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B.C.'s public-sector union contracts unlikely to drive inflation, experts say

B.C.'s public-sector union contracts unlikely to drive inflation, experts say

Organized labour cites importance of collective agreements for competitiveness, small businesses
Police identify the two killed in a fire that razed Vancouver hotel built in 1907

Police identify the two killed in a fire that razed Vancouver hotel built in 1907

Vancouver police have identified two people who died in a fire that destroyed a historic building in the city’s Gastown neighbourhood last month.
Nanaimo cop acquitted in birthday prisoner assault allegation

Nanaimo cop acquitted in birthday prisoner assault allegation

An RCMP officer has been acquitted of assault connected to an in-custody incident involving a drunk woman on her 19th birthday.
Vancouver man gets 30 months in jail for stabbing stranger in the neck

Vancouver man gets 30 months in jail for stabbing stranger in the neck

A Vancouver man who stabbed a stranger in the neck on Granville Street and was later found to have an automatic pistol and ammunition in his bedroom will spend the next 30 months in prison.
In B.C., the government will now pay for 75% of an EV charging station

In B.C., the government will now pay for 75% of an EV charging station

Installing an EV in your home, apartment or city just got a little cheaper in B.C. after the federal government chipped in to the province's rebate program.
Wind knocks out power, weather warnings issued for southern B.C.

Wind knocks out power, weather warnings issued for southern B.C.

VANCOUVER — Strong winds from an unseasonable storm have knocked out power to thousands on Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast and Lower Mainland.
Environment Canada calls for more snow in high mountain passes

Environment Canada calls for more snow in high mountain passes

Drivers are advised to be prepared for changing road conditions.
Crossing the U.S./Canada border over the long weekend? Here's what to expect

Crossing the U.S./Canada border over the long weekend? Here's what to expect

The CBSA has issued a host of tips and links for people planning to travel in and out of Canada's land borders this Victoria Day long weekend
Sex educator defends book that asks kids to 'draw private places'

Sex educator defends book that asks kids to 'draw private places'

Social media posting focused attention on students' sex education worksheet

B.C. council votes to return Queen Charlotte to original Indigenous village name

QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C. — The council of Queen Charlotte, B.C., has decided to change the name of the village back to its ancestral Haida name of Daajing Giids. The decision comes after a survey earlier this month indicated 48.