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B.C. records 1,393 COVID-19-related deaths in year after first such fatality

B.C. records 1,393 COVID-19-related deaths in year after first such fatality

A man in his 80s at North Vancouver's Lynn Valley Care Centre was the first to die from COVID-19 in Canada.
Money laundering whistleblower vanishes without a trace

Money laundering whistleblower vanishes without a trace

Ross Alderson, a former director of anti-money laundering (AML) investigations at the B.C. Lottery Corporation, took concerns to media in 2017; now he’s a no-show at the Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in B.C.
B.C. records 1,393 COVID-19-related deaths in year after first such fatality

B.C. records 1,393 COVID-19-related deaths in year after first such fatality

A man in his 80s at North Vancouver's Lynn Valley Care Centre was the first to die from COVID-19 in Canada.
Transportation Safety Board issues report into fatal northwest B.C. helicopter crash

Transportation Safety Board issues report into fatal northwest B.C. helicopter crash

VANCOUVER — Heavy rain creating an optical illusion on the windshield of a helicopter could have played a role in a fatal crash in northwestern British Columbia last summer, but the Transportation Safety Board says without onboard recording devices i
10-year-old girl robbed, injured while buying breakfast in downtown Vancouver

10-year-old girl robbed, injured while buying breakfast in downtown Vancouver

While waiting in line to buy food a woman grabbed the girl's money out of her jacket pocket
B.C. conservation officers find invasive mussel in aquarium moss in retail stores

B.C. conservation officers find invasive mussel in aquarium moss in retail stores

VICTORIA — For years, British Columbia conservation officers have been checking boats coming into the province for invasive zebra mussels, but now it turns out they're coming through local pet stores. The B.C.
'Telus failed us' over vaccine call centres, says B.C. health minister

'Telus failed us' over vaccine call centres, says B.C. health minister

Vancouver telecom giant says it's adding hundreds of call centre workers to assist efforts to book vaccine appointments
'I shocked myself': Vancouver man scratches his way to $675,000 lotto win

'I shocked myself': Vancouver man scratches his way to $675,000 lotto win

The outdoor enthusiast is already looking to get himself into some new hiking boots - but is 'trying to stay as grounded as possible.'
B.C. government to provide $27.2M in grants to inter-city bus companies, regional airports

B.C. government to provide $27.2M in grants to inter-city bus companies, regional airports

Aviation sector advocates continue to urge the federal government to also provide support for the industry.
B.C. cat in the running to become America's Favourite Pet

B.C. cat in the running to become America's Favourite Pet

The winner will grace the cover of Catster Magazine.