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Maple Ridge vet saves small dog from overdosing, Surrey man aims to lighten up Whalley and more

1. WATCH: Opioid crisis lands on veterinarian’s doorstep

A Maple Ridge vet says he had to use two doses of naloxone on a small dog that was overdosing after being exposed to fentanyl. See more >

2. Elections BC not winding down amid provincial leadership uncertainty

To prepare for the possibility of a snap election, Elections BC is inquiring for voting places and restocking ballot boxes. See more >

3. Young Chilliwack woman get’s duped by tax evasion scam

“He claimed he was with Canada Revenue,” the woman said. “They were very aggressive and very threatening and telling me that I couldn’t talk to anyone.” See more >

4. WATCH: Surrey man aims to ‘lighten up’ Whalley with new barbershop

While some might not be keen to open up a business steps away from Surrey’s 135A Street, one barber is saying he feels safe there. See more >

5. Sears Canada closing 59 locations, including Abbotsford

The closure is expected to affect 69 employees in the Lower Mainland, and 2,900 across the country. See more >


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