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B.C. music industry feeling left behind by lingering COVID-19 restrictions

Unlike restaurants that have no capacity limits, live music venues can only be half full. Industry players say the show is struggling to go on.

B.C. government gave developer $211M interest-free loan in Little Mountain land sale

After 13 years of questions and uncertainty surrounding the privatization of the Little Mountain lands, details of the deal are finally public.

B.C.'s safer supply program needs more choice, say drug users and advocates

With six people dying on average every day in the opioid crisis, and B.C. on track to record more than 2,000 deaths this year alone, B.C.'s safer supply program is designed to keep people away from the dangerous street supply of drugs. But a lack of choice means it doesn't work for all people who use drugs.

Fight over access to details of Little Mountain purchase contract heads to B.C. Supreme Court

The B.C. Supreme Court has set aside two days to hear arguments on whether the public can see the contract that privatized the Little Mountain lands in Vancouver more than a decade ago. 

Little Mountain contract details to remain secret for at least 4 more months after developer appeals

The public will have to wait at least a few more months to find out what happened with the sale of the Little Mountain lands in Vancouver. 

B.C. Housing ordered to reveal details of deal to sell Little Mountain lands to developer

The public may finally learn more about the details of the controversial Little Mountain land sale that resulted in the demolition of 224 units of social housing on the property that stands mostly vacant more than a decade later.

Victims of abuse in junior hockey encouraged that more players are speaking out, as CHL faces another lawsuit

Former NHLers Sheldon Kennedy and Theo Fleury say they weren't surprised at the allegations of abuse they read in a proposed class-action lawsuit against the CHL. But while the allegations underline the need to do more to stop abuse, the fact that more players are coming forward with their experiences is a positive sign, they say.
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Brain Trust: How B.C.'s sports organizations are facing the concussion epidemic

With traumatic brain injuries and the long-term fallout of degenerative brain disease permeating the broader sporting culture, B.C.’s sports organizations are under pressure to modernize their concussion protocols while educating players, coaches and officials about the dangers involved.
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The fight over CTE continues 5 years after Steve Montador's death

Steve Montador's dad, Paul, thinks the National Hockey League didn’t do enough to protect his son and to educate him about concussions and the possibility of developing CTE. And that's why he's continuing on with a lawsuit against the NHL originally started by Steve in the months before he died.

Fight for safe supply of drugs is 'this generation's Insite,' advocates say

Two long-time activists see significant similarities between the current fight for safe supply of drugs and the fight for Insite, Vancouver's — and North America's — first legal supervised consumption site.

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