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BC Teachers' Federation calls for delay in school year start date to address concerns

BC Teachers' Federation calls for delay in school year start date to address concerns

The BCTF president says she and other teachers in advisory roles had spent weeks under the assumption the fall would mirror the partial re-opening seen in June.

B.C. report on drowning cautions against overestimating swimming ability

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's power authority has released a survey showing most people overestimate their swimming ability and may be more at risk of drowning.
Dr. Bonnie Henry honoured with YWCA Metro Vancouver Icon Award

Dr. Bonnie Henry honoured with YWCA Metro Vancouver Icon Award

We already knew Dr. Bonnie Henry is an icon, but the YWCA just made it official
Visitors aren't welcome during COVID on Haida Gwaii, at Tahltan Nation

Visitors aren't welcome during COVID on Haida Gwaii, at Tahltan Nation

DEASE LAKE, B.C. — The Tahltan Nation has issued a notice that the public should avoid its territory in northwest British Columbia until there's a vaccine or community immunity for COVID-19.
BC Ferries warns long weekend travellers without reservations to expect ‘multiple sailing waits’

BC Ferries warns long weekend travellers without reservations to expect ‘multiple sailing waits’

Booking in advance is strongly recommended to guarantee the sailing of your choice.

Fraser Valley, part of Metro Vancouver under air quality advisory over pollution

VANCOUVER — An air quality advisory has been issued for eastern Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because of pollution.

Homicide team in B.C. says human remains found a week after vehicle fire put out

BURNABY, B.C. — A burned-out vehicle taken to a tow yard last week in Burnaby, British Columbia, is now part of a homicide investigation.
B.C. tabs Thompson Rivers University to study wildfire prediction, responses

B.C. tabs Thompson Rivers University to study wildfire prediction, responses

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — A university located in the heart of one of British Columbia's most volatile forest fire regions will lead new research in wildfire prediction, prevention and response.
Strict conditions set for Alaska-bound travellers entering Canada

Strict conditions set for Alaska-bound travellers entering Canada

Foreigners can only enter at five B.C., Alberta or Saskatchewan crossings.
Crime Stoppers releases Canada's 'most wanted' mugshots

Crime Stoppers releases Canada's 'most wanted' mugshots

Anyone who provides information could be eligible for a reward of up to $2000 upon arrest and charge.