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CannabisWise program to ease consumer concerns ahead of legalization

CannabisWise program to ease consumer concerns ahead of legalization

Marijuana/Shutterstock Marijuana consumers are likely to have a flood of options when pot becomes legal next summer and now a not-for-profit group is stepping in to help determine which products to trust.
A by the numbers look at B.C.'s record setting 2017 wildfire season

A by the numbers look at B.C.'s record setting 2017 wildfire season

Tacheena Sutherland, 8, left, watches Nevaeh Porter, 9, look at the burned out truck at her grandparents’ home in in Ashcroft, B.C., on Monday November 27, 2017.
Gofundme campaign launched for taxi driver in Burrard Bridge accident

Gofundme campaign launched for taxi driver in Burrard Bridge accident

Larry Claypool. Photo Gofundme Yesterday we shared the story by Jessica Kerr of the Vancouver Courier about an online fundraising initiative that had launched for one of the victims of the Burrard Bridge car accident earlier in the week.
Spike in Bitcoin-related scams prompts police warning

Spike in Bitcoin-related scams prompts police warning

Shutterstock Canada Revenue Agency does not want your Bitcoin. That’s the message from New Westminster Police following a recent spike in reports of scammers demanding the virtual currency.
Vancouver police make multiple arrests after string of break-ins

Vancouver police make multiple arrests after string of break-ins

File photo An ongoing investigation into a rash of break-ins in South Vancouver has led to more arrests. Vancouver police launched Project Lookout last month after several residents reported that their homes were ransacked and items were missing.
Online fundraiser launched for victim in Burrard bridge crash

Online fundraiser launched for victim in Burrard bridge crash

A GoFundMe campaign has raised more than $45,000 for Christian Zelichowski, who was seriously injured in a crash on the Burrard Street Bridge Dec. 19.
Price-fixing cases 'common' as rewards outweigh risks, experts say

Price-fixing cases 'common' as rewards outweigh risks, experts say

Various brands of bread sit on shelves in a grocery store in Toronto on Wednesday Nov. 1, 2017.
Black and white and read all over

Black and white and read all over

Boxy, the Westender mascot, at Vanier Park. Photograph By Dan Tougloet How does one say goodbye to the paper that established their career and served as a family and second home? I guess by acknowledging that it was never really mine to begin with.
B.C. engineer develops scanner to diagnose eye diseases early and save vision

B.C. engineer develops scanner to diagnose eye diseases early and save vision

Simon Fraser University engineering science Prof. Marinko Sarunic demonstrates an early prototype of a scanner to diagnose eye diseases and prevent vision loss in this undated handout photo.
Dogs find new homes, animal cruelty charges laid in puppy mill seizure

Dogs find new homes, animal cruelty charges laid in puppy mill seizure

32 adult dogs and 34 puppies have been rehabilitated and found news homes. Photo BCSPCA The British Columbia SPCA says charges have been laid following one of the largest puppy mill seizures in the province's history.