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    B.C. joins national trend to clean up political fundraising — and we're paying for it

    B.C. joins national trend to clean up political fundraising — and we're paying for it


    From some of the most permissive political fundraising rules in Canada, British Columbia is moving toward having some of the strictest. It's the latest province to lower individual contribution limits and ban donations from unions and...

    From some of the most permissive political fundraising rules in Canada, British Columbia is moving toward having some of the strictest. It's the latest province to lower individual contribution limits and ban donations from unions and corporations.

    Mexican bakery in Surrey, B.C., raises money for earthquake victims

    Mexican bakery in Surrey, B.C., raises money for earthquake victims


    On Saturday, all the sales at Victoria's were being collected to send to three towns in the state of Morelos, where bakery owner Victoria Deanda is originally...

    On Saturday, all the sales at Victoria's were being collected to send to three towns in the state of Morelos, where bakery owner Victoria Deanda is originally from.

    B.C.'s police watchdog responds to shooting in Vancouver

    B.C.'s police watchdog responds to shooting in Vancouver


    The Vancouver Police Department says around 4:30 p.m. PT Saturday officers encountered a distraught male in his early 30s , who they say confronted them with a...

    The Vancouver Police Department says around 4:30 p.m. PT Saturday officers encountered a distraught male in his early 30s , who they say confronted them with a weapon.

    Vancouverite breaks world record for juggling on a unicycle

    Vancouverite breaks world record for juggling on a unicycle


    A Vancouver man has broken the Guiness world record for the furthest distance travelled while juggling on a...

    A Vancouver man has broken the Guiness world record for the furthest distance travelled while juggling on a unicycle.

    A chalked-up trick to bring fall hues into your home

    A chalked-up trick to bring fall hues into your home


    Business owner Victoria Lambert started her chalk paint business in her kitchen and made it grow. Now, New Westminster's FAT Paint has a 5,000 square feet space and sells through 130...

    Business owner Victoria Lambert started her chalk paint business in her kitchen and made it grow. Now, New Westminster's FAT Paint has a 5,000 square feet space and sells through 130 retailers.

    'Power of inspiration': Kwagiulth artist's Orange Shirt Day design sells out fast

    'Power of inspiration': Kwagiulth artist's Orange Shirt Day design sells out fast


    Carey Newman is the Kwagiulth artist who created the design, which was printed on more than 1,000 T-shirts. He says most of them sold in less than 48...

    Carey Newman is the Kwagiulth artist who created the design, which was printed on more than 1,000 T-shirts. He says most of them sold in less than 48 hours.

    Finn rockers dream of bringing 'pure form of utopian socialism' back from B.C.

    Finn rockers dream of bringing 'pure form of utopian socialism' back from B.C.


    Is the tiny island town of Sointula, B.C., the world’s last hope for a socialist utopia? Maybe, but it’s almost certainly the only place in Canada to see a live show of Finnish political parody rock this...

    Is the tiny island town of Sointula, B.C., the world’s last hope for a socialist utopia? Maybe, but it’s almost certainly the only place in Canada to see a live show of Finnish political parody rock this weekend.

    What Eleanor wanted: the divisive 'last will' of a hollow tree champion

    What Eleanor wanted: the divisive 'last will' of a hollow tree champion


    Vancouver environmental activist Eleanor Hadley left behind two conflicting wills, leading to a legal dispute over her divided estate that has now been settled by the B.C. Court of...

    Vancouver environmental activist Eleanor Hadley left behind two conflicting wills, leading to a legal dispute over her divided estate that has now been settled by the B.C. Court of Appeal.

    Global experiment in human connection hits Vancouver this weekend

    Global experiment in human connection hits Vancouver this weekend


    They say the eyes are the window to the soul and this weekend hundreds of cities across the world will take part in a global eye contact experiment to find out just how true that...

    They say the eyes are the window to the soul and this weekend hundreds of cities across the world will take part in a global eye contact experiment to find out just how true that is.

    Female students at B.C. high school told their T-shirts 'kind of suggestive'

    Female students at B.C. high school told their T-shirts 'kind of suggestive'


    On the day Grade 12 students at a Coquitlam, B.C. high school were scheduled to have their photos taken, a group of female students decided to have some...

    On the day Grade 12 students at a Coquitlam, B.C. high school were scheduled to have their photos taken, a group of female students decided to have some fun.

    Faced with multiple natural disasters, charities broaden their appeals

    Faced with multiple natural disasters, charities broaden their appeals


    A flood of natural disasters around the world in the last month has some aid organizations taking a different approach to fundraising to prevent donor...

    A flood of natural disasters around the world in the last month has some aid organizations taking a different approach to fundraising to prevent donor fatigue.

    Save Hawthorne Park group in Surrey takes its message to City Hall

    Save Hawthorne Park group in Surrey takes its message to City Hall


    Dozens of people opposed to a plan to build a road through a popular Surrey park descended on City Hall Friday afternoon to deliver a petition with more than 12,000...

    Dozens of people opposed to a plan to build a road through a popular Surrey park descended on City Hall Friday afternoon to deliver a petition with more than 12,000 signatures.