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Vancouver pot seller’s criminal past alleged in court documents

Vancouver pot seller’s criminal past alleged in court documents

Donald Briere’s conviction record goes back to 1972
If everyone was as healthy as B.C. people, Canada would save billions

If everyone was as healthy as B.C. people, Canada would save billions

If all Canadians were as slim, active and tobacco-free as British Columbians, the country would reduce its economic burden from bad health by 10 per cent, according to research from - of course - British Columbia.
Drone shuts down air operations at Oliver fire scene

Drone shuts down air operations at Oliver fire scene

OLIVER, B.C. -- The intrusion of a small drone into the airspace above an uncontained wildfire near Oliver grounded the entire fleet of aircraft working on the blaze for most of Sunday afternoon.
Year’s delay for Site C would cost $335 million: B.C. Hydro

Year’s delay for Site C would cost $335 million: B.C. Hydro

A year-long delay on Site C construction would tack on $335 million to the dam’s costs, B.C. Hydro says. The Crown utility filed an illuminating response in B.C. Supreme Court Aug.
Kokanee joins up with science for glacier research, and a special beer

Kokanee joins up with science for glacier research, and a special beer

A British Columbia scientist is hoping to use a few cold ones to get the public thinking about really big cold ones — glaciers.
Residents returning to homes in Oliver after wildfire evacuation

Residents returning to homes in Oliver after wildfire evacuation

OLIVER, B.C. - Residents on the north side of Oliver started returning to their homes Saturday, after hundreds in the Okanagan town were forced to evacuate Friday night due to wildfires that broke out north and south of the city.
Man killed, six police officers injured in Vancouver

Man killed, six police officers injured in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A man is dead from injuries he suffered during an altercation with police in South Vancouver Thursday that sent six officers to hospital. Police were called to the 3600 block of South East Marine Drive about 2:30 p.m.
Four humpback deaths have scientists puzzled

Four humpback deaths have scientists puzzled

VANCOUVER — The discovery of four dead humpback whales in B.C. waters in a single week, just as Alaska is experiencing a surge of whale deaths, has scientists searching for a possible connection.
Independent candidate battles dragon, robot in campaign video

Independent candidate battles dragon, robot in campaign video

Independent candidate Wyatt Scott knows he’s the long-shot in the race to win in the Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon federal riding.
Seaweed harvest expansion on Island criticized

Seaweed harvest expansion on Island criticized

A decision by the provincial government to allow increased harvesting of seaweed from the central east coast of Vancouver Island has sounded alarm bells in parts of the scientific community there.