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'Normal to feel anxious,' doctor says as COVID-19 worries hit young adults

'Normal to feel anxious,' doctor says as COVID-19 worries hit young adults

B.C. government, Fraser Health offer mental health supports for post-secondary students, and other British Columbians struggling during the coronavirus pandemic
Thousands still without power after winter arrives in B.C. with a whallop

Thousands still without power after winter arrives in B.C. with a whallop

VANCOUVER — BC Hydro crews worked through the night to restore power to thousands of customers in southern British Columbia following a wicked snow and wind storm that arrived on the first day of winter.
All B.C. health regions have received shipment of COVID-19 vaccine: top doctor

All B.C. health regions have received shipment of COVID-19 vaccine: top doctor

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says every regional health authority has received doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Dr.
Multiple incidents close Coquihalla Highway on Monday as winter storm hits area

Multiple incidents close Coquihalla Highway on Monday as winter storm hits area

MERRITT, B.C. — The Coquihalla Highway in British Columbia was closed in both directions between Hope and Merritt on Monday afternoon because of multiple incidents.
B.C. eases requirements for struggling businesses applying for grant funding

B.C. eases requirements for struggling businesses applying for grant funding

VICTORIA — British Columbia government has loosened eligibility requirements for small and medium-sized businesses applying for grants to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.
Politics is a key influencer in North American immigration views

Politics is a key influencer in North American immigration views

More than two in five Canadians (43%) think the number of immigrants who are allowed to relocate in Canada should remain the same.
Newfoundland and Labrador film 'Little Orphans' wins top prize in Whistler

Newfoundland and Labrador film 'Little Orphans' wins top prize in Whistler

WHISTLER, B.C. — A Newfoundland and Labrador film about the agonizing disorderliness of family took home a tidy sum and the top prize at this year's Whistler Film Festival.
B.C. on track for record-breaking year for illicit overdose deaths: coroner

B.C. on track for record-breaking year for illicit overdose deaths: coroner

VICTORIA — British Columbia is facing a record-breaking year for overdose deaths and the provincial coroner is urging caution as the illicit drug supply grows more toxic.

Police watchdog looks into RCMP arrest where man was injured in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The police watchdog in British Columbia has been notified that a person accused of shoplifting was injured during an arrest by RCMP officers in Kamloops.
B.C. post-secondary students offered 24/7 helpline for the holidays

B.C. post-secondary students offered 24/7 helpline for the holidays

Many students may feel cut off from their peers, especially during the Christmas break