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'Utterly useless' wood splitter was for former B.C. legislature clerk's own gain: Crown

'Utterly useless' wood splitter was for former B.C. legislature clerk's own gain: Crown

James is accused of improperly approving a $257,988 retirement allowance to himself in February 2012, among other alleged fraud and breach of trust violations
U.S. ‘mass surveillance’ company challenges B.C. privacy watchdog order

U.S. ‘mass surveillance’ company challenges B.C. privacy watchdog order

A U.S. company is suing B.C.'s information and privacy commissioner, saying orders against it are unreasonable and unenforcible as B.C laws do to apply to it.
Could artificial intelligence help people survive one of the world's deadliest diseases?

Could artificial intelligence help people survive one of the world's deadliest diseases?

Sepsis is responsible for one in five deaths worldwide, and is likely an underlying cause of COVID-19 deaths. Now a Vancouver immunologist says he's found a key solution using artificial intelligence
Higher wages add up to more than higher inflation in B.C.

Higher wages add up to more than higher inflation in B.C.

Payroll pressures could turn short-term inflation into a long-term economic complication
Two men face murder, manslaughter charges in Vancouver shooting

Two men face murder, manslaughter charges in Vancouver shooting

Two men facing multiple charges including murder and manslaughter in connection with a shooting death in a Vancouver Downtown Eastside Hotel will go to a preliminary hearing
Vancouver syringe assault nets one day in jail

Vancouver syringe assault nets one day in jail

A First Nations man who pleaded guilty to assault for brandishing a syringe at two Vancouver security guards will be allowed to keep his knife as he uses it for carving.
'Anonymous' B.C. woman spots Great Grey Owl in rare encounter

'Anonymous' B.C. woman spots Great Grey Owl in rare encounter

The location of where the owl was spotted is not being revealed
2021’s extreme weather smashes BC Hydro electricity use records

2021’s extreme weather smashes BC Hydro electricity use records

BC Hydro experienced 19 of its top 25 all-time summer daily peak records in 2021.
B.C. police beefing up anti-gang forces due to Metro Vancouver gun deaths

B.C. police beefing up anti-gang forces due to Metro Vancouver gun deaths

In the wake of a wave of gun-related crimes across Metro Vancouver, senior RCMP officials say the force and local police departments have expanded anti-gang enforcement teams
Study finds that 27% of Canadians support jail time for the unvaccinated

Study finds that 27% of Canadians support jail time for the unvaccinated

More than half of Canadians responded they do not have any sympathy for the unvaccinated if they become ill or die from COVID-19