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B.C. biotech company AbCellera Biologics goes public, shares surge 170 per cent on Nasdaq

B.C. biotech company AbCellera Biologics goes public, shares surge 170 per cent on Nasdaq

VANCOUVER — Shares of Vancouver biotechnology company AbCellera Biologics hit the public market today, soaring about 170 per cent by midday after their debut.
ICBC insurance renewals to move online in 2022

ICBC insurance renewals to move online in 2022

British Columbians will be able to renew personal insurance and get some temporary operation permits when the online system launches
Dr. Bonnie Henry warns to stay vigilant as B.C. reports highest COVID death toll

Dr. Bonnie Henry warns to stay vigilant as B.C. reports highest COVID death toll

VICTORIA — British Columbia's provincial health officer is urging people to be patient and keep taking precautions to prevent transmission of COVID-19 as the province recorded its highest death toll in a single "tragic" day. Dr.
B.C. baby of mother in coma from COVID-19 is 'strong and healthy,' aunt says

B.C. baby of mother in coma from COVID-19 is 'strong and healthy,' aunt says

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The aunt of a B.C. infant born while his mother was in a coma due to COVID-19 complications says the family is trying to stay hopeful but keep their expectations reasonable as she remains unconscious a month later.
BC Wildfire Service recruiting firefighters for summer 2021

BC Wildfire Service recruiting firefighters for summer 2021

Calling all wannabe BC Wildfire firefighters. Applications to become a firefighter with the BC Wildfire Service for the 2021 wildfire season are being accepted until January 10, 2021.
Man nearly freezes to death after crash near Anahim Lake

Man nearly freezes to death after crash near Anahim Lake

The details have been revealed about a crash in B.C.’s Chilcotin now under investigation by the province’s police watchdog. A report this week from Vice News says the crash on Oct.
CBSA manager told not to take notes after Meng Wanzhou arrest in case of access request

CBSA manager told not to take notes after Meng Wanzhou arrest in case of access request

VANCOUVER — A senior manager with the Canada Border Services Agency says she was instructed not to take notes after the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou — an arrest that will be under court scrutiny next year.
Vaccine to bring 'some semblance of normal' by summer in British Columbia

Vaccine to bring 'some semblance of normal' by summer in British Columbia

British Columbians could be tossing out their masks and forgetting about physical distancing by next summer.
Coffee run pays off with $75K lotto win for B.C. man

Coffee run pays off with $75K lotto win for B.C. man

A routine coffee run paid off with a $75,000 lotto win for a B.C. man.
Long-term care workers to get priority vaccination in B.C. to protect elderly: doctor

Long-term care workers to get priority vaccination in B.C. to protect elderly: doctor

VICTORIA — Health-care workers in long-term care facilities and intensive care units will be the first to get vaccinated in British Columbia as an immunization program to beat COVID-19 gets underway next week, the province's top doctor says. Dr.