Katya Slepian

Double the fun: Twitter unveils 280-word character limit

Old 140-character limit left users “cramming” tweets in, company said

B.C. to review ‘fiscal responsiblity’ at Crown corporations

On the table are BC Hydro, ICBC, the BC Lottery Corporation and more

Dianne Watts promises to fix ‘disconnect’ with BC Liberals’ base

Former Surrey mayor lays out plans for transportation, housing and marijuana legalization

VIDEO: B.C. to consult public on marijuana legalization

Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth makes announcment at UBCM convention

VIDEO: MP Dianne Watts announces bid for BC Liberal leadership

Stepping down as Conservative South-Surrey White Rock MP for provincial leadership bid

B.C. cities want more money, and more talk, on legal pot

A Union of B.C. Municipalities resolution says municipalities want help enforcing marijuana rules

Feeling alone at university? So is everyone else

UBC study suggests first-year students who feel alone make fewer friends

Balloon ban proposed in Vancouver’s parks

Park board commissioner points to dangers to the environment, animals and children

UPDATE: British Columbians pocketing almost one-eighth more income

Median incomes rose by 12.2 per cent between 2005-2015

You can run away from your cigarette, UBC study suggests

Close to half the smokers quit after 10 weeks of running

Lack of budget help for young B.C. renters ‘problematic’

Advocate surprised that NDP’s election promise not included in financial update

VIDEO: Horses ride out hurricane Irma in family’s living room

Florida family couldn’t leave their four-legged friends outside

WestJet to rescue Canadians stranded by hurricane Irma St. Maarten

Airline to run an emergency flight Monday

Florida sheriffs warn people not to shoot hurricane Irma

Flamethrowers, beyblades and guns are encouraged by Facebook events

UPDATED: Court dismisses ruling that B.C. failed to protect kids from sexual abuse

Lower Mainland mom had sued province after social workers were found to have failed to protect kids

B.C. man fined for going to sleep with campfire burning

Conservation officers say they’re frustrated amidst the worst wildfire season on record

Whole Foods prices to get cheaper, says Amazon

Online retailer said prices would be slashed as of Monday

UPDATE: John Horgan tours wildfire ravaged interior

Premier and forestry minister visited Kamloops, Cache Creek, Ashcroft and Kelowna

Two Canadians killed in Australia car crash

Investigators are looking at speed, alcohol and vehicle safety as factors in the crash

Teen’s eye could be permanently damaged after being hit with egg

B.C. boy experienced “incredibly sharp pain” after an egg was thrown from a car