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One week after their mother was killed by kidnappers, Honduras lawyer Mauricio Osorto and his two brothers fled to seek refuge in Canada, fearful they would be targeted next...Osorto, 33, did not speak English and struggled to start his life again.
An international panel of land use experts injected themselves into the hot debate over a proposed Broadway transit line Thursday, saying TransLink's current bus route to the University of B.C...The Urban Land Institute, a Washington D.C.-based group,
Advocates for people with disabilities won a major concession from the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority over its planned redevelopment of the 25-acre Pearson Dogwood lands along the Cambie corridor. The health authority scrapped plans for 37 beds
The Fraser Health Authority is urging people to get flu shots after a spike in severe H1N1 cases that may have resulted in one death and put at least a dozen people on respirators. None of the more than 12 patients had been vaccinated against the
For more than three years the debate over a proposed casino at BC Place has polarized the public and government. After Vancouver city council ruled in April, 2011 that it would not allow Paragon Gaming a significant expansion of slot machines, but
It has survived political venom and high court challenges that threatened to close it down, but two million injections later, North America's only legal supervised injection site is marking a milestone anniversary. InSite first began as a three-year
The provincial government may need to create an institution for severely mentally ill people with a propensity for violence, but it still needs to do more work to understand the scope of the health care crisis that is gripping the province, Health
Karen wasted almost a year on narcotics before she found a legal drug strong enough to kick her into oblivion...Four years later, Karen (her name has been changed to protect her privacy) discovered alcohol. When she turned 19, she moved into her own
Those heading to emergency rooms at five Vancouver Coastal Health Authority hospitals can now go online to check in real time how long it will take to see a doctor. The Emergency Department Wait Times Dashboard at www.edwaittimes.ca. provides average
The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, which advises people to stay home if they think they have the flu, has been told to stop punishing its own workers for calling in sick. In response to a grievance launched last year by the Hospital Employees'