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Physician assistants could fill part of B.C.'s need for more doctors: advocates

Physician assistants could fill part of B.C.'s need for more doctors: advocates

VANCOUVER — Joanna Chan wants to come back to British Columbia to work as a physician assistant and she's not alone. The Canadian Association of Physician Assistants says a recent survey of its 800 members indicated 15 per cent want to work in B.C.
Police investigating 'suspicious' fire at Vancouver's PNE, no injuries reported

Police investigating 'suspicious' fire at Vancouver's PNE, no injuries reported

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Police Department says its major crimes section is investigating an overnight fire at the Pacific National Exhibition that firefighters say involved explosions and 30-metre flames.
Omicron takes bite out of B.C. retailers as total sales fall 1.6%

Omicron takes bite out of B.C. retailers as total sales fall 1.6%

Catastrophic flooding also contributed to December’s drop, according to Statistics Canada
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion soars to $21 billion

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion soars to $21 billion

Cost of pipeline twinning project increases by nearly $9 billion since last estimate
B.C. egg producers donate 50,000 dozen to food banks

B.C. egg producers donate 50,000 dozen to food banks

BC Egg chairperson is excited to donate local eggs, so everyone can access great protein source
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council denounces Coastal Gaslink camp attack

Carrier Sekani Tribal Council denounces Coastal Gaslink camp attack

“These violent attacks are against our values. They not only left a great deal of property damage, but also has created a local environmental crisis due to the industrial fluids that were spilled due to the destruction," said Wet’suwet’en First Nation Chief Maureen Luggi
Kelowna cannabis company sells research centre to partner

Kelowna cannabis company sells research centre to partner

Flowr and Hawthorne teamed up four years ago to build Canada’s first cannabis research and development facility
Woman holds solo counter-protest in downtown Kelowna for "silent majority"

Woman holds solo counter-protest in downtown Kelowna for "silent majority"

A small handful of people stood outside Kelowna City Hall, across the street from the large Stuart Park protest, with signs like “Vaccines are not oppression.
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail to raise money for sexual assault survivors

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail to raise money for sexual assault survivors

B.C. woman aims to tackle the whole trail starting at the end of March, which spans 4,265 kilometers from Mexico to Canada, entering into Manning Park
What you need to know about mischief charges and the Ottawa protests

What you need to know about mischief charges and the Ottawa protests

VANCOUVER — Some of the most high-profile organizers of protests against government and COVID-19 mandates in Ottawa are facing charges that include mischief and counselling to commit mischief.