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A Coquitlam high school is now offering a fishing course as an elective

A Coquitlam high school is now offering a fishing course as an elective

Lorenzo Cirillo casts his line into the Coquitlam River to demonstrate fly fishing techniques for The Tri-City News.
Parents urged to apply for $1,200 B.C. education grant

Parents urged to apply for $1,200 B.C. education grant

Photo Shutterstock Parents and guardians of eligible children are reminded that a deadline is fast approaching to sign up for the $1,200 B.C. Training and Education Savings Grant (BCTESG). Children born in 2006 or later are eligible for the grant.
Canadian winemakers uncork ad campaign to 'Free My Grapes'

Canadian winemakers uncork ad campaign to 'Free My Grapes'

Grumpy old government takes on a beautiful bottle of cabernet sauvignon in a new ad campaign by Canadian wine makers.
City shuts down Downtown Eastside SRO due to 'deplorable negligence'

City shuts down Downtown Eastside SRO due to 'deplorable negligence'

Photo Dan Toulgoet The City of Vancouver is shutting down a decrepit residence on the Downtown Eastside, where some of the city's most vulnerable have been living in what the CEO of a non-profit housing society said are mould- and feces-ridden condit
Wife of missing man tries to financially buoy family in the wake of tragic loss

Wife of missing man tries to financially buoy family in the wake of tragic loss

Leah Bliss at her and Dan’s Squamish home. The glass in the background says “Happy Birthday Olive,” for the couple’s daughter.
All B.C. ski resorts get free pass from speculation tax

All B.C. ski resorts get free pass from speculation tax

Big White near Kelowna: B.C. ski resorts welcome the exemption from B.C.’s controversial tax on seasonal property owners: but some agents say the sector is still recovering from the 2008 recession.
Charges possible after robbery suspect shot: B.C. police watchdog

Charges possible after robbery suspect shot: B.C. police watchdog

Police line/Shutterstock British Columbia's police watchdog has sent a report to the provincial prosecution service for consideration of charges against a Burnaby RCMP officer.
Prolific Richmond parcel thief suspect arrested, charged

Prolific Richmond parcel thief suspect arrested, charged

Image: Screen grab from security footage posted to Reddit. A man suspected of carrying out a series of doorstep parcel thefts in Richmond has been arrested and charged by the RCMP.
LDB chooses Shopify to handle online cannabis sales

LDB chooses Shopify to handle online cannabis sales

Cannabis/Shutterstock The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) has chosen e-commerce platform Shopify to handle online sales of non-medical cannabis to the public.
Canadians warned to look out for invasive giant hogweed that burns, blinds

Canadians warned to look out for invasive giant hogweed that burns, blinds

A giant hogweed plant is shown in a Nature Conservancy of Canada handout photo. Experts are warning Canadians to be on the lookout for a dangerous plant that can cause three-degree burns.