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Health Canada warns of counterfeit COVID-19 rapid test kits

Health Canada warns of counterfeit COVID-19 rapid test kits

People suspecting they have counterfeit kits should not use them and can report them to Health Canada.
Sentenced for kidnapping role

Sentenced for kidnapping role

Fort St. John man to serve 25 more days for using gun in connection with 2019 kidnapping
There are only 3 days' worth of 'O' type blood supply available in Canada

There are only 3 days' worth of 'O' type blood supply available in Canada

Canadian Blood Services says it has 57,000 open appointments that need to be filled by the end of this month across the country.
Gas drips down to $1.75/litre in some B.C. cities

Gas drips down to $1.75/litre in some B.C. cities

A UBC business professor is warning motorists of volatility ahead while a U.S. agency expects lower but still elevated prices in 2023.
Flying Colours celebrate new exhibit

Flying Colours celebrate new exhibit

Artist’s Choice showcases a range of mediums and talent 
Obituary: Teresita Pagatpatan (1938 – 2022)

Obituary: Teresita Pagatpatan (1938 – 2022)

It is with the saddest regret that we announce the death of Teresita Baligad Pagatpatan, lovingly known as “Mama Tess”. She passed away peacefully on July 23, 2022.
Evan Saugstad: How soon we forget what freedom is

Evan Saugstad: How soon we forget what freedom is

Freedom is not only about being able express our viewpoints, but it also includes being treated fairly and not persecuted because you happened to embarrass some PM, Premier, or Mayor.
Fugitive fentanyl dealer arrested

Fugitive fentanyl dealer arrested

Dana Nazarek was arrested in Vancouver in the early hours of Friday morning.
Northeast B.C. unemployment down to 4.4%

Northeast B.C. unemployment down to 4.4%

The biggest gains in B.C.'s labour market were in information, culture, and recreation, while the biggest losses hit health care
B.C. adds 500 jobs in July as growth slows in labour market

B.C. adds 500 jobs in July as growth slows in labour market

The unemployment rate ticked slightly upward compared with a month earlier.