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After a brief COVID-19 hiatus, the ‘Week That Was’ returns highlighting some of the most interesting news stories of the week.

COVID-19 related stories will be mostly excluded from these articles (for the latest COVID-19 stats click here).

This week Merritt was talking about yet another Trans Mountain appeal, a high-performance sports car crash on the Coquihalla, and Merritt investigating a symbol of diversity and inclusion.

Coldwater Band Issues Statement on Supreme Court Decision

“We are disappointed, but not surprised”, says Chief Lee Spahan. “We knew the chances of the SCC granting leave were slim, given the momentum of the project and the Federal Court’s finding that protection of our water can still take place in future routing decisions, but we felt we had to use every tool available to us.”

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Mounties Looking for Witnesses to Coquihalla Collision

Early findings suggest that the green 2015 McLaren 650S was northbound along the highway when the driver suddenly lost control, made contact with the rear of a commercial transport vehicle, spun out, and rolled multiple times into the centre median of the roadway.

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Motion Passes to Investigate a Symbol of Diversity and Inclusion

“This motion was born of pride month, which I believe was the past month of June, and everything that is going on with race relations globally,” said Fehr. “It seems like the timing is perfect for this type of discussion and hopefully we’ll see some positive results.”

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