Jeff Nagel

Pot crusader Larsen pans marijuana ticketing idea

Police chiefs' call signals shift toward cannabis reform: SFU prof

RCMP officer performs a roadside check for drivers who may have consumed alcohol.

Province should review more roadside driving bans: NDP

Justice Minister sees no problem after court overturns suspension

RCMP officer performs a roadside check for drivers who may have consumed alcohol.
Federal Industry Minister James Moore.

Moore blasts back at telcos as tussle over Verizon entry intensifies

Big three telecoms in duel with Ottawa for public support in feud over future of cellphone service

Federal Industry Minister James Moore.
Climate scientist Andrew Weaver became the B.C. Green Party's first elected MLA. He's also under some pressure to become leader now that Jane Sterk is stepping down.

Weaver coy on bid for B.C. Green Party leadership

Greens' first elected MLA prefers other interim leader replace Jane Sterk for now

Climate scientist Andrew Weaver became the B.C. Green Party's first elected MLA. He's also under some pressure to become leader now that Jane Sterk is stepping down.
Victoria resident Sharon Noble hopes thousands of opponents of wireless smart meters join an intended class action lawsuit against BC Hydro.

Smart meter class action lawsuit off to slow start

Hydro opponents expect thousands to join legal battle

Victoria resident Sharon Noble hopes thousands of opponents of wireless smart meters join an intended class action lawsuit against BC Hydro.
Sixty four per cent of B.C. residents polled recently said they own a smartphone

Addicted to your smartphone? Poll of B.C. users shows you’re not alone

Most young adults would give up Facebook, internet access or a date ahead of their smartphone

Sixty four per cent of B.C. residents polled recently said they own a smartphone
Korody and Nuttall were arrested and charged with possession of these Boston Marathon-style pressure cooker bombs.

Surrey duo arrested in foiled plot to bomb Canada Day crowd at Legislature in Victoria

Police call it case of domestic terrorism, inspired by 'Al-Qaeda'; Premier to speak

Korody and Nuttall were arrested and charged with possession of these Boston Marathon-style pressure cooker bombs.
Natural gas prices are going up for most residential users across B.C.

Natural gas rate hike approved for FortisBC

Rebounding gas prices result in $61 hit to typical home

Natural gas prices are going up for most residential users across B.C.
A typical Sobeys grocery store. The chain is based in Nova Scotia but is buying Canada Safeway's outlets

Sobeys to buy up Safeway grocery stores

East coast grocer hasn't decided if it will keep the Safeway name or reflag stores

A typical Sobeys grocery store. The chain is based in Nova Scotia but is buying Canada Safeway's outlets
B.C.'s new 236 area code takes effect in June

B.C.’s new 236 area code takes effect in June

New phone numbers may still be able to get old area codes, depending on supply

B.C.'s new 236 area code takes effect in June
ICBC seeks ruling to blunt possible strike

ICBC seeks ruling to blunt possible strike

Union members vote in favour of job action, demand 10 per cent pay hike

ICBC seeks ruling to blunt possible strike
Basic ICBC premiums to jump 11 per cent

Basic ICBC premiums to jump 11 per cent

Cut in optional rates to offset much of the pain for most B.C. motorists

Basic ICBC premiums to jump 11 per cent
Jozef Demcak with his black-throated monitor lizard

Ban drives exotic pet showmen snaky

Critics are going to court to challenge B.C.'s alien species regulations

Jozef Demcak with his black-throated monitor lizard
Protesters outside the Missing Women Inquiry in downtown Vancouver Tuesday.

‘Botched’ policing let Pickton kill, inquiry told

VPD, RCMP had many chances to stop serial killer preying on Downtown Eastside women

Protesters outside the Missing Women Inquiry in downtown Vancouver Tuesday.
Delegates voting at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention

Cities call on Hydro to freeze smart meter push

UBCM votes 55 per cent for moratorium on wireless meter rollout

Delegates voting at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention
Smokers should continue to pay plenty in taxes on tobacco

Premier kills idea of MSP surcharge on smokers

Clark opposes de Jong proposal to tinker with premiums

Smokers should continue to pay plenty in taxes on tobacco
Delegates voting Wednesday morning at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver.

Online voting option backed by B.C. cities

UBCM asks province to allow e-voting at civic level

Delegates voting Wednesday morning at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Vancouver.
BC Hydro has already installed more than 100

Hydro smart meter fears aired at UBCM

Province will ignore any call for a moratorium

BC Hydro has already installed more than 100
Community

Cities grill province over municipal auditor

Civic leaders skeptical as Chong tries to calm concerns over new watchdog

Community
Farm worker Gurman Dhillon harvesting strawberries in Surrey earlier this summer. Pickers are paid a minimum of 34 cents per pound for strawberries.

Minimum pay rates for farm pickers under review

Advocates urge switch to payment by hourly minimum wage

Farm worker Gurman Dhillon harvesting strawberries in Surrey earlier this summer. Pickers are paid a minimum of 34 cents per pound for strawberries.