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Vancouver police crack down on pop-up pot vendors

Vancouver police crack down on pop-up pot vendors

Officers raided merchants’ tables on Robson Square late Sunday

Vancouver police crack down on pop-up pot vendors
Debbie Anderson outside the Chilliwack Law Courts after her trial wrapped up July 6, 2017. Anderson was convicted on Nov. 3 with evading taxes and fraud for teaching others that paying income taxes is optional. Her sentencing hearing continued Jan. 22, 2018. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)                                Debbie Anderson outside the Chilliwack Law Courts after her trial wrapped up July 6. Anderson was convicted on Nov. 3 with evading taxes and fraud for teaching others that paying income taxes is optional. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Crown seeks 4.5 years jail for B.C. woman convicted of counselling tax evasion

Debbie Anderson the latest from group to face jail for teaching debunked ‘natural person’ theory

Debbie Anderson outside the Chilliwack Law Courts after her trial wrapped up July 6, 2017. Anderson was convicted on Nov. 3 with evading taxes and fraud for teaching others that paying income taxes is optional. Her sentencing hearing continued Jan. 22, 2018. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)                                Debbie Anderson outside the Chilliwack Law Courts after her trial wrapped up July 6. Anderson was convicted on Nov. 3 with evading taxes and fraud for teaching others that paying income taxes is optional. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
Bell Media, NFL take appeal over Super Bowl ad rules to top court

Bell Media, NFL take appeal over Super Bowl ad rules to top court

At issue is a ban on substituting American ads with Canadian ones during the game’s broadcast

Bell Media, NFL take appeal over Super Bowl ad rules to top court
Pitt Meadows Arena. (THE NEWS/files)

Man lives despite malfunctioning defibrillator at B.C. arena

A middle-aged man went into cardiac arrest after at game at Pitt Meadows Arena last Wednesday.

Pitt Meadows Arena. (THE NEWS/files)
UPDATE: Brother of B.C. teen killed by stray bullet says the death left a void

UPDATE: Brother of B.C. teen killed by stray bullet says the death left a void

Alfred Wong, 15, was gunned down in Vancouver while on his way home from dinner with his family

UPDATE: Brother of B.C. teen killed by stray bullet says the death left a void
Dianna Agron, who stars in Hollow in the Land, appears in the trailer for the movie.

Movie filmed in Castlegar B.C. opens Friday

Hollow in the Land starring Dianna Agron will be playing in select cinemas.

Dianna Agron, who stars in Hollow in the Land, appears in the trailer for the movie.
Second-year pro defenceman Joe Hicketts (left), seen here during his Victoria Royals days, will play his first NHL game tonight. He’ll suit up for the Detroit Red Wings in New Jersey against the Devils. Don Denton/Black Press

Former Victoria junior Hicketts making his NHL debut tonight

Second-year pro, Kamloops native, called up from Grands Rapids of the AHL

Second-year pro defenceman Joe Hicketts (left), seen here during his Victoria Royals days, will play his first NHL game tonight. He’ll suit up for the Detroit Red Wings in New Jersey against the Devils. Don Denton/Black Press
VIDEO: Massive waves destroy chunks of Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail

VIDEO: Massive waves destroy chunks of Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail

Some viewpoints will be closed for the foreseeable future because you won’t even know they were there

VIDEO: Massive waves destroy chunks of Ucluelet’s Wild Pacific Trail
Road conditions wreak havoc for Comox Valley drivers

Road conditions wreak havoc for Comox Valley drivers

Icy road conditions early Monday morning kept first responders very busy throughout…

Road conditions wreak havoc for Comox Valley drivers
Lower-risk landing options could have avoided B.C. seaplane crash: TSB

Lower-risk landing options could have avoided B.C. seaplane crash: TSB

TSB releases report on seaplane crash during a water landing in 2016 near First Nations community

Lower-risk landing options could have avoided B.C. seaplane crash: TSB
A cougar walks across the street as a Mountie attends to a traffic stop in Banff, Alta. in this handout image taken from an RCMP dash camera video. (Handout/RCMP via The Canadian Press)

Cougar window shops at Banff grocery store

An RCMP officer spots a cougar outside an Alberta grocery store

A cougar walks across the street as a Mountie attends to a traffic stop in Banff, Alta. in this handout image taken from an RCMP dash camera video. (Handout/RCMP via The Canadian Press)
Police fear fewer fentanyl imports don’t signal the end of the overdose crisis

Police fear fewer fentanyl imports don’t signal the end of the overdose crisis

RCMP say it’s just as likely that criminal are getting more clever

Police fear fewer fentanyl imports don’t signal the end of the overdose crisis
Brigitte Rudan and her toddler, Alexander, caught the monster wave storm from a safe viewing area established on the Wild Pacific Trail. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)

Tofino and Ucluelet wowed by biggest waves in a decade

“Even in pictures you show the kids and that, unless you’re witnessing it live, it’s like no other.”

Brigitte Rudan and her toddler, Alexander, caught the monster wave storm from a safe viewing area established on the Wild Pacific Trail. (Nora O’Malley / Westerly News)
Illustration of the new Johnson Street Bridge, which will have the final major components installed this weekend. Courtesy of the City of Victoria

EDITORIAL: Optimism around Victoria bridge, pessimism as well

As Johnson Street Bridge project nears completion, how will taxpayers judge this council?

  • Jan 22, 2018
Illustration of the new Johnson Street Bridge, which will have the final major components installed this weekend. Courtesy of the City of Victoria
Paige Farries set a one-day record by scoring nine tries in Day One of the University of Alberta Rugby 7s Tournament on Saturday. The UVic Vikes were perfect under the dome at Foote Field in Edmonton, winning all six matches to secure the tournament victory. Photo by Don Voaklander

Vikes women run to 6-0, win first rugby sevens tourney of season

UVic Vikes this week: Hoops teams host shoot for the cure

Paige Farries set a one-day record by scoring nine tries in Day One of the University of Alberta Rugby 7s Tournament on Saturday. The UVic Vikes were perfect under the dome at Foote Field in Edmonton, winning all six matches to secure the tournament victory. Photo by Don Voaklander
B.C. Green leader Andrew Weaver agreed to support Premier John Horgan’s NDP government last summer. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. VIEWS: LNG won’t bring John Horgan’s NDP down

Green leader Andrew Weaver’s Donald Trump-like Twitter tirade is just for show

B.C. Green leader Andrew Weaver agreed to support Premier John Horgan’s NDP government last summer. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Marijke Dake enlightens the CSRD board with her research on coal dust that escapes trains passing through the Shuswap. Lachlan Labere/Eagle Valley News

Coal dust escaping rail cars spurs B.C. petition

Local governments are on board with Shuswap resident’s request for better control of escaping particulate

Marijke Dake enlightens the CSRD board with her research on coal dust that escapes trains passing through the Shuswap. Lachlan Labere/Eagle Valley News
New development in missing plane near Revelstoke

New development in missing plane near Revelstoke

The family of Ashley Bourgeault believe they have found a new clue

New development in missing plane near Revelstoke
Lawyers slam ‘de facto expulsion’ of student guilty of sexual interference

Lawyers slam ‘de facto expulsion’ of student guilty of sexual interference

Calgary student guilty of sexual assault of a minor allowed to finish semester

Lawyers slam ‘de facto expulsion’ of student guilty of sexual interference
Education Minister Rob Fleming (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. NDP set to restructure union bargaining

School trustees to regain control over employer group

Education Minister Rob Fleming (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
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