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Vancouver demonstration over jailing of pipeline protester ends with 4 arrests Four people have been arrested after Indigenous youth temporarily blocked and forced the shutdown of a major Vancouver intersection to protest a 90-day jail sentence handed to an anti-pipeline protester.
CBC.ca | 22 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
B.C. targets gang and drug violence in new gun bill The province says gang members will have a tougher time getting their hands on both real and imitation firearms under a new bill targeting gun violence.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Shshlh Nation demands action after burial site reportedly desecrated by logging Chief Warren Paull of the shshlh Nation is demanding officials take immediate action to address reported damage at a burial site along Sechelt Inlet.
CBC.ca | 23 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
More people visited Central Okanagan in 2020 but fewer stayed in hotels Lisanne Ballantyne, president and CEO of Tourism Kelowna, says more travellers to Central Okanagan despite the pandemic doesn't translate into more spending on hotels and other businesses in the region.
CBC.ca | Mar 4, 2021 01:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A look at the studies from Israel, U.K. that informed B.C.'s second-dose delay B.C. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has said the plan is based on research in the two countries as well as evidence collected by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control and in Quebec.
CBC.ca | Mar 4, 2021 01:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Judge questions whether B.C.'s top doctor appreciated right to religious freedom A lawyer for British Columbia's attorney general says the provincial health officer understands the importance of balancing any COVID-19 restrictions on in-person gatherings against the charter right to freedom of religion.
CBC.ca | Mar 4, 2021 12:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
B.C. records 542 new cases of COVID-19 and 7 more deaths B.C. health officials announced 542 new cases of COVID-19 and seven more deaths on Wednesday.
CBC.ca | Mar 3, 2021 11:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vancouver needs help keeping up with its Canada goose problem The Vancouver Park Board is calling in reinforcements in its battle against Canada geese, asking for the public's help to control the growing population of 3,500 birds.
CBC.ca | Mar 3, 2021 11:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
B.C. scrutinizing school COVID safety plans, as BCTF warns WorkSafeBC claims up 250% Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside says six new rapid response teams will help schools in B.C. identify gaps in COVID-19 safety plans to help reduce exposure risk.
CBC.ca | Mar 3, 2021 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vancouver pilots 30 km/h 'slow zone' in Grandview-Woodland neighbourhood The speed limit in the area bounded by Clark Driveand Commercial Drive, First Avenue and Grandview Highway North is dropping to 30 km/h from 50 km/h.
CBC.ca | Mar 3, 2021 10:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend