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Solitary confinement rules are struck down by B.C. judge

Solitary confinement rules are struck down by B.C. judge

A solitary confinement cell is shown in a undated handout photo from the Office of the Correctional Investigator.
22-year-old Ferrari driver fined for earlier high-speed bridge run

22-year-old Ferrari driver fined for earlier high-speed bridge run

Wang had his Ferrari impounded after police clocked him going 210 kilometers per hour on the Lions Gate Bridge last July.
Canadian politicians react, reach out to family of slain 15-year-old boy

Canadian politicians react, reach out to family of slain 15-year-old boy

Vancouver police chief Adam Palmer speaks at a press conference Monday about the gang shooting that led to the death of a 15-year-old Coquitlam boy.
Man allegedly provokes fight with 2 VPD officers, both end up in hospital

Man allegedly provokes fight with 2 VPD officers, both end up in hospital

File photo Vancouver police say one officer is recovering from a severely broken leg and a second officer has sprained fingers after subduing an agitated man near the city's entertainment district. Sgt.
West coast mayors cheer widening of Highway 4

West coast mayors cheer widening of Highway 4

Section of Hwy 4 to be widened. Photo courtesy TranBC Ucluelet and Tofino mayors are cheering provincial government plans to fix and widen the most notorious stretch of Highway 4, the route to Vancouver Island’s southwest coast.
B.C. hotel offers 3 hour "Quickie" stays as cheap Valentine's promotion

B.C. hotel offers 3 hour "Quickie" stays as cheap Valentine's promotion

Photo courtesy Zed Ever heard of Hotel Zed ? Their whole thing is kitsch, with locations in Victoria and Kelowna sporting a sort of retro 70s hippie vibe.
Teen shooting victim described as amazing, trustworthy and sweet

Teen shooting victim described as amazing, trustworthy and sweet

Alfred Wong, an innocent teen who was killed in a gang shoot out Saturday, is described as amazing, trustworthy and sweet
Vancouver Art Gallery expansion project stalled

Vancouver Art Gallery expansion project stalled

Rendering of part of the VAG building envisioned for Larwill Park. Photo via VAG Several new art galleries have opened in B.C.
Prosecutor wants community sentence in B.C. politics breach of trust case

Prosecutor wants community sentence in B.C. politics breach of trust case

Brian Bonney A special prosecutor says a former government communications director for British Columbia's Liberal party should serve a community sentence of 12 to 23 months after he pleaded guilty to breach of trust.
12% of our readers fear upcoming "boozy ball pit" will be filled with puke

12% of our readers fear upcoming "boozy ball pit" will be filled with puke

I didn't expect everybody to be on board with THIS STORY about an upcoming Vancouver event where a promoter is making a boozy ball pit complete with 200,000 plastic balls, alcohol and DJs.