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Human Rights Watch slams B.C. government's response to heat wave

Human Rights Watch slams B.C. government's response to heat wave

Report focuses on how the summer's prolonged extreme high temperatures affected vulnerable British Columbians.
Surrey Police Service could deploy unvaccinated officers

Surrey Police Service could deploy unvaccinated officers

City’s municipal police force has yet to make a decision on COVID-19 vaccinations for officers, unlike the RCMP.
Huawei-sponsored event draws flag-waving B.C. politicians

Huawei-sponsored event draws flag-waving B.C. politicians

Chinese government-linked events over the Golden Week Holiday mark a return of soft diplomacy in Vancouver – while pro-democracy activists burn a Chinese flag at city’s Chinese consul general compound.
BC SPCA seizes 71 cats and kittens in Squamish

BC SPCA seizes 71 cats and kittens in Squamish

Society says the animals were being hoarded in unsanitary conditions.
All public service workers in B.C. must be fully vaccinated by Nov. 22

All public service workers in B.C. must be fully vaccinated by Nov. 22

All 30,000 B.C. public service workers will be required to be fully vaccinated by Nov. 22.

One person killed as helicopter goes down on Sunshine Coast north of Vancouver

SECHELT, B.C. — One person has been killed in a helicopter crash on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast, north of Vancouver. RCMP say the helicopter crashed around 2 p.m.
Old-growth protesters gather at legislature as minister says forestry change coming

Old-growth protesters gather at legislature as minister says forestry change coming

VICTORIA — Forest reform legislation is set to be introduced this fall by the New Democrat government, but the promise of change can't come soon enough for old-growth logging protesters who gathered outside Premier John Horgan's office Monday.
B.C. to begin COVID-19 booster shots for long-term care, assisted living residents

B.C. to begin COVID-19 booster shots for long-term care, assisted living residents

VICTORIA — British Columbians living in long-term care and assisted living homes are due to start receiving COVID-19 booster shots this week as a mask mandate begins for all students from elementary to high school.
Surrey councillor distances from brother's property on proposed road

Surrey councillor distances from brother's property on proposed road

Coun. Mandeep Nagra does not think he is in a conflict of interest despite questions from political opponents.
Metro Vancouver’s 1.1-km tunnel under Burrard Inlet now complete

Metro Vancouver’s 1.1-km tunnel under Burrard Inlet now complete

Tunnel will be used to bring clean drinking water from the North Shore to communities throughout the region