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Fentanyl trafficking presents new challenges for police, experts say

By The Canadian Press
February 26, 2017 - 9:00am

VANCOUVER — Illicit drugs have always been a problem in port cities, but experts say the emergence of highly potent synthetic opioids that are fuelling British Columbia’s overdose crisis are slipping through borders in new ways, presenting challenges for law enforcement.

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Newly open Trump tower a beacon of controversy in multicultural Vancouver

By The Canadian Press
February 19, 2017 - 9:59am

VANCOUVER — When developer Joo Kim Tiah announced in 2013 that his spiralling skyscraper project in Vancouver would bear Donald Trump’s name, the main controversy was whether the glitzy luxury hotel was at odds with the city’s reputation as a home of casual yoga-pants-wearing types.

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Major funding announced to upgrade, expand Trans Canada highway

By The Canadian Press
February 17, 2017 - 10:39am Updated: February 17, 2017 - 5:55pm

KAMLOOPS — The federal and British Columbia governments have announced $469 million in upgrades to two stretches of Highway 1 through southeastern B.C., including a section that could be the most expensive stretch of road in Canada.