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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
Vancouver set to approve first legal marijuana shops

Vancouver set to approve first legal marijuana shops

135 applications refused because they didn’t meet requirements
Landmark deal protects B.C. rainforest from logging

Landmark deal protects B.C. rainforest from logging

VANCOUVER — An agreement has been reached to protect 85 per cent British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest from logging, ending a decades-long battle to safeguard the central coast rainforest.
B.C. universities eye mandatory indigenous studies course

B.C. universities eye mandatory indigenous studies course

UBC, SFU discuss changes to educational requirements
Baby safe as 11-hour standoff ends in Peace region

Baby safe as 11-hour standoff ends in Peace region

An hours-long standoff in Charlie Lake has ended. Fort St. John RCMP Inspector Mike Kurvers confirmed the matter was resolved shortly after 10:30 pm Sunday.
Vancouver police name first murder victim of 2016

Vancouver police name first murder victim of 2016

Vancouver Police investigators remained on the scene Sunday of a murder inside an apartment building in the 2400-block of Granville Street. The VPD was called to the Edwards Block, a historic building at 2425 Granville, just before 11 p.m. Saturday.
Email scam uses names of winners of $50-million Lotto Max

Email scam uses names of winners of $50-million Lotto Max

VANCOUVER — A Langley winner of a $50-million lottery jackpot, who went to great lengths to conceal his identity, is being used in an online scam that promises to donate $1 million to five lucky recipients.
Treasure trove of B.C. historic items up for auction

Treasure trove of B.C. historic items up for auction

Rare Gassy Jack letter among items dating back to 1851
Greater Victoria not considered risky real estate market: CMHC

Greater Victoria not considered risky real estate market: CMHC

The Greater Victoria housing market doesn’t appear to be showing troubling signs, according to a survey from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Single parents in B.C. to pay lower medicare premiums

Single parents in B.C. to pay lower medicare premiums

Premier Christy Clark will offer financial relief from medical service plan premiums, but only for a group of British Columbians whom she’s already helped through several other programs: single parents. Clark will unveil MSP changes in the Feb. 16 B.