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Radiation from Japan found in B.C. may raise health concerns

Radiation from Japan found in B.C. may raise health concerns

VANCOUVER — A radioactive metal from the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in Japan has been discovered in the Fraser Valley, causing researchers to raise the alarm about the long-term impact of radiation on B.C.’s west coast.
Gangster killed in downtown Vancouver shooting

Gangster killed in downtown Vancouver shooting

A longtime gangster was killed and another man wounded in a targeted shooting in Coal Harbour on Monday night.
Liberals cheer, NDP jeers electoral boundaries bill

Liberals cheer, NDP jeers electoral boundaries bill

A bill that could strongly impact the province’s northern ridings has gone through a second reading, drawing support from the Liberal government and unanimous opposition from the NDP.
Woman who gambled away $78,800 at casino out of luck in court

Woman who gambled away $78,800 at casino out of luck in court

A Delta woman who gambled away at least $78,000 at two casinos while she was enrolled in the province’s voluntary self-exclusion program has lost her legal battle to have the B.C. Lottery Corporation return the money to her.
Tolled bridge to replace George Massey Tunnel 'best option' for managing traffic flow

Tolled bridge to replace George Massey Tunnel 'best option' for managing traffic flow

A new bridge to replace the George Massey Tunnel will not reduce traffic congestion or travel times during the morning rush hour unless it is tolled, according to a preliminary regional analysis of the new crossing.
Container truckers set up picket lines at Port Metro Vancouver

Container truckers set up picket lines at Port Metro Vancouver

Deal brokered Thursday by mediator 'too little, too late' says union
Solution to Kitimat’s housing shortage floats into town

Solution to Kitimat’s housing shortage floats into town

An Estonian cruise ship converted to serve as a floating hotel — and help ease a housing crisis — was scheduled to arrive in Kitimat on Sunday.
Health authorities sound the alarm over measles outbreak

Health authorities sound the alarm over measles outbreak

Some schools in east Fraser Valley have immunization rates as low as zero: health official
Site C dam not approved, yet B.C. Hydro planning two work camps

Site C dam not approved, yet B.C. Hydro planning two work camps

B.C. Hydro has begun the process to start building temporary work camps for Site C, even though the project has yet to be approved.
Burnaby's 'bedroom dentist' pleads guilty to tax evasion

Burnaby's 'bedroom dentist' pleads guilty to tax evasion

A Burnaby resident dubbed the “bedroom dentist” who was convicted of running an illegal dentistry practice has pleaded guilty to tax evasion, the Canada Revenue Agency said Thursday.