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B.C. government chasing $10.5M in COVID-19 overpayments

B.C. government chasing $10.5M in COVID-19 overpayments

The province found that of the more than 11,000 B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers files audited, 95 per cent should not have received a one-time, tax-free $1,000 payment.
B.C. man loses $385,000 bid for strata noise compensation

B.C. man loses $385,000 bid for strata noise compensation

A B.C. man and his wife tried earplugs and noise-cancelling machines to try and block out noise from an electrical transformer.
Poetry book traces memories of warmth, loss from immigrant's journey to Canada from Iran

Poetry book traces memories of warmth, loss from immigrant's journey to Canada from Iran

Intended as a work that would give more context to the story of Iranian-Canadian families, it's taken on another dimension in light of this year's protests
What is sextortion and how does it work?

What is sextortion and how does it work?

Predators typically engage in online sexual chat with the victim then threaten to release intimate images if demands aren’t met.
B.C. man involved in Afghan pop star's death to plead guilty to harassment

B.C. man involved in Afghan pop star's death to plead guilty to harassment

Nasrat Parsa died from a brain injury after being punched in the face and falling down a flight of stairs.
B.C. to create new stand-alone Housing Ministry

B.C. to create new stand-alone Housing Ministry

The intention is to remove housing out from under the Ministry of the Attorney General, currently led by Murray Rankin, and give it its own budget and ministry.
Protester accused of running over ex-Surrey mayor's foot 'disappointed' by verdict

Protester accused of running over ex-Surrey mayor's foot 'disappointed' by verdict

Surveillance video debunked ex-Surrey mayor Doug McCallum's claims that protester Debi Johnstone used her car to pin him before speeding away. The judge ultimately found McCallum's false claims were not intentional.
B.C. judge instructs jury deciding whether loan shark murderer deserves early parole

B.C. judge instructs jury deciding whether loan shark murderer deserves early parole

Whatever the verdict, judge says parole board will ultimately decide when Chu Ming Feng, who along with accomplice Guo Wei Liang strangled Rong Lilly Li in 2006, walks free.
Corporate parties are back with a bang in 2022

Corporate parties are back with a bang in 2022

Hospitality sector upbeat with pandemic restrictions out, indoor event enthusiasm up
B.C. jewelry company invited to participate in Paris Fashion Week

B.C. jewelry company invited to participate in Paris Fashion Week

“We get to bring eight collections, so that’s 24 pieces. Then once we have them made there’s a coordinator and she looks at our pieces and she’ll coordinate us with the fashion designer, which is kind of exciting,” says co-owner Donna Scheven
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