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B.C. moving back to more prescriptive forestry management

B.C. moving back to more prescriptive forestry management

New legislation will give government more direct control over how forestry is done in B.C.
Large proportion of Canadian job-seekers are skeptical about hiring process

Large proportion of Canadian job-seekers are skeptical about hiring process

Forty per cent doubt that every applicant has a fair chance of landing a job in Canada, poll finds.
Vancouver Police Board told to change handcuff rules after arrest of Indigenous man

Vancouver Police Board told to change handcuff rules after arrest of Indigenous man

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Police Board is to hear a report Thursday recommending the force change its handcuffing policy after the arrest of an Indigenous man and his 12-year-old granddaughter at a bank in 2019.
Toilet paper, glory holes, sanitizer: The most B.C. Halloween costumes for 2021 (PHOTOS)

Toilet paper, glory holes, sanitizer: The most B.C. Halloween costumes for 2021 (PHOTOS)

This Halloween, there is no shortage of completely original costume ideas to don on the big night. Have a look at our ultra-B.C. collection.
B.C. doctors group calls on province to focus on COVID-19 aerosol transmission

B.C. doctors group calls on province to focus on COVID-19 aerosol transmission

VANCOUVER — A group of doctors in British Columbia is calling on the province to re-evaluate its approach to combating COVID-19. The group, called Protect our Province B.C.
Premier’s office to be exempt from scrutiny under law changes: McEvoy

Premier’s office to be exempt from scrutiny under law changes: McEvoy

Information commissioner expresses ‘deep concern’ over amendments
Vancouver mayor takes second shot at rejected housing plan

Vancouver mayor takes second shot at rejected housing plan

Kennedy Stewart re-launched ‘making home’ proposal Wednesday at city hall
Job action threatened as unionized staff at B.C. LifeLabs outlets issue strike notice

Job action threatened as unionized staff at B.C. LifeLabs outlets issue strike notice

VANCOUVER — The union representing some workers at LifeLabs, the largest provider of medical laboratory services in British Columbia, has issued strike notice on behalf of its members. The B.C.
Health authority takes over Vancouver care home, site of deadly COVID-19 outbreak

Health authority takes over Vancouver care home, site of deadly COVID-19 outbreak

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority is taking over operations of a Vancouver care home where dozens of residents died during a COVID-19 outbreak that began last November and took months to contain.
Health authority takes over Vancouver care home ravaged by 41 COVID-19 deaths

Health authority takes over Vancouver care home ravaged by 41 COVID-19 deaths

Vancouver Coastal Health also secures Adanac Park Lodge, Little Mountain Court