A vast track of land about half the size of Stanley Park within British Columbia’s prized Great Bear Rainforest has been donated to the Nature Conservancy of Canada. 132 more words
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VANCOUVER – Canada must adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in a way that translates into real change for its aboriginal citizens, federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says. 541 more words
VICTORIA – B.C. Premier Christy Clark has been cleared for a second time on conflict of interest allegations connected to party fundraising events.
Conflict commissioner Paul Fraser says he found nothing compellingly different in the most recent conflict complaint filed against the premier by Opposition New Democrat David Eby than he did in Eby’s first complaint filed in April. 95 more words
Assertions that “condo king” Bob Rennie knew about the province’s foreign buyer tax before anyone else are wrong, according to the office of Premier Christy Clark. 513 more words
Nine out of 10 residents of Greater Vancouver say they support the province’s decision to charge foreign buyers a new 15 per cent tax on real estate purchases, but the majority say these buyers will just find ways around the tax. 599 more words
A spike in overdoses in Surrey has prompted health officials there to warn that all illicit drugs may be contaminated with lethal substances.
Dr. Victoria Lee, chief medical health officer of Fraser Health, says the warning goes out to recreational drug users and addicts that contaminants could be in heroin, crack, cocaine, amphetamines, ecstasy and GHB. 131 more words
A letter from a Vancouver realtor to his clients suggests ways to get around the new 15 per cent foreign buyer tax implemented by the provincial government. 1,166 more words