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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
$12 million in reserved federal funds released to B.C. school districts: ministry

$12 million in reserved federal funds released to B.C. school districts: ministry

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it is releasing about $12 million to school districts across the province to further support the COVID-19 response. The money is part of the $242.
B.C. church defying public health orders to hold in-person gatherings

B.C. church defying public health orders to hold in-person gatherings

A Victoria church has been holding in-person Sunday services with up to 50 people attending, despite provincial orders that prohibit all religious gatherings until January. Oaklands Bible Chapel, at 2736 Fernwood Rd.
B.C. housing market to remain vibrant through the new year: report

B.C. housing market to remain vibrant through the new year: report

VANCOUVER — A company that supports hundreds of credit unions across Canada predicts British Columbia's housing market will remain healthy through 2021 as the province moves out of its COVID-19 slump.
B.C. lacks plans for rising seas, flooding: coastal adaptation researcher

B.C. lacks plans for rising seas, flooding: coastal adaptation researcher

VANCOUVER — Parts of British Columbia could see massive losses if the province doesn't start planning for flooding as ocean waters rise and storms surge due to climate change, says a researcher at the University of B.C. in Vancouver. B.C.
Opinion: Solstice a chance to reconnect with nature, the cycle of the seasons

Opinion: Solstice a chance to reconnect with nature, the cycle of the seasons

'It used to be an enormously important event for our ancestors all over the world, and for many it still is'
Opinion: History of polio vaccine shows us how to overcome hesitancy

Opinion: History of polio vaccine shows us how to overcome hesitancy

'Vaccine hesitancy is as old as vaccines, but current forces work to make it especially strong'
Good management helped B.C. care home stave off COVID for months: UBC study

Good management helped B.C. care home stave off COVID for months: UBC study

UBC study highlights need for more effective staffing in long-term care homes
Letter: Heavier fines needed to stop post-holidays COVID-19 explosion

Letter: Heavier fines needed to stop post-holidays COVID-19 explosion

Cases surged after Thanksgiving and the writer wants to stop the same happening after Christmas