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Old-growth tree spotted rolling down B.C. highway was nearly saved by new harvesting rules

Old-growth tree spotted rolling down B.C. highway was nearly saved by new harvesting rules

The province has identified the origin of the spruce and when it was cut down
Surrey mayor Doug McCallum dodges ‘friendly’ immunization challenge

Surrey mayor Doug McCallum dodges ‘friendly’ immunization challenge

McCallum asserts other public campaigns within city are working
Judges can issue site-blocking orders, federal appeal court rules

Judges can issue site-blocking orders, federal appeal court rules

Civil rights watchdog fears freedom of expression problems
B.C. moves up interval between first and second vaccine doses to eight weeks for 'most'

B.C. moves up interval between first and second vaccine doses to eight weeks for 'most'

Health officials unveil plans for shortening interval between first and second COVID-19 vaccine doses
British Columbians can now get $5,600 to make their homes more energy efficient

British Columbians can now get $5,600 to make their homes more energy efficient

Possible retrofits could include solar panels, smart thermostats, a heat pump, more efficient windows or doors, LED lighting, air sealing and better insulation, or a more efficient, furnace, air conditioner or fridge.
B.C. urged to push for Alaska cruise solution; new U.S. law allows ships to bypass Victoria

B.C. urged to push for Alaska cruise solution; new U.S. law allows ships to bypass Victoria

There's concern the Alaska Tourism Recovery Act, which allows large cruise ships to sail from Washington to Alaska without stopping in Canada, will become permanent.
Woman charged with aggravated assault after stabbing inside Vancouver's courthouse

Woman charged with aggravated assault after stabbing inside Vancouver's courthouse

VANCOUVER — A 53-year-old woman has been charged with aggravated assault after a stabbing at the Vancouver Law Courts this week. Sgt.

Victim of fatal stabbing in Vancouver identified by homicide investigators

VANCOUVER — Police have named the victim of Vancouver's seventh homicide of 2021. They say 59-year-old Richard Hooper was stabbed numerous times and died in hospital on Monday. He was attacked in a home in east Vancouver on May 22.
UBC launches 13-week COVID-19 test clinic and trial for students and others on campus

UBC launches 13-week COVID-19 test clinic and trial for students and others on campus

VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia has launched a 13-week COVID-19 rapid testing clinic for students and a select group of people living and working on campus.
How Vancouver is protecting itself from future flooding — with plants

How Vancouver is protecting itself from future flooding — with plants

Green infrastructure promises to keep the worst of flooding and contaminated rivers at bay. But while it has set ambitious targets, Vancouver is falling behind many other big cities. Could Seattle offer an answer?
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