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Scales of Justice statue at B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver, May 5, 2016. (Photo by Jason Payne/Postmedia Network)

2 fentanyl traffickers sentenced to jail

Two men who pleaded guilty to trafficking in fentanyl and cocaine have had their suspended sentences overturned and substituted with jail terms following an appeal by the Crown.

B.C. Premier Christy Clark holds post-election press briefing in Vancouver on May 10, 2017. (NICK PROCAYLO/Postmedia)

It's time to start making online voting an option

B.C.’s last provincial election took place on May 9 but now, more than two weeks later we are still waiting for results. Why? We are counting and recounting outdated paper ballots. It’s 2017 and most of our communication is done online. We can file our taxes and pay our bills over the Internet but we still have to mark a paper ballot by hand and sl

People cry after a vigil in Albert Square, Manchester, England, May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on Monday night. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Gunter: We are all vulnerable

I’ve stood where the parents of Manchester concertgoers stood Monday evening waiting for their kids to come out of the Ariana Grande concert.