Jeff Nagel

ELECTION 2015: Marijuana reform at stake

Is legal pot about to bloom or be nipped in the bud? On Oct. 19, voters could end protracted legal battles over cannabis access

Flu vaccine to underperform again

Epidemiologist expects less than ideal protection against resurgent H3N2 flu strain but better than 'zero' last year

VIP patient snooping among health privacy breaches

Privacy commissioner's report urges health authorities to tighten safeguards

ELECTION 2015: NDP won’t be guided by Leap Manifesto, Cullen says

Call for radical social, environmental reform would scrap trade deals, accelerate climate action

Politicians stand against rape culture, step forward as victims

Emotional debate at Union of B.C. Municipalities on how to change 'pervasive' attitudes about women

Cities vote against carbon tax hike

Civic leaders weigh in on tax policy at UBCM, reject resumption of carbon tax increases

Online voting gets tepid thumbs up at UBCM

Call for modernization for 2018 elections narrowly passes amid fears over e-voting privacy, manipulation

Marijuana leadership void ‘leaves room’ for cities

Lawyers suggest other cities could follow Vancouver and regulate retail pot stores despite federal opposition

Hydrophones listen in on ship noise in effort to aid whales

Researchers hope to reduce risk for marine mammals as Port Metro Vancouver prepares for major shipping expansion

ELECTION 2015: Conservatives pledge single seniors tax credit

Tory break would translate into $300 less in annual tax for widows, single seniors with private pension income

ELECTION 2015: Tories rally business allies against NDP win

James Moore, Stockwell Day stoke memories of B.C. in 1990s, warn federal NDP win would devastate economy

Cancer society ditches free rides for patients

Charity blames drop in donations, volunteers to offer rides to cancer treatment

Police launch distracted driving crackdown

Enforcement blitz comes ahead of expected provincial government move to toughen penalties for drivers who use their phones

ICBC may hike basic insurance rate 6.7 per cent

Soaring injury costs to drive up basic premiums at B.C.'s public auto insurer

ELECTION 2015: Campaign officially underway, spending limits kick in

Stephen Harper's Conservatives gain edge by launching longest federal election campaign in modern history: political analyst

Wineries, brewers can now sell booze they didn’t make

Cross-promotion between alcohol producers expected to be unleashed with latest B.C. liquor policy reform

‘Salish’ names for new BC Ferries honour aboriginal heritage

Salish Orca, Salish Raven and Salish Eagle will be names of three new dual-fuel vessels that can run on LNG or diesel

Police probe reveals ‘disturbing’ online trade in child porn in B.C.

RCMP uncover 1,200 instances of B.C. residents using peer-to-peer networks to transfer child porn photos and videos

Ombudsperson tapped to probe health firings

Government stops short of full public inquiry, NDP calls concession a 'positive step'

Salmon, whales ingest microplastics: study

Plastic particles eaten by plankton, then other species, researchers say