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AstraZeneca second dose 'good choice' despite federal guidance: B.C.'s top doctor

AstraZeneca second dose 'good choice' despite federal guidance: B.C.'s top doctor

VICTORIA — There is no wrong choice for a second COVID-19 vaccine dose despite recommendations from a federal panel that people who received Oxford-AstraZeneca first should choose Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna for a second shot, says British Columbia's
Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on concerts in the fall in B.C.

Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on concerts in the fall in B.C.

Will the show go on?
Substance found at park in Richmond, B.C., is from beetles, RCMP say

Substance found at park in Richmond, B.C., is from beetles, RCMP say

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Mounties say a previously unknown substance found at the base of trees at a park in Richmond, B.C., is related to a beetle infestation.

Elections BC approves petition towards referendum vote on Surrey policing choice

SURREY, B.C. — Elections BC has approved a petition launched by the widow of a murder victim that could set off a binding referendum over policing in Surrey, B.C.
B.C.'s Moderna supply ramping up as Pfizer faces 'upcoming challenges'

B.C.'s Moderna supply ramping up as Pfizer faces 'upcoming challenges'

Pfizer doses expected to plunge in early July
Rule changes allow for delivery of non-medical marijuana in British Columbia

Rule changes allow for delivery of non-medical marijuana in British Columbia

VICTORIA — British Columbia's legal cannabis operators will be allowed to deliver directly to buyers starting on July 15.
Address artificial intelligence threats, politicians told

Address artificial intelligence threats, politicians told

‘We must first ensure trust and transparency’ – privacy commissioner
B.C. to allow private cannabis retailers to deliver products to customers

B.C. to allow private cannabis retailers to deliver products to customers

Since 2018, the B.C. government has completed security screening on more than 7,000 prospective cannabis workers and it has not found any significant risk of links to organized crime, according to the government. 
Joshua Whitehead's Indigiqueer novel 'Jonny Appleseed' optioned for the screen

Joshua Whitehead's Indigiqueer novel 'Jonny Appleseed' optioned for the screen

VANCOUVER — Joshua Whitehead's celebrated debut novel "Jonny Appleseed" has been optioned for the screen.
Symbolic petition launched for Surrey policing referendum

Symbolic petition launched for Surrey policing referendum

Surrey residents can expect canvassers from August 16 to November 15