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Vancouver man faces new money-laundering charge in college admissions scandal

Vancouver man faces new money-laundering charge in college admissions scandal

Vancouver businessman David Sidoo faces an additional charge of conspiracy to commit money laundering for his alleged role in a college admissions scandal in the United States.
B.C. ticket sales act aims to crack down on online scalping

B.C. ticket sales act aims to crack down on online scalping

The province’s proposed ticket sales act would ban ticket bots and mass-buying software, as well as force scalpers to compensate ticket purchasers if convicted in court of violating the legislation.
New route chosen as False Creek Flats arterial

New route chosen as False Creek Flats arterial

After eight days of meetings and deliberations, the False Creek Flats arterial community panel has settled on a route for the new arterial connection.
When it comes to housing Vancouver’s homeless, we need to think small

When it comes to housing Vancouver’s homeless, we need to think small

In Canada and across the U.S., cities are setting up “tiny house villages” for the homeless, comprising small, colourful structures 8 feet by 12 feet.
NDP law presumes guilt, violates constitution, civil libertarians say

NDP law presumes guilt, violates constitution, civil libertarians say

B.C.’s new Community Safety Act violates the basic democratic principle of the presumption of innocence and is unconstitutional.
Guess how many people didn’t use a lawyer in a B.C. courtroom last year

Guess how many people didn’t use a lawyer in a B.C. courtroom last year

Today I bring you mostly facts and stats, beginning with this curious category: the number of people who represented themselves in court without a lawyer.
No federally funded police officers dedicated to money laundering investigations: report

No federally funded police officers dedicated to money laundering investigations: report

The federal government has no dedicated police officers actively investigating money laundering in B.C., according to a new report from special investigator Peter German.
Burnaby man charged with sex assault in alleged SkyTrain groping of child

Burnaby man charged with sex assault in alleged SkyTrain groping of child

A 57-year-old Burnaby man charged with sexual assault for allegedly groping a seven-year-old girl on SkyTrain earlier this year is scheduled to make his first appearance in B.C. Provincial Court this week.
Massive power outages across Metro Vancouver close BCIT campuses

Massive power outages across Metro Vancouver close BCIT campuses

Crews at BC Hydro were on site in several locations throughout the Lower Mainland today due to multiple power outages in Burnaby and Vancouver.
Vancouver gas prices set all-time record high, expected to climb into summer

Vancouver gas prices set all-time record high, expected to climb into summer

Metro Vancouver gas prices have broken the all-time record high with a number of stations showing 164.9 cents per litre on Monday morning.