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British Columbia B.C.’s appeal court has upheld a decision that saw an accused killer acquitted after the exclusion of key evidence because of the “egregious” way police ignored the laws of search and seizure. Case could have implications for other cases impacted by IHIT’s disregard for search and seizure rulesContinue Reading

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British Columbia Some phone plans pricier than before Rogers-Shaw deal: watchdogCertain cellphone plans in Western Canada are not as cheap as they once were prior to the Rogers-Shaw merger, Canada’s competition watchdog says. Commons committee hears Rogers is not offering plans comparable in price to Shaw’s before $26B takeoverThe CanadianContinue Reading

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British Columbia Over 100 rule-breaking Vancouver Airbnbs still active: councillorA Vancouver city councillor is calling for greater compliance from short-term rental platforms over listings without a valid business licence. Coun. Lenny Zhou calls out short-term rental platform for not doing enough to enforce city rulesCBC News · Posted: Feb 26,Continue Reading

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British Columbia As Meredith Hama-Brown’s debut feature film Seagrass made waves during its festival run last fall, the Vancouver writer-director says she heard from many Japanese Canadians who thanked her for exploring a side of their experience rarely depicted on screen. Meredith Hama-Brown’s debut feature named best B.C. film atContinue Reading

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British Columbia The union representing crane operators in B.C. is asking for stricter safety regulations after a Vancouver construction worker was killed when a crane’s load fell on her. Government says they are working with unions to regulate crane operators after numerous incidents recentlyCBC News · Posted: Feb 24, 2024Continue Reading

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British Columbia A month after the introduction of legislation aimed at combatting online harm, Niki Sharma says three orders have been issued in relation to the non-consensual dissemination of intimate images. Attorney General says province considering further action against platforms serving as ‘bad actors’ Jason Proctor · CBC News ·Continue Reading