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B.C. universities score high marks globally

B.C. universities score high marks globally

UBC placed first in Canada and seventh overall globally out of 767 ranked universities

Sierra Club loses legal fight against environmental exemptions for frack dams

VANCOUVER — An environmental group has lost its legal challenge of regulatory exemptions given to a pair of dams in northern British Columbia. "It's bitterly disappointing and a worrying judgment," Alan Andrews, lawyer for the Sierra Club of B.C.
B.C. can't rush return to 'normalcy' cautions Premier Horgan

B.C. can't rush return to 'normalcy' cautions Premier Horgan

The premier pointed to the Vancouver poultry plant outbreak as "a warning call that we can't get too complacent.”
Federal prisoner fears COVID-19 infection at B.C. facility

Federal prisoner fears COVID-19 infection at B.C. facility

No masks, no additional cleaning, and shared items and spaces are causing one long-term offender to speak out

B.C. air ambulance targeted by laser over Vancouver Island: Transport Canada

VICTORIA — Transport Canada confirms a British Columbia air ambulance flying over Vancouver Island was deliberately targeted by someone shining a laser from the ground.
B.C. youth sports leagues could resume, with restrictions, in the coming months

B.C. youth sports leagues could resume, with restrictions, in the coming months

But sporting events will not take the same format they did before the pandemic

Search for missing B.C. woman prompts homicide fears, second death

VANCOUVER — Police are releasing more details about a British Columbia woman they fear may be the victim of a homicide.

Vancouver chicken plant closed after 28 workers test positive for COVID-19

VICTORIA — A chicken processing plant in Vancouver has been closed after 28 workers tested positive for COVID-19, the provincial health officer said Tuesday. Dr. Bonnie Henry said a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the United Poultry Co. Ltd.
Resources help B.C. parents keep kids active without PE class or playgrounds

Resources help B.C. parents keep kids active without PE class or playgrounds

“For 50 years we have been telling people to get active and we are now the least active we have ever been.”

Zipcar to close operations and drive out of British Columbia on May 1

VANCOUVER — Car-sharing service Zipcar says it will stop operations on May 1 in British Columbia.