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All restrictions on fires or forest use are being lifted in two of British Columbia's six fire centres.

Burn ban rescinded

All restrictions on fires or forest use are being lifted in two of British Columbia's six fire centres.

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Another tragedy for Virks

Tragedy has struck again for the Victoria family of a teen whose death 20 years ago shocked the nation.

Suman Virk died over the weekend in what family members are calling a tragic accident. No details of the death have been released.

Suman was the mother of Reena Virk, who died as a teenager in a dramatic bullying incident in 1998 in which she was beaten and held underwater by her attackers in Victoria's Gorge area.

The murder led to second-degree murder charges against two of her attackers. Kelly Ellard remains in prison, but was granted day parole last year.

A memorial service for Suman is planned for Saturday at Victoria's Kingdom Hall. The family has asked for privacy as they mourn.

– with files from CTV Vancouver Island



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