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Minister of Defence Anita Anand speaks during an announcement at Canadian Forces Base Trenton in Trenton, Ont., on Monday June 20, 2022. Federal government and Armed Forces officials will be in Nova Scotia today to issue a formal apology for the treatment of Canada’s only all-Black unit to serve in the First World War.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg

Feds apologize for racism faced by all-Black Canadian unit in First World War

Hundreds of Black men in Canada were turned away when they volunteered to fight overseas in 1914

Minister of Defence Anita Anand speaks during an announcement at Canadian Forces Base Trenton in Trenton, Ont., on Monday June 20, 2022. Federal government and Armed Forces officials will be in Nova Scotia today to issue a formal apology for the treatment of Canada’s only all-Black unit to serve in the First World War.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg
(left to right) Roy Sasano, Amy Soranno and Nick Schafer speak to media outside the Abbotsford courtroom on Thursday (July 7). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Two convicted for roles in Abbotsford hog farm protest

Nick Schafer and Amy Soranno were convicted of break-and-enter and mischief

(left to right) Roy Sasano, Amy Soranno and Nick Schafer speak to media outside the Abbotsford courtroom on Thursday (July 7). (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
A Fort St. John RCMP member took a selfie with the seized fawn. (Fort St. John RCMP photo)

Northern B.C. RCMP seize fawn during early morning traffic stop

The Fort St. John RCMP say the fawn ‘enjoyed some time’ with them before heading to wildlife rehab

A Fort St. John RCMP member took a selfie with the seized fawn. (Fort St. John RCMP photo)
Tamara Lich, an organizer “Freedom Convoy” embraces supporters as she leaves the courthouse in Ottawa after being granted bail, on Monday, March 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Tamara Lich, an organizer “Freedom Convoy” embraces supporters as she leaves the courthouse in Ottawa after being granted bail, on Monday, March 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Rogers Communications says it has restored mobile and internet service for “the vast majority” of customers after the outage that got underway early Friday morning and lasted more than 15 hours. (Canadian Press Photo)

Interac services ‘fully available’ again after Rogers outage

Debit transactions and 911 access were among the many regular services disrupted by the outage

Rogers Communications says it has restored mobile and internet service for “the vast majority” of customers after the outage that got underway early Friday morning and lasted more than 15 hours. (Canadian Press Photo)
Craig James, former clerk of the B.C. legislative assembly, leaves B.C. Supreme Court after a sentencing hearing in Vancouver, on Monday, July 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

The former clerk of the B.C. legislature to serve house arrest

Craig James, who’s 71 years old, was found guilty of fraud and breach of trust

Craig James, former clerk of the B.C. legislative assembly, leaves B.C. Supreme Court after a sentencing hearing in Vancouver, on Monday, July 4, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
FILE - A woman supporting abortion-rights holds a sign outside the South Carolina Statehouse on July 7, 2022, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, File)

Feds look into potential legal risks of providing abortions to U.S. patients

Canadian Medical Protective Association express concern about increased risk of legal difficulties

FILE - A woman supporting abortion-rights holds a sign outside the South Carolina Statehouse on July 7, 2022, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, File)
Abbotsford’s municipal flag, seen here flying in front of Abbotsford City Hall along with the Canada flag, is in the final round of a contest that put all of Canada’s municipal flags to test. The inset shows the municipal flag of St.-Maxime-du-Mont-Louis, Que. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford’s municipal flag makes it to final round of online contest

Contest started with 64 flags from across Canada; voting open until July 30

Abbotsford’s municipal flag, seen here flying in front of Abbotsford City Hall along with the Canada flag, is in the final round of a contest that put all of Canada’s municipal flags to test. The inset shows the municipal flag of St.-Maxime-du-Mont-Louis, Que. (Jessica Peters/Abbotsford News)
FILE - Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin, Jr., speaks during a special emergency city council meeting, June 7, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. McLaughlin, on Friday, July 8, 2022, disputed a new report alleging missed chances to end the massacre at Robb Elementary School, and possibly stop it from ever happening, again reflecting the lack of definitive answers about the lagging police response to one of the deadliest classroom shootings in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, file)

Uvalde mayor: Police didn’t get early chance to end massacre

Mayor Don McLaughlin said no Uvalde police officer saw the gunman outside Robb Elementary

FILE - Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin, Jr., speaks during a special emergency city council meeting, June 7, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. McLaughlin, on Friday, July 8, 2022, disputed a new report alleging missed chances to end the massacre at Robb Elementary School, and possibly stop it from ever happening, again reflecting the lack of definitive answers about the lagging police response to one of the deadliest classroom shootings in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, file)
A jar full of empty COVID-19 vaccine vials is shown at the Junction Chemist pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on April 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

B.C. rolling out fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose in the fall

Come September, all British Columbians aged 12 and up will have access to a fourth dose

A jar full of empty COVID-19 vaccine vials is shown at the Junction Chemist pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on April 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A Cranbrook dentist has been suspended and fined after self-reporting a sexual relationship with a patient to the CDSBC. (Aaron Hinks photo)

