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News/Canada/British Columbia

British Columbia
Tens of thousands of British Columbians were without power Tuesday after a windstorm swept across the province Tuesday, felling trees and damaging electrical infrastructure. BC Hydro says as many as ...
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British Columbia
With the beginning of flu season underway, the B.C. Centre for Disease Control’s lead researcher, Dr. Danuta Skowronski, says her main emphasis is on people at the highest risk for influenza ...
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British Columbia
An app for finding a lost phone did more than advertised on Sunday. It helped locate a 76-year-old man with dementia lost in Burns Bog, according to Delta Police ...
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British Columbia
The Victoria Cool Aid Society is facing critics in two different neighbourhoods over plans to increase supported housing to ease homelessness in the city. Organizations and individuals in ...
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Canada
Indigenous communities on the B.C. coast have been recognized for their role in saving lives in recent marine disasters. Now, a shipping container at the Canadian Coast Guard ...
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Art
In the wake of revelations about film executive Harvey Weinstein, the union that represents Canadian performers has weighed in on the issue of sexual harassment in the entertainment industry.  “I think ...
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UBC researchers pull paper linking vaccine component to autism after data alleged to be manipulated
Researchers from the University of British Columbia are retracting their scientific paper linking aluminum in vaccines to autism in mice, because one of the co-authors claims figures published in the study were ...
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British Columbia
One person is in critical condition in hospital after being thrown from a vehicle in Surrey, B.C., Sunday afternoon. Surrey RCMP say five vehicles were involved in “a serious motor ...
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British Columbia
Would you wait for Sunday brunch? Diners in Victoria often don’t have a choice. The city’s mid-morning eateries are a magnet for big lineups. Food author and photographer ...
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British Columbia
Six of the candidates running to lead British Columbia’s Liberals laid out their ideas to rebuild the party Sunday in a debate that dwelled at times on what went wrong ...
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