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Herring catch quota in B.C.'s Georgia Strait will ensure health of species: DFO

Herring catch quota in B.C.'s Georgia Strait will ensure health of species: DFO

VANCOUVER — Fisheries and Oceans Canada says herring catch quotas in British Columbia's Strait of Georgia will remain at last year's levels of about 20 per cent of the estimated fish stock.
B.C. man realizes he's had carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms for a full month after home detector goes off

B.C. man realizes he's had carbon monoxide poisoning symptoms for a full month after home detector goes off

"I just think people should know about this and get themselves a detector," the Vernon resident says.

B.C. man arrested for allegedly making child pornography involving daughter

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Alberta authorities have arrested a 37-year-old man from British Columbia for allegedly creating and uploading child pornography involving his daughter to the internet.
Vancouver man hospitalized after asking gym user to wear a mask

Vancouver man hospitalized after asking gym user to wear a mask

After being punched numerous times the victim fell and hit his head on an exercise machine 
Opioid death rate still highest in B.C.'s north: Stigma, isolation, and inadequate services blamed

Opioid death rate still highest in B.C.'s north: Stigma, isolation, and inadequate services blamed

"There’s a lack of resources, a lack of supports for people who are wanting to get assistance or help," says one expert.
B.C. youth invited to submit TikTok videos as part of art contest

B.C. youth invited to submit TikTok videos as part of art contest

Contest submissions revolves around the theme of exclusion and injustices in the world.
Two-term, north coast-area MLA is first candidate into B.C. Liberal leadership race

Two-term, north coast-area MLA is first candidate into B.C. Liberal leadership race

TERRACE, B.C. — Just days after former British Columbia Liberal leader Andrew Wilkinson delivered his official letter of resignation, the first candidate has come forward to replace him.

A quick look at some of the COVID-19 variants that have been identified

VANCOUVER — Scientists say it’s normal for viruses to acquire small changes or mutations in their genetic alphabet as they reproduce.
Canada aims to double genomic surveillance for concerning variants

Canada aims to double genomic surveillance for concerning variants

VANCOUVER — A national agency leading a network of labs hunting for variants of COVID-19 is aiming to double its efforts across Canada as part of a global surveillance initiative to keep up with new strains that may become more prevalent.
SPCA seizes 40 animals 'in distress' from sled dog operation in B.C.

SPCA seizes 40 animals 'in distress' from sled dog operation in B.C.

SALMO, B.C. — The SPCA has seized 40 dogs from a sled dog operation in the West Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia following a cruelty investigation.