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B.C. Man Gets Prison Time For Not Telling Partners He Had HIV

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - A British Columbia man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for keeping his HIV status from his sexual partners.New Westmi...

Mother-Child Program Back In B.C. Jail

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A program allowing women prisoners to keep their newborns with them while behind bars has resumed at Alouette Correctional Centre for Wome...

B.C. Endangered Species Have Little Protection, Confirms Court Decision

Ecojustice | Posted 07.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ecojustice

B.C. is home to 75 per cent of Canada's bird species, 70 per cent of its freshwater fish species and 66 per cent of its butterfly species. More 1,900 of these species are at-risk. A staggering 87 per cent these don't receive any protection under provincial or federal laws.

What Do You Do After Blowing $330,000 At The Casino?

CBC | Posted 05.04.2014 | Canada Business

A woman who sued the B.C. Lottery Corporation and two casinos for failing to stop her from betting away a small fortune has lost her case in B.C. Supr...

B.C. Teachers Ruling Is Written By Straight Shooter

Sandy Garossino | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Sandy Garossino

Madame Justice Susan Griffin is known in the legal profession as a real straight shooter and one of B.C.'s most respected jurists, which makes the damning conclusions of her decision in the B.C. Teachers' Federation case all the more extraordinary. Judicial writing like this doesn't come along every day.

We'll Be Watching You, Christy: Teachers Federation

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - British Columbia's teachers say they'll be looking for signs next month that Premier Christy Clark's government is abiding by a B.C. Suprem...

Babies Can Serve Time With Jailed Moms: Judge

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's government violated the rights of incarcerated mothers when it cancelled a program allowing inmates to serve time with ...

Joelon Verma Guilty Of Murder

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

KELOWNA, B.C. - A jury in Kelowna, B.C., has concluded that Joelon Verma deliberately planned the murder of 24-year-old Brittney Irving over 20 kilogr...

B.C. Stock Scammers Owe Millions

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two British Columbia men must pay the United States securities commission more than US$4.5 million over a stock manipulation scam, a B.C. ...

B.C. Election Gag Law Fix Should Be In Throne Speech

Vincent Gogolek | Posted 04.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Vincent Gogolek

The government had a clear opportunity to fix the gag on free political speech built into our province's Election Act last spring, when the act was being amended by the legislature. For reasons unknown, they chose not to.

Bacon Brother's Court Victory

CBC | Posted 12.03.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has sided with Jamie Bacon in his fight with provincial corrections officials, saying the accused killer's rights were viol...

Man Who Knowingly Spread HIV Files Human Rights Complaint

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A man who knowingly spread the HIV virus to four women now complains the British Columbia government failed to consistently provide him wi...

B.C. Businessman, Who Knowingly Exposed Teens To Asbestos, Going To Jail

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - The owner of a B.C. demolition company who knowingly exposed workers, including teens, to potentially deadly asbestos has been handed a 60...

Ex-NHLer Sued Over Casino Debt

CBC | Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada

A former National Hockey league player and developer of a failed Vancouver Island real estate project is being sued by a major Las Vegas ...

B.C. Man Guilty In Deadly Road Rage Incident

CBC | Posted 03.20.2012 | Canada

A Langley, B.C., man involved in a deadly road rage incident was found guilty of three charges, including criminal negligence causing de...

Will B.C.'s Drunk Driving Law Be Overturned?

CBC | Posted 01.30.2012 | Canada

The B.C. Supreme Court is expected to rule Wednesday on whether the province's tough new drunk-driving law violates constitutional rights...

B.C. Court Hears Euthanasia Case

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - The legal review of Canada's assisted suicide laws came too late for a British Columbia man who suffered from a terminal illness and hoped...

Dying Woman Challenges Canada's Assisted Suicide Laws

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - It's been nearly 20 years since Canada's laws on assisted suicide have been challenged by a terminally ill person, and now a similar right...

B.C. Doctors Patients Push For Death With Dignity

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A woman who watched her husband die a gruesome death, only to discover she too had lung cancer is one of several patients and physicians a...

Assisted Suicide Challenge In B.C. Supreme Court

CP | Posted 10.01.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Much has changed in the 18 years since Canada's high court refused Sue Rodriguez the legal right to assisted suicide. For that reason, ...