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B.C. health minister intervenes in abortion clinic fee dispute

B.C. health minister intervenes in abortion clinic fee dispute

B.C.’s health minister has intervened in a dispute over increased fees charged to abortion clinics and instructed provincial health authorities to pay for extra costs so that services for women aren’t reduced.
Swine not fine: B.C. declares open season on feral pigs

Swine not fine: B.C. declares open season on feral pigs

If they’ve got any sense, these pigs should fly — or at least find a really good hiding place. The provincial government has declared open season on feral pigs, animals that have escaped from farms around B.C.
Vancouver scammers exchange rewards points for gift cards

Vancouver scammers exchange rewards points for gift cards

Police estimate more than 100 people were victimized to tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars
B.C. waters show no increase in radiation after tsunami, says Vancouver Aquarium chief

B.C. waters show no increase in radiation after tsunami, says Vancouver Aquarium chief

There is no evidence of an increase in radiation in the environment “much above background level” as a result of the 2011 tsunami in Japan that caused meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear energy plant, the president of the Vancouver Aquarium said Tuesd
Mainland homeowners dismayed to learn Kinder Morgan wants their land

Mainland homeowners dismayed to learn Kinder Morgan wants their land

Land agents are assessing alternate Trans Mountain pipeline routes across Metro Vancouver
Bank of mom and dad looms large for first-time home buyers

Bank of mom and dad looms large for first-time home buyers

VANCOUVER — For James and Eilona Penner, a little bit of help from family meant the difference between buying their first home in Maple Ridge this spring or waiting three years, as they had planned.
Vancouver’s ‘Two Dorothies’ have a new home

Vancouver’s ‘Two Dorothies’ have a new home

The historic twin Tudor homes know as "The Dorothies" have been saved from demolition in Vancouver's Kerrisdale neighbourhood. The two homes were moved to a new location on West 41st Avenue. The “Two Dorothies” have a new home.
Rules keep lid on liquor sales at grocery stores

Rules keep lid on liquor sales at grocery stores

In Vancouver, just two stores will be able to take advantage of new laws
Langley waits for $50-million Lotto Max winner to step forward

Langley waits for $50-million Lotto Max winner to step forward

Fraser Valley residents have been buzzing about Friday’s $50-million draw and flocking to local lotto retailers to check if they have the winning ticket.
Striking port truckers say no meeting means no return to work

Striking port truckers say no meeting means no return to work

VANCOUVER — Container truck drivers say they will remain off the job at Port Metro Vancouver terminals unless they can meet with government officials to address issues they have with a 14-point proposal put forward by veteran labour mediator Vincce R