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B.C. 'doing everything' it can to stop bird flu, minister says, as infections spread

B.C. 'doing everything' it can to stop bird flu, minister says, as infections spread

VICTORIA — Farmers in British Columbia's Fraser Valley are facing "intense disease pressure" from an avian flu outbreak in commercial farms that the agriculture minister says is concerning.
CBSA employee involved in fatal Prince Rupert shooting of children ministry worker

CBSA employee involved in fatal Prince Rupert shooting of children ministry worker

A Monday morning shooting at a mall in Prince Rupert left two people dead, including the suspect. The victim was an employee of the Ministry of Children and Family Development’s regional office.
Veterinarian program ‘a high priority’ for UNBC

Veterinarian program ‘a high priority’ for UNBC

UNBC is actively seeking a partner university to develop a shared veterinarian medicine program for northern B.C.
How should businesses deal with employees' day-off requests during FIFA World Cup?

How should businesses deal with employees' day-off requests during FIFA World Cup?

Canada's first appearance in decades expected to spike fan enthusiasm, while games' start times in B.C. range from 7 to 11 a.m.
Local skier Francis Stanley named Special Olympics Canada’s 2022 Athlete of the Year

Local skier Francis Stanley named Special Olympics Canada’s 2022 Athlete of the Year

West Kelowna resident Francis Stanley is the Special Olympics BC 2022 Athletic Achievement Award winner.
Another bird flu outbreak in Fraser Valley

Another bird flu outbreak in Fraser Valley

Bird flu outbreak could worsen turkey shortage into Christmas
Great Canadian Entertainment gets fourth CEO in two years

Great Canadian Entertainment gets fourth CEO in two years

The CEO shuffling started after Rod Baker resigned for getting the COVID-19 vaccine in Yukon when ineligible.
Flag raised at legislature to mark Transgender Day of Remembrance

Flag raised at legislature to mark Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Transgender Day of Remembrance was marked Sunday with the raising of the transgender flag at the legislature.
TRU's Bascu awarded $600K Canada Research Chair for rural dementia study

TRU's Bascu awarded $600K Canada Research Chair for rural dementia study

A Thompson Rivers University faculty member has been awarded a prestigious Canada Research Chair to look into ways to improve health equity and quality of life for people living with dementia in rural areas. Dr.
B.C. public safety plan includes focus on repeat offenders, more mental health teams

B.C. public safety plan includes focus on repeat offenders, more mental health teams

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's premier says a new public safety plan for the province includes more mental health response teams and an increased focus on tackling repeat offenders.
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