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Ski resorts across B.C. desperate for staff as seasonal workers struggle to enter Canada

Heavily reliant on seasonal workers from all over the world to stay afloat, staff shortages are one of the biggest concerns facing B.C. ski resorts...

These nursing students say they're eager to help northern B.C.'s stretched health-care system

As much of northern British Columbia faces a severe nursing shortage, two student nurses say they are eager to help out during the pandemic. Northern Health, which...

Long-term care providers across B.C. fear staff shortages from vaccine policy

Care providers across the province are concerned that the mandatory vaccine policy for employees of care homes will put more pressure on the already struggling...

Restrictions return to B.C.'s North as COVID-19 numbers spike

Restrictions are returning to B.C.'s North in response to rising cases of COVID-19 throughout the region.   Effective Sept. 7, personal gatherings in homes will be limited to...

B.C. mayors call for more federal assistance as wildfires ravage the province

As hundreds of wildfires continue to ravage British Columbia and evacuation orders and alerts remain in place for thousands of people, some mayors and other...

Soccer champion Christine Sinclair inspires women as Team Canada goes for gold

After competing in four Olympics, B.C.-born soccer champion Christine Sinclair is set to play her first final on Friday morning, inspiring girls and women all over...

Family of Kelowna crane collapse victims stuck in quarantine despite travel exemption

Flooded with grief, Norbert Stemmer rushed to Canada to support his family after finding out his two nephews had died in the crane collapse that...

Calls for action grow as B.C. hospital diverts maternity patient because of pediatrician shortage

A two-week diversion of maternity patients from White Rock's Peace Arch Hospital because of a shortage in pediatric care has many calling for action.Earlier this...

Lytton resident praises firefighters for saving animals she had to leave behind as she fled

A Lytton, B.C., couple are relieved to hear their animals are safe and in local firefighters' care four days after a devastating wildfire destroyed their property...

B.C.'s heat wave likely contributed to 719 sudden deaths this week, coroner reports

The BC Coroners Service has reported 719 sudden deaths in the past week, triple the number that would normally occur in the province. "We are releasing this...

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