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RCMP arrest 11 people at blockades against old-growth logging on Vancouver Island

PORT RENFREW, B.C. — RCMP have arrested another 11 people at blockades set up to prevent old-growth logging on southwestern Vancouver Island.
B.C. health officials say mixing mRNA vaccines is safe, effective

B.C. health officials say mixing mRNA vaccines is safe, effective

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — British Columbia's provincial health officer is encouraging anyone who is offered a different COVID-19 vaccine than the one they first received to take it. Dr.
Surrey lawyer suspended after physical altercation with spouse

Surrey lawyer suspended after physical altercation with spouse

Narindarpal Singh Kang is the second lawyer to hold a Queen’s Counsel designation and be suspended by the Law Society of B.C. this week
1.1 million people now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in B.C.

1.1 million people now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in B.C.

Seventy-six per cent of those age 12 and up have had a first dose. The province's goal is to reach more than 80 per cent with first doses by mid-July.
B.C. intake of AstraZeneca vaccine on decline following NACI recommendations

B.C. intake of AstraZeneca vaccine on decline following NACI recommendations

Doses administered have fallen from 6,000 daily to 4,000 over the past week
Reconciliation: a B.C. business imperative

Reconciliation: a B.C. business imperative

Indigenous, non-Indigenous partnerships key to future prosperity
B.C. official condemns threats of violence against anti-racism rally organizers

B.C. official condemns threats of violence against anti-racism rally organizers

VICTORIA — A British Columbia official whose job it is to tackle racism is condemning threats of violence that led to the postponement of an anti-racism rally on Vancouver Island over the weekend.
Over 1,400 wolves killed in B.C. to save caribou — new research suggests another path

Over 1,400 wolves killed in B.C. to save caribou — new research suggests another path

Since 2015, 1,447 wolves have been killed in the province's cull program, aimed to save B.C.'s woodland caribou. Could tree blockades and 'wolf moguls' offer an alternative? 
‘Serious gaps’ in liquor, cannabis store privacy protections

‘Serious gaps’ in liquor, cannabis store privacy protections

Use of facial recognition software to end, orders McEvoy
'Serious gaps' in B.C. liquor, cannabis store privacy protections

'Serious gaps' in B.C. liquor, cannabis store privacy protections

Use of facial recognition software to end, orders provincial Privacy Commissioner Michael McEvoy