The scene at the intersection of 184th Street and Fraser Highway after a police-involved crash Wednesday night. (Photos by Curtis Kreklau)

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The B.C. leaders debate, no smoking in Abbotsford parks and more you need to know

1. Police car and minivan collide in Surrey

A police cruiser collided with a minivan Wednesday night in Fleetwood. Read more >

2. New bylaw will ban smoking in Abbotsford’s parks

Abbotsford’s parks are set to become non-smoking zones after council passed the first three readings of a new bylaw Monday. See more >

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3. B.C. leaders square off in TV debate

Liberal leader Christy Clark, NDP leader John Horgan and Green Party leader Andrew Weaver tackled everything from housing affordability to MSP to health spending. See more >

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4. Four Mission RCMP officers injured after suspected stolen vehicle rams blockade

Cont. James Mason of the Mission RCMP detachment said all the officers received minor injuries after a vehicle rammed into a police blockade. See more >

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5. Parties try to get a grip on B.C.’s overdose deaths

The Greens pledge big funding, B.C. NDP wants a new ministry and B.C. Liberals commit to more beds. See more >

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