VANCOUVER — Drug users at supervised consumption sites is Surrey, B.C., have been allowed to use substances orally and nasally, not just by injection, in the first such exemption approved by Health Canada.
VICTORIA — A woman faces charges of uttering death threats aimed at Premier Christy Clark and Speaker of the legislature Steve Thomson over allegations she left threatening telephone messages at two Kelowna area constituency offices, a special prosecutor said.
VICTORIA — Two coveted political goals of the NDP and Greens were defeated Monday in the British Columbia legislature as the opposition parties resolved no bills should be considered until a confidence vote is held on the province’s Liberal government.
LOS ANGELES — Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" films and often played villains in Hollywood movies like "John Wick" has died. Nyqvist's representative Jenny Tversky said Tuesday that he died after a year-long battle with lung cancer.
BATON ROUGE, La. — The children of a black man killed by a white police officer in Louisiana's capital sued the city on Tuesday, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behaviour and excessive force by its police department.