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Federal investments appear to match B.C. housing, transit initiatives: de Jong

By The Canadian Press
March 23, 2017 - 11:41am

VANCOUVER — The federal budget appears to be in line with British Columbia’s approach to affordable housing, child care and transit, Finance Minister Mike de Jong said Wednesday, calling a new $11.2 billion national housing fund a “relevant and significant” amount of money.

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Woman injured, man in custody, after violent attack in Campbell River

By The Canadian Press
March 21, 2017 - 11:32am Updated: March 21, 2017 - 5:35pm

CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. — The RCMP say a woman was seriously injured and a man was in custody following a break-in at a home in Campbell River, B.C.

Staff Sgt. Troy Beauregard says in a news release that the incident happened early Monday morning and it was not a random event.