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B.C. minister not a minister when at Chinese Communist Party events: Ministry

B.C. minister not a minister when at Chinese Communist Party events: Ministry

B.C.’s Minister of State for Trade George Chow marked the Golden Week Holiday with China’s consul general, but not as minister, according to his ministry
Ambulance service boost plan not working, union says

Ambulance service boost plan not working, union says

Daily call volume leading up to and through the long weekend consistently averaged 2,000 calls, up from an average of 1,400 to 1,500.
Squamish company to build carbon capture plant in Merritt

Squamish company to build carbon capture plant in Merritt

Huron Clean Energy, using Carbon Engineering’s technology, is spearheading the project.
Government-funded iPhones to connect B.C.'s youth in care to services, technology

Government-funded iPhones to connect B.C.'s youth in care to services, technology

VICTORIA — Thousands of youth in care across British Columbia will receive an Apple iPhone to better connect them to friends, family and available technology.
Woman found in water after car abandoned on Nanaimo ferry

Woman found in water after car abandoned on Nanaimo ferry

Police say it's unclear what happened. No charges are being pursued.
Tofino, B.C., hospital the latest to declare a COVID-19 outbreak

Tofino, B.C., hospital the latest to declare a COVID-19 outbreak

VICTORIA — Tofino General Hospital on Vancouver Island has joined the list of 19 acute care, long-term care or assisted-living facilities in B.C. with a COVID-19 outbreak.
British Columbia spends $132 million on treatment services

British Columbia spends $132 million on treatment services

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government says a $132-million program that adds staff, beds and services across the province seeks to help people who require substance-use treatment and recovery care.
Canada’s continued use of solitary confinement is torture: BCCLA

Canada’s continued use of solitary confinement is torture: BCCLA

Civil liberties group again files suit against federal government to end practice
B.C. ready to vaccinate thousands of children when Health Canada gives OK: top doctor

B.C. ready to vaccinate thousands of children when Health Canada gives OK: top doctor

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's top doctor has issued an order requiring children five and older to wear masks in public spaces, expanding a mandate for those aged 12 and up as the province prepares to vaccinate younger kids pending Health Canada appr
Vancouver park that was a homeless encampment reopens to the public

Vancouver park that was a homeless encampment reopens to the public

VANCOUVER — The site of a former homeless camp in Vancouver reopened Tuesday for its original use.