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B.C.'s top court has ruled that a man who stabbed his wife was "effectively asleep" while doing it after taking a "cocktail of prescription drugs and alcohol."

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A man in B.C. bought tickets for a group of friends to go to a nightclub and when they decided not to come or to pay for the $80 debt, it ended in a deadly public shooting in 2006. The shooting happened in a parking lot in Burnaby, the day after the tickets were bought.

The man who was convicted of killing someone in the incident and wounding another recently appealed the case, and the appeal was allowed in part.

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WestJet is being sued by a former flight attendant, who alleges that a pilot sexually assaulted her while on a stopover in Hawaii.

The former employee, Mandalena Lewis, claims that the airline failed to provide a safe working environment for female flight attendants, and now a class-action lawsuit against the company has been certified by B.C.'s Court of Appeal.

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Two pharmaceutical companies that tried to dismiss a lawsuit by a B.C. woman, who claimed she suffered a severe blood clot from a birth control patch, will go to trial after their appeal was rejected by a judge.

The decision said that the woman, Lakota James, was prescribed a birth control patch called EVRA.

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A city in B.C. was found to have "inflicted serious harm on vulnerable people," after removing shelter structures from a homeless camp, according to a recent Supreme Court ruling.

The City of Prince George has since apologized and said that they are now re-evaluating how they deal with homelessness in the area.

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