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One measles case reported in B.C. as officials urge vaccination before travel

One measles case reported in B.C. as officials urge vaccination before travel

VANCOUVER — Measles outbreaks internationally have health officials in British Columbia joining Canada's top doctor in encouraging people to get vaccinated before travelling abroad during spring break, One case of measles was reported in B.C.
Should mobility scooters and wheelchairs be allowed in B.C. bike lanes?

Should mobility scooters and wheelchairs be allowed in B.C. bike lanes?

The province has amended the Motor Vehicle Act to allow mobility aids in bike lanes but it hasn’t created regulations to bring them into effect.
1943 logging machine shop to become Ladysmith arts and heritage hub

1943 logging machine shop to become Ladysmith arts and heritage hub

The revamped building, most recently used as an art gallery, with studio spaces for artists, a museum, and classroom space for the arts, is expected to open before the spring of 2026.
Pickup truck crashes into side of Langford apartment building

Pickup truck crashes into side of Langford apartment building

The building was deemed structurally sound and the truck was removed from the scene by 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Health officer recommends $1.1B regional water filtration plant for CRD

Health officer recommends $1.1B regional water filtration plant for CRD

Medical health officers are the designated “drinking water officers” who approve and provide operating permits to water suppliers such as the CRD.
Man who stopped to help at crash scene hit by another vehicle near Qualicum Beach

Man who stopped to help at crash scene hit by another vehicle near Qualicum Beach

Vehicle crashed into scene of first collision near Qualicum Beach
Lack of training, poorly maintained equipment led to railing collapse at Vancouver UFC event

Lack of training, poorly maintained equipment led to railing collapse at Vancouver UFC event

Fans tumbled as much as 13 feet onto staff below, who were struck by the railing.
Parents of boy who died in care say apprehensions need more oversight

Parents of boy who died in care say apprehensions need more oversight

Oliver Ratchford, 6, died just days after he was removed from the family home
'You always think I'll never get caught': Crofton senior tells how she was conned

'You always think I'll never get caught': Crofton senior tells how she was conned

Marlaine Williams of Crofton was scammed out of $8,550 by a fraudster who told her there had been a dozen attempts to get money from her bank account
'Reckless' or 'mischief', police say fire that levelled B.C. school human caused

'Reckless' or 'mischief', police say fire that levelled B.C. school human caused

COQUITLAM, B.C. — Police say they believe a fire last October that destroyed an elementary school in Port Coquitlam, B.C., was "criminal in nature." Coquitlam RCMP Insp.