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Canucks player on leave after sexual misconduct allegation

Canucks player on leave after sexual misconduct allegation

The woman has spoken to Glacier Media and has identified the individual as Vancouver Canucks forward Jake Virtanen, 24. 
Pacific National Exhibition at risk due to financial impacts of COVID-19 closures

Pacific National Exhibition at risk due to financial impacts of COVID-19 closures

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver says the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic threaten to shutter the long-running Pacific National Exhibition if the non-profit organization isn't able to secure emergency funding from the province.
Only B.C. drivers, not passengers, to be asked about non-essential travel: minister

Only B.C. drivers, not passengers, to be asked about non-essential travel: minister

VICTORIA — British Columbia's solicitor general says police conducting checks will only ask drivers and not their passengers whether they're travelling for non-essential reasons as part of an enforcement plan aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19.
All British Columbians 50+ can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments beginning next week

All British Columbians 50+ can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments beginning next week

Once registered, they will receive a notification once they are eligible for a booking.
Most people moved inside after Vancouver park encampment shut down: city

Most people moved inside after Vancouver park encampment shut down: city

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver says a tent encampment in Strathcona Park has come to a close as the majority of people who had been sleeping there have now moved into government-organized accommodations.
B.C. dachshund breeder to have seized dogs returned, representative says

B.C. dachshund breeder to have seized dogs returned, representative says

A representative says the SPCA has handed the breeder a $5,570.25 bill to cover boarding costs for the dozens of dachshunds that were housed by the organization over the last couple of weeks.
International effort thwarts $20,000 fraud aimed at Vancouver senior

International effort thwarts $20,000 fraud aimed at Vancouver senior

VANCOUVER — An alert nephew and the co-ordinated efforts of police departments in Vancouver and England have saved an elderly woman from falling victim to an expensive scam. Vancouver police Const.
Conversations ‘ongoing’ over cross-border vaccinations: Trudeau

Conversations ‘ongoing’ over cross-border vaccinations: Trudeau

Manitoba, North Dakota working on plan to vaccinate Canadian teachers
Former B.C. minister Kash Heed next up to testify at money laundering public inquiry

Former B.C. minister Kash Heed next up to testify at money laundering public inquiry

VANCOUVER — A former British Columbia cabinet minister and police chief will be the latest high-profile politician to testify today at the public inquiry into money laundering. Kash Heed, who was B.C.
Old-growth forest activists to appeal B.C. court injunction against blockades

Old-growth forest activists to appeal B.C. court injunction against blockades

VANCOUVER — A group of activists maintaining blockades aimed at preventing old-growth trees from being logged have filed a notice to appeal a British Columbia Supreme Court decision that granted an injunction against them.