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Vancouver files court injunctions to shut down unlicensed pot shops

By The Canadian Press
May 31, 2016 - 6:38pm

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver is going to court in a bid to shut down medical marijuana stores that continue to operate illegally.

A statement from the city says injunctions were filed Tuesday to force the closure of 17 stores that have remained open without a business licence.

The Petronas LNG Complex in Bintulu, Saraka
The Petronas LNG Complex in Bintulu, Saraka Image Credit: BC Government

Climate change scientists ask federal government to reject B.C. LNG project

By The Canadian Press
May 30, 2016 - 10:26am

VANCOUVER — Dozens of international climate scientists are calling on the Canadian government to reject a proposed liquefied natural gas project in northwestern British Columbia, saying it would have dire environmental effects.

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Kamloops Pit Stop helps hundreds of Fort McMurray evacuees

By Tanya Cronin
May 26, 2016 - 4:41pm Updated: May 26, 2016 - 5:27pm

KAMLOOPS — A one-stop shop for Fort McMurray evacuees to pick up some essential supplies, is overwhelmed with the positive response the program has received. 

To date, Kamloops Pit Stop has helped nearly 200 wildfire evacuees passing through, or arriving in our city.