British Columbia

Exotic corpse flower begins to emit is putrid scent at Vancouver conservatory

By Canadian Press
July 16, 2018 - 5:49am Updated: July 16, 2018 - 9:43am

VANCOUVER — A unique and exotic tropical plant, acclaimed for its size and abhorred for its smell, is blooming at a Vancouver conservatory.

A news release from the Vancouver Park Board says the titan arum, the largest flower on earth, began to bloom Sunday evening.

Indigenous women overrepresented in Vancouver police checks: rights advocates

By Canadian Press
July 12, 2018 - 5:02pm Updated: July 13, 2018 - 2:48pm

VANCOUVER — Indigenous and civil rights activists seeking an investigation of the Vancouver Police Department's use of random street checks want to amend their complaint based on new data showing Aboriginal women are checked more often than other groups.