February 23, 2017 - 4:24pmUpdated: February 23, 2017 - 6:17pm
VICTORIA — A shortage of courthouse sheriffs has resulted in two accused drug dealers being freed without facing justice, sparking an uproar in British Columbia’s legislature with the Opposition New Democrats accusing the government of cost-cutting during a deadly overdose crisis.
VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Pride Society has responded to demands that police be banned from marching in the city’s annual Pride Parade with the suggestion that officers show up in fewer numbers and leave their uniforms at home.
February 23, 2017 - 2:17pmUpdated: February 23, 2017 - 6:18pm
VICTORIA — British Columbia’s environment minister cancelled a waste discharge permit for the company operating a dump site for contaminated soil that has been the subject of years of protests and court actions by local residents.
RICHMOND, B.C. — The organization that regulates health and safety in British Columbia workplaces reports almost one in four young construction workers is not doing enough to protect against hearing loss.
VICTORIA — The Liberal government’s new budget tries to put the squeeze on British Columbia’s Opposition New Democrats, just weeks before the start of a spring election campaign, say political experts.