Katya Slepian

BC Cannabis Store sees 20,000 transactions in first week of legalization

The government-run store in Kamloopsis the only legal brick-and-mortar retail outlet in B.C.

‘Naturally occurring’ anthrax kills 13 bison in northeastern B.C.

Health officials say there is no risk to the public

BC Cancer gets anonymous $18M donation

Second-largest donation in the foundation’s history to be used for new program

Rate hike could ‘compound’ slowdown of B.C real housing market: realtor

Rate increase will likely mean buyers take a more cautious approach

Canada seizes $1.4M in illicit pharmaceuticals as part of international sting

Majority of products seized were sexual enhancements drugs

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Maple Ridge boy looks for missing arm, Metro Vancouverites may have to pay more for parking and more

Metro Vancouver parking fees could rise to help pay for transit

Province tables bill that would generate an extra $10 million each year

Pipeline opponents blast Trans Mountain re-approval plan

Environmental advocates, First Nations leaders say NEB review has same flaws as it had before

Outdoor retailer MEC vows to boost diversity after online complaint

Mountain Equipment Co-op was criticized for perpetuating a white-only picture of the outdoors

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Ultra low-cost flights to Iceland, Abbotsford mom stuck in Africa over adoption delay and more

Oil spill response drill happening in Vancouver harbour

Staff will respond to a simulated 150K litre spill

B.C. sailor surprised by humpback whale playing under her boat

Jodi Klahm-Kozicki said the experience was ‘magical’ near Denman Island

Vancouver cops, four-legged pals pose for police dog calendar

Proceeds go to fighting cancer and helping sick kids

Voter turnout at 36% in B.C.’s municipal election

Vancouver saw 39% turnout, Surrey saw 33%

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Surrey’s new mayor has big promises to keep, a crash claims a life of Fraser Valley man

Canada Post strikes leaves small shops in the lurch as holidays approach: CFIB

Rotating strikes began in Victoria, Edmonton, Halifax and Windsor

Canada Post union announces rotating strikes in four Canadian cities

Mail will still be delivered but it will be delayed

Every vote counts: 10 tightest races in B.C.’s municipal elections

Peachland saw their election decided by just one vote