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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.
It’s ‘bon voyage’ for Persephone

It’s ‘bon voyage’ for Persephone

Beachcombers boat moves into storage as it awaits restoration
B.C. residents to require two vaccine cards, Health Ministry says

B.C. residents to require two vaccine cards, Health Ministry says

VICTORIA — British Columbia residents will need to carry two proof of COVID-19 vaccination cards, one to attend non-essential activities and another for travel within Canada and internationally. Premier John Horgan said Thursday the current B.C.
20 drivers caught blowing past tow truck set up by Burnaby highway

20 drivers caught blowing past tow truck set up by Burnaby highway

Burnaby RCMP, BCAA initiative designed to remind people to slow down and pull over when they see flashing lights beside a highway
Vancouver police explain why city councillor wasn’t arrested for distributing heroin, cocaine

Vancouver police explain why city councillor wasn’t arrested for distributing heroin, cocaine

Jean Swanson participated in July 14 protest to advocate for ‘safe supply’ of drugs
B.C. Forest Practices Board chair says proposed changes to forestry policy 'a start'

B.C. Forest Practices Board chair says proposed changes to forestry policy 'a start'

VANCOUVER — The chair of British Columbia's forest watchdog says he was pleased to see a bill introduced with proposed changes to the Forest and Range Practices Act that could "reassert the public interest" in forestry decisions.
B.C. premier defends application fee for freedom-of-information requests

B.C. premier defends application fee for freedom-of-information requests

VICTORIA — British Columbia's premier is defending a proposed $25 fee for non-personal freedom-of-information requests despite pushback from groups including one trying to access data on COVID-19 exposures at schools.
UBC team spearheads Alberta hydrogen energy project

UBC team spearheads Alberta hydrogen energy project

Pilot project aims to generate clean energy while cutting emissions
Premier John Horgan responds to criticism of proposed changes to FOI bill

Premier John Horgan responds to criticism of proposed changes to FOI bill

During a media press conference on Thursday, Premier John Horgan showed the home screen of his iPhone.