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BC Hydro report raises safety concerns as pandemic prompts jump in yard work

BC Hydro report raises safety concerns as pandemic prompts jump in yard work

VANCOUVER — A new report from BC Hydro says a concerning trend is emerging as British Columbians seek relief from COVID-19 restrictions by sprucing up the yards around their homes.
B.C. speeds up COVID-19 vaccine bookings; anyone 40+ eligible by May 11

B.C. speeds up COVID-19 vaccine bookings; anyone 40+ eligible by May 11

New shipments of vaccines to the province means faster pace for booking shots
Two million people vaccinated in B.C., first person with AstraZeneca blood clot

Two million people vaccinated in B.C., first person with AstraZeneca blood clot

SURREY, B.C. — The first person in British Columbia to have a rare blood clot associated with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has been hospitalized after a family doctor quickly recognized her symptoms, the provincial health officer says. Dr.
No payoff from $600,000-plus B.C. Securities Commission bonuses

No payoff from $600,000-plus B.C. Securities Commission bonuses

Executives were paid retention bonuses on premise of major regulatory change that never happened.
Surveillance “is taking over”: privacy commissioner

Surveillance “is taking over”: privacy commissioner

No freedom without privacy, Vancouver conference delegates told

B.C. looks to target 'revenge porn' with legislation

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it is looking into creating a law that would allow action against so-called revenge porn, the posting of intimate images without a person's consent.
Rich Coleman to return to money laundering inquiry stand

Rich Coleman to return to money laundering inquiry stand

Former B.C. cabinet minister’s earlier testimony to Cullen money laundering probe appears to clash with comments he made to media 10 years ago.
Data sharing trumps national sovereignty: father of Internet

Data sharing trumps national sovereignty: father of Internet

The idea that states can contain citizens’ data within their borders is out-dated, the man known as the father of the Internet said May 6.
Why one city block at UBC is turning into a $23M 'living laboratory'

Why one city block at UBC is turning into a $23M 'living laboratory'

Solar panels will cover a parking lot, there'll be a hydrogen cell refueling station and be used for research
Telus to roll out 5G in 187 more B.C. communities by year's end

Telus to roll out 5G in 187 more B.C. communities by year's end

Telecom giant earmarking additional $54B in infrastructure, operations spending