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Two women hit with more than $900 in fines after refusing to wear masks on ferry

Two women hit with more than $900 in fines after refusing to wear masks on ferry

The women, ages 19 and 43, were headed to Nanaimo from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver.
B.C.'s COVID-19 death count stays low, as vaccination roll-out stays slow

B.C.'s COVID-19 death count stays low, as vaccination roll-out stays slow

Two new deaths from the virus were identified overnight after one such death was recorded yesterday.
Ottawa failing on transparency issues: commissioner

Ottawa failing on transparency issues: commissioner

Information “has never been more important than during this crisis."
'They're afraid': Coalition calls for police-free vaccine clinics for B.C.'s undocumented workers

'They're afraid': Coalition calls for police-free vaccine clinics for B.C.'s undocumented workers

270 organizations signed a letter addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and all 10 premiers calling for “clear guarantees” and “effective measures” to ensure vaccine access to both migrant farm workers and an estimated 500,000 undocumented people living in Canada

Police issue over $900 in tickets to two BC Ferries passengers for not wearing masks

NANAIMO, B.C. — Police say they issued tickets totalling over $900 to two BC Ferries passengers for refusing to follow COVID-19 safety protocols while on board.
Vaccinating B.C.'s essential workers sooner could save over 600 lives: study

Vaccinating B.C.'s essential workers sooner could save over 600 lives: study

Bumping essential workers up the vaccine queue could prevent over 200,000 infections and save over 600 lives across British Columbia, according to a new study from a Simon Fraser University researcher
Firefighter sex caught on surveillance video

Firefighter sex caught on surveillance video

Court upholds finding that City of Vernon firing was excessive.
B.C. high school student sent home, told her outfit is too 'distracting'

B.C. high school student sent home, told her outfit is too 'distracting'

The 17-year-old came home in tears, her father says.
B.C. nurse suspended for misleading clients, making 'disparaging comments' about others in health care

B.C. nurse suspended for misleading clients, making 'disparaging comments' about others in health care

On the Tru HealthSpan website, Sheryl Yaremco is described as an "integrative and restorative health practitioner."

Family of woman alleging racism at B.C. hospital say review won't be released

TERRACE, B.C. — The family of a pregnant Indigenous woman who alleges she was turned away from a northern British Columbia hospital and later gave birth to a stillborn baby says a review of the incident must be made public.