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Can Canada's sexual assault laws deal with virtual groping?

Two Canadian lawyers suggest that if an avatar is an extension of a person, then an abuse toward the avatar is an abuse toward the person.

How the new Liberal-NDP deal will impact British Columbians

The new deal makes many promises, including introducing a new dental care program for low-income Canadians. But those savings are likely to be "eaten up" by higher housing costs, according to one...

B.C. businessman's $50M Putin 'war criminal' reward gets positive responses

Responses have come in from Toronto, New York, Los Angeles and Victoria.

Feds fast-track oligarch-busting registry — here's what it means for B.C.

A coalition of advocacy groups has been lobbying the federal government for years to establish a registry, similar to what's found in the U.S. and many European countries.

B.C. groups call on Alaska to halt interception of Canadian salmon

Researchers initially thought Alaskan salmon interceptions were concentrated to fish returning to the Skeena and Nass rivers. New data suggests the problem is more widespread.

Man alleging sexual abuse at B.C. seminary wants former employee to appear for discovery

A man who alleges he was sexually abused by Mission Roman Catholic priests and a seminary employee wants that employee to appear for discovery.

B.C. parent group appeals to maintain mask mandate in schools

Safe Schools Coalition BC says public schools are not a place where families and children can "manage their own risk."

B.C.'s legal system gets funding boost

The NDP has earmarked $8.19 million to assist in access to justice throughout B.C., funds that will be split between legal aid, assisting youth and families, training young lawyers and ensuring...

Embezzlement guilty plea expected from former Abbotsford police finance officer

In 2017, the former Abbotsford Police Department employee was ordered to pay back more than $300,000 to the city, according to police.