|B.C. reports 1,262 cases of COVID-19 as province tops 1 million vaccine jabs - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 07:33:00 -0700|
B.C. health officials announced another 1,262 cases of COVID-19 on Friday as the province surpassed the one-million mark for vaccine doses distributed.
|10 people given expired COVID-19 vaccines at a Burnaby Save-On-Foods - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 16:43:00 -0700|
Save-On-Foods has issued an apology after a number of customers were given expired COVID-19 vaccines at one of its Lower Mainland locations.
|Chilliwack assisted-living facility dealing with 3rd outbreak of COVID-19 - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 19:29:48 -0700|
For the third time in roughly six months, residents of Sunset Manor in Chilliwack are dealing with COVID-19 outbreak protocols.
|Calls for stricter action in B.C. with COVID-19 variants projected to climb into May - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 16:43:10 -0700|
British Columbia is on track to see COVID-19 cases involving variants of concern continue to rise until late May, a math modelling expert said, but stronger restrictions could improve the situation sooner.
|Surrey RCMP seek public's help to identify bank robbery suspects - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 16:18:36 -0700|
Mounties in Surrey are asking for the public's help to identify a pair of suspects involved in a bank robbery that took place in the Whalley neighbourhood last month.
|'A very human situation': Canucks with COVID-19 experiencing 'whole range of symptoms,' team doctor says - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 11:07:00 -0700|
'Expect the unexpected,' the Vancouver Canucks' doctor says of the lessons learned by 25 team COVID cases.
|Opinions on mask wearing not protected by Human Rights Code amid pandemic, B.C. tribunal warns - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 14:09:00 -0700|
The human rights complaint filed by a worker who reportedly refused to wear a mask on the job, leading to his contract being terminated, won't be pursued by a B.C. tribunal.
|COVID-19 exposures: 30 more flights added to B.C. list; 59 so far this week - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 16:00:00 -0700|
The B.C. Centre for Disease Control added 30 more flights to its list of COVID-19 exposures on Wednesday and Thursday. A total of 59 flights have been added since Sunday.
|B.C. dog breeder disputes SPCA claims after seizure of 38 dachshunds near Kamloops - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 14:26:00 -0700|
A B.C. dog breeder is disputing claims by the B.C. SPCA after the animal welfare organization seized 38 miniature dachshunds from her property north of Kamloops.
|Don't do it: Experts warn COVID-19 variants leave little room for error - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 12:10:00 -0700|
B.C.’s provincial health officer and other experts say any interactions people had safely before this third wave may now be a higher risk.
|Why don't we live together? Alternative housing in a hot real estate market - Thu, 8 Apr 2021 17:08:48 EDT|
Many people are priced out of Canada's urban housing markets. Others are disenchanted with the four walls of the single family home. From a San Francisco commune network, to co-living communities in Berlin, advocates say there are benefits to sharing domestic space.
|Coronavirus variants are testing the limits of what we once thought was safe in Canada - Sat, 10 Apr 2021 04:00:00 EDT|
The rapid spread of more contagious coronavirus variants across Canada is driving a devastating third wave in much of the country and increasing the level of risk in situations previously thought to be relatively safe from COVID-19.
|Avoid indoor gatherings and travel, health officer urges, as B.C. records 1,262 new cases of COVID-19 - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 18:14:56 EDT|
B.C. health officials announced 1,262 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths on Friday.
|Lower Mainland teachers call on province to vaccinate all school-based workers as case counts rise - Sat, 10 Apr 2021 00:46:47 EDT|
Teachers' associations across the Vancouver Coastal Health region are calling on the province to immediately vaccinate all school-based workers, citing rising case counts and a high number of school exposures.
|Expired AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccines given to 10 customers at Burnaby pharmacy - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 07:00:00 EDT|
A Save-On-Foods pharmacy in Burnaby administered AstraZeneca vaccines to 10 customers three days after their expiry date.
