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Researchers reveal City of Vancouver's deeper involvement in forced sale of Japanese Canadian property

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B.C. Corrections amends policy for transgender inmates

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In a move applauded by prisoners' rights and LGBTQ advocates, B.C. Corrections has amended its policy on transgender inmates. Now, individuals are to be placed in correctional facilities based on their gender identity, rather than their birth sex.

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The viaducts that forced out Vancouver's Black community are coming down. What now?

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Vancouver's viaducts are coming down to make way for condos and affordable housing, but activists from the city's Black community are imploring city council to acknowledge displaced Black families in the planning.

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Votes count here: Leadnow backs NDP in contested Vancouver Granville riding

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Vancouver Granville candidates: Erinn Broshko (CPC), Mira Oreck (NDP), Jody Wilson-Raybould (LPC), Michael Barkusky (Green)

 

What's happening in this battleground riding?

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Eritrean refugee crisis continues to escalate due to Canadian mining

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Without quick action from the federal and provincial governments, transit service across the entire Metro Vancouver region will suffer.

Vote 'Yes': Defend the right to mobility in the Vancouver transit referendum

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Not very long ago, people with disabilities and older seniors were routinely isolated in their homes or in institutions. Even sidewalks designs excluded people using wheelchairs. We have come a long way, with the right to move and participate in society now being widely recognized. But there is a danger that we will slip backwards towards that dark past, just as the first baby boomers enter their 70s and the population of people over 80s soars.

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