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Metro Vancouver breaks records for Bike to Work and School Week

Metro Vancouver breaks records for Bike to Work and School Week

Photo from Hub Cycling A record number of people in Metro Vancouver participated in Bike to Work and School Week this year, according to HUB Cycling.
Risks of pot-smoking ignored: UVic professor

Risks of pot-smoking ignored: UVic professor

Canada should be doing more to warn people, especially youth, about the risks of marijuana use as the federal government gets ready to legalize recreational pot this summer, a University of Victoria professor says.
Hereditary chief to lead Vision Vancouver into October civic election

Hereditary chief to lead Vision Vancouver into October civic election

Ian Campbell photo Vision Vancouver The number of candidates running for mayor of Vancouver is growing ahead of civic elections on Oct. 20 in communities across British Columbia.
Police: Case of 2 men missing in B.C. since May 16 considered suspicious

Police: Case of 2 men missing in B.C. since May 16 considered suspicious

Photos via RCMP Police on Vancouver Island say the disappearance of two men who were last seen on May 16 is now considered suspicious and the case has been handed over to the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit.
A Squamish company says it's sucking carbon from the air and making fuel with it

A Squamish company says it's sucking carbon from the air and making fuel with it

Carbon Engineering’s pilot plant in Squamish, B.C. is seen in this undated handout photo. A Canadian company is entering the race to suck carbon from the sky and turn it into automotive fuels.
Alleged international money launderer arrested in B.C.

Alleged international money launderer arrested in B.C.

River Rock Casino and Resort A man suspected of being a "high roller" and international money launderer has been arrested in B.C.
Grey whale buried at B.C. dump exhumed added to provincial museum's collection

Grey whale buried at B.C. dump exhumed added to provincial museum's collection

Mike deRoos of Cetacea Contracting brushes off the dirt from the bones of a grey whale that was buried at the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District’s West Coast Landfill in 2015.
Legal pot not a public health or safety threat, researchers tell Senate

Legal pot not a public health or safety threat, researchers tell Senate

Photo Shutterstock Doctors and researchers are telling Canadian politicians there is little evidence that legalized marijuana poses a threat to public health and safety. Dr. M.J. Milloy with the B.C.
Foreign-investor impact unknown, admits CMHC

Foreign-investor impact unknown, admits CMHC

Eric Bond, market analysis principal with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.: “We do not know, concretely, what the impact of foreign capital has been on the Vancouver housing market” | Submitted A lead analyst for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp.
City approves 46 temporary modular housing units for Little Mountain

City approves 46 temporary modular housing units for Little Mountain

Little Mountain redevelopment site in a photo take in 2015. The city has identified a portion of the site as the next potential location for temporary modular housing.