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B.C. parents outraged over 'disturbing' dolls some claim aim to sexualize children

B.C. parents outraged over 'disturbing' dolls some claim aim to sexualize children

One of the dolls has a button under her skirt that makes giggling and gasping sounds when you press it
More than one-third of British Columbians want tighter restrictions: poll

More than one-third of British Columbians want tighter restrictions: poll

38% of B.C. residents feel that restrictions “don’t go far enough.” while another 48% say the restrictions have been “about right.”
You can now report animal cruelty to Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers

You can now report animal cruelty to Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers

“Your anonymity is guaranteed, you won’t be called back, you will not be asked to go to court, and you may be eligible for a cash award of up to $5,000."

B.C. Health Minister issues warning for those planning on holding weekend events

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Health Minister urged those thinking of attending large events where social distancing isn't possible to re-think their plans, and warned bylaw officers would be out as enforcement.
B.C. is doubling the number of substance abuse beds for youth

B.C. is doubling the number of substance abuse beds for youth

There are currently just 124 withdrawal management and treatment and recovery beds for youth in the province

Man guilty of murdering his partner at hotel in Kelowna, B.C.

KELOWNA, B.C. — A judge has found a man from Surrey, B.C., guilty of second-degree murder, ruling that Tejwant Danjou intended to kill his partner or at least knew his violent actions could lead to her death.

Man suffers serious injuries in bear attack in remote area near Lillooet, B.C.

VANCOUVER — The BC Conservation Office Service says a man is recovering after he was seriously hurt by a bear while camping in a remote area near Lillooet over the weekend.

Pandemic motivating more parents to get their kids the flu shot, UBC study finds

VANCOUVER — A new study from the University of British Columbia suggests the COVID-19 pandemic may be motivating more parents to get their children a seasonal flu vaccine.

RCMP charge man after drugs, weapons and drugs seized in British Columbia

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. — A five-month investigation in B.C. has resulted in charges against a man in what Ridge Meadows RCMP say is the largest seizure of drugs, weapons and cash in the detachment's history.

B.C. adds $36 million to create 123 addiction treatment beds for youth

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it is committing $36 million over nearly three years to fund more addiction treatment space for youth.