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Campers left a mess at a site in Cherryville over the weekend, as seen Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, sparking concern from local residents who are asking elected officials and politicians to do something. (Contributed photo)

Wedding party bear sprayed at Okanagan campsite irks locals

Latest criminal activity at the Meadows leaves locals frustrated

Campers left a mess at a site in Cherryville over the weekend, as seen Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, sparking concern from local residents who are asking elected officials and politicians to do something. (Contributed photo)
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Man arrested after stabbing incident at makeshift camp near Vancouver Island mall

RCMP in Parksville report 28-year-old man taken into custody without incident

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A tow truck driver prepared a vehicle involved in an arrest Thursday during the evening commute near Cowichan Bay Road. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan RCMP use spike belts to end car chase — man in custody

The driver was arrested at the scene a short distance from his vehicle

A tow truck driver prepared a vehicle involved in an arrest Thursday during the evening commute near Cowichan Bay Road. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
James Butters, who was also known as James Hayward, is seen in an undated handout photo. Butters was fatally shot by police who responded to reports of a man making threats in July 2015. The British Columbia government says it has implemented all seven recommendations made by a coroner’s jury at the inquest into the killing of a man by police in Port Hardy five years ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Nora Hayward

All inquiry recommendations implemented after fatal Port Hardy RCMP shooting: Ministry

The Independent Investigations Office of B.C. cleared the RCMP officers involved of wrongdoing

James Butters, who was also known as James Hayward, is seen in an undated handout photo. Butters was fatally shot by police who responded to reports of a man making threats in July 2015. The British Columbia government says it has implemented all seven recommendations made by a coroner’s jury at the inquest into the killing of a man by police in Port Hardy five years ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Nora Hayward
Alan McGilvery questions the safety procedures of Sidney/North Saanich in this July 7 crash. His wife’s vehicle (right) collided with an unmarked, then unoccupied RCMP cruiser (left). (Sidney/North Saanich RMCP/Twitter)

Sidney/North Saanich RCMP faces criticism after driver hits unmarked cruiser

Cpl. Carrie Harding defends handling of the collision

Alan McGilvery questions the safety procedures of Sidney/North Saanich in this July 7 crash. His wife’s vehicle (right) collided with an unmarked, then unoccupied RCMP cruiser (left). (Sidney/North Saanich RMCP/Twitter)
Guns and military-grade munitions found in home after assault suspect arrested in Nanaimo

Guns and military-grade munitions found in home after assault suspect arrested in Nanaimo

37-year-old man arrested after alleged assault with a weapon Tuesday

Guns and military-grade munitions found in home after assault suspect arrested in Nanaimo
Mounties said the man pictured here allegedly crossed over the U.S.–Canada border illegally on July 24 by floating naked down the Kettle River. (Grand Forks RCMP/Submitted)
Mounties said the man pictured here allegedly crossed over the U.S.–Canada border illegally on July 24 by floating naked down the Kettle River. (Grand Forks RCMP/Submitted)
(The Canadian Press)

Several people sent to hospital after multi-vehicle crash on Sea to Sky

Police and first responders closed the highway for 10 hours while investigators looked into the case of the crash

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RCMP watchdog calls for report deadlines to ensure timely Mountie responses

At present, legislation simply requires the RCMP commissioner to respond as soon as feasible

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(The Canadian Press)

Indigenous leaders call for systemic review of RCMP practices

Culturally responsive policing practised by First Nations police forces has been working well, group says

(The Canadian Press)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

4 police officers injured in arrest of naked man walking near Lower Mainland river: RCMP

Leandro Lamar Roth is accused of assaulting a police officer, but remains at large

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
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RCMP watchdog joins voices calling out ‘unreasonable use of force’ in wellness checks

Michelaine Lahaie says she has yet to hear from Brenda Lucki in response to

Black Press Media file photo.
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Two U.S. boaters fined after B.C. RCMP find they broke COVID rules in Canadian waters

Tourists, whale watching vessel fined for violating the Quarantine Act

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An RCMP officer has been cleared of wrongdoing in a collision that involved the officer’s vehicle and a cyclist in View Royal. (Black Press Media file photo)
An RCMP officer has been cleared of wrongdoing in a collision that involved the officer’s vehicle and a cyclist in View Royal. (Black Press Media file photo)
FILE – Hospital transfer workers are seen outside the Lynn Valley Centre care home in North Vancouver, B.C. on April 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

COVID-19 ‘hoax call’ to B.C. long-term care home leads to arrest

Centre said it received a phone call that ‘appeared to originate from health authorities’

FILE – Hospital transfer workers are seen outside the Lynn Valley Centre care home in North Vancouver, B.C. on April 8, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
The cause of a rollover on the glacier that killed three people and sent two dozen to hospital has not been determined, in a July 20, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Rock slide ruled out: No cause yet for bus crash that killed three near glacier

Off-road vehicle carrying 26 passengers, plus the driver, slid about 50 metres down a steep embankment

The cause of a rollover on the glacier that killed three people and sent two dozen to hospital has not been determined, in a July 20, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
RCMP Sgt. Rick Bidaisee, Jasper Detachment Commander, speaks to the media about three passengers who were killed when a glacier sightseeing bus rolled over at the Columbia Icefields near Jasper, Alta., Sunday, July 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
RCMP Sgt. Rick Bidaisee, Jasper Detachment Commander, speaks to the media about three passengers who were killed when a glacier sightseeing bus rolled over at the Columbia Icefields near Jasper, Alta., Sunday, July 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Glacier sightseeing bus rolls in the Alberta Rockies killing 3 and injuring others

Glacier sightseeing bus rolls in the Alberta Rockies killing 3 and injuring others

Cpl. Leigh Drinkwater said there were 27 people on the bus when it crashed

Glacier sightseeing bus rolls in the Alberta Rockies killing 3 and injuring others
Sarah Foord, 38, formerly of Port Alberni, B.C., was reported missing on July 10, 2020 to Fort St John RCMP. Her disappearance is regarded as suspicious and the RCMP’s North District Major Crime Unit has taken over the case. (BC RCMP PHOTO)

RCMP continue search for woman with Vancouver Island ties

Major Crimes Unit takes over case of woman missing from Fort St John

Sarah Foord, 38, formerly of Port Alberni, B.C., was reported missing on July 10, 2020 to Fort St John RCMP. Her disappearance is regarded as suspicious and the RCMP’s North District Major Crime Unit has taken over the case. (BC RCMP PHOTO)
Kelowna Mountie at centre of UBCO wellness check lawsuit faces new accusations

Kelowna Mountie at centre of UBCO wellness check lawsuit faces new accusations

‘Const. Browning and the RCMP have engaged in conduct that is reprehensible and deserves punishment’

Kelowna Mountie at centre of UBCO wellness check lawsuit faces new accusations