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Grant will allow Maritime Museum to digitize maps, ships' plans

Grant will allow Maritime Museum to digitize maps, ships' plans

Federal $17,000 heritage grant will allow the museum to buy a large-format scanner, so items can be digitized and made available to the public
'Like something out of Narnia': Conditions just right for 'hair ice' to grow in Island woods

'Like something out of Narnia': Conditions just right for 'hair ice' to grow in Island woods

Dead wood can produce 'hair ice,' with the help of a certain fungus that shapes the ice into fine hairs.
B.C. mother alleges high school boys grooming young girls as daughter undergoes drastic transformation

B.C. mother alleges high school boys grooming young girls as daughter undergoes drastic transformation

Along with better sex education in schools, the mother believes reintroducing junior high schools would go a long way to protect young girls from being "preyed upon" by older boys.
Former South Peace teacher suspended for racist comments, aggressive behaviour

Former South Peace teacher suspended for racist comments, aggressive behaviour

Brent Daniel failed to model appropriate behaviour, teacher regulator rules
Decriminalization "small step in right direction": Downtown Prince George president

Decriminalization "small step in right direction": Downtown Prince George president

Eoin Foley hoping initiative will yield "noticeable drop" in downtown property crime
One in every thousand Prince George residents died of an overdose in 2022

One in every thousand Prince George residents died of an overdose in 2022

The city’s per capita overdose death rate is more than double the B.C. average.
Vancouver elementary school to dump name of lord linked to Boer War, other atrocities

Vancouver elementary school to dump name of lord linked to Boer War, other atrocities

VANCOUVER — Members of the Vancouver School Board have voted unanimously to support the renaming of Lord Roberts Elementary in the city's West End neighbourhood.
Candlelight vigil to remember Vernon's Ashley Wadsworth on anniversary of her murder

Candlelight vigil to remember Vernon's Ashley Wadsworth on anniversary of her murder

"We hope to see you all there to remember our beautiful angel," the family said in announcing the vigil.
Heightened food costs hammer Nuu-chah-nulth-aht

Heightened food costs hammer Nuu-chah-nulth-aht

Throughout the regions of Nuu-chah-nulth territory there are a number of various remote communities that have limited access to grocery stores.
Fraser Valley bus drivers give strike notice, could stop collecting fares Thursday

Fraser Valley bus drivers give strike notice, could stop collecting fares Thursday

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The union representing transit bus drivers in B.C.'s Fraser Valley has given a 72-hour strike notice and could stop collecting fares from Thursday.
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