Limits to drug decriminalization may make matters worse: advocates

As Canada’s death toll rises from a toxic drug supply, advocates say it’s ‘unconscionable’ that the federal government has yet to make a decision on demands to decriminalize drug possession. drugs in some parts of the country. Not only is the delay worrying, but there is also a growing fear that the government’s final decision … Read more

Eight miners enter week four trapped in flooded Canadian mine in West Africa

More than three weeks after heavy rains cut off access to the surface, eight miners remain trapped half a kilometer underground, their status unknown, at a flooded zinc mine in West Africa owned by a Canadian. In an update posted online Monday, Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. said rescue crews are working around the clock and … Read more

Journalist whose work sparked B.C. political scandal jailed in China for commenting online

VANCOUVER — A former Chinese journalist whose reporting led to a political scandal in Canada has been sentenced to seven months in prison for comments he made online about a patriotic film about Chinese soldiers during the Korean War. Luo Changping was sentenced this week for comments he made in October mocking the film “The … Read more

BC Liberal Leader Kevin Falcon wins seat in Legislative Assembly by by-election

VANCOUVER – The leader of the BC Liberals says he will use his new seat in the Legislative Assembly to look NDP government leaders “straight in the eye and ask the tough questions.” Kevin Falcon won the Vancouver-Quilchena by-election in a landslide victory on Saturday with 6,200 votes, more than double the 2,590 ballots of … Read more

BC RCMP say incident outside mosque was not a racially motivated hate crime

By Staff The Canadian Press Published on April 30, 2022 at 10:49 p.m. Updated on April 30, 2022 at 10:50 p.m. Smaller font Decrease article font size –A Bigger font Increase article font size A+ British Columbia police say an episode involving a vehicle outside a mosque that was described as a ‘disturbing incident’ directed … Read more

Boeser scores twice as Vancouver Canucks beat LA Kings 3-2 in overtime

VANCOUVER — The results might not have mattered, but the Vancouver Canucks just weren’t going to give up on Thursday night. Trailing 2-0 to the Los Angeles Kings heading into the third period, the Canucks rallied with two goals to force overtime, then put up the game-winner with 29.7 seconds left in the period. additional. … Read more

Gill brothers latest release | The star

VANCOUVER — Growing up, twin brothers Aman and Pawan Gill looked forward to the long journey from Surrey, a suburb of Vancouver, to the heart of the city, where they could see movies from India. In 1992, it wasn’t as easy as going to the local theater. Indian films weren’t shown commercially in the city … Read more

Quinn Hughes sets scoring record as Vancouver Canucks beat Seattle Kraken 5-2

VANCOUVER — The Canucks persevered to a 5-2 win over the Seattle Kraken on Tuesday, but the win wasn’t enough to keep Vancouver’s dim playoff hopes alive. Quinn Hughes had a goal and two assists and set a franchise record for points by a Canucks defenseman. Oliver Ekman-Larsson added one each, Sheldon Dries, JT Miller … Read more

Vancouver marijuana users gather to celebrate the annual 4-20 smoke event

VANCOUVER – White marijuana smoke billowed above a sea of ​​cannabis lovers outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on Wednesday as they cheered when the clock stopped at 4:20 p.m. Police say thousands gathered at the annual Vancouver 4-20 event at the city’s art gallery to celebrate cannabis. Dakota Cross, who has been at 4-20 since … Read more

Sydney and Melbourne ranked among top five most unaffordable cities to buy property

A new study released by international property analysts has laid bare the painstaking facts facing first-time buyers in Australia. You’re probably sick of hearing how Sydney and Melbourne rank next to the world for housing affordability. In case you need a refresher, another international think tank has laid bare the painstaking facts facing first-time homebuyers … Read more