B.C. dentist suspended, fined for sexual relationship with patient

Dentist self-reported the misconduct to the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C

A Cranbrook dentist has been suspended and fined after self-reporting a sexual relationship with a patient to the CDSBC. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Martha Martin (left) and Laura Holland, two mothers of Indigenous persons killed by police, spoke at a rally commemorating the anniversary of the police shooting of Holland’s son Jared Lowndes on July 8, 2021. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror

‘Year of love and rage’: Grieving B.C. moms rally on anniversary of police shooting

Moms of Moore, Lowndes join Campbell River rally to end killing of Indigenous people by police

Martha Martin (left) and Laura Holland, two mothers of Indigenous persons killed by police, spoke at a rally commemorating the anniversary of the police shooting of Holland’s son Jared Lowndes on July 8, 2021. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
BC Ferries is warning customers it is experiencing issues with credit and debit transaction onboard its vessels and at many of its terminals Friday due to the nationwide Rogers outage. (Black Press Media file photo)

Rogers outage affecting use of debit, debit credit cards at BC Ferries terminals, on vessels

Ferry operator among many experiencing service interruption due to nationwide outage

BC Ferries is warning customers it is experiencing issues with credit and debit transaction onboard its vessels and at many of its terminals Friday due to the nationwide Rogers outage. (Black Press Media file photo)
Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

CRIMESTOPPERS: ‘Most wanted’ for the week of July 10

CrimeStoppers’ weekly list based on information provided by police investigators

Police tape is shown in Toronto Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Statistics Canada says the country's crime rate ticked up again in 2018, for a fourth year in a row, though it was still lower than it was a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
The Fraser Valley Pride event will be hosted in Mission’s Fraser River Heritage Park on July 16 for the first time. From noon until 8 p.m., there will be drumming, speeches, a march, vendors, food trucks, music, a drag show, and more. / File Photo
The Fraser Valley Pride event will be hosted in Mission’s Fraser River Heritage Park on July 16 for the first time. From noon until 8 p.m., there will be drumming, speeches, a march, vendors, food trucks, music, a drag show, and more. / File Photo
The City of Mission wants Fraser Health to include them in the 2023 round of master planning. / File Photo

Mission council calls on Fraser Health executives to start planning healthcare facilities

City officials want Mission to be included in health authority’s 2023 round of master planning

The City of Mission wants Fraser Health to include them in the 2023 round of master planning. / File Photo
The Evans Road roundabout emerged as the most dangerous intersection in Chilliwack in 2021, according to car crash statistics released by ICBC. (Google Maps screenshot)

Evans Road roundabout the most dangerous intersection for car crashes in Chilliwack

ICBC released motor vehicle collision stats for 2021, with 79 accidents happening at the roundabout

The Evans Road roundabout emerged as the most dangerous intersection in Chilliwack in 2021, according to car crash statistics released by ICBC. (Google Maps screenshot)
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the official welcome ceremony at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan on June 28, 2019. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the assassination of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe is shocking, and that Canada has lost a close friend with his death. Abe was assassinated by a gunman who opened fire on him from behind as he delivered a campaign speech in western Japan. The 67-year-old Abe, who was Japan’s longest-serving leader when he resigned in 2020, collapsed bleeding and was airlifted to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Assassinated Japanese leader was close friend to Canada: Trudeau

Abe assassinated on the street by a gunman who opened fire from behind during a campaign speech

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the official welcome ceremony at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan on June 28, 2019. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the assassination of former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe is shocking, and that Canada has lost a close friend with his death. Abe was assassinated by a gunman who opened fire on him from behind as he delivered a campaign speech in western Japan. The 67-year-old Abe, who was Japan’s longest-serving leader when he resigned in 2020, collapsed bleeding and was airlifted to a nearby hospital where he was later pronounced dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE - Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, depart after attending a service of thanksgiving for the reign of Queen Elizabeth II at St Paul’s Cathedral in London, June 3, 2022. Prince Harry won the first stage of a libel suit against the publisher of Britain’s Mail on Sunday newspaper as a judge ruled Friday, July 8 that parts of a story about his fight for police protection in the U.K. were defamatory. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali, file)

Prince Harry wins first stage in suit against UK tabloid

Judge rules parts of a story about his fight for police protection in the U.K. were defamatory

FILE - Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, depart after attending a service of thanksgiving for the reign of Queen Elizabeth II at St Paul’s Cathedral in London, June 3, 2022. Prince Harry won the first stage of a libel suit against the publisher of Britain’s Mail on Sunday newspaper as a judge ruled Friday, July 8 that parts of a story about his fight for police protection in the U.K. were defamatory. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali, file)
Back end of dog park still has water pooling, but Island 22 Regional Park reopened to public on July 8, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)

Island 22 Regional Park reopening in Chilliwack as water recedes

Unstable banks, water pooling in low lying areas closed park, some parts still flooded, says FVRD

Back end of dog park still has water pooling, but Island 22 Regional Park reopened to public on July 8, 2022. (Jennifer Feinberg/ Chilliwack Progress)