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“Blooming” Point Roberts business looking forward to Canadian customers

“Blooming” Point Roberts business looking forward to Canadian customers

It was back in August when the avid gardener decided to take her passion a step further
Province commends non-profit for innovative ‘tech buddy’ program for seniors

Province commends non-profit for innovative ‘tech buddy’ program for seniors

The program teaches seniors how to use technology to keep in touch with each other
Province doles out $9.5 million to Lower Mainland arts and culture organizations

Province doles out $9.5 million to Lower Mainland arts and culture organizations

In total 318 organizations received needed funding through the B.C. government’s plan for economic recovery
Campbell River woman reunited with cat four years after he went missing

Campbell River woman reunited with cat four years after he went missing

The cat came back, four years later — thanks to a tattoo and the efforts of animal lovers in Campbell River who work to reunite lost pets with their owners.
Major crime unit investigates shooting death of 37-year-old Victoria-area man

Major crime unit investigates shooting death of 37-year-old Victoria-area man

METCHOSIN, B.C. — The Vancouver Island Major Crime Unit is investigating a shooting death of a 37-year-old man in the rural Victoria-area community of Metchosin, B.C. West Shore RCMP spokesman Const.
Two injured in helicopter crash on Bowen Island, B.C.: emergency health services

Two injured in helicopter crash on Bowen Island, B.C.: emergency health services

VANCOUVER — Two people were transported to hospital in serious but stable condition after a helicopter crash on Bowen Island, B.C. B.C. Emergency Health Services says in a statement that they received a call at about 10 a.m.
Squamish volunteers rescue golden eagle

Squamish volunteers rescue golden eagle

A local OWL volunteer says the injured raptor has a long way to recovery; the District of Squamish provides tips on what to do if you find a wounded animal.
B.C. reports second-highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases in 2021

B.C. reports second-highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases in 2021

Testing has also increased to one of the highest totals so far this year.
Dentists, teachers, bus drivers want Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in B.C.

Dentists, teachers, bus drivers want Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Dentists, teachers and bus drivers are among the essential workers who hope to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in British Columbia, as a provincial committee decides who should be prioritized for the shot.
B.C. tax changes affecting sugary drinks, vaping products coming into effect April 1

B.C. tax changes affecting sugary drinks, vaping products coming into effect April 1

VICTORIA — Tax changes targeting sugary drinks and e-commerce services based outside of B.C. will come into effect on April 1 after being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The B.C.