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Two 'extraordinary' storms slated to hit B.C. coast

Two 'extraordinary' storms slated to hit B.C. coast

One storm is described by meteorologists as a "weather bomb."
Children's health, cognitive abilities depend on access to nature: Metro Vancouver study

Children's health, cognitive abilities depend on access to nature: Metro Vancouver study

A massive University of British Columbia study tracking 27,372 children across Metro Vancouver found those who live near green spaces achieved better results on early childhood development tests, partly due to lowered exposure to traffic-related air and noise pollution.
B.C. whale-watching guide fined $10K for approaching killer whales

B.C. whale-watching guide fined $10K for approaching killer whales

The court ruling stems from a May 2019 incident. Environmental groups have recently called on DFO to ramp up patrols, prosecutions and penalties for whale-watching operators 'routinely violating' legally established buffer zones set up for threatened killer whales.
Burnaby woman claims $70-million jackpot — the largest lottery win in B.C.'s history

Burnaby woman claims $70-million jackpot — the largest lottery win in B.C.'s history

Christine Lauzon says she'll 'let it settle a bit' before she makes any big decisions about what to do with her Lotto Max winnings.
Canadian environmental groups got $1.3B in foreign funding: inquiry

Canadian environmental groups got $1.3B in foreign funding: inquiry

Alberta inquiry finds no legal wrongdoing, puts dollar figure on foregn funded activism.
Prototype pulls 29,000 kilos of plastic from Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Prototype pulls 29,000 kilos of plastic from Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Fishing gear, toilet seats and crates among the items collected.
Lottery ticket sold in West Vancouver hits $10-million jackpot

Lottery ticket sold in West Vancouver hits $10-million jackpot

Check your tickets to see if you have the lucky numbers from last night's draw
Ottawa replacing wage, rent subsidies for businesses with $7.4B in 'targeted measures'

Ottawa replacing wage, rent subsidies for businesses with $7.4B in 'targeted measures'

Broader subsidy programs still set to expire this week.
Feds unveil vaccine passport for international travel

Feds unveil vaccine passport for international travel

No date yet for the launch of new vaccine passport.
BC Law Society files petition against Kelowna man allegedly claiming to be a lawyer

BC Law Society files petition against Kelowna man allegedly claiming to be a lawyer

Scott McCluskey says the society's petition contains false allegations, and he has only practised law while self-representing himself in court.