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Man doesn't remember smashing windows in post-game Vancouver riot: court

Man doesn't remember smashing windows in post-game Vancouver riot: court

VANCOUVER - A man in his mid-20s wearing a green hockey T-shirt paces outside an electronics store in downtown Vancouver, pumping his arms in the air and smiling broadly at a thick crowd of whooping onlookers.
Vancouver will host giant TED conference starting next year

Vancouver will host giant TED conference starting next year

VANCOUVER - The annual TED conference, one of the world's most influential thought incubators around technology, entertainment and design, is moving to Vancouver.

Alleged triad leader faces immigration hearing - 17 years after arrival in Canada

VANCOUVER - Seventeen years after an alleged Asian organized crime boss was granted permanent resident status in Canada, despite being red-flagged for suspected criminal activities, authorities are trying to send him packing.

Alleged triad leader faces immigration hearing - 17 years after arrival in Canada

VANCOUVER - Seventeen years after an alleged Asian organized crime boss was granted permanent resident status in Canada, despite being red-flagged for suspected criminal activities, authorities are trying to send him packing.

B.C. high court to hear voter ID laws could prevent homeless, seniors from say

VANCOUVER - The contention that federal voting laws requiring all people to present identification at the ballot box could deny society's most vulnerable people from ticking their preferred candidate will be put to the test for a second time, Monday
Suspect, 33 charged with aggravated assault in mass stabbing in Vancouver

Suspect, 33 charged with aggravated assault in mass stabbing in Vancouver

VANCOUVER - Residents of a Vancouver apartment building, alerted by shouting and screams, locked their doors as a man stabbed people in what police believe was a completely random attack.

B.C.'s legislature's clerk blasts auditor general during national meeting

VICTORIA - The growing tensions between British Columbia's take-no-prisoners Auditor General John Doyle and members of the Liberal government and officials at the legislature spilled out inadvertently Friday.
Burnaby metal shop owner wins Metallica trademark battle

Burnaby metal shop owner wins Metallica trademark battle

When Bill Lawson decided to name his Burnaby metal shop Metallica Manufacturing, he had no idea it would lead to years of legal headaches involving the heavy metal band with the same name.

Impaired penalty review prompts B.C. to grant penalty breaks 1,137 drivers

VICTORIA - More than 1,100 British Columbia motorists caught up in tougher drunk driving rules before part of the law was found unconstitutional will have some of their punishments overturned, but their drunk driving penalty still sticks.

B.C. Liberals seeking “brand ambassadors” to hype Family Day

The marketing agency hired by the B.C. Liberal government to produce Family Day festivities on February 11 is seeking so-called “brand ambassadors.” The online listing by Inventa encouraged job-seekers to “come be a part of B.C.