Laura Kane

Laura Kane is a journalist for The Canadian Press.

Panel calls for major overhaul of UBC's approach to sexual assaults

An expert panel is calling for a sweeping transformation of the University of British Columbia's approach to sexual assaults, after speaking with survivors and campus members who said they lacked...
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould

Wilson-Raybould lays out vision for UN indigenous rights declaration

Canada must adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in a way that translates into real change for its aboriginal citizens, federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-...

Vancouver home sales fall 26 per cent in August as demand cools after new tax

Home sales in the Vancouver area tumbled 26 per cent in August compared to the same month last year, as observers say a new tax on foreign buyers accelerated a cooling trend in the market. The Real...
Surrey School District Administrative Building

Three B.C. teachers temporarily suspended over 'Jar of Death' punishments

Three high school teachers who failed to intervene when students organized a "Jar of Death" punishment at a camp have been disciplined by the agency that regulates educators' conduct in British...

100-year-old runner from India inspires at Americas Masters Games in Vancouver

It took 100-year-old Indian runner Man Kaur almost a minute and a half to complete the 100-metre race, but she never broke her stride. And when she crossed the finish line Monday at the Americas...
Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk

Photo of separated elderly couple draws attention to bed shortage in B.C.

Every time the elevator doors open at Wolfram Gottschalk's care home and he sees his wife of 62 years, the couple's granddaughter says he always reacts the same way. The 83-year-old, who has been...
A sold sign is pictured outside a home in Vancouver on June, 28, 2016.

Foreign-buyer tax to have short-term effect on Vancouver market: credit union

A credit union is forecasting that British Columbia's housing market will remain strong for the next two years as a growing population and limited housing supply continue to push prices up,...
Fentanyl

Doctors 'waking up' to opioid over-prescription problem in Canada: CMPA

The medical profession is waking up to the reality that opioids have been over-prescribed in Canada and is actively searching for solutions, says a national association that represents doctors in...

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.

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.
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