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Convenience, confidence and complacency: Why some formerly hesitant people are now getting vaccinated

Glen Humchitt is the first to admit he was "hesitant" to get his COVID-19 vaccine."I've heard about people passing away and getting really sick," said...

B.C. seniors call for COVID-19 boosters amid creeping death toll

British Columbia's top doctor has signalled third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine could be made more widely available in coming weeks, as breakthrough cases and...

Postpartum mental health support harder to come by as demand for services spikes during pandemic

Though Amelia Versteeg was in the midst of B.C.'s first COVID-19 lockdown when she found out she was pregnant, the North Vancouver mom says she and...

Green Party looks to secure B.C. stronghold amid lagging national support

Two years after vacating her post as federal Green Party leader, incumbent British Columbia MP Elizabeth May says she's "confident" in the party and its candidates, despite "bumps...

Farmers' protests and flight bans: How India-specific issues may influence the election

As a teacher-librarian in one of Canada's most diverse school districts, Sandip Sodhi has an intimate knowledge of what inclusion looks like, and she's trying to...

6 more First Nations in B.C. launch investigations into residential school sites

WARNING: This story contains distressing details.It is the early days of the investigation, but 'Namgis Chief Councillor Don Svanvik says he expects to find the...

Climate change is top federal election issue for B.C. voters, poll finds

In his 30 years of hotel ownership, Phil Elliott says he's never seen so many cancellations.The Okanagan Falls resident, who owns and operates the Avalon...

B.C. traveller says airline also at fault after she entered Canada with inadmissable COVID test

A young medical student is asking why American Airlines allowed her to board a plane to Canada where she was fined $5,750 under Canada's Quarantine...

B.C. policy makers urged to embrace controlled burns to reduce wildfire risk

Fire ecologists and Indigenous groups say bureaucratic provincial barriers are hindering their ability to perform prescribed burns and cultural burns that could reduce the fuel...

Shaw refuses to provide 3-hour paid leave for COVID vaccinations, tells employees to use personal days

A Shaw employee is speaking out against the telecommunications giant, saying the company has refused to give B.C. workers paid COVID vaccination leave, citing federal regulations."I...

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