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Private land within Great Bear Rainforest donated to Nature Conservancy

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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Wilson-Raybould lays out vision for UN Declaration

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

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Premier Clark cleared again on conflict of interest allegations

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

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Bob Rennie denies getting heads up on B.C.'s foreign buyer tax

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

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90% of Metro Vancouverites support foreign buyer tax

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

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Fraser Health warns of escalating overdoses in Surrey

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

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Email from Vancouver realtor to clients suggests ways around foreign buyer tax

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

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