Katya Slepian

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ELECTION 2017: No firm stance on marijuana from the three B.C. parties

Federal legislation leaves distribution and enforcement up to provinces

  • Apr 23rd, 2017 1:55pm

VIDEO: Christy Clark inspired cat scratching post up for grabs

A B.C. entrepreneur is auctioning off the cat toy to raise money for First Nations youth.

  • Apr 21st, 2017 4:15pm

Black Press papers take home 53 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

Newspapers received awards in sports, news and feature writing and photography

  • Apr 19th, 2017 10:30am

Advocates say $1.8B per year will reverse B.C.’s affordable housing crisis

The funding will be use to increase the housing supply province-wide

  • Apr 10th, 2017 10:10am

$1.8B a year to reverse affordable housing crisis

The funding will be use to increase the housing supply province-wide

  • Apr 10th, 2017 10:10am

Light it up blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Every year on April 2, the organization invites the world to #lightitupblue

  • Apr 2nd, 2017 1:30am

VIDEO: Signs of the election cropping up across B.C.

Quesnel and Terrace crack down on signage, while the Lower Mainland takes a laissez-faire approach

  • Mar 30th, 2017 5:30pm

Gas prices in B.C. on the rise: GasBuddy

Analyst Dan McTeague says to expect prices to rise by up to 10 cents starting on March 30

  • Mar 30th, 2017 9:10am

B.C. voters aren’t sure who to trust on May 9: poll

New research suggests more than half of voters think Christy Clark would say anything for their vote

  • Mar 28th, 2017 4:15pm

B.C. residents save 24 megawatt hours during Earth Hour

The savings up are nine megawatt hours from 2015

  • Mar 26th, 2017 3:00pm

Former B.C. children’s watchdog sues province

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond has filed a civil claim against the province over unpaid pension benefits

  • Mar 19th, 2017 11:20am

VIDEO: Young people aren’t profiting from strong B.C. economy, says report

Generation Squeeze reports those aged 25 to 44 earn up to $10,000 less than they did in decades ago

  • Mar 15th, 2017 12:45pm

Happy Pi Day!

The irrational but delicious holiday is celebrated today

  • Mar 14th, 2017 4:30pm

B.C. judge calls for harsher sentences for fentanyl dealers

Top court says longer sentences would reflect the current “public health crisis”

  • Mar 14th, 2017 11:05am

ICBC claims up 14 per cent this winter

The auto insurer reported 292,604 claim calls from December 2016 to February 2017.

  • Mar 1st, 2017 6:00am

B.C.’s minimum wage will go up to $11.35 an hour in September

The province will have the fourth-highest minimum wage in the country

  • Feb 27th, 2017 1:00pm

Christy Clark defends Liberals’ budget

Welfare rates, MSP cuts and $10-a-day childcare were on the table

  • Feb 22nd, 2017 11:00am

B.C. residents most likely to welcome more refugees: poll

New survey also suggests one quarter of British Columbians believe Canada should have taken in more refugees in response to the U.S. ban

  • Feb 20th, 2017 2:00pm

B.C. and Ottawa reach $1.4-billion mental health and home care deal

The province is the sixth to sign a separate deal after failed attempts to secure a multilateral accord.

  • Feb 17th, 2017 3:00pm

Conservation officer attacked by cougar near Salmo

The attack is part of a rise in cougar sightings in the West Kootenays

  • Feb 15th, 2017 5:00pm