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British Columbia to use remaining AstraZeneca vaccine for second doses

British Columbia to use remaining AstraZeneca vaccine for second doses

VICTORIA — British Columbia will be holding its remaining stock of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to use as second doses for residents. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr.
B.C. government helps fund new ALS research position at UBC

B.C. government helps fund new ALS research position at UBC

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is providing $2 million to the ALS Society of BC, helping to establish a permanent ALS research professorship at the University of British Columbia.
Unpaid COVID-19 fines could lead to refusal of driver's licences, B.C. says

Unpaid COVID-19 fines could lead to refusal of driver's licences, B.C. says

VICTORIA — People who don't pay their COVID-19 fines may be unable to obtain or renew a British Columbia driver's or vehicle licence under proposed legislation introduced Wednesday.
Unpaid COVID-19 fines will now lead to driver's licence denial

Unpaid COVID-19 fines will now lead to driver's licence denial

The "refuse to issue" will apply to all outstanding fines issued and will be applied retroactively.
These new maps show which B.C. communities are COVID-19 hot spots

These new maps show which B.C. communities are COVID-19 hot spots

So far, the maps have only shown COVID-19 'hot spots' in local health areas, rather than at the community health service area level.
Unexpected test of B.C.'s emergency alert system due to 'human error'

Unexpected test of B.C.'s emergency alert system due to 'human error'

The alert was a re-broadcast of May 5's alert system test, according to EmergencyInfoBC

Man linked to B.C. and Alberta charged after woman's body found in national park

LAKE COUNTRY, B.C. — A charge of second-degree murder has been laid against a 41-year-old man following the recent discovery of a woman's body in Kootenay National Park in southeastern B.C.
COVID challenges business cyber security pros

COVID challenges business cyber security pros

Board level oversight needed on cyber risks: security officers
Police reunite owner with stolen Pomeranian

Police reunite owner with stolen Pomeranian

A 41-year old Vernon woman was released from custody while the incident remains under investigation.
Nearly 200 passengers arriving at YVR fined for refusing mandatory hotel quarantine

Nearly 200 passengers arriving at YVR fined for refusing mandatory hotel quarantine

The fine for refusing to go to a government authorized hotel is $3,000