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MARS Wildlife Centre shutting to the public because of avian flu threat

MARS Wildlife Centre shutting to the public because of avian flu threat

The MARS Wildlife Centre north of Courtenay is closing to the public temporarily after avian influenza was found this week in a small poultry flock in the Comox Valley.
Youth fleeing Prince George police struck by vehicle

Youth fleeing Prince George police struck by vehicle

He was transported to hospital with serious injuries.
'The future is here': B.C. woman honoured for exoskeleton advocacy

'The future is here': B.C. woman honoured for exoskeleton advocacy

After a spinal cord injury changed Chloë Angus’s life, she became an advocate for developing better exoskeleton technology. 
‘Cookie-cutter approach’ a no-go as B.C. grapples with transportation challenges ahead

‘Cookie-cutter approach’ a no-go as B.C. grapples with transportation challenges ahead

Experts at GVBOT forum urge more collaboration solving transpo woes
$1B for museum could be better spent elsewhere, critics say

$1B for museum could be better spent elsewhere, critics say

Money would be better spent on improving health care, two opposition MLAs say
Victoria woman warns others about attempted dating-site scam

Victoria woman warns others about attempted dating-site scam

Man spun a web of lies and tried to scam money
Long closure of Royal B.C. Museum puts pressure on smaller museums, galleries

Long closure of Royal B.C. Museum puts pressure on smaller museums, galleries

Maritime Museum of B.C. wants to move into CPR Steamship Terminal Building at Inner Harbour
Emergency alert system in B.C. to be in place for extreme heat in June: minister

Emergency alert system in B.C. to be in place for extreme heat in June: minister

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's public safety minister says an automated alert system will be in place in June to notify residents of dangerously high temperatures like last year's fatal heat dome.
Government lawyer defends B.C.'s 2020 snap election call

Government lawyer defends B.C.'s 2020 snap election call

Lawsuit seeks ruling that Premier John Horgan and Lt. Gov. Janet Austin broke B.C. election law in approving vote that gave majority to BC NDP.
B.C. invests $789 million for new safe, accessible and culturally inclusive museum

B.C. invests $789 million for new safe, accessible and culturally inclusive museum

VICTORIA — The Royal British Columbia Museum needs to be brought into the 21st century and that means spending nearly $800 million on a new building, Premier John Horgan says. The current museum next door to the B.C.