Crime & Courts

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Man pleads guilty to attacks on people linked to B.C. Justice Institute

By The Canadian Press
July 21, 2016 - 1:56pm Updated: 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.

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Lawsuits can help governments think critically about its programs: B.C. minister

By The Canadian Press
July 21, 2016 - 10:04am Updated: 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.