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Jenna Brown (right), said she can't imagine what her life would be like if her boyfriend, a refugee, had been banned from entering Canada.

B.C. religious leaders call on Canada to act against U.S. immigration ban

Rabbis, priests and imams urge federal government to issue temporary visas to those stuck in U.S. ports of entry.

Jenna Brown (right), said she can't imagine what her life would be like if her boyfriend, a refugee, had been banned from entering Canada.
Valerie Nicholson, once homeless in the Downtown Eastside, still lives and works in the area as a peer researcher.

Battle to beat AIDS offers lessons in fighting opioid crisis

On Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, experts in HIV/AIDS and drug overdose prevention are working together.

Valerie Nicholson, once homeless in the Downtown Eastside, still lives and works in the area as a peer researcher.
Premier Christy Clark (left) answers questions at a Greater Westside Board of Trade breakfast Friday morning in West Kelowna.Pictured with her are moderators Bobby Gidda and Elfriede Schmoll.

Premier defends her ‘real time’ reporting of pay-for-play donations

Christy Clark says a federal response to the same issue is "interesting" but her plan makes donations more transparent.

Premier Christy Clark (left) answers questions at a Greater Westside Board of Trade breakfast Friday morning in West Kelowna.Pictured with her are moderators Bobby Gidda and Elfriede Schmoll.
Tighter water restrictions welcomed: Metro Vancouver mayor

Tighter water restrictions welcomed: Metro Vancouver mayor

Darrell Mussatto says public consultation on a new water shortage response plan has yielded favourable views

Tighter water restrictions welcomed: Metro Vancouver mayor
Brandon Juhani Jansen, 20, of Coquitlam, died while a resident at a substance-abuse treatment centre in Powell River in the early morning hours of March 7.

Coroner’s inquest jury makes 21 recommendations after young man’s overdose death

Brandon Jansen of Coquitlam died last year while at a substance abuse treatment centre in Powell River.

Brandon Juhani Jansen, 20, of Coquitlam, died while a resident at a substance-abuse treatment centre in Powell River in the early morning hours of March 7.
Vancouver police looking for woman who helped stabbing victim on Halloween

Vancouver police looking for woman who helped stabbing victim on Halloween

Witnesses say the woman identified herself as a BCIT nursing practicum student while giving the man first aid at the Plaza of Nations.

Vancouver police looking for woman who helped stabbing victim on Halloween
Medical Assistance in Dying, Bill C-14.

Death is a medical choice, but not for everyone

Doctors and some patients in B.C. are learning legalization isn’t perfect

Medical Assistance in Dying, Bill C-14.
New licence plates announced to showcase B.C. parks

New licence plates announced to showcase B.C. parks

Three options include Purcell Mountains, Porteau Cove and the Kermode bear.

New licence plates announced to showcase B.C. parks
Women's sex-harassment suit against RCMP certified as class action
Women's sex-harassment suit against RCMP certified as class action
UBC marks its sexual assault awareness month with Denim Day on Jan. 18.

B.C. universities’ sexual assault policies look to avoid past mistakes

A young woman behind the bill that called for better reporting procedures looks at some recently released draft rules.

UBC marks its sexual assault awareness month with Denim Day on Jan. 18.
An oil tanker being loaded at Westridge Terminal at the end of the existing Trans Mountain pipeline in Burnaby.

Province green lights Kinder Morgan pipeline, reaches benefits deal

Environmental certificate comes with conditions in addition to those set by the National Energy Board

An oil tanker being loaded at Westridge Terminal at the end of the existing Trans Mountain pipeline in Burnaby.
Teachers on strike in Nelson in 2012.
Teachers on strike in Nelson in 2012.
UPDATE: 1,100 teachers to be hired in interim staffing deal

UPDATE: 1,100 teachers to be hired in interim staffing deal

NDP's Rob Fleming says Christy Clark government has a long way to go, thousands of classes don't even meet current class size rules

UPDATE: 1,100 teachers to be hired in interim staffing deal
The way British Columbians reserve spots for camping trips has changed this year.

New year, new camping reservation system in B.C.

Starting Jan. 2, campsites can booked around the clock, four months in advance.

The way British Columbians reserve spots for camping trips has changed this year.
Ice skating on Whonnock Lake in Maple Ridge.

Drone captures epic hockey game

The recent cold snap allowed for a perfect outdoor B.C. hockey game.

Ice skating on Whonnock Lake in Maple Ridge.
Vessels with BC Ferries could become smoke free in 2017.

BC Ferries passengers to be banned from lower decks; smoking could be thing of the past

Formal announcement on BC Ferries policy changes expected in the new year.

Vessels with BC Ferries could become smoke free in 2017.
Wilson was discovered wounded in April but recovered and found a forever home just one month later.

Thousands of animals rescued in B.C.

This past year the BC SPCA responded to a record number of large-scale seizures from puppy mills

Wilson was discovered wounded in April but recovered and found a forever home just one month later.
Ice bombs have hit several cars, falling from the Alex Fraser bridge.

Ministry to use chopper as temporary solution for snow clearing on Alex Fraser Bridge

In order to minimize closures due to falling "ice bombs," a heavy-lift helicopter will be used to blow the snow off the bridge's cables.

Ice bombs have hit several cars, falling from the Alex Fraser bridge.
B.C. to offer interest-free loans up to $37,500 to first-time homebuyers

B.C. to offer interest-free loans up to $37,500 to first-time homebuyers

Premier Christy Clark announced loan will apply to homes costing under $750,000.

B.C. to offer interest-free loans up to $37,500 to first-time homebuyers
It's an agonizing journey for those caught in the middle of the medication crackdown in B.C.

B.C. medical shift is necessary but painful

People on high doses of opioid prescriptions are being weaned down as the B.C. medical field responds to research revealing harms.

It's an agonizing journey for those caught in the middle of the medication crackdown in B.C.