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Fraser Valley gang associate loses appeal of deportation order

Fraser Valley gang associate loses appeal of deportation order

Jimi Sandhu of Abbotsford left India as a seven-year-old to live in B.C.
What are you drinking? It depends on where you are in B.C.

What are you drinking? It depends on where you are in B.C.

British Columbians get quirky when it comes to drinking. New information provided by the B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch’s data team reveals the top 30 products sold by the branch in each of 28 regional districts in B.C.
Vancouver Police Union worries about quest to license pot shops

Vancouver Police Union worries about quest to license pot shops

VANCOUVER — The union representing Vancouver’s police officers says members are raising serious questions about the process and transparency behind the city’s rapid push to license up to a dozen marijuana dispensaries by this spring.
B.C.’s newest MLA ‘a shining example of resilience’

B.C.’s newest MLA ‘a shining example of resilience’

Melanie Mark endured a childhood of abuse to become a fierce advocate for children
UBC panel votes against dumping fossil-fuel shares

UBC panel votes against dumping fossil-fuel shares

VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia’s finance committee has voted against selling off the school’s fossil-fuel holdings, saying it would go against their fiduciary duty.
Vancouver proposes 23 new social housing sites

Vancouver proposes 23 new social housing sites

City looking for $500 million in federal funds
Concerns mount over Squamish-area ski hill proposal

Concerns mount over Squamish-area ski hill proposal

Recreational users fear they’ll be left out in the cold
Slocan Valley man faces cruelty charges after 29 animals seized

Slocan Valley man faces cruelty charges after 29 animals seized

A Slocan Valley man has been charged with animal cruelty for the fourth time after a B.C. SPCA seizure of 29 animals from a property near Winlaw last Thursday.
B.C. immigration from China plunges

B.C. immigration from China plunges

Some experts point to new super visitor’s visa; others to changes in investor program
Destructive and invasive, feral pigs spreading across B.C.

Destructive and invasive, feral pigs spreading across B.C.

Ranchers in the Cariboo-Chilcotin fear population explosion among the fast-breeding animals