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B.C. records 752 more COVID-19 cases, nine more deaths

B.C. records 752 more COVID-19 cases, nine more deaths

VICTORIA — British Columbia has recorded 752 more cases of COVID-19 as nearly 82 per cent of eligible residents aged 12 and up have now been fully vaccinated. The province says nine more people have died, for a total of 1,992 deaths from the virus.
Victoria-raised woman, 'always life of the party,’ killed in Antigua

Victoria-raised woman, 'always life of the party,’ killed in Antigua

A 21-year-old woman is in police custody.
New B.C. training program for commercial truckers boosts skills, safety: ministry

New B.C. training program for commercial truckers boosts skills, safety: ministry

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says truck drivers will be safer and more skilled once they have completed the province's new mandatory entry-level training program.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces he will visit T'kemlups

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces he will visit T'kemlups

PM says it was a mistake to travel on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
COVID-19: Federal public servants face unpaid leave if unvaccinated, says government

COVID-19: Federal public servants face unpaid leave if unvaccinated, says government

Canadians 12 and older travelling via train or plane will also need to show proof of vaccination

Integrated Homicide Investigation Team working with Surrey RCMP

SURREY, B.C. — One person is dead after a shooting in Surrey Tuesday night. RCMP were called to the 12200 block of 80 Avenue for a gunshot call at approximately 9:56 p.m.
Human Rights Watch slams B.C. government's response to heat wave

Human Rights Watch slams B.C. government's response to heat wave

Report focuses on how the summer's prolonged extreme high temperatures affected vulnerable British Columbians.
Surrey Police Service could deploy unvaccinated officers

Surrey Police Service could deploy unvaccinated officers

City’s municipal police force has yet to make a decision on COVID-19 vaccinations for officers, unlike the RCMP.
Huawei-sponsored event draws flag-waving B.C. politicians

Huawei-sponsored event draws flag-waving B.C. politicians

Chinese government-linked events over the Golden Week Holiday mark a return of soft diplomacy in Vancouver – while pro-democracy activists burn a Chinese flag at city’s Chinese consul general compound.
BC SPCA seizes 71 cats and kittens in Squamish

BC SPCA seizes 71 cats and kittens in Squamish

Society says the animals were being hoarded in unsanitary conditions.