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Pilot project would see non-police responders sent to mental-health crises

Pilot project would see non-police responders sent to mental-health crises

The initiative represents "a ­paradigm shift" for mental-health calls, says B.C. Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association.
Number of Thanksgiving guests depends on B.C. health region

Number of Thanksgiving guests depends on B.C. health region

Three of the province's health regions have indoor gathering restrictions in place.
Investing in healthy forests critical for fish and wildlife in the Peace Region

Investing in healthy forests critical for fish and wildlife in the Peace Region

B.C. needs a new logging playbook, something we call restoration logging
'I can't back down': MLA Mike Bernier threatened over support for COVID-19 vaccinations

'I can't back down': MLA Mike Bernier threatened over support for COVID-19 vaccinations

VANCOUVER — Politicians accustomed to sparring in British Columbia's legislature have joined forces outside the house to push for higher vaccination rates in the north, but a longtime member of the Opposition Liberals says the "Alberta influence" is
B.C. teachers' union urges school staff to get COVID-19 vaccines

B.C. teachers' union urges school staff to get COVID-19 vaccines

But BCTF president Teri Mooring says the B.C. government should be implementing a provincewide mandate, not relying on school districts
BC Ferries says federal mandatory vaccinations will apply to crew

BC Ferries says federal mandatory vaccinations will apply to crew

BC Ferries employs 4,500 to 5,100 staff, depending on the season.
B.C. to redress Blueberry River treaty infringement

B.C. to redress Blueberry River treaty infringement

Resource development projects in Fort St. John region will need First Nation approval
Six new doctors welcomed to Fort St. John

Six new doctors welcomed to Fort St. John

It’s been a steady stream of good news with the welcomed arrivals of six new family doctors to Fort St. John so far this fall.
Northeast B.C. unemployment rises to 5.7% in September

Northeast B.C. unemployment rises to 5.7% in September

Province records big job gains in educational services, big losses in healthcare
B.C. adds 12,300 jobs in September as return to classrooms drives growth

B.C. adds 12,300 jobs in September as return to classrooms drives growth

Most of the province’s gains stemming from educational services.