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Thousands were evacuated due to the blaze.
Ottawa is promising more funding to support residents.
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The city is home to about 11,000 people.
The B.C. government is in the midst of saturating television shows and social media news feeds in the province with a multimillion-dollar back-patting advertising campaign in advance of the 2017 election. The B.C. Liberal party -- who clearly have money to burn -- is getting in on the act as well with mood-setting political ads.
Williams Lake Indian Band is not seeking aboriginal title to the disputed lands, but it does want compensation.
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"It's more of a surprise — shock value probably for both."
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This isn't your grandfather's old log cabin.
While many people will be back at work on Friday, the B.C. city of Williams Lake continues to give its residents the day off on Jan. 2, known locally as Wrestling Day. Local author Ann Walsh says the...
KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A man who was on a two-year run from police as the so-called Bushman of the Shuswap has now decided to make a different kind of run — for mayor of Williams Lake, B.C.John Bjornstrom b...
VANCOUVER - A woman who alleges she was beaten by a Mountie in Williams Lake, B.C., when she was 17 has now filed a civil suit against the city and three RCMP officers, including one who was acquitted...
WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - RCMP have identified the 22-year-old man found dead in what they are calling a homicide case.Police say investigators have identified Corey Huu Le as the person found dead in a c...
British Columbia is blessed with a vast array of natural resources; mining has and will continue to have a profound influence on the B.C. economy. But the reason why we have environmental assessments is to ensure that new mine developments meet certain criteria. Cutting red tape means expediting the assessment process, not undermining it.
VANCOUVER - The company proposing a $1.5-billion mine in British Columbia's Interior says a mistake in the environmental assessment by two federal agencies is so outrageous it's nearly unfathomable.In...
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VANCOUVER - A British Columbia aboriginal agency charged with delivering child welfare services to First Nations youth is defending its work despite a damning report by the children's watchdog that it...
Residential school survivors in Williams Lake, B.C., are reuniting this weekend to remember and heal. Though St. Joseph's Mission School was torn down in the 1980s, the painful memories are still fre...
A woman shocked court workers when she tossed a bag of marijuana to her common-law husband — as he sat in a B.C. courtroom's prisoner box. The man was in Williams Lake provincial court for a hearing o...
VANCOUVER - Smoke lingering over much of British Columbia from Siberian wildfires has pushed ozone levels in parts of the province to never-before-seen numbers.By Monday, ozone levels reached 84 parts...
VANCOUVER - A recall has been issued for meat products made by a company in B.C.'s central interior because some of the food could be contaminated with botulism or e-coli.The products include ham, sau...