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Supreme Court dismisses B.C.'s appeal on TMX

Highest court swiftly, unanimously rejects challenge by provincial government

Burnaby auto shop, homes part of $7.5-million civil forfeiture suit

The province alleges ties to drug trafficking and money laundering

Province seeking to seize properties associated with Squamish cannabis dispensary

Director of civil forfeiture alleges Grass Roots Medicinal Cannabis is an “unlawful” dispensary

Growth slows for B.C.’s interior design industry

Increased residential work offsets drop in commercial and hospitality revenue

Former party leader Andrew Weaver quits Green caucus, will sit as independent

Former B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver has quit the party’s caucus and will sit in the legislature as an independent for the duration of his term. The Oak Bay-Gordon Head MLA announced the...

BC Civil Liberties enters Coastal GasLink fray

BC Civil Liberties Association files complaint against RCMP

No consensus on what constitutes consent in UNDRIP

Forum on UNDRIP underscores how ill-defined some key tenets are

Surrey aims to follow Vancouver with a ban on plastic bags

The ban that Surrey's mayor wants to take effect January 2021 could face legal hurdles

An official opposition forms against Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum

Councillors Brenda Locke and Jack Hundial start paving road for 2022 election against former leader

Analyst: Focus on double criminality in Meng Wanzhou case may be ineffective

The filing of documents last week from the Crown in the Meng Wanzhou extradition case indicates prosecutors want to focus at least the early part of the upcoming hearings on the issue of double...