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B.C. to send out COVID-19 booster invites to 12-17-year-olds

B.C. to send out COVID-19 booster invites to 12-17-year-olds

Province ‘strongly recommends’ additional doses for adolescents with underlying conditions
Freedom Convoy shunned by South Asian truck drivers

Freedom Convoy shunned by South Asian truck drivers

The conspicuous absence of South Asian truck drivers in the mega protest over COVID-19 restrictions reflects high vaccination rates among immigrants
B.C. oil and gas producers to cut 3.5 million tonnes of emissions

B.C. oil and gas producers to cut 3.5 million tonnes of emissions

$40.4 million in provincial funding supports carbon sequestration, waste heat recovery, fuel switching, methane capture
Victoria police officer seen giving thumbs-up to vaccine-mandate protesters

Victoria police officer seen giving thumbs-up to vaccine-mandate protesters

Officer was responding to "appreciative comments" about VicPD, police chief says
Can bacteria replace chemicals in mining?

Can bacteria replace chemicals in mining?

New $16 million science project to map the genome of mine microbes
Survey finds British Columbians think oil and gas subsidy scheme is 'broken'

Survey finds British Columbians think oil and gas subsidy scheme is 'broken'

Oil and gas representatives largely called for the retention of the current system 'as much as possible.'
‘Not a box we tick’: Lack of First Nation consultation delays controversial Surrey industrial park

‘Not a box we tick’: Lack of First Nation consultation delays controversial Surrey industrial park

The approval of a controversial 245-hectare Surrey industrial park was delayed at a Metro Vancouver board meeting Friday after the Semiahmoo First Nation says it was not properly consulted on the project
Water supply restored to Ucluelet First Nation

Water supply restored to Ucluelet First Nation

A replacement water line is now in place for members of the Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ First Nation on the east side of the Ucluelet Inlet.
Apartment fire kills Vancouver man, city's fourth fire-related death in 24 hours

Apartment fire kills Vancouver man, city's fourth fire-related death in 24 hours

VANCOUVER — Fire officials say a Monday morning blaze inside a downtown apartment building killed a Vancouver man, the fourth fire-related death in just 24 hours in the city after a house fire killed claimed three family members the day before.
Booster shot rate in B.C. crests 49 per cent, while 19 more deaths are registered

Booster shot rate in B.C. crests 49 per cent, while 19 more deaths are registered

VICTORIA — Another 19 people have died in British Columbia due to complications from COVID-19.