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Outbreak of avian flu confirmed at Spallumcheen's O'Keefe Ranch

Outbreak of avian flu confirmed at Spallumcheen's O'Keefe Ranch

This outbreak is the 11th in B.C. this year.
UNBC researcher testing safety of wood-steel hybrid buildings

UNBC researcher testing safety of wood-steel hybrid buildings

Professor Ramla Qureshi testing buildings’ ability to handle fires, earthquakes and other hazards.
Amanda Todd's mother calls for tougher vigilance against online sex predators

Amanda Todd's mother calls for tougher vigilance against online sex predators

The sentencing of a man guilty on five charges related to the Port Coquitlam teen's death almost 10 years ago was rescheduled to October following a BC Supreme Court decision.
B.C. 'TERF' nurse faces hearing over alleged transgender discrimination

B.C. 'TERF' nurse faces hearing over alleged transgender discrimination

Vancouver-area registered nurse Amy Hamm faces a regulatory hearing, and possible suspension, for allegedly making derogatory remarks about transgender people; her lawyer calls the case unique and precedent-setting
Pouce Coupe fire services open house goes Tuesday evening

Pouce Coupe fire services open house goes Tuesday evening

7 to 9pm on Sept. 20 at the Pouce Coupe community hall.
B.C. youth representative calls for data on mental health of children in care

B.C. youth representative calls for data on mental health of children in care

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s representative for children says she’s concerned that neither the province nor the country gathers data on the rate of mental health disorders for children in care, especially when other jurisdictions show a much higher
New B.C. school trustee slate has ‘freedom fighters’ and pro-SOGI candidates: Founder

New B.C. school trustee slate has ‘freedom fighters’ and pro-SOGI candidates: Founder

Parents Voice BC says parents have been shut out of policy-making decisions as school boards' powers erode from the top
As wildfire risk fades, the last remaining campfire ban is lifted in B.C.

As wildfire risk fades, the last remaining campfire ban is lifted in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Campfires are now permitted in all six of British Columbia's fire centres, as the only remaining campfire ban is lifted across the Coastal Fire Centre.
'Jolt' coming to some public companies in B.C. amid regulatory changes

'Jolt' coming to some public companies in B.C. amid regulatory changes

Prospectus exemption expected to most benefit companies seeking to raise $5M-10M on the markets
B.C. inflation shows signs of easing after hitting 7.3% in August

B.C. inflation shows signs of easing after hitting 7.3% in August

Inflation on West Coast still exceeding national rate despite cooling over the summer