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Old-growth forest activists to appeal B.C. court injunction against blockades

Old-growth forest activists to appeal B.C. court injunction against blockades

VANCOUVER — A group of activists maintaining blockades aimed at preventing old-growth trees from being logged have filed a notice to appeal a British Columbia Supreme Court decision that granted an injunction against them.
B.C. Securities Commission whittles ‘Bridgemark Group’ down to four

B.C. Securities Commission whittles ‘Bridgemark Group’ down to four

Dozens of purported consultants tied to alleged inside traders may not face a BCSC hearing
B.C. pop-up vaccine clinics not successful, face challenges, say health officials

B.C. pop-up vaccine clinics not successful, face challenges, say health officials

VICTORIA — Pop-up vaccine clinics in Metro Vancouver COVID-19 hot zones are an experiment that didn't work, British Columbia health officials said Thursday.
Vaccine update: Henry apologizes for pop-up vaccine clinic confusion

Vaccine update: Henry apologizes for pop-up vaccine clinic confusion

Some Lower Mainlanders went without vaccinations after waiting in lines for hours
Street drugs poisoned with benzos can lead to 'catastrophic' overdoses: advocate

Street drugs poisoned with benzos can lead to 'catastrophic' overdoses: advocate

VANCOUVER — A drug policy adviser to the City of Vancouver is warning of a dangerous drug saturating British Columbia's illicit supply in much the same way fentanyl did several years ago.
B.C.-owned addiction rehab cited for workplace safety violations

B.C.-owned addiction rehab cited for workplace safety violations

Asbestos problems, lack of inspections and respirator use cited as issues at Baldy Hughes Therapeutic Community
Metro Vancouver couple celebrating $25,000 lotto win

Metro Vancouver couple celebrating $25,000 lotto win

"We haven’t won anything this large before, so it’s nice to be a winner"
Alberta driver caught by police doing ‘doughnuts’ beside B.C. playground

Alberta driver caught by police doing ‘doughnuts’ beside B.C. playground

Police say the stunt was performed just 30 metres from a playground where kids were playing
Opioid crisis deaths hit 498 for 2021, 5.3 per day

Opioid crisis deaths hit 498 for 2021, 5.3 per day

158 people died in March as B.C. approached fifth health emergency anniversary
Cullen Commmission: Rich Coleman doubles down on his casino decisions

Cullen Commmission: Rich Coleman doubles down on his casino decisions

Former deputy premier of B.C. Rich Coleman explains decisions he made during three stints as minister responsible for gambling policies and casino enforcement