July 22, 2016 - 10:10amUpdated: July 22, 2016 - 1:39pm
VANCOUVER — Avril Hughes has followed the Tragically Hip since seeing the band in concert in the 1980s, so she didn’t think twice about making the long road trip from her home in California to British Columbia to catch the farewell tour.
July 21, 2016 - 1:56pmUpdated: July 22, 2016 - 12:26pm
VANCOUVER — Families with links to a British Columbia justice training centre were among the targets in the firebombings and shootings of their homes and vehicles by a man who has pleaded guilty to orchestrating the attacks, the Crown told a sentencing hearing Thursday.
July 21, 2016 - 10:04amUpdated: July 21, 2016 - 3:43pm
VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government’s about-face on deducting money from welfare cheques to help pay for private methadone treatment is a positive change, the province’s social development minister says.
July 21, 2016 - 9:03amUpdated: July 22, 2016 - 10:21am
VANCOUVER — Gay, lesbian and bisexual youth are continuing to purge, fast or take diet pills to lose weight while rates for such behaviour among heterosexuals have decreased, a University of British Columbia study says.
VANCOUVER — Faced with a potential class-action lawsuit, the British Columbia government has ended its practice of deducting money from the welfare cheques of recovering addicts receiving treatment from private methadone-dispensing clinics.