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    B.C. career college cited for 'false or misleading' advertising of police course

    B.C. career college cited for 'false or misleading' advertising of police course


    Discovery Community College has had its knuckles rapped by the province for “false or misleading” advertising of its police foundations program— a $20,000 course the college says gives students “the skills to pursue a career as a law enforcement...

    Discovery Community College has had its knuckles rapped by the province for “false or misleading” advertising of its police foundations program— a $20,000 course the college says gives students “the skills to pursue a career as a law enforcement professional.”

    First responders rush to Langley, B.C., home after deck collapses

    First responders rush to Langley, B.C., home after deck collapses


    Langley RCMP say 18 people suffered injuries after a deck collapsed at a Langley, B.C., home during a wedding-related...

    Langley RCMP say 18 people suffered injuries after a deck collapsed at a Langley, B.C., home during a wedding-related celebration. 

    Ferry workers' union concerned about lack of consultation over sale of alcohol on board

    Ferry workers' union concerned about lack of consultation over sale of alcohol on board


    The union responsible for representing marine and ferry workers says it wasn’t properly consulted about BC Ferries decision to serve beer and wine on certain sailings as part of a pilot this...

    The union responsible for representing marine and ferry workers says it wasn’t properly consulted about BC Ferries decision to serve beer and wine on certain sailings as part of a pilot this summer.

    City councillor wants Vancouver to take legal action against 420 organizers

    City councillor wants Vancouver to take legal action against 420 organizers


    A Vancouver councillor wants the city to consider suing the organizers of the annual 420 cannabis festival to recover all costs incurred by the...

    A Vancouver councillor wants the city to consider suing the organizers of the annual 420 cannabis festival to recover all costs incurred by the city.

    Arrest made as B.C. Mounties investigate alleged ring of thieves targeting airports

    Arrest made as B.C. Mounties investigate alleged ring of thieves targeting airports


    RCMP say a woman arrested at Vancouver's airport for allegedly stealing a passenger's purse is believed to be part of an organized group of thieves targeting...

    RCMP say a woman arrested at Vancouver's airport for allegedly stealing a passenger's purse is believed to be part of an organized group of thieves targeting airports.

    This 420 consider the potency of cannabis you use, says doctor

    This 420 consider the potency of cannabis you use, says doctor


    420 is this weekend, and while many will be partaking of the newly legalized cannabis, a Vancouver doctor is urging participants to consider regulating the potency of the products they...

    420 is this weekend, and while many will be partaking of the newly legalized cannabis, a Vancouver doctor is urging participants to consider regulating the potency of the products they use. 

    In Seattle, a pot protest not unlike Vancouver's enjoys tolerance — and some support

    In Seattle, a pot protest not unlike Vancouver's enjoys tolerance — and some support


    As Vancouver's 420 and Seattle's Hempfest grew into large-scale occasions, the Canadian event has drawn scorn and opposition from elected officials while American politicians have tolerated and even supported the...

    As Vancouver's 420 and Seattle's Hempfest grew into large-scale occasions, the Canadian event has drawn scorn and opposition from elected officials while American politicians have tolerated and even supported the gathering.

    City of Vancouver looks to delay straw ban until 2020

    City of Vancouver looks to delay straw ban until 2020


    City of Vancouver staff are recommending that council postpone the proposed goal of June 1 so more consultation can take...

    City of Vancouver staff are recommending that council postpone the proposed goal of June 1 so more consultation can take place. 

    'Rap and Recovery' offers hope for addiction treatment in Burnaby

    'Rap and Recovery' offers hope for addiction treatment in Burnaby


    Every week, kids from around the province gather in small room to lay down the soundtrack to their recovery in the music therapy room at the Burnaby Centre of Mental Health and...

    Every week, kids from around the province gather in small room to lay down the soundtrack to their recovery in the music therapy room at the Burnaby Centre of Mental Health and Addiction.

    B.C. judges apologized 4 times in a year

    B.C. judges apologized 4 times in a year


    Judges' remarks and the way they were delivered prompted most complaints to the chief judge of B.C.'s provincial court in...

    Judges' remarks and the way they were delivered prompted most complaints to the chief judge of B.C.'s provincial court in 2017.

    Brain-injury device licensed by Health Canada, used in B.C. was rejected by FDA

    Brain-injury device licensed by Health Canada, used in B.C. was rejected by FDA


    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's refusal to license a therapeutic device intended to help brain-injured people is raising questions about the rigour of Health Canada's approval...

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's refusal to license a therapeutic device intended to help brain-injured people is raising questions about the rigour of Health Canada's approval process.

    Alcohol on BC Ferries: dangerous or delicious? Critics and advocates weigh-in

    Alcohol on BC Ferries: dangerous or delicious? Critics and advocates weigh-in


    The announcement that BC Ferries will serve beer and wine on certain sailings as part of a pilot project this June is causing concern that it creates the potential for increased impaired...

    The announcement that BC Ferries will serve beer and wine on certain sailings as part of a pilot project this June is causing concern that it creates the potential for increased impaired driving.

    'No judgement here': Women-only overdose prevention site nears 2nd anniversary

    'No judgement here': Women-only overdose prevention site nears 2nd anniversary


    As B.C.'s opioid crisis rolls into its fourth year, SisterSpace, a women-only overdose prevention site on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, continues to provide support for women in...

    As B.C.'s opioid crisis rolls into its fourth year, SisterSpace, a women-only overdose prevention site on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, continues to provide support for women in need.

    Multiple bylaw complaints made in Penticton neighbourhood where shooting victims lived

    Multiple bylaw complaints made in Penticton neighbourhood where shooting victims lived


    An employee with the City of Penticton said the city received a range of bylaw complaints, each with multiple phone calls, in the same neighbourhood where Monday's four shooting victims...

    An employee with the City of Penticton said the city received a range of bylaw complaints, each with multiple phone calls, in the same neighbourhood where Monday's four shooting victims lived.