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B.C. to start registering people 18 years and older for COVID-19 vaccines

B.C. to start registering people 18 years and older for COVID-19 vaccines

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it's inviting people 18 years and older to register for a COVID-19 vaccine over the next week. A Ministry of Health statement Sunday says more than 1.
B.C. finance minister to table historic pandemic-challenged deficit budget

B.C. finance minister to table historic pandemic-challenged deficit budget

VICTORIA — British Columbia's finance minister says her professional training as a family therapist helped her develop the New Democrat government's first budget during the COVID-19 pandemic, which she will table Tuesday.
ICBC employee fired for faking sick leave, vacationing in Penticton

ICBC employee fired for faking sick leave, vacationing in Penticton

Upon arriving in Penticton the employee got a migraine that caused her to call in sick last minute
UBC hosts first drone flight in Canada powered by a 5G network

UBC hosts first drone flight in Canada powered by a 5G network

The drones performed precise flight manoeuvres relying solely on the 5G network and picked up and dropped off a box containing medical supplies
‘Please take good care of it’: Gardener leaves wholesome note for hydrangea thief

‘Please take good care of it’: Gardener leaves wholesome note for hydrangea thief

The note offers advice for how best to take care of the stolen plant including watering practices and sun exposure
B.C. Indigenous nation opposes mineral exploration in culturally sensitive area

B.C. Indigenous nation opposes mineral exploration in culturally sensitive area

VANCOUVER — A mineral exploration company with provincial permits to work in Tahltan territory in northwestern British Columbia is treading on sacred grounds, an elected leader in the nation's government says. Vancouver-based Doubleview Gold Corp.
Metro Vancouver installing warning alarms following Cleveland Dam tragedy

Metro Vancouver installing warning alarms following Cleveland Dam tragedy

2020 Capilano River incident left North Vancouver father and son dead
B.C. health minister says delay in Moderna vaccine 'disappointing'

B.C. health minister says delay in Moderna vaccine 'disappointing'

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister says news that Moderna will be delaying shipments of its COVID-19 vaccine is "disappointing.
Court of Appeal grants partial stay in ruling on B.C. auto injuries

Court of Appeal grants partial stay in ruling on B.C. auto injuries

VICTORIA — The British Columbia Court of Appeal has granted a temporary and partial stay in the legal fight over how drivers in the province can have their accident disputes resolved.
Record year prompts B.C. to increase budget for parks by $83 million over three years

Record year prompts B.C. to increase budget for parks by $83 million over three years

VICTORIA — British Columbia will pump $83 million over three years into its parks for new campsites and to expand trails and accessibility as the province had a record-breaking year for camping reservations last year.
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