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BCLC calls on Canada to legalize 'single-event' sports bets

BCLC calls on Canada to legalize 'single-event' sports bets

The BCLC expects single-event sports betting would generate an estimated $125 to $175 million in additional revenue through online and land-based opportunities.
1 hurt in avalanche, experts urge caution as conditions risky on some B.C. mountains

1 hurt in avalanche, experts urge caution as conditions risky on some B.C. mountains

VANCOUVER — A report on the Avalanche Canada website says one skier has been seriously hurt in an avalanche on central Vancouver Island. The report says it happened Sunday on Mount Cameron, southwest of Courtenay.
People are posting pics of their B.C. COVID-19 vaccine cards. Don't

People are posting pics of their B.C. COVID-19 vaccine cards. Don't

The BBB says scammers could extract your personal information
Possible brush with COVID-19 variant prompts tests at Maple Ridge, B.C., high school

Possible brush with COVID-19 variant prompts tests at Maple Ridge, B.C., high school

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C.
FBI joins Saanich police, RCMP investigating 2008 unsolved murder of Lindsay Buziak

FBI joins Saanich police, RCMP investigating 2008 unsolved murder of Lindsay Buziak

SAANICH, B.C. — Investigators from the United States have joined a new team taking a fresh look at the unsolved homicide of Victoria real estate agent Lindsay Buziak and police say there's movement in the 13-year-old case.

COVID-19 lockdown ends for Canim Lake band, but some restrictions remain in place

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A COVID-19 lockdown has ended in a First Nations community in British Columbia's central interior, but officials say they still plan to limit access for non-residents for at least another month.
Funding available for multicultural worker training

Funding available for multicultural worker training

According to a news release from the provincial government, the new Community and Employer Partnership (CEP) project is intended for immigrants.
Grant funding awarded to help addiction support services

Grant funding awarded to help addiction support services

Grants were awarded to service providers including 25 in Fraser Health, 11 in Island Health, eight in Vancouver Coastal Health, seven in Interior Health and two in Northern Health.

Transit workers in Metro Vancouver say negotiations stalled on wages, sick leave

VANCOUVER — Some transit workers in Metro Vancouver could go on strike early next week. The B-C Government and Service Employees' Union issued a 72-hour strike notice Friday to Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line rapid transit system.
First dose of COVID-19 vaccine delivered in all B.C. long-term care homes

First dose of COVID-19 vaccine delivered in all B.C. long-term care homes

VANCOUVER — COVID-19 vaccines have been delivered in all long-term care homes in British Columbia, health officials said Friday, while applauding new federal restrictions on international travel that come at a critical time.