Douglas Todd: British Columbians fight U.S. billionaire for the ‘right to roam’ in the wild

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 21:18:23 +0000

“No Trespassing” and “Private Property” signs in Canada, despite being posted almost everywhere, are often not worth the plastic, wood or metal they’re printed on.

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Daphne Bramham: More oversight and enforcement needed at addictions recovery houses

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 02:41:37 +0000

OPINION: New regulations and enforcement power doesn’t begin to attack the problem of unregistered and unlicensed addictions recovery houses that purport to provide supportive care.

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Lawyer competence includes knowledge of Indigenous-Crown history: B.C. law society

Credit to Author: Cayley Dobie| Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 15:46:08 +0000

Beginning in 2021, all practising lawyers in B.C. will be required to take an online course covering the history of Indigenous-Crown relations as well as legislative changes that could arise from the province’s newly enacted Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act.

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Daphne Bramham: Time for a serious debate about how to deal with the opioid crisis

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2019 23:22:53 +0000

OPINION: Words are being weaponized and battle lines drawn in the fight to address the continuing opioid overdose crisis. But what’s needed is a serious debate involving all of us.

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