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B.C. teachers urged to get vaccinated as union calls for provincial mandate

B.C. teachers urged to get vaccinated as union calls for provincial mandate

VANCOUVER — The B.C.
Metro Vancouver park renamed to reflect Indigenous history

Metro Vancouver park renamed to reflect Indigenous history

BELCARRA, B.C. — A Metro Vancouver park has been renamed to include the site's Indigenous name, which officials say will better reflect the area's history.
Surrey Police Service chief’s $21,943 in overtime draws criticism

Surrey Police Service chief’s $21,943 in overtime draws criticism

OT claimed by Norm Lipinski in first eight months of the year is “shameful,” mayoral candidate Brenda Locke says.
Province funds new tech training program for under-represented groups

Province funds new tech training program for under-represented groups

Program targets people between the ages of 17 and 30.
Letter signed by 200 leaders seeks protection for B.C.'s old-growth forests

Letter signed by 200 leaders seeks protection for B.C.'s old-growth forests

VANCOUVER — More than 200 people including scientists, Indigenous leaders, politicians, actors and artists, have signed a letter calling on British Columbia Premier John Horgan to halt old-growth logging, a Vancouver-based environmental group says.
COVID-19: Expanding vax mandates extend to TransLink workers

COVID-19: Expanding vax mandates extend to TransLink workers

Workers must be fully vaccinated by November 29.
Homicide detectives say fatal Surrey, B.C., shooting was targeted, linked to gangs

Homicide detectives say fatal Surrey, B.C., shooting was targeted, linked to gangs

SURREY, B.C. — Homicide detectives say a deadly shooting in Surrey, B.C. on Tuesday was targeted and gang-related.
Opposition Liberals grill New Democrat responses to wildfire recovery, heat wave

Opposition Liberals grill New Democrat responses to wildfire recovery, heat wave

VICTORIA — The plight of the residents of the British Columbia village of Lytton that was all but destroyed in a wildfire this summer gained political focus Thursday in the provincial legislature.
Mandatory vaccination for B.C. school staff up to boards, says Premier Horgan

Mandatory vaccination for B.C. school staff up to boards, says Premier Horgan

VICTORIA — Vaccine mandates for workers in British Columbia's schools are a last resort and elected board trustees know what's needed for their communities rather than the province enforcing such decisions, says Premier John Horgan.
B.C. shell used to orchestrate multi-million dollar fraud: SEC

B.C. shell used to orchestrate multi-million dollar fraud: SEC

Two New Jersey men bought a Canadian shell, listed it on the Canadian Securities Exchange and orchestrated the scheme