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Almost 2,000 wildfire reports called in over BC Day long weekend

Almost 2,000 wildfire reports called in over BC Day long weekend

Submitting a photograph of a wildfire helps BC Wildfire Service plan and fight the fire, says ministry.
Half of Canadians in debt and lacking emergency funds, survey finds

Half of Canadians in debt and lacking emergency funds, survey finds

Over half of Canadians who have borrowed money over the past two years have yet to pay it back. A new survey reveals that the majority of young Canadians with debts, don't believe they'll be paying them back anytime soon.
Unbounce lays off nearly 50 workers, latest B.C. tech firm to cut jobs

Unbounce lays off nearly 50 workers, latest B.C. tech firm to cut jobs

‘Current economic environment’ among factors behind cuts, says CEO
Why monkeypox vaccine tourism Is a good thing

Why monkeypox vaccine tourism Is a good thing

When Jackson Hern asked his primary care doctor about getting the monkeypox vaccine in Seattle last week, he was surprised by the lack of information she had to offer.
Canada invests more in oceans protection, but measures fail to salvage sinking fishing boat

Canada invests more in oceans protection, but measures fail to salvage sinking fishing boat

Any commitment being made to protect Canada's oceans, coastal communities and marine ecosystems is “excellent," says the federal NDP Fisheries critic Lisa Marie Barron
'Crisis is inevitable': 911 call takers in B.C. put out their own cry for help

'Crisis is inevitable': 911 call takers in B.C. put out their own cry for help

High demand for emergency services over the BC Day long weekend indicates a larger crisis is afoot, according to an open letter published by the union representing 911 operators in B.C.
Sustained low wages can cause memory to decline faster, new study finds

Sustained low wages can cause memory to decline faster, new study finds

New study examines the relationship between low wages during working years and later-life cognitive functioning.
Police issue warning about 11 men allegedly connected to Lower Mainland gang conflict

Police issue warning about 11 men allegedly connected to Lower Mainland gang conflict

Those involved in the Lower Mainland gang violence are not constrained to the Lower Mainland, says the CFSEU
Here's how TransLink is spending $24.5M to improve getting around in Vancouver

Here's how TransLink is spending $24.5M to improve getting around in Vancouver

That means more sidewalks, bike lanes and bus stop cuts!
'We all are heartbroken': Community mourns teens killed in Burnaby crash

'We all are heartbroken': Community mourns teens killed in Burnaby crash

A candlelight vigil for Yabsrat Ytatek, 17, and Samir Ali, 18, drew hundreds to the crash site on 10th Avenue Monday.