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Canadian writers, actors join Twitter boycott

Canadian writers and actors are boycotting Twitter amid Weinstein sex scandal

Pig roast event set to grill on Oct. 21.

Organizer Ship Shore to feature pigmasters Big Bacon Fat Moose Brian

Murky timeline the focus of Las Vegas shooting probe

Authorities are still at a lost as to why Stephen Paddock opened fire on the country music festival

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        Employees killed in foiled US prison break

        Two employees were killed in foiled North Carolina prison break

        Canadian family held captive by Taliban-linked group leave Pakistan

        The family, with three young children, had been held captive for years

        Nanaimo woman has same bike stolen twice in one week

        Bike stolen for a second time on the owner’s way back home from the police station

        VIDEO: Ex-Canuck Willie Mitchell spots rare salmon shark off Tofino

        ‘Fishing and eating tuna is marvellous. But it’s what you see out there.’

        Taxpayers’ group presents B.C. pre-budget committee with Top 10 list

        List compiled from survey of 15,000-strong provincial membership

        Rain and darkness can be a deadly combination

        ICBC stats show nine out of 10 drivers worry about hitting a pedestrian at night, particularly in wet weather.

        LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

        Suicidal thoughts and attempts go down by half for straight males in schools with GSAs.

        Canadian doctor warns parents to lock up medication so teens don’t steal it

        B.C. police chief says parents often don’t notice one or two missing pills

        PHOTOS: Winners of the BC SCPA wildlife contest

        Three finalists in the Wildlife-In-Focus photography contest hail from Vancouver Island.

        B.C. women still battling for medication coverage

        Vernon and Victoria women fighting to get the drug they need to survive covered under B.C. medical

        UPDATED: Police investigate deadly fall at UBC

        Person dies after a fall from a crane at a construction site at the Point Grey campus

        B.C. hits record number of illicit drug overdose deaths : coroner

        More than 1,000 people have died as a result of the overdose crisis in 2017

        VIDEO: IIO called to Qualicum Beach after officer-involved shooting

        One man is dead after police were called to the side of the highway for reports of a man harming himself

        B.C. report recommends treating certain opioid addicts with injections

        BC Centre on Substance Use releases guidelines for those for whom other methods haven’t worked

        Canadian-American family held captive by Taliban-linked group released

        The family, with three young children, had been held captive for years

        Questions remain about police response to Las Vegas massacre

        Revised timeline raises more concerns about deadly mass shooting

        B.C. Wine Institute reaching out to California

        Local industry urged to show support for colleagues affected by California wildfires