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How expensive is owning a dog?

How expensive is owning a dog?

If you’ve considered adopting a dog during the coronavirus, you’re not alone. Adoption rates for dogs and cats have skyrocketed over the course of 2020 and 2021 as people spend increasingly more time at home. A report by Rover.
Man accused in Amanda Todd harassment case found guilty on all charges

Man accused in Amanda Todd harassment case found guilty on all charges

Aydin Coban has been found guilty on all charges.
B.C. hate crime numbers 'alarming’ and a 'wake-up call,' says advocate

B.C. hate crime numbers 'alarming’ and a 'wake-up call,' says advocate

There were 3,360 hate crimes reported to police across Canada in 2021.
Prince George masters track & field athlete brings home six gold medals from Canadian championships

Prince George masters track & field athlete brings home six gold medals from Canadian championships

Tuomas Ukonmaanaho, 77, has a new BC record in pole vault after returning home from the Canadian Masters Championships in Regina recently with six gold medals.
B.C. 'rat' carver to be released from prison

B.C. 'rat' carver to be released from prison

Ricky Dennis was sentenced to six years in federal prison for his role in a 2018 mutilation in which a man had the word "rat" carved into his chest.
Almost 2,000 wildfire reports called in over BC Day long weekend

Almost 2,000 wildfire reports called in over BC Day long weekend

Submitting a photograph of a wildfire helps BC Wildfire Service plan and fight the fire, says ministry.
Half of Canadians in debt and lacking emergency funds, survey finds

Half of Canadians in debt and lacking emergency funds, survey finds

Over half of Canadians who have borrowed money over the past two years have yet to pay it back. A new survey reveals that the majority of young Canadians with debts, don't believe they'll be paying them back anytime soon.
Unbounce lays off nearly 50 workers, latest B.C. tech firm to cut jobs

Unbounce lays off nearly 50 workers, latest B.C. tech firm to cut jobs

‘Current economic environment’ among factors behind cuts, says CEO
Why monkeypox vaccine tourism Is a good thing

Why monkeypox vaccine tourism Is a good thing

When Jackson Hern asked his primary care doctor about getting the monkeypox vaccine in Seattle last week, he was surprised by the lack of information she had to offer.
Canada invests more in oceans protection, but measures fail to salvage sinking fishing boat

Canada invests more in oceans protection, but measures fail to salvage sinking fishing boat

Any commitment being made to protect Canada's oceans, coastal communities and marine ecosystems is “excellent," says the federal NDP Fisheries critic Lisa Marie Barron