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Montreal's Tentacle Tribe leaves Cultch crowd breathless
The road to hell: B.C. will struggle to meet its emissions targets
B.C. ministerial order grants Lower Similkameen Indian Band access to protect ancestral remains
Timeline: how grizzly hunting became a major election issue in B.C.
GreenPAC endorses B.C. environmental champions for the provincial election
Mar 17th, 2017
Candidates endorsed from three major parties.
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."
Jul 21st, 2016
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.
The Canadian Press
Jul 20th, 2016
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.
Jul 19th, 2016
Liberals sweep BC in federal election
Oct 20th, 2015
A Multicultural “Calculation” for the Conservatives
Tories once used moral values to win over immigrants - but foreign-born Vancouverites are now choosing the NDP or Liberals - leaving the Conservatives trailing third.
Oct 6th, 2015
MUZZLED: Feds stifle singing scientist
Ottawa folksinger Tony Turner is organizing a cross-Canada singalong of the #Harperman hit song on September 17.
Valentina Ruiz Leotaud
Aug 28th, 2015
Unist'ot'en Camp on "high alert" under rumours of police raid
The Unist'ot'en Camp believes there is reason to fear an imminent "mass arrest operation" from local RCMP.
Aug 27th, 2015
ERINN BROSHKO: From humble prairie beginnings to Conservative candidate
Erinn Broshko started out as the political underdog in his riding but has quickly risen to prominence in Vancouver Granville.
Aug 21st, 2015
HARJIT SAJJAN: Military hero now a Vancouver Liberal candidate
The combat veteran and former detective has his eyes on a seat in the House of Commons.
Aug 20th, 2015
Jody Wilson-Raybould, Liberal candidate for Vancouver Granville, 'bound and determined' to bring change
The Liberal candidate for Vancouver Granville has been door-knocking, and isn't surprised by what she's heard.
Aug 19th, 2015