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Victoria police investigating vandalism and graffiti attacks in Beacon Hill Park

VICTORIA — Police say a bust of the Queen in Beacon Hill Park in Victoria was vandalized with the head removed from the body. Victoria police say they were called to the area on Wednesday afternoon. The head of the statue has not been recovered.

Union says TransLink has been slow to reveal details about ransomware attack

VANCOUVER — The union representing thousands of transit operators in Metro Vancouver says TransLink has not been transparent about a major data breach that affected workers.
Two women hit with more than $900 in fines after refusing to wear masks on ferry

Two women hit with more than $900 in fines after refusing to wear masks on ferry

The women, ages 19 and 43, were headed to Nanaimo from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver.
'They're afraid': Coalition calls for police-free vaccine clinics for B.C.'s undocumented workers

'They're afraid': Coalition calls for police-free vaccine clinics for B.C.'s undocumented workers

270 organizations signed a letter addressed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and all 10 premiers calling for “clear guarantees” and “effective measures” to ensure vaccine access to both migrant farm workers and an estimated 500,000 undocumented people living in Canada

Police issue over $900 in tickets to two BC Ferries passengers for not wearing masks

NANAIMO, B.C. — Police say they issued tickets totalling over $900 to two BC Ferries passengers for refusing to follow COVID-19 safety protocols while on board.
Vaccinating B.C.'s essential workers sooner could save over 600 lives: study

Vaccinating B.C.'s essential workers sooner could save over 600 lives: study

Bumping essential workers up the vaccine queue could prevent over 200,000 infections and save over 600 lives across British Columbia, according to a new study from a Simon Fraser University researcher
Camping reservations to open soon for B.C. residents

Camping reservations to open soon for B.C. residents

People who live in British Columbia will have priority access.
B.C. high school student sent home, told her outfit is too 'distracting'

B.C. high school student sent home, told her outfit is too 'distracting'

The 17-year-old came home in tears, her father says.
B.C. nurse suspended for misleading clients, making 'disparaging comments' about others in health care

B.C. nurse suspended for misleading clients, making 'disparaging comments' about others in health care

On the Tru HealthSpan website, Sheryl Yaremco is described as an "integrative and restorative health practitioner."
Squeezed retailers may liquidate or merge

Squeezed retailers may liquidate or merge

Savvy, nimble operators could find opportunities amidst pandemic carnage that are impossible to resist