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Latest Articles from Colin Dacre

New mother forced to move

Feb 22, 2020 / 5:00 am

Photo: The Canadian Press The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has ordered a Lower Mainland landlord to pay $11,000 to a family she pressured to move out after they had a baby.  In a decision dated Feb. 19, the tribunal ruled Germaine Valdez

Float plane stolen, crashed

Feb 21, 2020 / 1:38 pm

Photo: CTV News UPDATE 1:35 p.m. An attempt to steal a float plane in Vancouver's harbour didn't make it out of the water, but three planes were damaged in the botched theft. Vancouver police Const. Tanya Visintin says officers

Young girl needs service dog

Feb 21, 2020 / 11:09 am

Photo: Katherine Bylenga There has been an outpouring of support from the community on a GoFundMe raising money for a service dog needed for a young Kelowna girl.  Nearly $3,200 has been raised for Alena so far. She suffered an in utero

Police seek missing woman

Feb 21, 2020 / 10:27 am

Photo: Kelowna RCMP The Kelowna RCMP is appealing to the public for help in tracking down a missing woman.  Kiana Haner-Wilk, 55, was last seen Feb. 18 leaving her home in Kelowna. She may be driving a black Nissan Sentra with British

4x4ers rescued from KVR

Feb 21, 2020 / 9:29 am

Photo: COSAR A tracked UTV was needed to rescue two groups of off-roaders Thursday night on the KVR trail. UPDATE 9:30 a.m. It’s been a busy 10 days for Central Okanagan Search and Rescue. On Thursday night at about 9 p.m., RCMP

More bad dogs last year

Feb 21, 2020 / 5:00 am

Photo: wikimedia commons The "most common" dog in the North Okanagan last year was a labrador retriever named Bella. There was an increase in "bad dogs" in the North Okanagan last year, according to new statistics

Hikers' fatal falls accidental

Feb 20, 2020 / 4:37 pm

Photo: CSRD The B.C. Coroners Service has confirmed the deaths of two hikers on the Sicamous Creek Falls trail last year were accidental.  Reports on the separate incidents were released to the media Thursday, concluding both men died

Protesters block rail line

Feb 20, 2020 / 3:33 pm

Photo: Eric Thompson UPDATE 3:30 p.m. Another rail blockade started this morning on Neskonlith land, as a group called the Secwépemc Sacred Fire have joined in nation-wide demonstrations in support of the Wet'suwet'en

Dust advisory stays in place

Feb 20, 2020 / 3:28 pm

Photo: Colin Dacre A road dust advisory has been renewed in Vernon. The Ministry of Environment and Interior Health re-issued the advisory Thursday for at least another day. It was originally put in place on Tuesday.  “The

Handgun used in robbery

Feb 20, 2020 / 12:47 pm

Photo: CTV News Police are searching for the suspect in an armed robbery Wednesday afternoon on Vancouver Island.  CTV News reports a liquor store in Saanich was robbed by a man with a handgun at 4:25 p.m. The suspect, wearing


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