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One of B.C.'s few COVID recovery clinics faces possible closure, patients say

A patient at one of B.C.'s few post-COVID-19 recovery clinics says he has been told the service is at risk of closure, potentially jeopardizing the health...

Here are 7 things experts say could make B.C.'s cities more climate-proof

After a year of cascading climate disasters in the province, experts are calling on B.C.'s provincial government and other authorities to shore up long-term housing and urban...

Surrey passes new 5-year budget on Christmas Eve, with significant investment in police transition

The City of Surrey has passed its five-year budget in a Christmas Eve meeting, approving an average property tax increase of 2.9 per cent and...

3 more B.C. universities to begin 2022 school term online after surge in COVID-19 cases

Simon Fraser University, the University of Northern B.C. and the University of Victoria have all announced they will be beginning the new year's spring term...

Independent modelling group warns of record hospitalizations in B.C. due to Omicron variant

A report from an independent COVID-19 modelling group says hospitalizations due to B.C.'s Omicron-fueled fifth wave will reach unprecedented heights by around mid-January.The report, published...

Community members protest outside New Westminster school after immigrant mother's detainment

Dozens of people showed up for a protest at a New Westminster school on Saturday to support a mother who was detained by immigration officers...

Coquihalla Highway reopening to commercial traffic and inter-city buses on Dec. 20

The Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5) is set to reopen to commercial traffic and inter-city buses on Dec. 20, a month after it was significantly damaged by...

University of Victoria cancels in-person exams after spike in COVID-19 cases on Vancouver Island

The University of Victoria announced Sunday it is moving its in-person exams online beginning Monday after a rise in COVID-19 cases on Vancouver Island. UVic said Sunday that it made...

New evacuation order issued as flood-ravaged southern B.C. faces brunt of fresh storms

A new evacuation order has been issued in southern British Columbia as another atmospheric river drenches the province, worsening the impacts of widespread floods and mudslides.Rain will...

Trudeau announces committee to shape flood recovery efforts in B.C.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the formation of a new federal committee to manage British Columbia's recovery from the recent flooding and deadly mudslides.Trudeau made the...

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