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B.C. cabinet minister Melanie Mark resigns and takes medical leave

B.C. cabinet minister Melanie Mark resigns and takes medical leave

VICTORIA — British Columbia cabinet minister Melanie Mark has resigned her portfolio to go on medical leave.
BC NDP leadership hopeful David Eby launches ambitious housing plan

BC NDP leadership hopeful David Eby launches ambitious housing plan

The plan foresees more supply of market and non-market homes, a slowdown in demovictions and a crackdown on speculators and cheats.
Vancouver police investigating possible racially motivated assault

Vancouver police investigating possible racially motivated assault

Vancouver police say they're investigating a possible hate crime after a 19-year-old woman was assaulted while walking in the city's downtown.
B.C. illicit drug death toll nearly 1,500 this year: coroners service

B.C. illicit drug death toll nearly 1,500 this year: coroners service

VICTORIA — The coroners service in British Columbia says nearly 1,500 people have died this year from illicit drug use in the province.
B.C. anesthesiologist charged with sexual assault

B.C. anesthesiologist charged with sexual assault

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC is aware of the charge, police say.
First Nations seek to intervene in Beacon Hill Park appeal

First Nations seek to intervene in Beacon Hill Park appeal

Lawyer for Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations says they don’t want the 1882 Beacon Hill Park Trust to be interpreted in a way that would prevent First Nations’ interests from being considered
Senior left helpless when home support failed to show, says daughter

Senior left helpless when home support failed to show, says daughter

“It worries me how many seniors in our community this might be happening to if they don’t have family members to advocate for them,” says Dr. Jennifer Lush
Kelowna attempted murder suspect dies in prison of suspected overdose

Kelowna attempted murder suspect dies in prison of suspected overdose

The BC Coroners Service is now involved and confirmed they are investigating a death at the OCC.
Transportation Safety Board probes tour boat sinking on Haida Gwaii

Transportation Safety Board probes tour boat sinking on Haida Gwaii

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board has sent a team to British Columbia's north coast to probe the sinking of a tour boat in Haida Gwaii.
Investing in B.C.'s boutique wineries just got easier

Investing in B.C.'s boutique wineries just got easier

Crowdfunding has opened the door for the public to buy small stakes in local wine operations.