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What we know — and don't know — about variants in B.C. right now

On Tuesday, the provincial government held its first press conference about COVID-19 in five days — and of the 12 questions asked by reporters, nine involved...

It's important to tell more stories about autism — including my own

Most people figure out social interactions in a quick, instinctive way. Paul Finch has a system. "I build up a database in my head of all...

'Follow those measures,' says B.C. government, as skepticism those measures are enough increases

"I'm confident that we're on the right track," said B.C. Premier John Horgan on March 17.If this is the right track, a lot of people...

North Vancouver pigeon controversy comes to an end as legal case against councillor dropped

The case of a North Vancouver District councillor who wanted pigeons banned from her municipality — including those of her next door neighbour — has...

TransLink to raise fares by an average of 2.3% as ridership uncertainty continues

TransLink's first transit fare increase in two years is coming on July 1.  The organization's board of directors passed an increase at its meeting Thursday,...

B.C. housing minister says he won't stop lobbying city councils over decisions on homeless shelters

Housing Minister and Attorney-General David Eby says the province is exploring its options after the City of Penticton rejected the extension of a permit...

All but one elementary school in Vancouver's core has wait-list for kindergarten

Simon Fraser Elementary is one of several schools in the centre of Vancouver facing a wait list for Kindergarten spots. (Maggie MacPherson/CBC) If...

'No indication … we need to change,' says B.C. as signs of a third wave increase

Deputy Provincial Health Officer Dr. Reka Gustafson said the discovery of more-transmissible COVID-19 variants in Surrey schools did not mean new protocols needed to...

Chilliwack school board trustee Barry Neufeld taken to court over conflict of interest allegation

Chilliwack school board trustee Barry Neufeld is under the microscope again, this time in court.  A petition was filed in BC Supreme Court on Friday,...

Anxious, tired and looking to the future: British Columbians mark one year of COVID in our midst

Josh Walker, left, is a custodial worker at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, B.C., while his mother Meaghie Champion, right, lives with him in...

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