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BC SPCA warning about the dangers of winter for pets

BC SPCA warning about the dangers of winter for pets

Keep your dogs indoors during cold weather!
Avian flu causing turkey shortage ahead of Christmas: BC Poultry Association

Avian flu causing turkey shortage ahead of Christmas: BC Poultry Association

VANCOUVER — The avian flu is causing a turkey shortage in British Columbia, the BC Poultry Association said, warning it could pose a challenge for customers ahead of the high-demand Christmas season.
B.C.'s fracking industry consumed 5.2 billion litres of water in 2021

B.C.'s fracking industry consumed 5.2 billion litres of water in 2021

The volume of freshwater used by the oil and gas industry in 2021 was enough to fill roughly 2,080 olympic size swimming pools. Much of it won't be returned to the natural water cycle, claims a new report.
Surge of rare disease hits Island's homeless people; vaccines being offered

Surge of rare disease hits Island's homeless people; vaccines being offered

There have been eight lab-confirmed cases of haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) in Victoria, Nanaimo and Parksville since late 2021. A typical year would see one case at most on the Island.
Contract has B.C. teachers playing ‘catch up’ while other provinces fall behind

Contract has B.C. teachers playing ‘catch up’ while other provinces fall behind

A new deal for B.C. teachers will make wage gains over those in other provinces but still won't improve upon the cost of living
Victoria-raised doctor practicing in U.S. calls incentives to return 'great news'

Victoria-raised doctor practicing in U.S. calls incentives to return 'great news'

Madhur Kuckreja says he had been on the brink of moving to Seattle after frustrating attempts to be licensed in B.C.
Canada’s largest karate tournament kicks off in Richmond

Canada’s largest karate tournament kicks off in Richmond

Olympian Hamoon Derafshipour, who placed fifth in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, is one of the athletes to watch out for this weekend.
Arctic chill over north and central coasts of B.C.: Environment Canada

Arctic chill over north and central coasts of B.C.: Environment Canada

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada is warning people who live on British Columbia's central and north coasts to dress warmly to avoid frostbite and hypothermia as frigid conditions are expected to persist this weekend.
B.C. lawyer accused of moving millions to manipulate securities market

B.C. lawyer accused of moving millions to manipulate securities market

A lawyer, who is anonymized in a regulatory citation, is alleged to have assisted in stock market fraud by committing 'professional misconduct'
Elections BC: Kennedy Stewart’s campaign broke election law

Elections BC: Kennedy Stewart’s campaign broke election law

Not only did former Vancouver mayor Kennedy Stewart and all of his Forward Together candidates lose on election day, but his campaign broke the law.
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