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Wildlife overpass near Radium will enhance safety for drivers, bighorn sheep

A new wildlife overpass south of Radium Hot Springs is set to significantly decrease vehicle collisions with bighorn sheep enhancing safety along Highway 93/95 for highway users while safeguarding the iconic local bighorn sheep population. The project, designed to ensure safe wildlife passage across the highway, includes a 30-metre-wide steel-and-concrete arch overpass. Additionally, approximately six kilometres […]

Nelson Police confirm cause of explosions near Government Road to be small propane canisters

Multiple 911 calls reporting explosions and a large fire near the intersection on the west side of the Heritage City saw officers respond quickly Nelson Police said in a media release Tuesday. The incident happened on Saturday, May 18, 2024, near the intersection of Government Road/Highway 6/3A in Nelson. Officers, joined by Nelson Fire Department, […]

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Squamish RCMP confirm two dead following plane crash in remote area

Squamish RCMP sent out an update Sunday to the public regarding a plane crash that occurred Friday, May 24,2024. Unfortunately, RCMP have confirmed to the crash to be fatal. Squamish RCMP initially received the report of a plane crash in a remote area Friday evening, and worked with partner agencies to advance the investigation. RCMP […]

Nanaimo parking stall dispute erupts in violence, children contaminated with bear-spray

The Nanaimo RCMP is investigating a dispute that started as a parking stall which quickly lead to bear-spray being deployed and a vehicle window being smashed with a tire iron. RCMP said the incident occurred at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Monday May 20, 2024 in the parking lot of Walmart located in the Woodgrove Centre […]
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