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End of vaccine card in B.C. too soon as BA.2 variant spreads: doctor

End of vaccine card in B.C. too soon as BA.2 variant spreads: doctor

VANCOUVER — It's too early to drop all COVID-19 restrictions, including proof of vaccination at indoor venues, as infections rise in British Columbia due to a "let it rip" approach for managing the virus, a retired emergency room doctor says. Dr.
BC NDP flush with donated cash, taxpayer subsidies

BC NDP flush with donated cash, taxpayer subsidies

Party’s annual financial report shows $9.47 million revenue and a $5.84 million surplus in 2021
B.C. film, TV directors prepare for results of strike vote

B.C. film, TV directors prepare for results of strike vote

Directors, employers at odds more than a year
B.C. moves to weekly COVID-19 reporting, changes how deaths are counted

B.C. moves to weekly COVID-19 reporting, changes how deaths are counted

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has made the switch to providing COVID-19 updates on a weekly rather than daily basis, saying the change aligns with a shift away from a case-management model to a surveillance model.
$1.2 million in funding announced for four mass-timber projects in B.C.

$1.2 million in funding announced for four mass-timber projects in B.C.

VICTORIA — British Columbia is helping to build four housing and infrastructure projects using mass timber, as the province announces an action plan to grow the sector.
B.C. floats rules to push charged, convicted politicians out of local elected posts

B.C. floats rules to push charged, convicted politicians out of local elected posts

VICTORIA — The Ministry of Municipal Affairs has introduced new tools it says will help local governments in British Columbia to act when elected officials are accused or convicted of breaking the law.
'Duty of care not met,' says mother of late Coquitlam "Flash" actor in suit against child protection authorities

'Duty of care not met,' says mother of late Coquitlam "Flash" actor in suit against child protection authorities

Logan Williams was a promising young actor when he died of an overdose. Lawsuit claims that caregivers were negligent in their responsibilities.
As B.C. wildfires crisis spread, emergency officials took lessons on handling reporters

As B.C. wildfires crisis spread, emergency officials took lessons on handling reporters

Emergency management exec authorized “media training” contract for more than $6,000.
Injuries and a death leads to thousands of wall beds recalled across Canada and U.S.

Injuries and a death leads to thousands of wall beds recalled across Canada and U.S.

More than 180,000 Bestar beds were sold across the two countries. The product is prone to falling off the wall if not installed properly
More than 100,000 people moved to BC in 2021

More than 100,000 people moved to BC in 2021

Of the 100,797 newcomers to B.C. in 2021, 67,000 were immigrants
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