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ICBC campaign focuses on speed across B.C.

ICBC campaign focuses on speed across B.C.

B.C. police and speed watch volunteers will be targeting speeders, high-risk driving behaviours this month
B.C.'s Dr. Henry says province looking to provide vaccines to youth 12 years to 17

B.C.'s Dr. Henry says province looking to provide vaccines to youth 12 years to 17

VICTORIA — British Columbia is considering running COVID-19 immunization clinics in public schools before the end of the school year now that Health Canada has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for those aged 12 to 17 years old.
Travel road checks on B.C. highways start May 6; select locations announced

Travel road checks on B.C. highways start May 6; select locations announced

Safe turn-around locations will be provided for drivers who determine their trip is not essential.
Woman dies, suspect under arrest, following shooting in Surrey, B.C.

Woman dies, suspect under arrest, following shooting in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — Homicide investigators say the fatal shooting of a woman at a Surrey, B.C., home on Tuesday does not appear to be related to gangs.
Indigenous discrimination complaint against First Nations society proceeds

Indigenous discrimination complaint against First Nations society proceeds

Court has already found wrongful dismissal, ordered $30,000 in damages.
Amid gang war, Surrey RCMP hiring freeze doesn’t concern incoming SPS chief

Amid gang war, Surrey RCMP hiring freeze doesn’t concern incoming SPS chief

About 1,000 new people move to Surrey each month. Over the past three years city council has frozen its police force in anticipation of a transition to the Surrey Police Service, which is now two years delayed.
COVID-19 rules against large gatherings force PNE to cancel 2021 exhibition

COVID-19 rules against large gatherings force PNE to cancel 2021 exhibition

VANCOUVER — The Pacific National Exhibition says ongoing COVID-19 pandemic restrictions have forced the cancellation of the annual fair for a second year in a row.
Shooting in Surrey sends woman to hospital

Shooting in Surrey sends woman to hospital

SURREY, B.C. — A woman is recovering from gunshot wounds following a shooting in Surrey Tuesday evening.
B.C. designates pregnant people as priority group for COVID-19 vaccination

B.C. designates pregnant people as priority group for COVID-19 vaccination

VICTORIA — Those who are pregnant in British Columbia have now been designated a priority population to receive COVID-19 vaccine. Provincial health officer Dr.
Privacy watchdogs keep watch on COVID relaxation of data-sharing laws

Privacy watchdogs keep watch on COVID relaxation of data-sharing laws

Governments' collection of personal information to fight spread of coronavirus has raised privacy issues.