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Canada to allow cruise ships to dock at ports starting November 2021

Canada to allow cruise ships to dock at ports starting November 2021

Ships must comply with Canadian public health requirements.
How healthy is the Salish Sea? Canada-U.S. study tracks ecosystem decline

How healthy is the Salish Sea? Canada-U.S. study tracks ecosystem decline

A joint Canada-U.S. report on the health of the Salish Sea has found either an overwhelming decline or stable trend in nine out of 10 environmental indicators tracked by researchers. The only positive? Shellfish.
Child's bone led to Kamloops residential school graves

Child's bone led to Kamloops residential school graves

Tk'emlups te Secwepemc revealed Thursday a child's rib bone found using ground-penetrating radar sparked a search that has led to at least 200 'anomalies.' Only an exhumation will verify the findings, says a specialist
Four Stanley Park coyotes killed by Conservation Officers after series of attacks

Four Stanley Park coyotes killed by Conservation Officers after series of attacks

The coyotes will be taken to the Abbotsford Animal Health Lab for analysis
B.C. ambulance service overhauled to improve response times, job security

B.C. ambulance service overhauled to improve response times, job security

VICTORIA — British Columbia is overhauling the ambulance service to reduce wait times for the most serious 911 calls after complaints about long delays during medical emergencies, the health minister says.
Murder-for-hire conspiracy conviction upheld

Murder-for-hire conspiracy conviction upheld

Murderer wanted trial witness killed, mother shot instead
B.C. vows to overhaul ambulance service after deadly heat wave

B.C. vows to overhaul ambulance service after deadly heat wave

Health Minister Adrian Dix says the province would provide immediate funding to hire dozens of new paramedics and dispatchers as the ministry moves to 'renew' the ambulance service for the 21st century.
Shipping tool aims to improve marine safety

Shipping tool aims to improve marine safety

Clear Seas project compiled 140,000 reports of vessels involved in marine mishaps
Wildfire smoke to affect much of B.C. until fall: meteorologist

Wildfire smoke to affect much of B.C. until fall: meteorologist

VANCOUVER — Much of central and eastern British Columbia is under a special weather bulletin warning of smoky skies as wildfires rage across the province.
Animal advocacy group takes B.C. to court over chinchilla fur farm licence

Animal advocacy group takes B.C. to court over chinchilla fur farm licence

According to a petition, documents obtained by the animal advocacy group indicate the farm did not have a health management plan, which is required by law in B.C.
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