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Wine store uses mayor's stepping aside announcement to promote champagne sales

Wine store uses mayor's stepping aside announcement to promote champagne sales

News of Mayor Gregor Robertson’s decision to not seek re-election has lit up social media to the point that the outgoing’s mayor’s name is now trending Canada-wide.
Skier rescued after North Vancouver backcountry avalanche

Skier rescued after North Vancouver backcountry avalanche

North Shore Rescue members prepare to stretcher an injured skier out of the North Vancouver backcountry following an avalanche Tuesday.
Mayor Gregor Robertson reveals he won't run for re-election in 2018

Mayor Gregor Robertson reveals he won't run for re-election in 2018

2018 will mark the end of an era in Vancouver civic politics: Mayor Gregor Robertson has revealed he does not plan to run for the office again this fall.
Neighbours take B.C. condo owner to court over allegations of prostitution

Neighbours take B.C. condo owner to court over allegations of prostitution

A condo owner has been ordered to stop using his property for business purposes — including alleged "prostitution related activities" — after his neighbours went to court armed with evidence they put together through their sleuthing.
B.C. Lottery Corp. boosts policies for high rollers at casinos

B.C. Lottery Corp. boosts policies for high rollers at casinos

Shutterstock New rules are being brought in for big-spending gamblers at British Columbia's casinos. The B.C. Lottery Corp. now requires anyone spending $10,000 or more at casinos within a 24-hour period to prove the source of their funds.
North Van widower ordered to pay $246,000 for deceased wife’s fraud

North Van widower ordered to pay $246,000 for deceased wife’s fraud

A Lynn Valley widower has been ordered to pay more than $250,000 and forfeit half of his interest in the family home to pay back the money his wife embezzled from the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.
Save-On-Foods also offering $25 bread price-fixing reward

Save-On-Foods also offering $25 bread price-fixing reward

Save-On-Foods is now offering their customers $25 each as compensation in response to the Loblaws bread price-fixing scandal.
17 assisted death patients turned away from Catholic hospitals in Vancouver

17 assisted death patients turned away from Catholic hospitals in Vancouver

St Paul’s Hospital. Photo Shutterstock Two incidents in British Columbia have renewed a debate about whether faith-based health institutions that receive public funding should be allowed to opt out of offering medical assistance in dying.
Opioid addiction an often-hidden problem in the South Asian community

Opioid addiction an often-hidden problem in the South Asian community

Dr. Rupinder Brar, an addictions specialist, poses for a photograph in Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday January 9, 2018. A medical clinic in B.C.
Vancouver breaks visitor record for fourth consecutive year

Vancouver breaks visitor record for fourth consecutive year

Vancouver gets approximately 230 cruise ship calls annually. Photograph By TOURISM VANCOUVER/BARBERSHOP FILMS 2014 was a banner year for tourism in Vancouver. 2015 was even better. 2016 pushed the bar even higher with 10 million visitors.
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