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Alleged drug den, murder leads to forfeiture claim on three B.C. homes and $1.5M cash

Alleged drug den, murder leads to forfeiture claim on three B.C. homes and $1.5M cash

BC Civil Forfeiture Act allows the director to seize assets where there is only a likely link to criminal activity and not necessarily a conviction.
B.C. lawyer facing U.S. money laundering, fraud charges suspended by law society

B.C. lawyer facing U.S. money laundering, fraud charges suspended by law society

B.C. lawyer Faiyaz Dean will sit on the sidelines of the legal profession for eight years; he faces several criminal charges in the U.S.
300,000 people have received free contraceptives, expanded pharmacist care in B.C., Eby says

300,000 people have received free contraceptives, expanded pharmacist care in B.C., Eby says

Recent provincial changes allow pharmacists to prescribe for minor ailments and dispense free contraceptives, reducing doctor visits.
Letters: Bev Shaw was an invaluable support for literacy

Letters: Bev Shaw was an invaluable support for literacy

All students of SD46 have been touched by the verve and care of Bev Shaw from Talewind Books, as she helped recommend and source titles for our school libraries, and supported the district Coast Reads initiative.
All-women team to row 6 weeks across Atlantic for ocean conservation

All-women team to row 6 weeks across Atlantic for ocean conservation

Four marine scientists are demonstrating their passion for ocean conservation by rowing across the Atlantic Ocean.
Ibrahim Ali guilty of first-degree murder in death of Burnaby girl: jury

Ibrahim Ali guilty of first-degree murder in death of Burnaby girl: jury

The jury in the Ibrahim Ali murder trial took less than 24 hours to decide that 33-year-old Ibrahim Ali was guilty of sexually assaulting and murdering a 13-year-old girl whose body was found in Central Park in July 2017.
Kisses and Kicks: Kicks for kicks, high fives for octogenarian birthday goal

Kisses and Kicks: Kicks for kicks, high fives for octogenarian birthday goal

Here are the good deeds (and not so good deeds) that happened in our Coast community this week!
B.C. premier committed to homebuilding, natural resource extraction

B.C. premier committed to homebuilding, natural resource extraction

B.C. Premier David Eby committed to improving natural resource extraction permit times while cautioning the business community about the perils of housing costs and their impact on employment retention.
More first-time buyers bought homes in 2020 than 2018 in B.C.

More first-time buyers bought homes in 2020 than 2018 in B.C.

Buyers who were fresh to the housing market paid a median price that was $100,000 less than that paid by repeat buyers.
Amid an uncertain economic future, experts see a labour market stalemate heading into 2024

Amid an uncertain economic future, experts see a labour market stalemate heading into 2024

While employees are hoping for a raise to help them overcome the rising cost of living, organizations are being cautious with their spending
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