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No increase in suicide rate in B.C. during worst of the pandemic, says coroner

No increase in suicide rate in B.C. during worst of the pandemic, says coroner

VICTORIA — The coroners service says suicide rates in British Columbia did not increase last year, despite concerns about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health.
Hold on to your... trampoline! Windstorm hits Vancouver Island overnight

Hold on to your... trampoline! Windstorm hits Vancouver Island overnight

A windstorm sends trampoline tumbling on Vancouver Island.
B.C. government to provide $50M to help tourism sector

B.C. government to provide $50M to help tourism sector

Eligible expenses include payroll, rent and utility costs related to restarting or ramping up operations in preparation for gradual reopening
Film producer Avi Lewis seeks federal NDP nomination in British Columbia

Film producer Avi Lewis seeks federal NDP nomination in British Columbia

HALFMOON BAY, B.C. — Documentary film producer Avi Lewis is seeking the federal NDP nomination in a riding in southern British Columbia.
Could Point Roberts crossing be utilized as a pilot project to re-open border?

Could Point Roberts crossing be utilized as a pilot project to re-open border?

Many Point Roberts businesses rely heavily on cross border customers while 75 percent of the real estate is owned by Canadians, primarily as vacation homes.
Lightning strikes captured over Vancouver during intense thunderstorm (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Lightning strikes captured over Vancouver during intense thunderstorm (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The accompanying storm also took out power for hundreds of homes across the Lower Mainland
Energy advisers needed to bolster home retrofit effort

Energy advisers needed to bolster home retrofit effort

Energy advisers are trained to conduct audits that tell homeowners how their home currently uses energy and how they can upgrade it to be more energy efficient.
These 12 B.C. mines pose risks to salmon, caribou, water: report

These 12 B.C. mines pose risks to salmon, caribou, water: report

The report highlights 12 operating, closed  and proposed mines in B.C. that are either currently polluting or have  high potential to do so.
Former Liberal minister seeks party leadership after almost decade away from politics

Former Liberal minister seeks party leadership after almost decade away from politics

VANCOUVER — A former British Columbia government cabinet minister who left politics almost a decade ago to work in the private sector says he's entering the Liberal party's leadership contest.
Fort St. John family raises awareness of incurable and rare children's brain cancer

Fort St. John family raises awareness of incurable and rare children's brain cancer

Mayor: 'We have world-class researchers in our province and in our nation and we need to encourage them to do some research on this'