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B.C. promises $3M to expand program that partners cops with health-care providers

B.C. promises $3M to expand program that partners cops with health-care providers

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — British Columbia is spending $3 million to expand a program that partners health-care workers with policein mobile teams to respond to mental health-related calls.
'Hot and dry': Environment Canada has updated its Metro Vancouver summer forecast

'Hot and dry': Environment Canada has updated its Metro Vancouver summer forecast

There is also a fall preview.
B.C. stops collecting vaccine status information from health-care colleges

B.C. stops collecting vaccine status information from health-care colleges

PHO says current order has ended as province moves forward with policy work to establish a replacement system
First troops in B.C. for wildfire fight, as helicopters and Hercules plane readied

First troops in B.C. for wildfire fight, as helicopters and Hercules plane readied

The Canadian Armed Forces says the first troops to help in British Columbia's wildfire fight have arrived in the province, with more soldiers, helicopters and a Hercules plane poised for deployment.
Letter: Canada's 'border crisis' is putting strain on services

Letter: Canada's 'border crisis' is putting strain on services

"Under normal circumstances, manageable immigration levels are good for this country. But we are no longer living in normal circumstances."
Mission man fatally stabbed identified by police, no charges laid

Mission man fatally stabbed identified by police, no charges laid

A person has been arrested in connection to the fatal stabbing, but no charges have been laid.
Online News Act: Google withholds AI chatbot as Meta runs ads opposing new law

Online News Act: Google withholds AI chatbot as Meta runs ads opposing new law

OTTAWA — Tech companies are continuing to push back on the Liberal government over its Online News Act, with Google withholding its new artificial-intelligence chatbot from Canada and Meta running ads opposing the law.
Letter: Home ownership is a 'pipe dream' for middle income earners

Letter: Home ownership is a 'pipe dream' for middle income earners

Middle-income earners can't afford homes. So what do we do about it?
Geomagnetic storms might make vibrant northern lights dance across Metro Vancouver

Geomagnetic storms might make vibrant northern lights dance across Metro Vancouver

A haunting green glow may be visible in the region this week.
TransLink expands retail operations at transit hubs

TransLink expands retail operations at transit hubs

Transit operator aims to help subsidize costs with retail lease revenue