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Victim of fatal stabbing in Vancouver identified by homicide investigators

Victim of fatal stabbing in Vancouver identified by homicide investigators

VANCOUVER — Police have named the victim of Vancouver's seventh homicide of 2021. They say 59-year-old Richard Hooper was stabbed numerous times and died in hospital on Monday. He was attacked in a home in east Vancouver on May 22.
UBC launches 13-week COVID-19 test clinic and trial for students and others on campus

UBC launches 13-week COVID-19 test clinic and trial for students and others on campus

VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia has launched a 13-week COVID-19 rapid testing clinic for students and a select group of people living and working on campus.
Nine Hastings Street properties to watch for redevelopment

Nine Hastings Street properties to watch for redevelopment

Former Only Café, First United Church and derelict single-room-occupancy hotels to be redeveloped along Hastings strip
Investigation: Who owns Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside?

Investigation: Who owns Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside?

B.C. Housing and City of Vancouver own 25 properties over five blocks of Hastings Street, with major redevelopment plans to transform the notorious strip. But is more social housing the answer?
People yell racist insults at cyclist on Metro Vancouver trail (VIDEO)

People yell racist insults at cyclist on Metro Vancouver trail (VIDEO)

Two off-leash dogs also aggressively dash right up to the cyclist.
Counsellors help grieving Kelowna, B.C., students deal with loss of three classmates

Counsellors help grieving Kelowna, B.C., students deal with loss of three classmates

KELOWNA, B.C. — Members of a critical incident response team are working at a Kelowna, B.C., high school helping students cope with the loss of three Grade 12 classmates.
Officials ask public to keep social groups small as B.C. reports 250 COVID-19 cases

Officials ask public to keep social groups small as B.C. reports 250 COVID-19 cases

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister and provincial health officer are encouraging residents to limit their socialization with others, as the number of COVID-19 cases dips. Adrian Dix and Dr.
Casinos slated to reopen on Canada Day

Casinos slated to reopen on Canada Day

Casinos across B.C. could be open as soon as Canada Day, the B.C. Lottery Corporation said Wednesday.
Group of B.C. firefighters are helping wildfire efforts in Manitoba

Group of B.C. firefighters are helping wildfire efforts in Manitoba

Forty-one BC Wildfire Service firefighters and two support staff are heading east.
B.C. deploys crews to Manitoba to assist with several aggressive wildfires

B.C. deploys crews to Manitoba to assist with several aggressive wildfires

VICTORIA — A crew of firefighters is heading to Manitoba to help with wildfires in that province. B.C.'s Forests Minister Katrine Conroy says 41 firefighters and two support staff were deployed on Wednesday.