Laura Kane

Laura Kane is a journalist for The Canadian Press.

LNG Canada delay means dark clouds growing over industry in B.C.: expert

LNG Canada's decision to put the project in Kitimat on hold amid weak global prices isn't surprising, but it adds to the pessimistic mood around the future of the sector in B.C..

B.C. supports housing vacancy tax in Vancouver to assist with rental shortage

The British Columbia government will support the city of Vancouver's request for a tax on vacant housing, but questions remain about who will pay the costs of enforcement. Finance Minister Mike de...

B.C. supports housing vacancy tax in Vancouver to assist with rental shortage

The British Columbia government will support the city of Vancouver's request for a tax on vacant housing.

Bullying alleged in case of UBC professor, questions raised about investigation

Former students and faculty involved in the University of British Columbia's investigation of its creative writing chair say the allegations against him included sexual harassment, bullying and...
Vancouver Mayor, Gregor Robertson

Vancouver mayor says 'more robust review' needed of Trans Mountain

The City of Vancouver is the latest group to launch a court challenge aimed at quashing the National Energy Board's recommended approval of the $6.8-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. ...

Vancouver coast guard base reopens without 24/7 rescue ability: union spokesman

Kitsilano station opened on Sunday with two rigid inflatable vessels, one pollution-response vessel and three crew members, said Bill Tieleman of the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees. "The...
UVIc coasters with supportive messages

B.C. introduces law to require universities to have sexual misconduct policies

British Columbia has introduced legislation requiring universities to have sexual misconduct policies in the wake of allegations that schools are failing survivors of campus violence. The province...

Plaintiffs ask judge to allow patients covered by old law to grow their own pot

Canadians who won the constitutional right to grow their own medical marijuana are going back to court to ask a judge to change the decision, allowing those excluded from an injunction to immediately...
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