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Driver critically injured, pet killed in suspected impaired crash in central B.C.

VAVENBY, B.C. — Impaired driving may have played a part in a crash in central British Columbia that critically injured the driver of one SUV and killed one of several dogs riding in a second vehicle.
Opinion: Skip the pleasantries and be honest about pandemic's impact on mental health

Opinion: Skip the pleasantries and be honest about pandemic's impact on mental health

I crossed paths with my neighbour outside the house the other day. I wished him a happy new year and asked how his holidays were. He said they were great and then asked me about mine. I decided to answer honestly.
Three units at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver linked to COVID-19 outbreak: memo

Three units at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver linked to COVID-19 outbreak: memo

VANCOUVER — Officials at St. Paul's Hospital in downtown Vancouver confirm a COVID-19 outbreak has spread to two more units at its cardiac centre. In a memo to staff, the director of the St.
Change needed for access, outreach: B.C. police complaints commissioner

Change needed for access, outreach: B.C. police complaints commissioner

VANCOUVER — Accessibility to British Columbia's municipal police complaints process can and should be improved, its commissioner says, as the office faces criticism from both legal advocates and the head of Vancouver's police union.
Pandemic stress can lead to impaired decision-making, breaking of health orders: expert

Pandemic stress can lead to impaired decision-making, breaking of health orders: expert

The chronic stress of life during a pandemic can make it tougher to make good decisions, such as following the province’s rules to avoid socializing with anyone outside your household or keeping yourself healthy, says a University of Victoria neurosc
Canucks cancel practice because of possible COVID-19 exposure

Canucks cancel practice because of possible COVID-19 exposure

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Police use of genetic genealogy to solve crimes raises privacy concerns

Police use of genetic genealogy to solve crimes raises privacy concerns

'Your DNA is probably the most sensitive personal information that one can imagine'
Opinion: Peaceful protests vs. mob riots, and the reasons behind them

Opinion: Peaceful protests vs. mob riots, and the reasons behind them

Let’s be upfront as we talk with our kids about the shocking events in the United States this past week.
Health authority declares two more COVID-19 outbreaks in B.C. long-term care homes

Health authority declares two more COVID-19 outbreaks in B.C. long-term care homes

SURREY, B.C. — A Vancouver-area health authority has declared COVID-19 outbreaks at two long-term care homes in Surrey, B.C.
Legal group fights B.C. government's COVID-19 rules on protests and places of worship

Legal group fights B.C. government's COVID-19 rules on protests and places of worship

VANCOUVER — A legal advocacy group is challenging the British Columbia government's COVID-19 restrictions on worship services and public protests, arguing they violate people's rights and freedoms.