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B.C. doctors defend province's approach to releasing COVID-19 data

B.C. doctors defend province's approach to releasing COVID-19 data

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s top two doctors are defending the province's approach to releasing data on COVID-19 but say they'll provide more information about case counts in neighbourhoods rather than large health regions so it may be more helpful
Public must help guide future of artificial intelligence, expert say

Public must help guide future of artificial intelligence, expert say

Speakers at privacy and security summit weigh risks and benefits of AI.
Clock ticks on B.C.-China ‘Belt and Road’ MOU; Australia punts their own

Clock ticks on B.C.-China ‘Belt and Road’ MOU; Australia punts their own

As Australia terminates a state MOU on China’s Belt and Road Initiative, B.C. is soon forced to face its own decision
RCMP officer, fire chief use climbing gear to rescue dog stuck on ledge in B.C.

RCMP officer, fire chief use climbing gear to rescue dog stuck on ledge in B.C.

LOGAN LAKE, B.C. — A large dog has many more walks ahead thanks to the actions of an RCMP officer and a volunteer fire chief in British Columbia's southern Interior. Cpl.
New app connects B.C. youth to mental health and addiction services

New app connects B.C. youth to mental health and addiction services

Services include drop-in and scheduled counselling, primary care, peer support and group sessions.
Amazon plans massive 'robotic' distribution centre in Richmond

Amazon plans massive 'robotic' distribution centre in Richmond

E-commerce giant's 450,000-square-foot fulfillment centre at Port of Vancouver among plans for five new distribution hubs in Metro Vancouver.
B.C. teacher donates $100,000 to school she taught at for 41 years

B.C. teacher donates $100,000 to school she taught at for 41 years

The school's principal said the donation was a beacon of light and hope during the pandemic.
Surrey housing project would alter popular trail

Surrey housing project would alter popular trail

Residents raise concerns about proposed development's effect on Semiahmoo Trail
Digital health shift has benefits but also privacy challenges

Digital health shift has benefits but also privacy challenges

‘Health is where data protection and privacy meet body autonomy’
PM tip-toes around prospect of waiving COVID-19 vaccine patents

PM tip-toes around prospect of waiving COVID-19 vaccine patents

U.S. already backing effort to waive patents, boost global supply.