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Judge spares fuel-spill driver time in jail cell

Man must do community service

Commentary: Unraveling the political art of the repeated lie

By Andrew FialaPoliticians are adept at exaggeration and obfuscation. They spin the truth, occasionally telling outright lies.

Jeneece Edroff wants province to pay for second opinion on treatment

A Victoria teen who has raised more than $1 million for children’s charities in B.C. requires surgery that could leave her paralysed, but B.C. policy means the province doesn't have to pay for a second opinion from a U.S. specialist.

RCMP seize drugs, guns in Terrace

RCMP seized 110 guns, busted three grow-ops and confiscated an array of drugs following a 14-month investigation into organized crime in northern B.C. Police found more than 500 marijuana plants and 1.

Contract talks resume this week with BCGEU

Negotiations are back on this week between the province and the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union in an effort to arrive at a new contract for an estimated 25,000 members who work directly for the government.

Goldstream fuel-spill cleanup tab tops $2 million

The parent company of Columbia Fuels has spent more than $2 million to clean up a fuel spill into the Goldstream River after a tanker-truck crash on the Malahat in April 2011.

Bond-fund star offers million-dollar reward for return of stolen artwork

Superstar bond-fund manager Jeffrey Gundlach, whose collections of art, fine wine and pricey watches were recently stolen, offered a new reward of up to $1.7 million for information leading to the safe return of 13 stolen works.

Pakistan disavows minister's bounty on anti-Islam filmmaker

The Pakistani government on Monday distanced itself from an offer by one of its cabinet ministers to pay $100,000 to anyone who kills the maker of an anti-Islam film that has sparked violent protests across the Muslim world.
A champion for Canadian music

A champion for Canadian music

Sam Sniderman's influence on Canada's burgeoning music industry will be felt for generations, long after the man and his legendary Sam the Record Man music store have gone, his grieving relatives and supporters said Monday.

Feds plan to catch snowfalls on high-speed video

This is one flaky project. Just in time for winter, the federal government is launching a science project to capture images of the elusive falling snowflake.
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