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Victoria told to improve emergency communication

Victoria told to improve emergency communication

Pandemic information lacking, UBCM resolution says.
Campaign calls for free prescription contraception across B.C. (PHOTOS)

Campaign calls for free prescription contraception across B.C. (PHOTOS)

Frontline health care workers encourage the public to participate by sharing their support on social media
UBCM calls for council code of conduct law

UBCM calls for council code of conduct law

Opponents said law could cause bullying in councils.
Move dental care under Medical Services Plan, municipalities agree

Move dental care under Medical Services Plan, municipalities agree

Delegates voted 95.2% in favour of the UBCM resolution.
B.C. offers incentives like child care to recruit and retain health-care workers

B.C. offers incentives like child care to recruit and retain health-care workers

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is offering nurses and other health-care professionals incentives like child care and support for housing and travel as part of a recruitment drive in the northern region.
Surrey mayor bans seven people from city council meetings

Surrey mayor bans seven people from city council meetings

Doug McCallum’s political opponents receive council meeting bans. Critics question the legality.
The Mu variant is here in B.C. Here's what you need to know.

The Mu variant is here in B.C. Here's what you need to know.

Is the Mu variant as much of a risk to B.C. residents as the Delta?
B.C.'s auditor general says oversight of dam safety lacking

B.C.'s auditor general says oversight of dam safety lacking

B.C.’s auditor general says there is a potential risk to public safety in the province because a government program meant to oversee dam safety has not been working
UBCM, Victoria renew Indigenous reconciliation commitments

UBCM, Victoria renew Indigenous reconciliation commitments

MOU supports UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
B.C. reports 677 new cases of COVID-19, active cases increase to 6,165

B.C. reports 677 new cases of COVID-19, active cases increase to 6,165

VICTORIA — British Columbia has reported 677 new cases of COVID-19 and one more death. The number of active infections has ticked up to 6,165 across the province.