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NEW | B.C. premier says province stands 'in solidarity' with Iranians protesting regime

The premier of British Columbia is voicing his support for Iranians who are protesting their government's treatment of a young woman who died in the custody of the country's morality police. Mahsa Amini's death last month has sparked rolling demonstrations in the capital of Tehran and around the country after the 22-year-old was arrested for allegedly violating the Islamic Republic's strict dress code.

B.C. Premier John Horgan addresses the media on Feb. 8, 2022. (B.C. government/Flickr)

'Thank God everybody is OK': Owner of truck that slammed through Nanoose Bay, B.C., home speaks out

The owner of the truck that drove into a house along the Island Highway in Nanoose, B.C., on Monday is convinced his driver experienced a medical issue that led to the crash. Phil Lagan is the owner of LTS Logistics, a Saanichton, B.C.-based trucking company that on Monday was transporting large paper pads to a mill in Port Alberni, B.C., in a semi-trailer owned by Coastal Pacific Xpress out of Surrey, B.C.

The house is pictured on Tuesday, Oct. 4, one day after the crash. (CTV News)

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This Vancouver Island restaurant was named the best fine dining spot in Canada

A Vancouver Island eatery has been named the best fine dining restaurant across all of Canada for 2022, according to travel website Tripadvisor. The restaurant, Pluvio, is located in Ucluelet, B.C. and has an ever-changing menu that incorporates seasonal and local ingredients, many of which are harvested on Vancouver Island.

Pluvio is pictured in Ucluelet, B.C. (Pluvio/Facebook)

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