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B.C. reports 13 more COVID-19 deaths, 141 in intensive care

B.C. reports 13 more COVID-19 deaths, 141 in intensive care

VICTORIA — The percentage of B.C. residents 12 and over to reach triple vaccination status is now at 43 per cent. A statement from the Health Ministry also says 90 per cent of people 12 and older have received their second shot.
Engine fire breaks out on board B.C. school boat; students and crew safe

Engine fire breaks out on board B.C. school boat; students and crew safe

VICTORIA — Students and crew aboard a marine school bus were safely rescued Thursday morning after an engine fire on the vessel used to ferry children to schools on British Columbia's southern Gulf Islands.
First Nations staking claim over mining in B.C.

First Nations staking claim over mining in B.C.

Mining, minerals acts need overhaul as per UNDRIP: First Nations Mining Council
Vancouver man faces charges of secret nude recording, publication of images

Vancouver man faces charges of secret nude recording, publication of images

A Vancouver man is alleged to have secretly recorded four women naked and then published the resulting images over a three-year period.
RCMP station in Surrey, B.C., evacuated after grenade turned in

RCMP station in Surrey, B.C., evacuated after grenade turned in

SURREY, B.C. — The Mounties called in explosive experts after a person walked into one of their offices in Surrey, B.C., with a grenade on Thursday.
‘Exploitative and parasitic’ pimp gets year in prison: Vancouver judge

‘Exploitative and parasitic’ pimp gets year in prison: Vancouver judge

A pimp who encouraged a woman to lower her sex work rates and not use condoms while servicing 3-4 clients a day will spend the next year in jail.
Artist duo leave 9-11 tragedy behind them to revel in Canadian nature

Artist duo leave 9-11 tragedy behind them to revel in Canadian nature

Three artists connect food and nature to self-healing in Richmond art exhibit
Uber drivers to get union representation in Canada

Uber drivers to get union representation in Canada

The agreement comes a few months after Richmond Uber drivers filed a labour relations complaint
Lord to continue day parole for six more months

Lord to continue day parole for six more months

Derik Lord still maintains his innocence to this day.
Former NHL player Jake Virtanen charged with sexual assault

Former NHL player Jake Virtanen charged with sexual assault

BC Prosecution Service has approved one count of sexual assault against Jake Virtanen
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