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'Do you want to get stabbed?': Screwdriver-wielding UBC thief's sentence doubled

'Do you want to get stabbed?': Screwdriver-wielding UBC thief's sentence doubled

B.C.'s Court of Appeal has doubled the sentence for a man who forced a female UBC student at screwdriver point to give him $400 from an ATM.
Tiny houses could help ease B.C.’s housing squeeze

Tiny houses could help ease B.C.’s housing squeeze

Micro-homes on wheels offer innovative way to densify neighbourhoods, expert says
No gas-tax relief ahead for B.C.’ers facing skyrocketing prices: Horgan

No gas-tax relief ahead for B.C.’ers facing skyrocketing prices: Horgan

Gasoline prices surging amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Falcon slams NDP for high gasoline tax, housing prices

Falcon slams NDP for high gasoline tax, housing prices

A revenue neutral carbon tax would allow high gas taxes to be offset – BC Liberal leader
Stuffy nose, sneezing fits and itchy eyes? Hello allergy season in Metro Vancouver

Stuffy nose, sneezing fits and itchy eyes? Hello allergy season in Metro Vancouver

It might only get worse, sorry.
Fatal-stabbing suspect in court for breach of bail conditions; victim remembered as a 'positive light'

Fatal-stabbing suspect in court for breach of bail conditions; victim remembered as a 'positive light'

The man killed in downtown Victoria on Tuesday has been identified as John Dickinson by his sister, who has started a fundraiser to bring her brother’s body back to their mother in Ontario.
Nine B.C. public servants, facing firing, petition court to end vaccine mandate

Nine B.C. public servants, facing firing, petition court to end vaccine mandate

At issue is a Nov. 19 provincial government order that makes COVID‑19 vaccination a condition of employment for all B.C. public service employees.
Seniors advocate applauds funding for subsidized housing; wait list of thousands

Seniors advocate applauds funding for subsidized housing; wait list of thousands

The problem, she said, is that those subsidized units are needed “yesterday.”
New Year's Eve machete attack case moving to resolution

New Year's Eve machete attack case moving to resolution

Lawyers are in discussions to wind up the case of a man charged in connection with two New Year's Eve machete attacks in downtown Vancouver.
Non-profit launches legal battle to gain access to logging area for scientists

Non-profit launches legal battle to gain access to logging area for scientists

Ecojustice filed a suit challenging the legality of at least eight road closures granted by the B.C. Ministry of Forests in Tree Farm Licence 46, which includes Fairy Creek, the site of ongoing protests against old-growth logging.
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