The Canadian Press

Legal battle launched in Vancouver over opposition to Moby Dick restaurant

A condo council on Vancouver's waterfront is named in a civil lawsuit over allegations it refused to lease space to a fish and chip restaurant called Moby Dick partly because of an offensive word in...

NDP fails to sway B.C. Liberals on banning corporate and union donations

The NDP in British Columbia won't get support from the Liberals to ban corporate and union donations to the province's political parties. NDP Leader John Horgan asked Premier Christy Clark today to...

Hundreds of Canadians to join Women's March on Washington this weekend

When Linda Hill leaves for Washington, D.C., on Friday night to join a massive march for women's rights, there will be many familiar faces on the bus — including her daughter. Hill, 56, a college...

Nurses' union says man pulled out gun, shot himself at B.C. hospital ER

 The union representing B.C. nurses says staff at a hospital in Grand Forks are traumatized after a man walked into an emergency room, pulled out a gun and shot himself Thursday evening. The BC...

B.C. premier says five conditions met on Trans Mountain pipeline

Premier Christy Clark says British Columbia's five conditions for approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline have been met. Clark says one of the final conditions that was met will see Kinder Morgan...

B.C. grants Trans Mountain pipeline environmental approval

British Columbia has granted environmental approval to the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. The federal government gave its approval for Kinder Morgan Canada's $6.8-billion expansion of the...

B.C. First Nation expected to launch court challenge of LNG approval

Members of a B.C. First Nation are expected to launch another legal challenge of a massive liquefied natural gas project proposed for the province's north coast. Several hereditary chiefs with the...

B.C. ups homeowner grant by a third as property assessment values skyrocket

Relief is on the way for homeowners in British Columbia facing a jump in property taxes thanks to soaring home values. B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong said the threshold to take part in the...

Increase coming for homeowner grants in B.C.: finance minister

British Columbia's finance minister says the threshold to claim homeowner grants will be raised to help the tax burden on those whose property values have soared. Mike de Jong wouldn't say what the...

City officials say Vancouver is ready for another round of icy temperatures

Vancouver bylaw officers have issued 9,000 warnings and a few hundred tickets to city residents and businesses who failed scrape snow and ice from their walkways. The announcement comes as another...
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