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CP

How To Conduct A Legal Pipeline Protest

As the federal government's decision on Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline looms closer, one B.C. civil rights group is making sure activists know their rights. Over the past few months the B.C. Civ...
Alamy

Concerned About A B.C. ID Card? Have Your Say Before the Deadline Passes

The ID Card, known as the BC Services Card, has been rolling out since February, and it combines both the drivers license and the provincial health care card, with lots more to come. If you are concerned about the implications for our privacy and our pocketbooks, you should definitely put your opinions to the consultation panel -- but hurry: the deadline for submissions is Nov. 27.

Pro-Life Group Sues B.C. University

The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) has filed a constitutional lawsuit against the University of Victoria and the UVic Students' Society. Along with Cam Cote, a member of the Univ...
B.C. Gov't

A BC Service Card Offer We Can't Refuse?

The province's new ID card, known as the BC Services Card, began rolling out earlier this year. At present, it combines both drivers licence and provincial health care card. Given the hundreds of millions of dollars the government has spent on other high-profile IT projects that failed miserably -- including BCeSIS, Integrated Case Management -- the provincial government has real reason to be concerned about what citizens think of their latest project.
Vimeo

BCCLA Targets Reality Show

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association says it plans to file a privacy complaint against the Canada Border Services Agency for allowing a reality TV show to film travellers crossing Canada's border with...
CBC

WATCH: Vancouver Cop Kicks Handcuffed Man

Vancouver police have launched an investigation after one of their officers was caught on CBC video kicking a restrained and handcuffed suspect in the chest. Ryan James Felton, a 39-year-old from Sur...