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World Cup fans in B.C. build community through collecting soccer stickers

A group of soccer sticker collectors eagerly building out their albums this year say they hope the activity spreads before the next World Cup.The Panini brand of collectible stickers...

Vancouver ends East Hastings Street stewardship contract with drug user group

The City of Vancouver has ended a contract with the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users (VANDU) over a block stewardship program on East Hastings...

B.C. doesn't provide counts of COVID-19 reinfections. Some experts say that's a problem

Infectious disease experts say B.C.'s decision to not count COVID-19 reinfections in weekly case updates may be painting an incomplete picture of the impact of...

Move to drop mandatory self-isolation for COVID-positive people is concerning, says health policy expert

An expert is condemning a move by B.C. public health officials to drop mandatory self-isolation rules for those who test positive for COVID-19.The rule change...

John Horgan's environmental legacy under scrutiny as his tenure as B.C.'s premier ends

As John Horgan's tenure as B.C.'s premier comes to an end Friday, many of those most affected are reflecting on his government's legacy on environmental...

B.C. Liberal Party members to begin voting on changing name to B.C. United

Members of the B.C. Liberal Party will start voting Sunday to determine if the party should change its name to B.C. United.The process to approve a...

Front-line workers say new B.C. legislative report into toxic drug crisis fails drug users

Front-line workers say a new B.C. government report on the toxic drug crisis lacks any firm commitment to addressing the primary driver of thousands of deaths...

Severed natural gas line led to 2021 explosion at Vancouver Island military base, report finds

An investigation into an explosion at a Vancouver Island military base last year has found that contractors working near a live natural gas line misunderstood the...

Number of Latin American people in B.C. up significantly since 2016, census shows

The population of Latin Americans in B.C. has increased significantly since 2016, according to census data, in what community leaders are calling an encouraging sign...

Hundreds walk out of UBC classes to demand university action on food insecurity

Hundreds of students walked out of classes at the University of British Columbia on Friday afternoon to tell the university it needs to do more to address food...

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