|Post-pandemic traffic in Metro Vancouver could be worse than ever, expert warns - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 17:08:42 EDT|
Traffic volume in Metro Vancouver will most likely exceed pre-pandemic levels as confidence in taking transit recovers slowly, even as more people get vaccinated and return to the workplace, experts say.
|A look at Prince Philip's trips to B.C. over his lifetime - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 11:21:54 EDT|
The Queen and Prince Philip visited Canada more than 20 times over the decades, including 12 visits to British Columbia. Their last visit to Canada's westernmost province was in 2002.
|Vancouver Canucks says 'no culprit' in team's COVID-19 outbreak - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 15:39:49 EDT|
Canucks' team physician said the player who first contracted COVID-19 and then brought it into the team acted within NHL and provincial health protocols.
|Supreme court dismisses Delta Hospice Society appeal over membership dispute - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 20:36:35 EDT|
Latest decision in fight over medically assisted dying upholds B.C. Supreme Court ruling requiring the society to accept rejected membership applications.
|Shoppers rescued after crashed vehicle leaves them trapped inside B.C. store - Fri, 9 Apr 2021 20:54:34 EDT|
Multiple people have been rescued from a Walmart store in Saanich, B.C. after a vehicle crashed into a concrete wall, leaving multiple people trapped inside.
|More gun violence in Surrey; murder in Burnaby - Mon, 04 Apr 2016 23:55:04 Z|
Since Surrey RCMP said Friday they had implemented successful strategies to combat gun violence, there have been three more shootings.
|B.C. nurses' college warns about helping in assisted-dying cases - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:08:34 Z|
A B.C. Supreme Court ruling allowing a terminally-ill woman a medically-assisted death has not opened the door to nurses now participating in hastened death, the College of Registered Nurse of B.C. said Monday.
|Most senior nursing homes miss Ministry of Health staffing guideline - Wed, 06 Apr 2016 19:24:06 Z|
The vast majority of government-funded long-term care homes for seniors in B.C. do not meet Ministry of Health staffing guidelines. The Residential Care Facilities Quick Facts Directory, a report released recently by the Office of the Seniors Advocate, compiles staffing, serious incident reports and other quality of life measures for every publicly funded seniors home […]
|Canucks a royal pain for California contenders, beat Kings 3-2 - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 05:53:40 Z|
Now that the least is expected of them — or wanted from them, if you ask the draftists — the Vancouver Canucks have built their longest winning streak of the season. It began five days ago. It took the Canucks six months and 79 National Hockey League games to win three straight. They finally made […]
|Photos: Top images from around the globe - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 00:17:43 Z|
View the best photographs from hot spots around the world.
|Rental housing is for residents, says Vancouver councillor eyeing Airbnb rules - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 12:04:54 Z|
A Vancouver councillor is eyeing regulation of home-sharing services like Airbnb, as the city’s rental vacancy rate hovers near zero. Coun. Geoff Meggs wants to expand and accelerate a study already underway by city staff on the effect Airbnb and similar websites are having on the supply of rental housing. “We’re going to […]
|No 'gay on the runway': Producer quits St. Paul's fundraiser, citing LGBTQ concern - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 17:22:22 Z|
The founder/producer behind a popular St. Paul’s fundraising gala has resigned after allegedly being told to tone down the show’s LGBTQ presence.
|Vaughn Palmer: Independent MLA leads the charge for election finance reform - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 14:41:53 Z|
As the legislature resumed Monday after a two-week spring break, Independent MLA Vicki Huntington was first on her feet during introduction of bills with as timely a measure as the house has seen this session.
|Ian Mulgrew: Pilot legal aid project supporting families - Tue, 05 Apr 2016 13:33:48 Z|
A pilot legal aid project for parents — particularly aboriginal parents — is showing great promise and getting child-custody disputes out of court and resolved quicker and more cheaply.
|Where is Trudeau government heading on China? - Wed, 06 Apr 2016 17:15:24 Z|
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is undertaking a major internal review of Canada’s relationship with China, cautiously considering steps that include launching free trade negotiations and helping up to 100,000 Canadian students study there. T