Straight Talk

A 2012-13 Red Cross report raises concerns about a B.C. facility where a Mexican woman reportedly attempted suicide and died in hospital days later.
The hashtag #OccupyCentral is being used to disseminate photos over Twitter.
Police say 78 people have been arrested after clashes in the central part of the city.
B.C.’s health minister has acknowledged a report on Vancouver's mental-health crisis and warned that the situation could get worse.
Vancouver staff are recommending four arts groups as tenants for city-owned cultural amenity space in the Woodward's building.
The city of Vancouver has filed court papers seeking an injunction that will provide for campers calling for affordable housing to be removed from Oppenheimer Park.
NPA mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe is proposing the creation of an online database to record all lobbying activities at city hall.
Staff from the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Coastal Health are recommending that e-cigarettes be regulated, including a ban on smoking the devices in the same places that tobacco smoking is prohibited.
The Vancouver Greens want to see the city ban the use of genetically modified plants and seeds.
On September 29, a B.C. coroner and jury will begin hearing evidence related to the death of a Mexican immigrant who reportedly attempted suicide while in the custody of the Canada Border Services Agency.