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Ex-ICBC examiner awarded $2.2M for Burnaby driving test gone wrong

Ex-ICBC examiner awarded $2.2M for Burnaby driving test gone wrong

Heather Boal was injured in a crash during a road test she was administering in 2016. She has now successfully sued the woman taking the test and the man who taught her to drive.
Richard Wagamese's novel 'Ragged Company' secures film adaptation

Richard Wagamese's novel 'Ragged Company' secures film adaptation

WHISTLER, B.C. — Richard Wagamese's novel "Ragged Company" is being turned into a feature film. British Columbia-based Sea to Sky Entertainment and Grinding Halt Films say they have acquired the rights to adapt the book.
B.C. teachers strongly approve three-year contract with pay boost, added benefits

B.C. teachers strongly approve three-year contract with pay boost, added benefits

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's public school teachers have ratified a new three-year contract. Nearly 50,000 members of the BC Teachers' Federation were eligible to cast a ballot and a statement from the union says the vote was 94 per cent in favour.
B.C. Transit looking into battery-on-board electric double deckers

B.C. Transit looking into battery-on-board electric double deckers

B.C. Transit is seeking information from companies on everything from the maturity of their technology to the buses' cost, noise level, performance in climates similar to B.C.'s. and life span.
Vancouver police investigating two homicides on Downtown Eastside in span of one week

Vancouver police investigating two homicides on Downtown Eastside in span of one week

Vancouver police say they're investigating the deaths of two men in their 60s who died a week apart on the city's Downtown Eastside.
B.C. robotics firm Sanctuary nabs $30M from feds to help replace workers in dangerous jobs

B.C. robotics firm Sanctuary nabs $30M from feds to help replace workers in dangerous jobs

Nearly 300 people expected to work on robotics project Ottawa hopes could have a mining, military applications
Honour system continues under MLAs' communications policy

Honour system continues under MLAs' communications policy

MLAs are personally liable for the cost of any constituency office communications deemed ineligible, but there is no enforcement of this policy, and it is up to each MLA and their staff to ensure they follow the Members' Guide to Policy and Resources.
Inflation raises consumer misgivings over B.C. retailer profits

Inflation raises consumer misgivings over B.C. retailer profits

Aritzia last year generated its most profit and highest profit margin since it went public in 2016
Patent, partnership court fight looms for biotech

Patent, partnership court fight looms for biotech

Vancouver’s AbCellera Biologics faces legal challenge to company’s founding narrative
BC Wildlife Federation says gun legislation targets law abiding, ignores criminals

BC Wildlife Federation says gun legislation targets law abiding, ignores criminals

About 74 per cent of gang-related murders are committed with guns
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