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Young football standout dies at B.C. lake

Young football standout dies at B.C. lake

Standout receiver Nathan Falito, 22, is presumed to have drowned while swimming in Shuswap Lake

Tight market for student housing at UVic to ease with 800 homes: premier

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it is on track to have nearly 800 student homes at the University of Victoria ready by 2022.
B.C.'s COVID-19 restrictions clash with rights of migrant workers: advocacy group

B.C.'s COVID-19 restrictions clash with rights of migrant workers: advocacy group

Mexican workers who claim they were fired and repatriated in late June for requesting a visit from migrant support workers are speaking out

Third motorcycle crash in July closes Highway 99 for hours near Pemberton, B.C.

PEMBERTON, B.C. — For the third time in one month police have been called to a serious crash along Highway 99 near Pemberton, B.C.
15-year-old North Vancouver surfer saves pal who had seizure in Tofino waves

15-year-old North Vancouver surfer saves pal who had seizure in Tofino waves

“I remember yelling: ‘Get on my board, get on my board, I know how to get us out of this.’ But he wasn’t hearing me. He was just saying ‘help’ over and over.”
Man facing murder charge after remains of woman found outside Fort St. John

Man facing murder charge after remains of woman found outside Fort St. John

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The RCMP say they've made an arrest after finding the remains of a woman reported missing two weeks ago near Fort St. John, B.C. Mounties say in a news release that Sarah Foord, 38, was reported missing by family on July 10.

Police, BC Coroners Service investigate possible Cultus Lake drowning

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — Emergency crews responded to a possible drowning at a popular lake in the Fraser Valley Saturday afternoon. Jose Vargas, a spokesman with B.C. Emergency Health Services, says paramedics were called to Cultus Lake around 3 p.m.
'Be more like the Hells Angels,' trademark-seeking companies urged

'Be more like the Hells Angels,' trademark-seeking companies urged

Motorcycle club’s trademark protections recognized in legal battle
Older adults coping better with pandemic: UBC study

Older adults coping better with pandemic: UBC study

“While older adults are faced with stressors such as higher rates of disease contraction, severe complications and mortality from COVID-19, they also possess more coping skills to deal with stress as they are older and wiser"
New online COVID-19 orientation helping British Columbians support loved ones in long-term care

New online COVID-19 orientation helping British Columbians support loved ones in long-term care

Family Caregivers of British Columbia is calling on other organizations to partner with the educational initiative to ensure free access to the program helping residents become "COVID-competent"