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Health Canada orders pot shops to suspend activities

Health Canada orders pot shops to suspend activities

Health Canada has sent out letters to a handful of marijuana dispensaries advertising the sale of pot and called on them to immediately suspend all activities.
Liberals' Trudeau promises billions for transportation improvements

Liberals' Trudeau promises billions for transportation improvements

VANCOUVER — Liberal leader Justin Trudeau on Thursday became the first of the major party leaders to pledge to invest billions of dollars in transportation improvements.
Canada's top court refuses to hear Burnaby residents on pipeline controversy

Canada's top court refuses to hear Burnaby residents on pipeline controversy

VANCOUVER — The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear a legal challenge by residents banned from the National Energy Board’s deliberations on Kinder Morgan’s proposed Trans Mountain pipeline in Burnaby.
Incumbent MP in solid Tory riding takes nothing for granted

Incumbent MP in solid Tory riding takes nothing for granted

If history is any guide, the riding of Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies is Bob Zimmer's until he doesn't want it anymore. With 39 days until Canadians go to the polls, the Conservative incumbent leads the race in most every way.
Chilliwack corn maze is a giant tribute to Terry Fox

Chilliwack corn maze is a giant tribute to Terry Fox

12-acre design marks 35th anniversary of his cross-Canada run
B.C. farmers ready as McDonald’s commits to cage-free eggs

B.C. farmers ready as McDonald’s commits to cage-free eggs

McDonald’s decision to buy only eggs laid by hens living in cage-free conditions will change the lives of millions of birds in Canada and the United States as the program is phased in over the next 10 years.
High-profile native leader hired to improve adoptions for aboriginals

High-profile native leader hired to improve adoptions for aboriginals

The provincial government has hired a high-profile native leader to improve adoptions and other permanent care for native kids, who are vastly over-represented in B.C.'s child welfare system.
Interest in therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs on the rise

Interest in therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs on the rise

Vancouver-based study part of trend with its work on PTSD
B.C. First Nations to 'do whatever it takes' to stop grizzly bear trophy hunters

B.C. First Nations to 'do whatever it takes' to stop grizzly bear trophy hunters

First Nations along B.C.’s north and central coasts are vowing to do whatever it takes to enforce a ban on trophy grizzly bear hunting in their traditional territories.
Hops bounce back in B.C., thanks to craft beer

Hops bounce back in B.C., thanks to craft beer

Hops are hip, and harvest time is here in B.C. for a revitalized local growth industry. Tuesday marks the first day of the B.C.