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New free ferry service will connect Point Roberts residents with mainland Washington

New free ferry service will connect Point Roberts residents with mainland Washington

Residents of the peninsula community accessible by land only through Canada now have a way to get to Blaine and Bellingham
Public health alert: Peaches recalled Canada-wide due to Salmonella

Public health alert: Peaches recalled Canada-wide due to Salmonella

Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.
Use glitter to teach kids about COVID spread, say B.C. paramedics

Use glitter to teach kids about COVID spread, say B.C. paramedics

Ambulance paramedics are offering some tips to help kids and parents with COVID-19
You could win one of these Grand Prizes worth up to $2.5 million by entering the Dream Lottery

You could win one of these Grand Prizes worth up to $2.5 million by entering the Dream Lottery

Every ticket sold in the BC Children's Hospital Dream Lottery supports life-changing research to help the future of kids’ health care in the province.
Higher education facing lower returns in B.C.

Higher education facing lower returns in B.C.

As post-secondary institutions prepare for the start of the academic year, the full economic impact of COVID-19 on higher education remains unclear. 
Flu, COVID-19 circulating at the same time will be a ‘public health concern,’ says doctor

Flu, COVID-19 circulating at the same time will be a ‘public health concern,’ says doctor

Health experts don’t know exactly what it will look like having two viruses circulating at the same time this fall, but it could be “dangerous."
ICBC expands road testing to address backlog

ICBC expands road testing to address backlog

ICBC is adding additional "temporary" driver examiners and expanding its test locations
Wildfire near Penticton, B.C., has seen 'minimal' growth as weather cools

Wildfire near Penticton, B.C., has seen 'minimal' growth as weather cools

PENTICTON, B.C. — Firefighters battling a blaze near Penticton, B.C., welcomed cooler weather on Sunday, authorities said as winds began pushing the flames away from the city in the Okanagan Valley.

Victoria cops break up second straight party at downtown apartment

Victoria police say that for the second night in a row, they've broken up a party at the same downtown apartment and fined one of the participants.
B.C.’s record-high cannabis sales in June are seven times that of last year

B.C.’s record-high cannabis sales in June are seven times that of last year

This is the sixth straight month when the province’s legal cannabis retailers have sold a record-high value of products