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Delta, B.C., mayor calls for review of snow alerts after winter maintenance 'failure'

Delta, B.C., mayor calls for review of snow alerts after winter maintenance 'failure'

DELTA, B.C. — A Metro Vancouver mayor is calling for the B.C. government to review its snow removal contracts and consider using its emergency alert system to better inform drivers of dangerous road conditions.
B.C. to start public push to get more kids vaccinated against flu as cases climb

B.C. to start public push to get more kids vaccinated against flu as cases climb

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government will be using its provincial health registry to contact parents in an attempt to increase flu vaccine rates for children.
Vancouver targeted by Chinese police for 'service centre': reports

Vancouver targeted by Chinese police for 'service centre': reports

Safeguard Defenders says media reports indicate a Chinese police-run 'service station' may be operating in Vancouver.
What did vegetarians eat 115 years ago? This historic Vancouver menu has answers

What did vegetarians eat 115 years ago? This historic Vancouver menu has answers

Want some nut cream toast or a nut sandwich?
Not criminally responsible, defence says in B.C. courthouse stabbing case

Not criminally responsible, defence says in B.C. courthouse stabbing case

Fear led the woman to carry a knife and hammer, the court heard.
B.C. property assessments higher, but market has changed: assessor

B.C. property assessments higher, but market has changed: assessor

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's property assessment agency is warning homeowners that figures released next month estimating the value of their home will likely be higher than the current market price.
'Coyote' takes home best feature, best performance awards at Whistler Film Festival

'Coyote' takes home best feature, best performance awards at Whistler Film Festival

WHISTLER, B.C. — Montreal-educated filmmaker Katherine Jerkovic's movie "Coyote" was the big winner at the Whistler Film Festival.
BC SPCA warning about the dangers of winter for pets

BC SPCA warning about the dangers of winter for pets

Keep your dogs indoors during cold weather!
Avian flu causing turkey shortage ahead of Christmas: BC Poultry Association

Avian flu causing turkey shortage ahead of Christmas: BC Poultry Association

VANCOUVER — The avian flu is causing a turkey shortage in British Columbia, the BC Poultry Association said, warning it could pose a challenge for customers ahead of the high-demand Christmas season.
B.C.'s fracking industry consumed 5.2 billion litres of water in 2021

B.C.'s fracking industry consumed 5.2 billion litres of water in 2021

The volume of freshwater used by the oil and gas industry in 2021 was enough to fill roughly 2,080 olympic size swimming pools. Much of it won't be returned to the natural water cycle, claims a new report.
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