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    '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.

    Kirkland Signature brand veggie burgers recalled

    Kirkland Signature brand veggie burgers recalled


    A brand of veggie burgers — Kirkland Signature brand Harvest Burgers — are being recalled because of the possibility they contain pieces of...

    A brand of veggie burgers — Kirkland Signature brand Harvest Burgers — are being recalled because of the possibility they contain pieces of metal.

    Kirkland Signature brand veggie burgers recalled

    Kirkland Signature brand veggie burgers recalled


    A brand of veggie burgers — Kirkland Signature brand Harvest Burgers — are being recalled because of the possibility they contain pieces of...

    A brand of veggie burgers — Kirkland Signature brand Harvest Burgers — are being recalled because of the possibility they contain pieces of metal.

    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.

    Without a permit, no insurance for Vancouver's 4/20 event — and that's got the city worried

    Without a permit, no insurance for Vancouver's 4/20 event — and that's got the city worried


    Saturday’s forecast in Vancouver calls for a cloud of marijuana smoke over Sunset Beach and it’s got city councillors debating whether the 4/20 event should be given a permit for safety and insurance...

    Saturday’s forecast in Vancouver calls for a cloud of marijuana smoke over Sunset Beach and it’s got city councillors debating whether the 4/20 event should be given a permit for safety and insurance reasons.

    Bloedel Conservatory welcomes new, big, blossoming plants

    Bloedel Conservatory welcomes new, big, blossoming plants


    For a short time only, Vancouver’s Bloedel Conservatory is home to a stand of endangered tree echium, or snow tower flower. The plants, native to the Canary Islands, have a two-year lifespan culminating in a four-and-a-half metre high tower of...

    For a short time only, Vancouver’s Bloedel Conservatory is home to a stand of endangered tree echium, or snow tower flower. The plants, native to the Canary Islands, have a two-year lifespan culminating in a four-and-a-half metre high tower of flowers.

    Surrey residents mourn loss of former firefighter and 'civic treasure' Bill McNamara

    Surrey residents mourn loss of former firefighter and 'civic treasure' Bill McNamara


    From fighting fires to flying planes, there's a lot of reasons people remember Surrey's Bill McNamara — a man known for his volunteer work and a career at the local firehall that spanned 28...

    From fighting fires to flying planes, there's a lot of reasons people remember Surrey's Bill McNamara — a man known for his volunteer work and a career at the local firehall that spanned 28 years.

    30 km/h on neighbourhood streets in Vancouver? City councillor calls for a pilot project testing the idea

    30 km/h on neighbourhood streets in Vancouver? City councillor calls for a pilot project testing the idea


    Local roads are defined as those with no centre line, and Fry believes there's no reason people should be driving 50 km/h on them in the first place, arguing it poses a risk to pedestrians and...

    Local roads are defined as those with no centre line, and Fry believes there's no reason people should be driving 50 km/h on them in the first place, arguing it poses a risk to pedestrians and cyclists.  

    First Nations divided on impacts of tanker ban at Northern B.C. Senate hearings

    First Nations divided on impacts of tanker ban at Northern B.C. Senate hearings


    A Senate committee on transportation and communication holding public hearings in Northern B.C. this week heard competing arguments from First Nations about the impacts of a tanker...

    A Senate committee on transportation and communication holding public hearings in Northern B.C. this week heard competing arguments from First Nations about the impacts of a tanker ban. 

    Homes burned, cemetery flooded: 67 years later, First Nation wins redress

    Homes burned, cemetery flooded: 67 years later, First Nation wins redress


    A Northern B.C. First Nation will get millions in compensation after being flooded out by an industrial project in 1952. The Cheslatta Carrier Nation's homes and graveyards were flooded to make way for dams and reservoirs for the Alcan aluminum...

    A Northern B.C. First Nation will get millions in compensation after being flooded out by an industrial project in 1952. The Cheslatta Carrier Nation's homes and graveyards were flooded to make way for dams and reservoirs for the Alcan aluminum project.

    Trans Mountain consultation approach 'fatally flawed' even with extension, says First Nations leader

    Trans Mountain consultation approach 'fatally flawed' even with extension, says First Nations leader


    Even if the time period for consultation with Indigenous groups over the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline is extended by a few weeks, "it still doesn't make up for the approach and the flawed way the consultations are being done," says Judy...

    Even if the time period for consultation with Indigenous groups over the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline is extended by a few weeks, "it still doesn't make up for the approach and the flawed way the consultations are being done," says Judy Wilson.

    8 fires at Nanaimo school trigger RCMP investigation

    8 fires at Nanaimo school trigger RCMP investigation


    Nanaimo RCMP say they are investigating eight fires that appear to be relatively small, but intentionally...

    Nanaimo RCMP say they are investigating eight fires that appear to be relatively small, but intentionally set.

    Trio of world-renowned climbers missing and presumed dead in Rockies avalanche

    Trio of world-renowned climbers missing and presumed dead in Rockies avalanche


    Three world-renowned climbers — Jess Roskelley, David Lama and Hansjörg Auer — are missing and presumed to have died in an avalanche in the Rocky...

    Three world-renowned climbers — Jess Roskelley, David Lama and Hansjörg Auer — are missing and presumed to have died in an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains.

    What does a healthy relationship look like? This TED speaker wants you to know

    What does a healthy relationship look like? This TED speaker wants you to know


    A handful of people at the conference want people to learn how to create healthy, meaningful relationships. They say intimate relationships are at the core of human experience, and too few people learn to be mindful of what they’re getting...

    A handful of people at the conference want people to learn how to create healthy, meaningful relationships. They say intimate relationships are at the core of human experience, and too few people learn to be mindful of what they’re getting into.

    Loyal Whitecaps fans walk out during game to protest club's response to abuse allegations

    Loyal Whitecaps fans walk out during game to protest club's response to abuse allegations


    The Vancouver Whitecaps' oldest supporters group walked out during the team's home match against Los Angeles FC on Wednesday night, saying the club has failed in its response to allegations of abuse against a former coach at the...

    The Vancouver Whitecaps' oldest supporters group walked out during the team's home match against Los Angeles FC on Wednesday night, saying the club has failed in its response to allegations of abuse against a former coach at the organization.