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Treacherous weather closure lifts, but crash closes Coquihalla again near Othello tunnels

Treacherous weather closure lifts, but crash closes Coquihalla again near Othello tunnels

Despite a weather closure lift, the Coquihalla Highway is limited because of a crash earlier this morning
Victoria pledges $9,500 to legal challenge against Quebec's religious symbols bill

Victoria pledges $9,500 to legal challenge against Quebec's religious symbols bill

Bill 21 bars public-sector workers deemed to hold positions of leadership, such as teachers and police officers, from wearing crosses, hijabs, turbans and other visible religious symbols
Health-care workers at COVID-19 testing sites intimidated and threatened, officials say

Health-care workers at COVID-19 testing sites intimidated and threatened, officials say

Intimidating workers and impeding services at testing facilities is illegal, and threats and aggressive behaviour will be reported to police, say provincial officials
Pediatrician urges parents to have the COVID talk as Omicron cases hit new highs

Pediatrician urges parents to have the COVID talk as Omicron cases hit new highs

VANCOUVER — A pediatrician who has researched COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among parents in Canada, the United States and Israel is urging people concerned about getting their children vaccinated to talk to a health-care provider as the Omicron variant
B.C. long-term care residents are entitled to a designated visitor: seniors advocate

B.C. long-term care residents are entitled to a designated visitor: seniors advocate

VICTORIA — British Columbia's seniors advocate is asking the province to designate one person as an essential visitor for every long-term care resident as the facilities move to stem the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 affects eight of 20 firefighters in Prince Rupert, B.C.

COVID-19 affects eight of 20 firefighters in Prince Rupert, B.C.

VANCOUVER — More than half of the firefighters in Prince Rupert, B.C., who were off sickthis week are at the forefront of a wave of workers expected to fall ill because of COVID-19.
Petition calls on Premier John Horgan to get rapid COVID-19 tests into B.C. homes

Petition calls on Premier John Horgan to get rapid COVID-19 tests into B.C. homes

"The Omicron variant is here now, and COVID-19 cases are rising by the day," reads the petition.
Two B.C. mining executives fined for $1.8M in undisclosed insider trading

Two B.C. mining executives fined for $1.8M in undisclosed insider trading

Richard Ryan Penn and Roman Reuvin Rubin agreed paying fines to the B.C. Securities Commission
Vancouver arborist retrieves girl’s Christmas gift and her reaction is adorable (VIDEO)

Vancouver arborist retrieves girl’s Christmas gift and her reaction is adorable (VIDEO)

*Content warning: the video you are about to see is extremely wholesome*
Underage teens arrested for assaulting Port Moody liquor store employees with bear spray

Underage teens arrested for assaulting Port Moody liquor store employees with bear spray

The trio retaliated and fled to a nearby SkyTrain station after they were refused service.
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