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Google deploying undersea cable to link B.C. and Japan for faster Gmail, YouTube

Google deploying undersea cable to link B.C. and Japan for faster Gmail, YouTube

Topaz cable latest among fibre-optic projects tapping Vancouver
Sex bait seen as useful tool in tracking, trapping 'murder hornets' in B.C.

Sex bait seen as useful tool in tracking, trapping 'murder hornets' in B.C.

Researchers at the University of California in San Diego have been testing the powerful pheromones in traps and results show it’s impossible for males to resist.
Fire in Surrey apartment building Tuesday night leaves one person dead.

Fire in Surrey apartment building Tuesday night leaves one person dead.

SURREY, B.C. — A fire in an apartment building in Surrey's Whalley neighbourhood Tuesday night has left one person dead. Surrey RCMP were called to the building on 107a Ave. near King George Blvd. at about 8:20 p.m.
Opinion: Cancer treatment and diagnosis backlogs during COVID-19 may affect cancer survival

Opinion: Cancer treatment and diagnosis backlogs during COVID-19 may affect cancer survival

In future health emergencies and possibly further waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, caution needs to be taken when extending cancer waiting times for reasons unrelated to patients’ health-care needs.
Vancouver man gets conditional sentence for advertising woman's sexual services

Vancouver man gets conditional sentence for advertising woman's sexual services

The man met the woman on Instagram in 2019 where he convinced her to provide sexual services in a Vancouver massage parlour.
B.C. police watchdog calls for more funding to combat staffing shortage

B.C. police watchdog calls for more funding to combat staffing shortage

SURREY, B.C. — The Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia is calling for more government funding to entice candidates to apply for open positions as caseloads peak.
Are your stocks ‘green’ or a climate disaster? A new law may provide the answer

Are your stocks ‘green’ or a climate disaster? A new law may provide the answer

Canadian proposal to mandate climate-change disclosures falls short of U.S. counterparts, says climate and financial law expert Janis Sarra
Man charged in death of security guard at university campus in B.C.: RCMP

Man charged in death of security guard at university campus in B.C.: RCMP

KELOWNA, B.C. — The RCMP say a man has been charged in connection with the death of a security guard after she was attacked at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus in Kelowna earlier this year.
B.C. offers fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose to seniors, most vulnerable

B.C. offers fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose to seniors, most vulnerable

VICTORIA — British Columbia is offering a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccines to seniors, starting with residents of long-term care and assisted-living homes as the level of protection since their last shot up to six months ago is waning.
Man dies after being struck by car at Nanaimo, B.C., intersection: RCMP

Man dies after being struck by car at Nanaimo, B.C., intersection: RCMP

NANAIMO, B.C. — Mounties on Vancouver Island say they're investigating a collision between a vehicle and a 30-year-old pedestrian who died of his injuries. A statement from Nanaimo RCMP says an on-duty officer witnessed the collision around 9:30 p.m.