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Citizens' Assembly makes its decision

After several months of studying voting systems and conducting meetings around the province, the Citizens' Assembly on Electoral Reform has reached a recommendation for a new voting system for British Columbia.

Gibsons woman angered by theft

A theft of costume jewellery has left Gibsons' resident Verna Chan devastated, angry and scared for her safety. Approximately $10,000 worth of costume jewellery, jade, gold and vintage jewellery was stolen from Chan's home on Veterans Road last week.

Street Crew makes pair of busts at Chat

Two 19-year-old men were arrested for selling marijuana on school property last week. The arrests came after police were given a tip the men were trafficking at Chatelech Secondary School.

Psychic awareness without borders

A man lays on a table crying in agony, surrounded by doctors. He is having his leg amputated without anesthesia. This is Haiti today where relief workers struggle to provide medical and emotional support without the most basic of tools. Natasha J.

Leaping Langdale Lizards to the rescue

What do leaping lizards, smoothies, and veggie sales have in common? Healthy living! And the fact they are all part of Langdale Elementary School's most serious commitment to foster positive life-long habits of healthy eating and physical activity in

Pumpkin people pop up

A pumpkin family sits on Karin Neu's lawn, resting in large wooden lawn chairs after a long day harvesting the crop. Father Jacob, mother Emily and little son Sam are three new additions to Neu's front lawn, and they're getting a lot of attention.

Creeker receives Governor General's award

Bonnie Sherr Klein of Roberts Creek has just returned from Ottawa, where she received the Governor General's Award. She was honoured along with six other women for her "outstanding contributions to the quality of life for women in Canada.

Public hearing sparks more debate

Every person who spoke about short-term rentals at the recent town hearing in Sechelt was against the idea.

Dickeson gets 19 months for crack dealing

In Vancouver Supreme Court last week, Justice Stewart gave Dusty Dickeson a stiff sentence for trafficking cocaine.

Three Liberal hopefuls in nomination race

At least two candidates, lawyer Wayne Rowe and businessman Chris McNaughton, are vying for the Liberal nomination in this riding. And John Rees, regional director for Pender Harbour and Egmont, is seriously considering joining the race.