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Justicia Project looks to encourage women to keep practising law

November 20, 2012

Many of British Columbia’s national and regional law firms have committed to boost the number of women lawyers by participating in a project created after evidence showed female lawyers were more likely than their male counterparts to ditch the profession within their first 10 years. Representatives from about 20 firms will meet today to begin [...]

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IIO looks into police-involved death in Vancouver

November 14, 2012

The Independent Investigations Office says a man was threatening to hurt himself. It says police used a taser on the man, who later died in hospital of self-inflicted injuries. News1130: Recent News Articles

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Premier looks to “Erase Bullying”

November 14, 2012
Premier looks to “Erase Bullying”

Students, politicians and educators have gathered at a special summit to find a solution to bullying. It began with current and former high school students telling their stories of being bullied. And Premier Christy Clark told attendees  the enviroment inside schools needs to shift away from putting up with bullies. Clark says students need to [...]

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Former Vancouver mayor looks to re-enter politics

November 9, 2012

After several years out of the political spotlight former Vancouver mayor Sam Sullivan has announced he will seek the B.C. Liberals’ nomination for the Vancouver-False Creek riding for next spring’s provincial election. Sullivan said he was convinced to try to succeed departing MLA Mary McNeil at the Liberal party convention in Whistler last month, and [...]

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Robertson looks to special oil tanker bylaw

November 8, 2012
Robertson looks to special oil tanker bylaw

Vancouver City Council is pondering a new bylaw that could be a “game changer” when it comes to oil pipelines running to and through the city.  Mayor Gregor Robertson says the bylaw, if passed, would require oil carriers to have massive liability insurance in case of a spill, “Well, the maximum that is provided for [...]

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