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Decades of cuts to salmon monitoring leave B.C. scientists uncertain of fish populations

Decades of cuts to salmon monitoring leave B.C. scientists uncertain of fish populations

Less than 10 per cent of spawning habitat on B.C.'s central and north coast is being monitored by creekwalkers, the people who count salmon one by one. Critics say this leaves a critical gap in knowledge that could further imperil the species.
SFU engineers develop mobile thermal battery

SFU engineers develop mobile thermal battery

Tiny townhouse prototype finds a home in the Downtown Eastside

Tiny townhouse prototype finds a home in the Downtown Eastside

No one will be living in the structure, but the plan is to use it as an artist's studio and as a demonstration site.
B.C. announces vaccines sites ahead of booking COVID-19 shots appointments Monday

B.C. announces vaccines sites ahead of booking COVID-19 shots appointments Monday

VICTORIA — Health authorities across British Columbia announced locations for COVID-19 vaccine centres Sunday, the day before some of the province's oldest residents could start booking appointments to get their first shots.
Major crime unit investigates shooting death of 37-year-old Victoria-area man

Major crime unit investigates shooting death of 37-year-old Victoria-area man

METCHOSIN, B.C. — The Vancouver Island Major Crime Unit is investigating a shooting death of a 37-year-old man in the rural Victoria-area community of Metchosin, B.C. West Shore RCMP spokesman Const.
North Vancouver RCMP renew appeal to find missing woman

North Vancouver RCMP renew appeal to find missing woman

Fatemeh Abdolali has been missing since Feb. 26. Foul play not suspected at this time
Here are 11 things Canadians should expect when travel opens up again

Here are 11 things Canadians should expect when travel opens up again

Are you excited, apathetic or worried? A travel industry expert provides a detailed travel forecast for what's to come
Two injured in helicopter crash on Bowen Island, B.C.: emergency health services

Two injured in helicopter crash on Bowen Island, B.C.: emergency health services

VANCOUVER — Two people were transported to hospital in serious but stable condition after a helicopter crash on Bowen Island, B.C. B.C. Emergency Health Services says in a statement that they received a call at about 10 a.m.
B.C. reports second-highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases in 2021

B.C. reports second-highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases in 2021

Testing has also increased to one of the highest totals so far this year.
Dentists, teachers, bus drivers want Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in B.C.

Dentists, teachers, bus drivers want Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Dentists, teachers and bus drivers are among the essential workers who hope to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in British Columbia, as a provincial committee decides who should be prioritized for the shot.