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B.C. drug deaths reach 192 in March; Ottawa approves request to prohibit public use

B.C. drug deaths reach 192 in March; Ottawa approves request to prohibit public use

VICTORIA — On the same day the British Columbia government's approach to the overdose crisis faces a major shift, the provincial coroner announced another 192 people were killed by illicit drugs in March.
Updated: With no floatel, what happens next with the LNG project in Squamish?

Updated: With no floatel, what happens next with the LNG project in Squamish?

Province says District and WLNG need to figure out what’s next; WLNG says it will continue to work with the District.
Drama series based on Reena Virk's murder does 'great disservice,' says retired cop

Drama series based on Reena Virk's murder does 'great disservice,' says retired cop

A true crime drama based on the 1997 murder of British Columbia teen Reena Virk does “a great disservice” to the victim, her family and her community, says a retired cop who worked on the original investigation.
Road blockers’ ‘defence of necessity’ argument rejected

Road blockers’ ‘defence of necessity’ argument rejected

A provincial court judge rejected the defence that climate activists Howard Breen and Melanie Murray had no choice but to break the law when they blocked roads in Nanaimo
Lack of rear light leads to big fine for motorcyclist with no insurance

Lack of rear light leads to big fine for motorcyclist with no insurance

Pulled over for travelling without a rear light, the rider ended up with a $598 ticket for driving without insurance
Zipair Vancouver to Tokyo: You can save 50% off flights from YVR to Japan

Zipair Vancouver to Tokyo: You can save 50% off flights from YVR to Japan

Journey to the Land of the Rising Sun for less.
North Saanich accused of favouring complainers over community in closing pickleball courts

North Saanich accused of favouring complainers over community in closing pickleball courts

Those signing an online petition want the district to consider sound-mitigation measures to address noise complaints from nearby homes, rather than shutting down the courts
5 songs (you've probably never heard) about Vancouver

5 songs (you've probably never heard) about Vancouver

Are any of these getting added to your playlist?
Iconic Vancouver museum reopening after 18-month closure and 'monumental changes'

Iconic Vancouver museum reopening after 18-month closure and 'monumental changes'

It'll open in time for summer visits.
A case of memories: Sailor who survived sinking of HMCS Valleyfield kept mementos in old brown suitcase

A case of memories: Sailor who survived sinking of HMCS Valleyfield kept mementos in old brown suitcase

This week will mark the 80th anniversary of the tragic sinking of the HMCS Valleyfield off Newfoundland, killing 126, including several sailors from Victoria.