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How to find Whistler Real Estate without any complications

Spring is rapidly on its way to put an end to this pesky cold front! We are beyond ready to help everyone interested in finding the most ideal Whistler real estate for you. Over the next little bit, it’s our goal to educate you on how to best go about your real estate endeavors. It’s…

Vaughn Palmer: NDP trying to shovel money out the door before botched aid program runs out

VICTORIA — The NDP government’s botched $300-million grant program for small and medium-sized business will expire as scheduled at the end of next month, Premier John Horgan said Thursday. But the New Democrats are scrambling to get the mostly unspent balance of the economic recovery fund out the door before the March 31 end of…

Premier Horgan calls for hate crime prosecutions in light of anti-Asian racism in Vancouver

Premier John Horgan wants to see violence against people-of-colour prosecuted as hate crimes, saying he’s disturbed by a Vancouver police report that shows a seven-fold increase in anti-Asian hate crimes. “We need to ensure that violence against people-of-colour is not just treated as violence but in fact hate crimes which carry much different penalties,” Horgan…

COVID-19: Five confirmed cases at Vancouver Police Department

A recent series of COVID-19 exposures has put 32 Vancouver Police employees temporarily out of commission, but department representatives say this will have not affect on service levels or public safety. VPD spokesman Sgt. Steve Addison confirmed Thursday that five department employees have recently tested positive for COVID-19, and another 27 are currently self-quarantining due…

Sex offender guilty of sending nude photos of ex-girlfriend to her new boyfriend

A Squamish sex offender has been found guilty of sending nude photos of his former girlfriend to her new boyfriend. The conviction of Russell Thomas Lamb came after the Crown argued that he had sent the intimate images as revenge for the girlfriend testifying at the sentencing hearing in his sex crimes case. The girlfriend,…

Canuck Place gets a new therapy dog to take over from the late Poppy

She is the cutest ball of fur, instinctively knowing which gravelly ill child could use some love and cuddling. And now that Gaia and her handlers have passed probation, Canuck Place has another therapy dog for the first time since her predecessor died, the much-loved and missed golden retriever Poppy. Cancer claimed her in November…

COVID-19 update for Feb. 18: B.C. records 617 new cases, four deaths | One dose of Pfizer vaccine may be enough | Infected air travellers fined $17,000 for false/misleading test results | Five confirmed cases at VPD

Here’s your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C. for Feb. 18, 2021. We’ll provide summaries of what’s going on in B.C. right here so you can get the latest news at a glance. This page will be updated regularly throughout the day, with developments added as…

Surrey Mounties warn about potentially lethal batches of drugs

Mounties in Surrey are warning there may be lethal street drugs circulating in the community after one woman died and several others overdosed in the same area early Thursday. RCMP say shortly after 2 a.m. police attended a residence near 106th Avenue and 140th Street after being notified by the B.C. Ambulance Service of a…

COVID-19: Daily case count suddenly jumps in B.C.

B.C.’s COVID-19 curve, which has been trending downward for weeks, has experienced a significant spike with 617 new cases announced on Thursday. The figure is the first time the province’s highest daily case count has exceeded 500 since Jan. 29 and it’s the highest one-day total since Jan. 7, when 761 British Columbians tested positive for…

SPCA seizes 40 dogs in raid on Salmo sled-dog operation

The B.C. SPCA has iced a West Kootenay sled dog operation that had been keeping its animals in allegedly distressing conditions. Forty dogs were seized on Feb. 16, after SPCA animal protection officers served a warrant on the property, located outside of Salmo. The SPCA said there were several concerns about the dogs’ welfare and…