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Gangster Aman Manj killed after more than a decade in lifestyle
In 2008, brothers Aman and Jodh Manj were driving around south Vancouver hunting their rivals during a violent period in Lower Mainland gang violence. With the murder of 35-year-old Aman on Wednesday — almost three years after Jodh was gunned down in Mexico — their life story has an all-too-familiar ending. “You can go back […]
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Terry Lake: How will Canada’s next government tackle the needs of our aging society?
Opinion: Rather than allowing our healthcare system to buckle under the weight of surging demand, Canada’s next government must immediately implement reforms to our immigration system
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Canadian Labour Congress and research company in the hot seat over election ad targeting Green's Paul Manly
The Facebook ad that was seen by thousands of voters said a poll by Advanced Symbolics, which was cited in the ad, showed the NDP was leading in the riding and that a vote for Manly would split the vote and allow the Liberals to win instead of the NDP.
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Vaughn Palmer: Housing goals clearly the priority as Eby cuts deal with developer
Opiniomn: Housing minister wants to make deals to build more affordable housing — no reasonable offer will be refused
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20-year-old man charged with manslaughter in 2019 death of teen in Langley
The RCMP say investigators interviewed more than 100 witnesses and received more than 100 tips, culminating in evidence being presented to the BC Prosecution Service.
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Trans Mountain hunts for heirs to quirky Langley legacy of long-dead financier
James C. Kavanagh cashed in when Canadian National Railway took over most of his holdings in Langley Township, but two bits of property were left over, which might be worth something to his heirs now.
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Election 2021: Cost of living, managing COVID-19 top-of-mind for B.C. voters
A Leger poll, commissioned exclusively for Postmedia News, asked survey respondents to prioritize a number of issues.
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To avoid delays at polls Monday, go at less-busy times: Elections Canada
Across the country, there has been a larger advanced turnout than in the past — more than 5.7 million votes cast, 18 per cent higher than in the 2019 federal election.
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Memorial service planned for passionate Indigenous rights advocate
A memorial service is planned for Saturday for passionate Indigenous advocate and successful novelist Leslie Pinder.
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Vancouver Island woman runs to ambulance station while on hold with 911
In all, it took 11 minutes to get through to the ambulance service and another 19 minutes for the ambulance to arrive.
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Ian Mulgrew: Casino cash tied to property-backed loans
JIN: "(I am) a member of a private lending business serving a clientele with diverse needs. Sometimes, I lend my money; at times, I lend my associates' money."
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B.C. south coast braces for heavy rain as first storm of the season hits
The region could get 50 to 100 mm of rain on Friday, or as much rain as we've seen for the entire summer.
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Protesters not 'terrorists': Lawyers argue against Fairy Creek injunction extension
A British Columbia court heard today from lawyers who say people from all walks of life with concerns about protecting old-growth trees from logging on Vancouver Island are being treated like terrorists by the police and a forestry company. The lawyers represent about half a dozen people who oppose a court application by Teal Cedar […]
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Police identify man whose body was found near Nicola Lake, classify death as homicide
Officers found the body in the rural area Tuesday and initially described the death as suspicious.
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Douglas Todd: Parties mostly duck immigration and refugee issues in Election 2021
Opinion: A look at the migration issues the parties are taking on this election — or studiously avoiding
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Why don't all B.C. workers get Sept. 30 off for Truth and Reconciliation Day?
Here are five things to know about Truth and Reconciliation Day, a new federal statutory holiday in Canada on Sept. 30.
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Comparing vaccine passports to residential schools 'repugnant': B.C. chiefs
Vancouver-Quadra PPC candidate Renate Siekmann sent a pamphlet to voters in her riding this week with “no vaccine passport” and “discrimination is wrong” written on a photo of Indigenous children at a residential school in 1880.
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B.C.: 15 bestselling books for the week of Sept. 11
Compiled by the Association of Book Publishers of B.C.
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International: 30 bestselling books for the week of Sept. 11
Compiled by Bookmanager using weekly sales statistics from over 250 Canadian independent book stores.
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Former top judge's new novel makes a good case for legal thrillers
Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Beverley McLachlin — the first woman to ever hold that job — has returned to the realm of writing with her new novel Denial.
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5 things to know about Local Valley by José González
New Music reviews: Jose Gonzalez, Adrian Sutherland, Alien Weaponry
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BC Lions to give hundreds of tickets to residential school survivors for game against Roughriders
Both the BC Lions and the Saskatchewan Roughriders will wear special orange shirts to honour residential school survivors at their game on Sept. 24.
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Some gas furnaces commonly used in B.C. responsible for dangerous carbon monoxide exposures: report
The safety authority says Carrier Gas furnaces produced between 1989 and 2011 had a design flaw that allowed CO to circulate back into the home.
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COVID-19 update for Sept. 16: 661 new cases, seven deaths | Cases surge in North America | Peace River South only health area in B.C. with less than 50 per cent vaccination rate | Police hope for voluntary compliance on vaccine cards
Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.
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Vancouver Weather: Sunshine, with increasing cloud
Environment and Climate Change Canada has posted a special weather alert for heavy rain on Friday.
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UN gangster shot dead at downtown Vancouver hotel
The shooting comes after a lull in a violent year of shootings and murders in the Lower Mainland gang conflict
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Election 2021: Climate advocates hope strategic voting can push preferred candidates to the top in key B.C. ridings
Environmental organization 350Canada has endorsed 29 NDP and Green candidates, including 11 in B.C.
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Climate advocates hope strategic voting can push preferred candidates to the top in key B.C. ridings
Advocacy groups that are demanding more action on climate change are urging their supporters to get behind candidates in key ridings and help them to victory in next week’s election. The aim is to give endorsed candidates a greater chance of winning ridings where supporters of climate action often split their vote among NDP, Liberals […]
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Vancouver police investigate fatal shooting at downtown hotel
Postmedia has learned the victim was a significant player in the United Nations gang.
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Vaughn Palmer: Horgan shrugs off latest U.S. threat to B.C. cruise ship business
Opinion: Premier showing 'arrogant overconfidence' is hoping new U.S. law will not be approved
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