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B.C. records 12 more COVID-19 deaths as top doctor warns against non-essential travel

B.C. records 12 more COVID-19 deaths as top doctor warns against non-essential travel

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says COVID-19 cases have levelled off in the Fraser and Vancouver Coastal health regions, but they've been rising in the North, Interior and to a lesser extent on Vancouver Island. Dr.
Editorial: Christmas will look very different this year

Editorial: Christmas will look very different this year

December is barely out of the gate, but it feels nonetheless as though the Christmas season has been barreling down on us for a while. Holiday lights are going up early, Christmas tree sales are brisk and holiday music is blasting from every speaker.
Military helicopter, plane dispatched to rescue Mountie and suspect in ravine

Military helicopter, plane dispatched to rescue Mountie and suspect in ravine

BRIDESVILLE, B.C. — The RCMP say two military aircraft rescued a police officer and an alleged trespasser after a foot chase led them into a steep ravine with no easy way out in British Columbia's southern Interior.
NDP to put forward Raj Chouhan as B.C. legislature Speaker

NDP to put forward Raj Chouhan as B.C. legislature Speaker

VICTORIA — The New Democrats will nominate a longtime member of the B.C. legislature to serve as Speaker.
Health Canada to make decision on Pfizer vaccine approval soon, feds say

Health Canada to make decision on Pfizer vaccine approval soon, feds say

Canada is drawing closer to making a decision on a leading COVID-19 vaccine candidate, Health Minister Patty Hajdu said Wednesday as the federal government continued to face pressure to deliver on doses amid mounting cases and deaths.
Human activities, shipping, fishing, polluting, links to killer whale deaths: study

Human activities, shipping, fishing, polluting, links to killer whale deaths: study

VICTORIA — A long-running study of more than 50 dead killer whales in the Pacific Ocean concludes human activities pose deadly threats to the orcas.
BC Hydro customers to get credit in New Year

BC Hydro customers to get credit in New Year

Residential BC Hydro customers can look forward to a credit on their power bill early in the New Year, and the money they get back could buy them a Latte Grande at Starbucks – possibly even a Latte Venti.
Opinion: We can’t just sit around waiting for a COVID-19 vaccine to save us

Opinion: We can’t just sit around waiting for a COVID-19 vaccine to save us

The following column was submitted to our sister Glacier Media site, Burnaby Now , from Dr. Davidicus Wong, a family physician.
Report on systemic racism will have national ramifications: Metis Nation B.C.

Report on systemic racism will have national ramifications: Metis Nation B.C.

Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s report into systemic racism in B.C.
BC SPCA provides update on 17 huskies that were surrendered last Christmas

BC SPCA provides update on 17 huskies that were surrendered last Christmas

It's been almost one year since 17 husky puppies and two adult dogs were rescued from a property in the province's Interior. The pups were found living outside in the snow — shivering, lethargic and riddled with parasites.