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UBCM pushes for more police training, funding amid officer shortages

While RCMP train in Regina, the Justice Institute of British Columbia is the only academy available for B.C police forces

Waiving taxes, fees key to building affordable housing, UBCM hears

Provincial government affordable housing cuts left 600,000-unit deficit, delegates told

Metro Vancouver transit projects near funding deadline, says Mayors' Council

Metro Vancouver mayors continue with public campaigning to pressure senior governments for transit funding.

Machine decision-making in B.C. government must be fair and transparent, conference hears

BC Ombudsperson staff highlight fairness principles and fairness challenges to consider when developing artificial intelligence systems.

'Love robots' are moving into this B.C. seniors home

Kiwi and Mango will be spreading robotic love on the weekends

B.C. lawyer wired $2.6M to Dubai for client under U.S. stock probe

Neal Burton Wang faces discipline from the Law Society of BC after being caught moving millions of dollars through his trust account, to a company in Dubai, according to a tribunal ruling

Forest fires, housing, emergency services on UBCM conference agenda

The annual Union of BC Municipalities conference runs Sept. 18-22 in Vancouver

B.C. mining executive fined $40K for consulting misrepresentations

Bryn Gardener-Evans suggested that the B.C. Securities Commission has found difficulties with its regulations and is changing them after the fact while using him as a 'scapegoat'

Former B.C. doctor to pay US$10.4M, sell waterfront home after stock fraud admission

Former B.C. cannabis company executive and stock promoter faces a sentencing hearing for criminal conduct in November

Federal tax changes unconstitutional, Canadian lawyers claim

The Canadian Federation of Law Societies claims tax changes threaten unreasonable search and seizure protections, freedom from restraint and protection of solicitor-client privilege