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British Columbia has 18 cases of U.K., South African COVID-19 variants

British Columbia has 18 cases of U.K., South African COVID-19 variants

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says she's concerned about the growing number of cases of COVID-19 variants in the province, with one prompting large-scale testing at a high school.
UBC law students scolded for planning to snitch on peers who allegedly broke COVID-19 rules

UBC law students scolded for planning to snitch on peers who allegedly broke COVID-19 rules

"Collecting and sharing your peers’ personal information without their express permission crosses both ethical and professional boundaries."
Pace of B.C. vaccinations facing a 'bit of a pause' as supply issues persist

Pace of B.C. vaccinations facing a 'bit of a pause' as supply issues persist

B.C. provincial health officer optimistic supply issues will subside by month's end
EV charging rebates bumped up for fleet operators

EV charging rebates bumped up for fleet operators

B.C. government is doubling the rebates offered on some EV charging stations for fleet operators
'I’m still in shock': Vancouver man wins $675,000 while doing laundry

'I’m still in shock': Vancouver man wins $675,000 while doing laundry

It was a Scratch & Win ticket.
Woman 'clings to life' after attack in her home by men posing as police officers

Woman 'clings to life' after attack in her home by men posing as police officers

VANCOUVER — Police say a Vancouver senior is "clinging to life" after being attacked by two men she believed were police officers. Sgt.
U.S. warning of part failure didn't save pilot's life in crash in Mission, B.C.

U.S. warning of part failure didn't save pilot's life in crash in Mission, B.C.

RICHMOND, B.C. — A Transportation Safety Board report says a warning of a seatbelt bracket failure may not have filtered down to the owner of a small plane that was involved in a deadly crash in British Columbia last year.
'Horrific and deeply disturbing crime': Senior attacked by pair posing as Vancouver police officers

'Horrific and deeply disturbing crime': Senior attacked by pair posing as Vancouver police officers

It's believed the victim let the two men in after they knocked on her door claiming to be police officers
BCLC calls on Canada to legalize 'single-event' sports bets

BCLC calls on Canada to legalize 'single-event' sports bets

The BCLC expects single-event sports betting would generate an estimated $125 to $175 million in additional revenue through online and land-based opportunities.
1 hurt in avalanche, experts urge caution as conditions risky on some B.C. mountains

1 hurt in avalanche, experts urge caution as conditions risky on some B.C. mountains

VANCOUVER — A report on the Avalanche Canada website says one skier has been seriously hurt in an avalanche on central Vancouver Island. The report says it happened Sunday on Mount Cameron, southwest of Courtenay.