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North Vancouver teen's brother not surprised Chloe Primerano got drafted into the WHL

North Vancouver teen's brother not surprised Chloe Primerano got drafted into the WHL

Vancouver Giants make hockey history with their 13th-round pick in the 2022 WHL Prospects draft
Turkeys on farm with 'bird flu' to be put culled, poultry group says

Turkeys on farm with 'bird flu' to be put culled, poultry group says

RICHMOND, B.C. — About 4,000 turkeys are expected to be euthanized on a farm in British Columbia's Fraser Valley on Saturday after the highly pathogenic avian flu spread among the flock, says a spokesman for the B.C. Poultry Association.
No known cases of monkeypox in B.C. following investigation

No known cases of monkeypox in B.C. following investigation

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control says two potential contacts have been ruled out.
Government to release business case in support of new Royal B.C. Museum

Government to release business case in support of new Royal B.C. Museum

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government will lay out its case for building a new Royal B.C. Museum after the Opposition took aim at the initiative as a "billion-dollar vanity project.
540 people in B.C. hospitalized with COVID-19, milder cases among vaccinated

540 people in B.C. hospitalized with COVID-19, milder cases among vaccinated

VANCOUVER — The latest figures on COVID-19 show 540 people in British Columbia are currently hospitalized with the virus, 49 of them in critical care.
Regional District of Fraser-Fort George becomes second in B.C. to offer maternity leave for directors

Regional District of Fraser-Fort George becomes second in B.C. to offer maternity leave for directors

Director Dannielle Alan concerned about unelected alternate directors serving on the board for extended periods
Abbotsford commercial poultry flock latest to test positive for avian flu in B.C.

Abbotsford commercial poultry flock latest to test positive for avian flu in B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Avian flu has been found in a commercial flock in the Fraser Valley, the same area where 80 per cent of British Columbia's poultry farms are located. B.C.
Ex-legislature clerk Craig James found guilty of breach of trust and fraud under $5,000

Ex-legislature clerk Craig James found guilty of breach of trust and fraud under $5,000

Craig James cleared of three allegations but guilty on two counts.
Crews working to restore power to parts of B.C.'s south coast hammered by high winds

Crews working to restore power to parts of B.C.'s south coast hammered by high winds

VANCOUVER — Crews were making headway restoring electricity to thousands of customers across British Columbia's south coast after a fierce windstorm.
Police identify the two killed in a fire that razed Vancouver hotel built in 1907

Police identify the two killed in a fire that razed Vancouver hotel built in 1907

Vancouver police have identified two people who died in a fire that destroyed a historic building in the city’s Gastown neighbourhood last month.