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Dozens of advocacy groups across province come together to form BC Bear Alliance

Dozens of advocacy groups across province come together to form BC Bear Alliance

New group will use unified voice to advocate for peaceful co-existence of bruins and humans
B.C. government to give more than $8 million for programs to curb gang violence

B.C. government to give more than $8 million for programs to curb gang violence

VICTORIA — British Columbia is providing $8.6 million in grants for communities and families dealing with gun and gang violence.
B.C. Human Rights Tribunal to hear complaint against UBC Okanagan

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal to hear complaint against UBC Okanagan

VANCOUVER — A B.C. Human Rights Tribunal hearing is set to start Monday after the B.C. Supreme Court recently dismissed a petition to prevent it from deciding on a complaint from a former student at the University of British Columbia.
B.C. doctors defend province's approach to releasing COVID-19 data

B.C. doctors defend province's approach to releasing COVID-19 data

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s top two doctors are defending the province's approach to releasing data on COVID-19 but say they'll provide more information about case counts in neighbourhoods rather than large health regions so it may be more helpful
Public must help guide future of artificial intelligence, expert say

Public must help guide future of artificial intelligence, expert say

Speakers at privacy and security summit weigh risks and benefits of AI.
Clock ticks on B.C.-China ‘Belt and Road’ MOU; Australia punts their own

Clock ticks on B.C.-China ‘Belt and Road’ MOU; Australia punts their own

As Australia terminates a state MOU on China’s Belt and Road Initiative, B.C. is soon forced to face its own decision
RCMP officer, fire chief use climbing gear to rescue dog stuck on ledge in B.C.

RCMP officer, fire chief use climbing gear to rescue dog stuck on ledge in B.C.

LOGAN LAKE, B.C. — A large dog has many more walks ahead thanks to the actions of an RCMP officer and a volunteer fire chief in British Columbia's southern Interior. Cpl.
New app connects B.C. youth to mental health and addiction services

New app connects B.C. youth to mental health and addiction services

Services include drop-in and scheduled counselling, primary care, peer support and group sessions.
Amazon plans massive 'robotic' distribution centre in Richmond

Amazon plans massive 'robotic' distribution centre in Richmond

E-commerce giant's 450,000-square-foot fulfillment centre at Port of Vancouver among plans for five new distribution hubs in Metro Vancouver.
B.C. teacher donates $100,000 to school she taught at for 41 years

B.C. teacher donates $100,000 to school she taught at for 41 years

The school's principal said the donation was a beacon of light and hope during the pandemic.