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Unionized LifeLabs workers in British Columbia to take job action

Unionized LifeLabs workers in British Columbia to take job action

BURNABY, B.C. — The union representing some workers at LifeLabs, the largest provider of medical laboratory services in British Columbia, says its members plan to take job action. The B.C.
Surrey assailant feared COVID-19 is a ‘biological weapon,’ court hears

Surrey assailant feared COVID-19 is a ‘biological weapon,’ court hears

Assault of Chinese Communist Party critic highlights back-and-forth allegations of foreign spying and deception.
Data update: B.C.'s overdose crisis and pandemic by the numbers

Data update: B.C.'s overdose crisis and pandemic by the numbers

Vancouver Coastal Health's chief medical officer spoke to city council Thursday on both public health emergencies.
UPDATED: VCH issues hepatitis A exposure notice for Splitz Grill in Whistler

UPDATED: VCH issues hepatitis A exposure notice for Splitz Grill in Whistler

Exposure happened Oct. 9 from noon to 6 p.m., VCH says

B.C. woman loses appeal of murder conviction for suffocating eight-year-old daughter

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Court of Appeal has unanimously dismissed the case of a mother found guilty of suffocating her eight-year-old daughter. Surrey, B.C.
Surrey mom’s child-killing conviction upheld

Surrey mom’s child-killing conviction upheld

Accused admitted smothering eight-year-old in living room ‘campout.'
'Deeply disappointed': B.C. journalism educators, including BCIT, ask province not to adopt $25 FOI fee

'Deeply disappointed': B.C. journalism educators, including BCIT, ask province not to adopt $25 FOI fee

BC NDP, John Horgan have faced intense scrutiny over new possible Freedom of Information request procedures
Freedom of Information and Privacy Association demands BC NDP withdraw legislation

Freedom of Information and Privacy Association demands BC NDP withdraw legislation

Opposition mounting against provincial government’s information act changes, proposed fees.
Canada-wide recall issued for these Mexican-produced whole raw onions

Canada-wide recall issued for these Mexican-produced whole raw onions

Food contaminated with salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick.
Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council seeks safety upgrade for B.C. harbour after crashes

Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council seeks safety upgrade for B.C. harbour after crashes

PORT ALBERNI, B.C. — The council that advocates for 14 First Nations on Vancouver Island is demanding Transport Canada review the laws, regulations and policies governing harbour activity in Tofino, B.C.