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People with COVID-19 can infect and sicken cats and dogs by cuddling them, says study

People with COVID-19 can infect and sicken cats and dogs by cuddling them, says study

VANCOUVER — Cat and dog owners who cuddle their pets when infected with COVID-19 could end up making the animals sick with the virus, according to a Canadian study.
Kelowna RCMP confirms body found by farmer near Mission Creek missing woman

Kelowna RCMP confirms body found by farmer near Mission Creek missing woman

KELOWNA, B.C. — Kelowna RCMP say the discovery of a body on recently flooded farm property has been identified as the woman who disappeared earlier this month with her dog in the British Columbia city's Mission Creek area.
Lengthy dispute in B.C.'s film and TV industry ends with new contract

Lengthy dispute in B.C.'s film and TV industry ends with new contract

VANCOUVER — A 15-month dispute in British Columbia's film and television industry has ended with the ratification of a new contract for creative and logistical staff working on productions shot in the province.
What B.C.’s money laundering inquiry said about real estate prices and regulations

What B.C.’s money laundering inquiry said about real estate prices and regulations

Nearly half of Commissioner Austin Cullen's recommendations are directly or indirectly related to real estate regulations in B.C. despite inconclusive findings.
B.C. watches flood risk as rains ease, but heat has potential to melt snowpack

B.C. watches flood risk as rains ease, but heat has potential to melt snowpack

VANCOUVER — Sunshine may have replaced rainy conditions across much of British Columbia, but the warm spell may not offer respite from risks of flooding.
Judge upholds Horgan’s 2020 snap election call

Judge upholds Horgan’s 2020 snap election call

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has dismissed a petition aimed at finding Premier John Horgan and Lt. Gov. Janet Austin broke the law by scheduling an election a year early in 2020.
Journalist ordered to steer clear of past Law Society of BC president

Journalist ordered to steer clear of past Law Society of BC president

A man who has reported for the The New York Times has been ordered to stay away from a former Law Society of BC president and his mother-in-law.
Maritime cargo congestion easing but far from done

Maritime cargo congestion easing but far from done

Transpacific container traffic to B.C. and other West Coast ports still bogged down by supply chain bottlenecks.
Angry drivers confront protesters on Lions Gate Bridge

Angry drivers confront protesters on Lions Gate Bridge

'Who gives a sh*t about climate change?' one angry driver yelled during a verbal altercation after protesters blocked traffic on Vancouver's Lions Gate Bridge Wednesday.

B.C. police officer charged with two counts of assault related to 2020 arrest

VICTORIA — The BC Prosecution Service has approved two charges against an Abbotsford police officer in connection with an arrest he made more than two years ago. The service says in a news release that Const.