fell shy of the opening weekend for J.J. Abrams’ 2015 franchise reboot

2 couples tie the knot in Australia’s 1st same-sex weddings

West Australian couple Anne Sedgwick, Lyn Hawkins have been together for 40 years

EDITORIAL: Putting #MeToo to work in your workplace

Workers from top to bottom need to stand together against the bully of sexual harassment

Update: RCMP arrest domestic assault suspect west of Kamloops.

The RCMP Emergency Response Team made the arrest at around 4:30 p.m.

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