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COVID-19 lockdown ends for Canim Lake band, but some restrictions remain in place

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A COVID-19 lockdown has ended in a First Nations community in British Columbia's central interior, but officials say they still plan to limit access for non-residents for at least another month.
Funding available for multicultural worker training

Funding available for multicultural worker training

According to a news release from the provincial government, the new Community and Employer Partnership (CEP) project is intended for immigrants.
Coquitlam teacher who found massive corn snake 'too chicken' to pick it up

Coquitlam teacher who found massive corn snake 'too chicken' to pick it up

Tina Borsa called Coquitlam animal control about the corn snake and was relieved that city bylaw officers were able to rescue it and take it to a Maple Ridge vet; his video shared widely about the 'grumpy' snake is a warning to not abandon animals
Grant funding awarded to help addiction support services

Grant funding awarded to help addiction support services

Grants were awarded to service providers including 25 in Fraser Health, 11 in Island Health, eight in Vancouver Coastal Health, seven in Interior Health and two in Northern Health.

Transit workers in Metro Vancouver say negotiations stalled on wages, sick leave

VANCOUVER — Some transit workers in Metro Vancouver could go on strike early next week. The B-C Government and Service Employees' Union issued a 72-hour strike notice Friday to Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line rapid transit system.
First dose of COVID-19 vaccine delivered in all B.C. long-term care homes

First dose of COVID-19 vaccine delivered in all B.C. long-term care homes

VANCOUVER — COVID-19 vaccines have been delivered in all long-term care homes in British Columbia, health officials said Friday, while applauding new federal restrictions on international travel that come at a critical time.
B.C. lottery president says cash limits at casinos no panacea to fight illegal money

B.C. lottery president says cash limits at casinos no panacea to fight illegal money

VANCOUVER — The president of the British Columbia Lottery Corp.
B.C.'s low vaccine supply 'proving to be a challenge': Henry

B.C.'s low vaccine supply 'proving to be a challenge': Henry

Delays from both Pfizer and Moderna slow B.C.'s vaccination efforts
'That spontaneous spark': Video of girl dancing to Vancouver guitarist's music makes waves online

'That spontaneous spark': Video of girl dancing to Vancouver guitarist's music makes waves online

The dance party took place just outside of Waterfront Station in 2019
Building a coach house just got easier in Port Coquitlam

Building a coach house just got easier in Port Coquitlam

Coach house builders can get approval without a public input meeting, although they will still have to consult with neighbours; but a Vancouver architect says builders of small homes shouldn't have more stringent requirements than those who build large homes