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Near record spent on mineral exploration in 2021

Near record spent on mineral exploration in 2021

High commodity prices driving increased mining, exploration spending
Potential copper-gold deposits found in Prince George region

Potential copper-gold deposits found in Prince George region

Geoscience BC hopes public modelling data will encourage mineral exploration in the region
B.C. doctors can now prescribe a year-long pass to Canada's national parks

B.C. doctors can now prescribe a year-long pass to Canada's national parks

Parks Canada says it's backing a nature prescription program in B.C., Ontario, Saskatchewan and Manitoba so doctors and nurses can prescribe a Parks Canada Discovery Pass to patients suffering mental and physical health problems.
Technology B.C. biotech Gandeeva raises US$40M to advance drug discovery

Technology B.C. biotech Gandeeva raises US$40M to advance drug discovery

Technology combines machine learning and specialized imaging
A third of North American students question if the Holocaust happened

A third of North American students question if the Holocaust happened

Even after an educational course, a quarter of students challenged the historical accuracy of the Holocaust
Failing to flower: B.C.’s promise as a craft cannabis hot spot still stunted

Failing to flower: B.C.’s promise as a craft cannabis hot spot still stunted

British Columbia has been a mecca for cannabis enthusiasts and growers long before the product became legal in Canada in 2018
6 arrested after old-growth activists block Ironworkers bridge, Highway 1 during rush hour

6 arrested after old-growth activists block Ironworkers bridge, Highway 1 during rush hour

The Second Narrows crossing and part of Highway 1 on the North Shore were blocked Monday morning by old-growth activists calling for a halt to logging in the province
Majority of Canadians say it's time to end COVID-19 restrictions: survey

Majority of Canadians say it's time to end COVID-19 restrictions: survey

A majority of Canadians say it's time to end all COVID-19 restrictions and let Canadians manage their own level of risk, according to a new survey released by the Angus Reid Institute on Monday.
Canadian Mental Health Association providing more support for healthcare, social workers

Canadian Mental Health Association providing more support for healthcare, social workers

More than ever, healthcare and social workers feel the burden of being in a helping profession, with high levels of anxiety and exhaustion
BC Parks licence plate program turns 5

BC Parks licence plate program turns 5

In the past five years, more than 300,000 speciality BC Parks licence plates have been sold, generating more than $20 million in total revenue for the program
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