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Abusers from Mount Cashel Orphanage victimized boys in B.C., lawsuit alleges

A Catholic order shuffled known abusers from a notorious Newfoundland orphanage to two schools in the Vancouver area where more boys were victimized, a lawsuit alleges.

B.C. says it will still administer 2nd doses despite loss of vaccine shipment next week

B.C.'s health minister says the province will adjust its vaccination plans in light of the news that Pfizer-BioNTech will not send any doses to Canada next week.

Little Mountain Place care home allowed group activities to continue after positive test, family says

The outbreak at the Little Mountain care home has become the deadliest care home outbreak in B.C. Two families are questioning whether some deaths could have been avoided if the home had taken stronger measures immediately after the first case was identified.

Call for coaching codes of conduct after harassment allegations at UVic

Post-secondary institutions in British Columbia are being urged to create coaching codes of conduct after verbal abuse complaints were made against a rowing coach at the University of Victoria.

Canada must expose hidden company owners to end 'snow washing,' inquiry hears

Canada must urgently create public registries that reveal the true owners of corporations in order to shed its international reputation as a destination for laundering the proceeds of crime, an inquiry into the issue heard Wednesday.

'We'll do what we have to do': Trans Mountain pipeline opponents to ramp up protests

Opponents of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion say they will do whatever it takes to stop the project after suffering a devastating legal blow at the Federal Court of Appeal.

Indigenous protesters file complaints after Victoria police arrests

British Columbia's police complaints commissioner says it has received several complaints about use of force by Victoria police during the arrests of young Indigenous protesters inside a cabinet minister's office.

Disrespectful that Horgan won't meet during northern B.C. tour: hereditary chief

It's disrespectful that Premier John Horgan won't meet with five hereditary chiefs who oppose a natural gas pipeline while he is touring northern British Columbia, says the highest-ranking chief.

Projects like Coastal GasLink offer 'life-changing' opportunities for First Nations: Haisla councillor

A pipeline at the centre of a conflict between hereditary chiefs and a natural gas company in northern British Columbia is creating jobs for Indigenous people and lifting communities from poverty, says an elected chief of a band that supports the project.

Work must stop on Trans Mountain, Site C, LNG pipeline until First Nations approval, UN committee says

A United Nations committee working to end racism is urging Canada to immediately stop the construction of three major resource projects until it obtains approval from affected First Nations.