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Meng Wanzhou Alleges Her Constitutional Rights Were Breached by RCMP, CBSA

Meng Wanzhou Alleges Her Constitutional Rights Were Breached by RCMP, CBSA

By Amy Smart, The Canadian Press

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Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who is out on bail and remains under partial house arrest after she was detained Dec. 1 at the behest of American authorities, leaves her home to attend a court appearance regarding her bail conditions, in Vancouver, on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER — The defence team for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has filed a notice of civil claim alleging “serious violations” of her constitutional rights, accusing officers of detaining and questioning her for three hours before notifying her of her arrest.

The suit filed with the B.C. Supreme Court on Friday is against members of the Canadian Border Services Agency, the RCMP and the federal government.

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Woman Wrongfully Held in Hospital for Almost One Year Without Court Order: Judge

Woman Wrongfully Held in Hospital for Almost One Year Without Court Order: Judge

By Amy Smart, The Canadian Press

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VANCOUVER — A woman’s rights were violated when she was held in hospital for almost a year without being given written reasons for the detention or an opportunity for legal advice, a British Columbia Supreme Court judge has ruled.

In a ruling released this week, Justice Lisa Warren describes the 39-year-old woman as “highly vulnerable,” who suffers from cognitive impairments, mental health issues and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

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Now 10 Cases of Measles Diagnosed in B.C. Outbreak, Vaccinations Way Up

Now 10 Cases of Measles Diagnosed in B.C. Outbreak, Vaccinations Way Up

By The Canadian Press

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

VANCOUVER — Two new cases of measles have been diagnosed in the Vancouver area for a total of 10 illnesses as health officials say they’re concerned they can’t find the source of one of the infections.

Vancouver Coastal medical health officer Dr. Althea Hayden says nine of the cases are clearly associated with schools that were at the centre of the original outbreak this month, but they don’t know where the other person contracted the disease.

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U.S. Formally Requests Meng Wanzhou’s Extradition, Case Back in Court on March 6

U.S. Formally Requests Meng Wanzhou’s Extradition, Case Back in Court on March 6

By The Canadian Press

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Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, right, arrives at a parole office with a member of her private security detail in Vancouver, on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER — The Canadian government has received a formal request for the extradition of a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies as a judge in Vancouver agreed to a minor change in Meng Wanzhou’s bail conditions.

If a judge commits Meng for extradition, Justice Minister David Lametti would ultimately determine whether she would be extradited to the United States to face charges of bank fraud, wire fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit both.

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Vancouver Gets First Licensed Pot Shop as B.C. Lags Behind Other Provinces

Vancouver Gets First Licensed Pot Shop as B.C. Lags Behind Other Provinces

By Laura Kane, The Canadian Press

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Maria Petrucci and Mike Babins, married co-founders of Evergreen Cannabis in Vancouver, are pictured in a handout photo taken at the store on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Stephen Lebovits)

VANCOUVER – A licensed marijuana store is set to open in Vancouver as the number of legal pot shops in British Columbia still lags behind other provinces.

Evergreen Cannabis owner Mike Babins said the store received its provincial licence this week and plans to open its doors on Saturday.

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Scheifele Scores Late, Brossoit Makes 40 Saves as Jets Blank Canucks 1-0

Scheifele Scores Late, Brossoit Makes 40 Saves as Jets Blank Canucks 1-0

By Jim Morris, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets defenceman Tyler Myers (57) stops Vancouver Canucks centre Jay Beagle (83) from getting a shot on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Laurent Brossoit (30) during second-period NHL action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

VANCOUVER – Laurent Brossoit’s first career shutout happened in the right building.

Brossoit stopped 40 shots at Rogers Arena and Mark Scheifele scored the only goal as the Jets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 1-0.

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Pizza Shared with Media Camped Outside Vancouver Home of Huawei CFO

Pizza Shared with Media Camped Outside Vancouver Home of Huawei CFO

By The Canadian Press

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A pizza delivery man delivers pizza to the media after being instructed to do so by people inside of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou’s home in Vancouver on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

VANCOUVER – A pizza delivery to the Vancouver home of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou turned into an offer of lunch on Wednesday for members of the media camped outside.

When six pizzas were delivered to Meng’s house the delivery driver was instructed to take four of them to reporters and photographers who were stationed on the sidewalk.

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Cows Can Be Pessimistic and It Affects Their Ability to Cope with Stress: Study

Cows Can Be Pessimistic and It Affects Their Ability to Cope with Stress: Study

By The Canadian Press

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Dairy cows walk in a pasture at Nicomekl Farms, in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, August 30, 2018. New research from the University of British Columbia suggests dairy cows show personality traits like pessimism and optimism from a young age and their inherent outlook can predict their ability to cope with stress. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

VANCOUVER – New research from the University of British Columbia suggests dairy cows show personality traits like pessimism and optimism from a young age and their inherent outlook can predict their ability to cope with stress.

Benjamin Lecorps, a PhD student in the animal welfare program, says the study has implications for animal welfare and suggests some commonalities between the human and animal worlds.

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