Flowers left at a Garrison Crossing construction site in March 2016 where a concrete pumper truck collapsed killing a worker and seriously injuring another. (Paul J. Henderson file/The Progress)

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U.S. announces new duty on B.C. lumber exports, police drug bust nets hefty seizures and more.

1. U.S. government imposes new duties on softwood lumber

Canadian lumber exports into the U.S. are going up to the tune of about 20 per cent. See more >

2. Langley native represents B.C. in Canadian space race

Jason Leuschen, a military pilot born in Murrayville is one of 17 candidates left to become Canada’s next astronaut. See more >

3. VIDEO: Months-long investigation nets hefty seizure

New Westminster police say several have been arrested and $300,000 in fentanyl and heroin seized locally and in Surrey in a multi-jurisdictional drug bust. See more >

4. Equipment malfunction blamed in Chilliwack workplace death

Construction worker Sebastian Gomez Obando was killed, and the foreman suffered life-altering injuries in a workplace accident in 2015. See more >

5. VIDEO: Strangers rescue mother duck and her babies in Langley

It takes a village — to round up a wayward family of ducks and deliver them to safety. See more >


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