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Haida Gwaii’s ‘Mr. Undertaker’ lays tools of the trade down to rest

March 16, 2015

George Westwood helped the residents of remote Haida Gwaii with funeral services – until the government stepped in. Now, ‘Mr. Undertaker’ has to lay down the tools of the trade The Globe and Mail – British Columbia

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Province lays down voting regulations for transit plebiscite

February 17, 2015

As Metro Vancouver mayors continue to educate voters ahead of a controversial transportation plebiscite, the provincial government is drawing up the rules on how the vote will be run this spring. The B.C. Liberals have set out the regulations on how it will conduct the plebiscite once the ballots are sent to voters in mid-March. [...]

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Vaughn Palmer: Horgan lays down law for would-be MPs in provincial caucus

January 27, 2015

VICTORIA — Now that two members of the B.C. New Democratic Party caucus are competing to run federally, Opposition leader John Horgan has laid down some “rules of engagement” to minimize friction on the provincial scene. Horgan expects the duo — Jenny Kwan and Mable Elmore — to fulfil their MLA duties on a full-time [...]

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Native group lays claim to Stanley Park, Galiano and Saltspring Islands

December 9, 2014

The Hwlitsum First Nation have gone to the Supreme Court of B.C. to seek the return of lands it say it was driven from by the British Navy in 1862 The Globe and Mail – British Columbia

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New B.C. research lays the groundwork for personalized cancer treatment

February 19, 2014

B.C.-based genome research published this week is expected to help doctors target treatment of lymphoma tumours. “We found novel mutations in a gene that have not been described before in any cancer,” said Dr. Christian Steidl, a scientist at the BC Cancer Agency and a professor in the University of British Columbia’s Department of Pathology [...]

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