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Flying squirrels found to glow pink in the dark, including one from Abbotsford

Squirrels from Abbotsford and Hope were included in the biologists’ database

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Richmond man in critical condition after being struck, trapped under car

An 18-year-old woman from Kamloops was at the wheel of a late-1990s model Volkswagen

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January home sales in Metro Vancouver lowest since 2009

Last month’s home sales were 36.3 per cent below the 10-year average as listings increased

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Gas prices rise 3 cents a litre in Lower Mainland

Analyst Dan McTeague says prices will get much higher come April

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West Vancouver cops work with U.K. counterparts to nab fraudsters

Two scams halted that were worth nearly $2 million

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Colony Farms hospital hit with largest WorkSafeBC penalty in history

B.C. Nurses’ Union release says violent attacks still occur at the site

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WestJet warns of phone scam that’s hit even their own staff

Fraudsters posing as company representatives are asking for credit card information

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January 30 is Bell Let’s Talk Day. (File contributed/Bell Let’s Talk)

On Bell Let’s Talk Day, psychologist says let’s also listen

Dr. Heather Fulton with the Burnaby Centre for Mental Health and Addiction has listening tips

January 30 is Bell Let’s Talk Day. (File contributed/Bell Let’s Talk)
The Stawamus Stage at the Squamish Valley Music Festival in 2013. (Wikimedia Commons)

New music festival to launch this summer in Squamish

The three-day festival seeks to fill the void left by the Squamish Valley Music Festival

The Stawamus Stage at the Squamish Valley Music Festival in 2013. (Wikimedia Commons)
The Vancouver Art Gallery is pictured in June 2014. (kay yamagishi/Flickr)

Union issues 72-hour strike notice to Vancouver Art Gallery

Discussions include cuts to sick leave, scheduling changes

The Vancouver Art Gallery is pictured in June 2014. (kay yamagishi/Flickr)
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Prince George woman arrested for biting off another woman’s lip

Warning: A photo in this story is graphic and may not be suitable for all readers.

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Canadian millennials expect to live better than parents in retirement: study

Study questions ‘unrealistic expectations’ of young Canadians

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PHOTOS: Lower Mainland sunrise especially beautiful

PHOTOS: Lower Mainland sunrise especially beautiful

Did you snap a photo of the wonderful colours on Monday morning?

PHOTOS: Lower Mainland sunrise especially beautiful
A Red Deer resident holds his son while he gets an influenza vaccine. (Photo by MURRAY CRAWFORD/Advocate staff)

This year’s flu vaccine is way more effective than last year

BC Centre for Disease Control says analysis shows shot has 91 per cent efficacy against H1N1 in kids

A Red Deer resident holds his son while he gets an influenza vaccine. (Photo by MURRAY CRAWFORD/Advocate staff)
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Half of Canadians think Quebec takes more than it gives: poll

New research from the Angus Reid Institute says one-in-five Quebecers thinks so too

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New BC SPCA program helps dog owners find the right trainer

Six B.C. companies are already ‘AnimalKind’ accredited

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Former B.C. Liberal MLA Darryl Plecas is escorted from the legislative chamber by Clerk of the House Craig James (left) after his surprise election as speaker, Sept. 8, 2017. James and Sergeant-at-Arms Gary Lenz were suddenly suspended from their duties last week. (Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press/Pool)

Advocate hopes B.C. legislature scandal leads to more transparency

‘Depressing’ that it takes a scandal to inspire freedom of information reform, says Sara Neuert

Former B.C. Liberal MLA Darryl Plecas is escorted from the legislative chamber by Clerk of the House Craig James (left) after his surprise election as speaker, Sept. 8, 2017. James and Sergeant-at-Arms Gary Lenz were suddenly suspended from their duties last week. (Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press/Pool)
Richmond City Centre. (Wikimedia Commons)

Richmond businesses struggle to hire and keep staff because of high cost of housing

Chamber of commerce calls for diverse housing options, redevelopment of George Massey corridor

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