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CMHA advocates for decriminalization to address opioid crisis

CMHA advocates for decriminalization to address opioid crisis

Fentanyl. Photo courtesy RCMP The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is calling on the federal government to decriminalize the personal possession of all illegal drugs to help solve the opioid crisis.
Rio Theatre crowdfunding campaign makes history

Rio Theatre crowdfunding campaign makes history

The Rio Theatre’s Indiegogo campaign closed on Monday night after raising $500,000 in 50 days. Lea and a team of investors now need to come with up with another $2.5 million before May 7.
RCMP looking for hero who performed CPR on heart attack victim on the SeaBus

RCMP looking for hero who performed CPR on heart attack victim on the SeaBus

file photo Cindy Goodman, North Shore News North Vancouver RCMP are looking for a local hero. Shortly after the 8:45 a.m.
Vancouver Park Board doubles down on doobies at Sunset Beach

Vancouver Park Board doubles down on doobies at Sunset Beach

Damage from last year’s 4/20 rally at Sunset Beach caused the temporary closure of fields near Sunset Beach. Photograph By DAN TOULGOET The Vancouver Park Board has yet again reaffirmed its opposition to Friday’s 4/20 rally at Sunset Beach.
Driver strikes 6-year-old in North Vancouver

Driver strikes 6-year-old in North Vancouver

A Google Earth image shows roughly the place where a driver struck a child walking to school Monday morning. image supplied North Vancouver RMCP are investigating after a driver struck a six-year-old walking to school Monday morning.
Canadians warned to watch out for counterfeit dresses, apparel online

Canadians warned to watch out for counterfeit dresses, apparel online

Photo Pexels From wedding dresses to summer apparel, consumers planning to add new items to their wardrobes are being warned to watch out for knock-off brand name merchandise that is increasingly tricking online shoppers.
UBC professor says sex robots could improve marriage

UBC professor says sex robots could improve marriage

Photo Shutterstock University of B.C. economics professor Marina Adshade argues that sex robots could improve marriages by making them more about love and less about sex.
Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

In this Saturday, Aug. 23, 2003 file photo, a whale is hauled on a fishing boat after it was killed in the Atlantic Ocean, off the west coast of Iceland.
4/19 pot panel wants to clear the air regarding cannabis and youth

4/19 pot panel wants to clear the air regarding cannabis and youth

The night before Vancouver’s 4/20 celebrations, CBC is hosting a panel for kids and parents to discuss marijuana-related issues.
B.C.'s attorney general calls Alberta fuel-ban bill a 'bluff'

B.C.'s attorney general calls Alberta fuel-ban bill a 'bluff'

Cedar George-Parker addresses the crowd as protesters opposed to the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline extension defy a court order and block an entrance to the company’s property, in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday April 7, 2018.
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