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Woman alleges illegal search, says Mounties threatened to seize her children

First Nations woman suing the province for $15,000 after alleging that Mounties threatened to seize her children.
John Furlong attends court in March. Canadian Press file photo

Freelance writer's lawsuit against former Olympics CEO underway

Laura Robinson accuses Furlong of defaming her in public comments after she published a 2012 article that included allegations that he physically abused students some 40 years ago.

Is polygamy constitutional? BC court rules this week

Appeal all but certain as Bountiful commune case puts Charter to test.

Rally for Rumana Monzur: photos

In support of Rumana Monzur, a UBC student brutally attacked on her return to Bangladesh earlier this month, about 400 people attended a rally at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Sunday, June 26, 2011.

Vancouver International Film Festival Picks for the last two days: Thursday & Friday

My picks for the last two days include Incendies, the VIFF film that shook me the most. Also a ghost story, thoughts on marriage and one very speedy bank robber. (read more)

Let's put a stop to violence against young women

When is enough really enough? Three young women under 22 years of age, three different cities in the Lower Mainland, less than a month apart and all casualties of extreme violence. What is happening...

The American, Going the Distance, Life During Wartime, Machete and two gems at the VanCity Theatre arrive

George Clooney doesn’t say much as The American, a killer hiding out in Italy. But watch those facial expressions and those eyes. ( and read more)