British Columbia

17 puppies, two adult dogs surrendered during holiday season to B.C. SPCA

The B.C. SPCA is asking for public assistance following the sudden surrender of 17 husky puppies and two adult dogs during the holiday season. The SPCA isn’t saying where the dogs were surrendered, stating the exact location is not being disclosed for owner’s protection, but did say it happened in B.C.’s Interior. The huskies are …

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Multiple dead after plane crashes on Gabriola Island

A twin-engine Piper Aerostar similar to one believed to have gone down on Gabriola Island on Dec. 10, 2019. [PNG Merlin Archive] PNG Several people have died after a plane crashed on the north end of Gabriola Island on Tuesday evening. “It was terrifying,” said Bette Lou Hagen, who lives about 100 metres from where …

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Accused in alleged B.C. stock-fraud money laundering scheme deny wrongdoing

A property at 1214 Mission Ridge is alleged to have been used to launder money from a $215-million international stock fraud, according to a B.C. Civil Forfeiture Office case filed in B.C. Supreme Court. The 6,000-square-foot home with a pool is owned by Cuatro Cienagas Inversiones Ltd., incorporated in Hong Kong in January 2017 and …

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