Provincial Politics

Save-On-Foods Surrey location
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Kamloops council to reconsider allowing wine sales in Save-On-Foods

By James Peters
June 14, 2016 - 2:39pm Updated: June 14, 2016 - 5:45pm

KAMLOOPS — The debate over whether wine will be sold at the Sahali Save-On Foods store is far from over.

Last month, the grocery store was denied a variance allowing it to move the former Discover Wine VQA license inside its store.

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Mother of OD victim says more must be done to prevent deaths

By Jill Sperling
June 10, 2016 - 4:55pm Updated: June 10, 2016 - 5:43pm

KAMLOOPS — The spate of overdose deaths in B.C. has hit Kamloops harder than any other community. 

Eighteen deaths were recorded in the city between January and May this year. One of those killed was Ryan Pinneo, a young man whose life was cut short by fentanyl. 

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark listens to a question while speaking about shadow flipping in the real estate industry, in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday March 18, 2016.
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark listens to a question while speaking about shadow flipping in the real estate industry, in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday March 18, 2016. Image Credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. premier sheds personal silence to help fight sexual violence

By The Canadian Press
June 9, 2016 - 10:09am

VANCOUVER — British Columbia Premier Christy Clark revealed an intensely personal story today while explaining why her Liberal government is backing a private members bill on sexual assault.

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