Poetry against the pipelines

"I’ve written about the desire for change in a world that is already rapidly changing — in ways that alarm us, or at least should alarm us."
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B.C. Liberals face balancing act on housing as 2017 election looms: experts

The legislature is set to convene Monday to debate changes to Vancouver's charter that would allow the city to create a tax on vacant homes.

Star Trek and Ab Fab return with new episodes and Captain Fantastic tries parenting

And there’s more: a new Ice Age, Yo Yo Ma in a documentary, scares with Lights Out and a Canadian award winner, Closet Monster

Premiers meeting in Yukon concerned about legalization of marijuana

"We need to see the federal legislation," said Christy Clark. "We will build a system focused on safety."

Environmentalists challenge BC Hydro's right to relocate amphibians

An environmentalist is alleging that the BC government knowingly overstepped its authority when it gave permission for BC Hydro to move tadpoles and frogs from an area near the planned Site C Dam.

B.C. mining code standards aims to eliminate disasters such as Mount Polley

In August 2014, a massive dam breached at the mine in B.C.'s Interior, sending 24 million cubic meters of waste and water into nearby rivers and lakes.

B.C. to change human rights code to protect transgendered people

Justice Minister Suzanne Anton says the code will be changed to include "gender identity or expression" among the protected grounds its covers.

American skier lauds new technique at Vancouver hospital for brain recovery

Jamie Crane-Mauzy says she experienced the world like the protagonist in the movie "50 First Dates" before her treatment.

Feeling let down by universities, survivors meet to fight campus sex assaults

A major aim of the August event is to share knowledge about human rights law.

Dynamic U.S. presidential election fuelling novelty bets in B.C., Manitoba

U.S. election bets have become the highest earner on the B.C. Lottery Corp. website's novelty betting category, surpassing the Oscars.

Made-in-Canada approach to opioid addiction gets nod from prominent medical journal

The recommendations include discouraging rapid detoxification as a remedy and encouraging the use of overdose-reversing drug naloxone as a first-line treatment, rather than methadone.

Climbing e-cigarette use among teens require federal regulations: study

Parents and doctors questioning teens about whether they smoke should also be asking if they're using e-cigarettes, which could be a gateway to nicotine addiction later on.