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B.C. looks to buy land to boost housing and services around transportation hubs

B.C. looks to buy land to boost housing and services around transportation hubs

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is making changes that would allow for the purchase of land along transportation hubs for housing, schools, commercial services and other mixed-use development.
Ten charges laid against B.C. man in two suspected arson attempts

Ten charges laid against B.C. man in two suspected arson attempts

RICHMOND, B.C. — Ten charges have been laid against a Vancouver-area man arrested after two alleged arsons at the same Richmond, B.C., home.
'Very hush, hush': Most Law Courts staff learned about Meng Wanzhou release from news reports

'Very hush, hush': Most Law Courts staff learned about Meng Wanzhou release from news reports

‘So crazy we hear the details from media and our schedulers can’t say anything,’ wrote one senior court manager on day of Huawei CFO’s return to China.
BCNU launches grim ad campaign highlighting nurses struggles

BCNU launches grim ad campaign highlighting nurses struggles

The nurses' union says the government must prioritize the well-being of nurses
‘What’s next is reparation, restitution’: Squamish Deacon reflects on Pope’s apology

‘What’s next is reparation, restitution’: Squamish Deacon reflects on Pope’s apology

Squamish Deacon Rennie Nahanee and his family reflect on what the Pope's recent apology means, and the symbolism of the Pope coming to Canada.
Squamish Constellation Festival releases its full lineup

Squamish Constellation Festival releases its full lineup

The music festival is making a grand comeback after pandemic forced it into a hiatus.
Target of Prince George arrest testifies at trial for RCMP dog handler

Target of Prince George arrest testifies at trial for RCMP dog handler

Cuyler Aubichon says his hands were up when a police dog was used to pull him out of a stolen pickup truck
Veteran B.C. Liberal Stephanie Cadieux resigns seat, takes federal accessibility post

Veteran B.C. Liberal Stephanie Cadieux resigns seat, takes federal accessibility post

VICTORIA — A member of the British Columbia Liberal caucus is resigning her Surrey-area seat after 13 years at the legislature to become Canada's first chief accessibility officer.
B.C. doubles number of subsidized seats in veterinary college to address shortage

B.C. doubles number of subsidized seats in veterinary college to address shortage

VICTORIA — British Columbia is doubling the number of seats it will subsidize for first-year veterinary college students, a change the voice of the province's veterinarians says is a much-needed step forward to address a "tremendous" shortage of anim
Environment Canada warns of windstorm, huge waves, deep snow for parts of B.C.

Environment Canada warns of windstorm, huge waves, deep snow for parts of B.C.

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada says a powerful windstorm was expected to lash much of the west coast of Vancouver Island with strong gusts and towering waves capable of inundating low-lying shorelines.